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Remoket re-elected president of PBA
Written by Jose Rodriguez T. Senase   
Thursday, 26 March 2015 23:40

Lawyer Salvador Remoket was re-elected president of the Palau Bar Association (PBA).

Remoket was chosen to head the lawyer’s association in this island nation for another year during its meeting at the Taj Restaurant on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015 01:09
German-Palau Friendship Evening held
Written by Jose Rodriguez T. Senase   
Thursday, 26 March 2015 23:40

A luncheon honoring the friendship between Palau and the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) was held at the Ngarachamayong Cultural Center yesterday evening.

The German-Palau Friendship Evening was attended by many dignitaries including President Remengesau, German Ambassador to Palau, Thomas Ossowski, Germany Honorary Consul in Palau Thomas Schubert, Senators Mason Whipps, Phillip Reklai, J. Uduch Sengebau Senior, Rukebai Inabo, Kathy Kesolei, High Chief Ibedul Yutaka Gibbons, Japan Ambassador Kazuhiro Tajiri, US Charge D’ Affaires Thomas Daley, Republic of China (ROC) Embassy Minister Joseph Ma, France Honorary Consul Mandy Etpison, Bilung Gloria Salii, First Lady Debbie Remengesau, Delegates Frank  Kyota, Yutaka Gibbons, Jr., Lentcer Basilius, and Lucio Ngiraiwet, Minister Umiich Sengebau of the Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment, and Tourism (MNRET), and Minister Baklai Temengil of the Ministry of Community and Cultural Affairs (MCCA).

Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015 00:06
New church in Palau
Written by Jose Rodriguez T. Senase   
Thursday, 26 March 2015 23:39

A church that originated from the African nation of Nigeria has established a foothold in Palau recently.

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) had its inaugural service in its new church building at Iyebukel Hamlet, Koror on February 22, 2015.

In an interview, Pastor Cyprian.E. Adaba, who runs the church, said a sincere desire to spread the word of God made them decide to open a church in this island nation.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015 01:12
Itinerary of imperial visit disclosed
Written by Jose Rodriguez T. Senase   
Thursday, 26 March 2015 23:35

MI, FSM Presidents coming for the visit; imperial couple to spend night on Coast Guard ship

The National Government has disclosed the itinerary of the visiting imperial couple from Japan.

The Imperial couple is scheduled to visit Palau on April 8 and 9, 2015 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

In a press conference at the President’s Satellite Office in Meyuns on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, Minister of State Billy Kuartei, who is also Chairman of the Imperial Visit Coordinating Group, said the couple will depart from the Tokyo International Airport at Haneda in the morning of April 8.

According to Kuartei, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, who will be flying in a chartered plane, are expected to arrive at the Palau International Airport in the afternoon of the same day where a welcome ceremony awaits them.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015 00:15
Injured Swedish yachtsman rescued, brought to hospital
Written by Jose Rodriguez T. Senase   
Thursday, 26 March 2015 23:34

A Swedish yachtsman was picked up by the crew of Palau’s patrol boat and brought to hospital after he got injured while sailing towards Palau.

According to a source, Palau maritime authorities were informed yesterday morning by the United States (US) Coast Guard Guam Sector that one of two Swedish aboard a yacht at sea was injured and needs immediate medical assistance.

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Sports News

KES I scores win in EASC Boys bball league
26/03/2015 | Peter Erick L. Magbanua

* IP&E donates $8,000 for PBF programs The team from Koror Elementary School (KES) I draw first blood as they beat George B. Harris Elementary School, 40-38 to signal the start of the 2015 Elementary [ ... ]

Surangel Kings down Mariners, 130-83 in IP&E NBL victory
26/03/2015 | Peter Erick L. Magbanua

Team Surangel Kings meant business as they went to thrash sister team Surangel Mariners, 130-83 Wednesday night in the ongoing 2015 IP&E National Basketball League (NBL) played at the Palau National g [ ... ]

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