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Partial victory for both sides in the Uighurs case
Written by Jose Rodriguez T. Senase   
Monday, 26 January 2015 23:32

All claims of over-expenditure except one dismissed

The Trial Division of the Supreme Court, on Friday, January 23, 2015, handed granting partial victory for both sides in the long-running Uighurs case that was originally filed during the time of former Johnson Toribiong.

The Court, through Associate Justice Kathleen Salii, handed down an Order granting in part and denying part the Plaintiffs’ and Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment.

The ruling dismissed all claims of over-expenditure except for the claim of over-expenditure in 2009 under Section 406 of 40 PNC.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 00:16
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Senators opposed to changes in the Code of Ethics
Written by Jose Rodriguez T. Senase   
Monday, 26 January 2015 23:31

Reklai say they will kill measure in the second reading

 

Several members of the Senate have expressed their strong opposition to the House bill that proposed major changes to the Code of Ethics.

The House of Delegates (HOD) passed the proposed Code of Ethics amendments on third reading last September.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 00:18
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Japan imperial couple to visit Palau on April 8-9
Written by Jose Rodriguez T. Senase   
Monday, 26 January 2015 23:30

Japan Emperor Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko are due to visit Palau from April 8 to 9, 2015 to pay their respects to the war dead on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

This was confirmed by the Office of the President in an e-mail sent to the media on Friday, January 23, 2015.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 January 2015 23:53
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Palau keeping a close eye on foreign fishing vessels
Written by Jose Rodriguez T. Senase   
Monday, 26 January 2015 23:29

Taiwanese fishing vessel apprehended

Palau is monitoring foreign fishing vessels transiting through its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) with assistance from the “Project Eyes on the Sea”.

The “Project Eyes on the Seas”, which was recently launched by the PEW Charitable Trusts, is a novel technology designed to help authorities monitor, detect, and respond to illicit fishing activity across the world’s oceans.

The Pew Charitable Trusts is an independent non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO), founded in 1948.

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Bill to control registration, safety, and manning of domestic ships pushed
Written by Jose Rodriguez T. Senase   
Monday, 26 January 2015 23:28

Senator Mason Whipps has introduced a proposed law intended to control the registration, safety, and manning of domestic ships.

Senate Bill No. 9-141 was introduced by Whipps during the Senate session on January 14, 2015.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 00:35
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Sports News

4x4 Wheelers, Kabong moves on to Elite 8 in IP&E ABL
26/01/2015 | Peter Erick L. Magbanua

Teams Idid 4x4 Wheelers and Kabong swift their way into the Elite 8 after beating respective rivals, Friday night in the ongoing IP&E Amateur Basketball League played at the Palau National gym. Idid  [ ... ]


PFA to hold AGM
26/01/2015 | Peter Erick L. Magbanua

The Palau Football Association (PFA) will be holding its Annual General Membership meeting on February 3, 6 p.m. at the Conference room of the Penthouse Hotel. According to PFA president Charles Mitc [ ... ]


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Regional News

Grass Lake groups hosting presentation of Stockbridge robotics team's efforts in Palau
26/01/2015 | Administrator

By Leanne Smith | lsmith12@mlive.com January 25, 2015 GRASS LAKE, MI – Stockbridge High School's Advanced Underwater Robotics Team is making a special appearance in Grass Lake to discuss its 2014 [ ... ]


30 Philippine police feared dead after clash with rebels
26/01/2015 | Administrator

Manila (Philippines) (AFP) - Thirty police commandoes were feared dead after Philippine security forces clashed with Muslim rebels in the south, in rare violence that tested a nearly one-year-old peac [ ... ]


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    World News

    East Coast braces for 'historic' blizzard on Monday
    26/01/2015 | Administrator

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A swath of the U.S. East Coast from Philadelphia to New York City to Maine braced for a potentially historic blizzard on Monday expected to dump as much as 3 feet (90 cm) of snow  [ ... ]


    2 Marines identified in deadly California helicopter crash
    26/01/2015 | Administrator

    TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) — Two Marine Corps officers killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in the Southern California desert were remembered Sunday as talented pilots. [ ... ]


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