Thu. Jun 20th, 2019

  PCS Welcomes New Partner With US Embassy

Koror, Palau –Palau Conservation Society (PCS) is pleased to welcome US Embassy Science Fellow Catherine York.  Ms. York currently serves as an Environmental Engineer for the Water Protection Division of United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) in Atlanta, Georgia.  [restrict]  Her work over the last seven years at the US EPA has included reviewing and completing water quality assessments in the southeastern US.  Prior to working at the US EPA, she has also worked as a consultant on site development projects which included developing stormwater pollution prevention plans and completing hydrology analyses to prevent sedimentation and erosion from construction sites.  The US EPA has graciously allowed York to take time away from her current position to serve as a fellow in Palau over the next two months.

The US Embassy Science Fellow program connects scientists and engineers from the United States to countries around the world and places them directly with partners that would benefit from their expertise.  At PCS, York will provide engineering consultation and research assistance for on-going projects including the “Reviving Traditional Taro Cultivation” project that has sites in Ngeremlengui, Melekeok, and Ngarchelong to address climate change adaption.

This is Catherine’s first visit to Palau.  She is eager to help and get to know the community.  Thank you for your assistance making her feel welcome. [/restrict]


ICB Bank and Pangea Foundation to cooperate on a password-based financial services business

June 14, 2019 - Palau ICB Bank will launch new financial services based on the Pangea Foundation and cryptography promote business.

ICB Bank on Thursday, the cryptographic currency foundation Pangea (PAN) and block chain-based cryptography and signed business agreement to promote the financial services business.

ICB Bank uses the Pangea Foundation's password currency 'Pangea' to combine financial services. We plan to jointly promote various Pin Tech businesses.

In particular, ICB Bank is working with Pangea Foundation. ICB Bank promote issuance of visa cards and master cards based on cryptography. The company is releasing debit cards that can be settled as collateral.

If a Visa or Master Card is actually issued, payment will be made in everyday life anywhere in the world. It is becomes possible, consumers can use the Visa/Master Card on-line merchant's Bitcoin, Ethereum.

The bank, a financial institution works with the Cryptographic Fund to provide financial services that can be applied in everyday life. The roll out is expected to be the first in the block chain pin tech industry.

An official from the Pangea Foundation said, "Working with the bank, in the future, global credit card companies and we will expand services to Eurpoe, Latin America and other countries in connection with possible banks." he said.

On the other hand, Cryptography Pangea (PAN) is an ERC20-based token used for remittance and payment. Adds a centralize authentication agreement to decentralized lenders technology for faster transaction rates. Billing platform at the same time. Currently, Indonesia, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Europe, etc. and the Cryptographic Exchange of eight countries in Southeast Asia and Latin America.

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