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Posted on 27 February 2018 | 9:09 pm
The beauty and importance of Micronesia's
The beauty and importance of Micronesia's cultural heritageMarianas VarietyIN many islands of Micronesia, the government has stressed the importance of tourism which contributes substantially to their economic and social objectives. But the influx of visitors is also determined by the attractiveness, value, quantity and ...
Posted on 27 February 2018 | 6:52 am
FSM mourns death of fifth president, Leo
FSM mourns death of fifth president, Leo FalcamMarianas Variety“It is with profound sadness that I announce to this nation and its peoples the passing of a great leader, statesman, and a dedicated and true public servant, the former president of the Federated States of Micronesia, His Excellency Leo A. Falcam ...
Posted on 26 February 2018 | 8:11 am
Dramatic passenger takes emergency slide
New York PostDramatic passenger takes emergency slide exitNew York PostNo one was injured. Schmerin added that the flight – which was delayed even more due to a late inbound aircraft — finally departed for Tampa at 12:09 a.m., following an “aircraft swap.” Even though Fattun claimed he was on the wrong flight, police ...Newark Airport passenger arrested after deploying emergency chute on planeNorthJersey.com'Panicked' flier exits parked United plane via emergency chuteUSA TODAYPolice: Passenger Opens Emergency Exit, Uses Slide To Leave Plane Parked At Gate At Newark AirportCBS New YorkTampabay.com -WABC-TV -NBC New York -FlightAwareall 81 news articles »
Posted on 26 February 2018 | 6:40 am
World Heritage Centre / ICOMOS Reactive
UNESCO.org (press release)World Heritage Centre / ICOMOS Reactive Monitoring Mission to Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern MicronesiaUNESCO.org (press release)In January 2018, a joint World Heritage Centre / ICOMOS Reactive Monitoring mission took place at the World Heritage property “Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern Micronesia” (Federated States of Micronesia). The mission was requested by the World ...
Posted on 26 February 2018 | 3:49 am
Food, water and energy security top SPC
Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia – The urgent restoration of crops and solar systems, and the provision of potable water, are immediate concerns for the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) in its support to the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in the wake of typhoon Maysak.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 6:20 pm
Fair prepares us for FestPac
Next month, Guam will be celebrating the Guam Micronesia Island Fair May 15-17 at the Gov. Joseph Flores Beach Park at Ypao. Over the years, the fair has seen many changes, from its agency oversight to the dates and even to its participants, but one thing remains constant -- it is a time for all the people of Guam to celebrate the many cultures of Micronesia, the song, dance, cultural icons and ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 2:38 pm
Tens of thousands evacuated from
Super typhoon Maysak, called Chedeng in the Phillipines, has slowed down just enough to be downgraded to a tropical storm. But tens of thousands are being evacuated ahead of the weather system, which destroyed hundreds of homes in Micronesia.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 8:45 am
Typhoon Barrels Toward Philippines After
Typhoon expected to unleash rain, flooding in the Philippines after damaging Micronesia
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 7:53 am
Micronesians appeal for help after
Residents in storm wrecked areas of Micronesia appealed for help Thursday as a clean up began on the worst affected islands after Super Typhoon Maysak swept through the region on its way towards the Philippines. "We can do with all the help we can get," Courtney Stinnett at the Truk Stop Hotel dive shop on the main island of Weno in Chuuk state told AFP. A state of emergency has been declared in ...
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 3:13 am
Past ‘Survivor’ reality show competitors
Other former “Survivor” competitors who will compete include Kathy Sleckman of “Survivor: Micronesia” in season 16; Jimmy Tarantino from “Survivor: Nicaragua” in season 21, Spencer Bledsoe of “Survivor: Cagayan” in season 28, and Maine’s ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:11 am
Jesuit returns to Lewiston Sunday for
He entered the Jesuit Order in 2004 and soon the novice began a six-month assignment in Micronesia, teaching at St. Francis Xavier High School in Chuuk. For those who ask where exactly is that, the priest tends to quip, "Miles from nowhere!" (One map shows ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:07 am
'His guts are hanging out': Jury hears
Growing up she moved around different places including Sydney, Moree, Wollongong and lived for about two years as a high school student on a small island in Micronesia called Pohnpei. Pam loves water sports, including SCUBA diving, snorkelling and kayaking ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:31 pm
PoliWatch Update: Medicinal Marijuana Taking
AGANA, GUAM, Aug 28, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Citizens of Micronesia and surrounding countries are looking forward to the launch of a medicinal marijuana program this fall season. With the support of governmental organizations in the U.S., Albania ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:46 pm
On the fridge
4. Winners will be recognized at the tenth annual Guam Food Safety Education Month Fair Sept. 26 at the Micronesia Mall. Contact the Division of Environmental Health at 735-7221 or dphss.guam.gov for details. Bark for Life: The American Cancer Society’s ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:57 pm