Current News & Events
By: L.N. Reklai October 19, 2016 (Koror) The last presidential debate held before the general election between incumbent President Tommy Remengesau Jr. and Senator Surangel Whipps Jr. brought a huge crowd to the Chamayong Cultural Center Wednesday night. Hosted by Palau Chamber of Commerce and Palau Bar Association, the…
By: L.N. Reklai (Koror, Palau) Palau Supreme Court, on Wednesday, sentenced Johnston Etpison and Anthony Tellei to serve 10 years imprisonment, each, for the machete attack of Khan Francis Matsuoka on the night of July 9, 2016 at Bayside Bar in Koror.
By: L.N. Reklai International Monetary Fund (IMF) 2016 Article IV Consultation Report gave Palau a glowing report on its economic performance in recent years, especially FY 2015 where it pegged the growth at 9.4 percent.
By: L.N. Reklai October 20, 2016 (Ngerulmud) House of Delegates transmitted back to Senate, a bill to remove the deadline for Land Court but with amendments reinstating public land claim provisions.
By: L.N. Reklai October 19, 2016 (Koror) Attorney General charged Ping Li, chinese manager of Best Seafood Restaurant, and local fishermen, Junior Mobel, Rubeang Kukiut and Hesus Mikel a.k.a. Skilang Hesus for possession of groupers(Tiau) and juvenile napoleon wrasse (Ngimr).
The Cleared Ground Demining Team recently completed reinstating a historic trail in Peleliu State. Ms Cassandra McKeown, CGD Program Manager, stated that ‘the trail is historic both in terms of Palauan culture and Peleliu’s WWII history.
By Francis Talasasa, Reporter Over 73 parties have ratified out of the 197 parties to the United Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) which corresponds to more than 56.87% achieved of global Green House Gas (GHG) emissions at the Paris Agreement early this year.
By Francis Talasasa, Reporter Renowned Healing Priest of Catholic Church Father Fernando Suarez will visit Palau, on a mission to conduct healing masses on November 9 and 10 at the sacred heart Church.
By Francis Talasasa, Reporter A bill for an act was brought up at the ninth Olbiil Era Kelulau, to amend 28 PNC chapter 1 to update the existing framework for foreign investment in the Republic of Palau and for other related purposes.
Decision upholds CRC 2016 Reapportionment & Redistricting Plan By: L.N. Reklai October 17, 2016 (Koror, Palau) There will now be 13 senators instead of 11 according to order issued yesterday by the Appellate Division of Palau’s Supreme Court. Congressional Reapportionment Commission had filed an appeal challenging the decision issued…
PICRC researcher, Evelyn Otto, studies impact of sewer outflow on corals for her master’s degree research
Evelyn Otto, a Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) researcher, has…
On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC)…