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Posted on 25 July 2018 | 1:25 am
Fugitive DHL heir arrested and jailed in
Radio New ZealandFugitive DHL heir arrested and jailed in PalauRadio New ZealandThe fugitive heir of the global logistics giant DHL has been arrested and jailed in Palau after he failed a drugs test imposed as part of a trafficking sentence. Larry Hillbroom Junior had been hiding at his girlfriend's house after fleeing arrest, but ...
Posted on 24 July 2018 | 4:51 pm
Palau moves away from oil - Saipan Tribune
Palau moves away from oilSaipan TribuneNEW YORK CITY—The Republic of Palau has formed a new partnership with three private companies to transition the island nation toward renewable energy. Palau made the partnership with EarthX, GridMarket, and the Global Island Partnership during the ...
Posted on 24 July 2018 | 1:03 pm
Palau Tests the Waters of Luxury Tourism -
Palau Tests the Waters of Luxury TourismSkiftDue to a boom of Chinese package tourism to Palau during the past decade, there have been growing concerns about the impact of low-spend, mass tourism on the country's environment, particularly its beaches and coral reefs. In fact, back in 2015, the ...
Posted on 24 July 2018 | 7:31 am
Large democratic countries should 'counter
Hong Kong Free PressLarge democratic countries should 'counter China's bullying' of small states, says Palau's ambassador to TaiwanHong Kong Free PressPalau has witnessed a decrease in Chinese tourists in recent years. According to an annual review from the South Pacific Tourism Organisation, there was a 25.3 per cent decrease in tourists from China from 2015 to 2016, compared with 11 per cent from ...China-Taiwan Pacific rivalry resumes fiercely: academicRadio New ZealandPalau says China to blame for flight suspensionmicebtnPalau Pacific Forced to Close Due To Chinese RelationsAeronautics OnlineThe Standardall 109 news articles »
Posted on 23 July 2018 | 9:27 pm
Spectacular swimming spots: The world's 10
An aerial view of Jellyfish Lake in Palau. Photo: LUXTONNERRE/FLICKR.COM. No, it's not as bad as braving crocodile-infested waters, but we still don't savour the thought of diving into a pool full of jellyfish. For some reason, however, a swim in Palau's O ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:23 am
Obama left Israel in the cold when he
The Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau abstained. Only the US and Israel opposed. But less than two months after the last vote on the embargo, held at last year’s General Assembly in October, US President Barack Obama revealed in a surprise ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:12 am
Was Dropping the Atomic Bomb Necessary?
She organized her Imperial Army in the late 19th century and in short order acquired the Kurile Islands, the Ryukyus, China’s Liaodong Peninsula, Taiwan, the southern half of Sakhalin Island, Korea, the Marianas, the Carolines, the Marshalls, and Palau.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:00 am
India reaches into the South Pacific to
The Pacific Islands present were Fiji, Cook Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. Eleven of the tiny island nations were represented by their heads of state ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:26 am
U.S. senator: leverage buildup for Compact
Citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau and the Marshall Islands can freely enter the United States under their island nations’ Compact of Free Association agreements, and Guam and Hawaii are their top destinations of choice, according to a ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:06 pm