Monthly Archives: October 2017

The prospect of exploring an ancient city in the middle of the ocean is still a thought that fills adventurers with excitement. It could be a more common prospect for future generations if sea levels continue to rise at their current terrifying rate. Yet researchers have shed more light on ancient ruins in the middle […]

Ancient ruins in the middle of the Pacific ocean could be the remnants of a legendary race or dare we say….Atlantis.  Clips from the Science Channel series What on Earth? reveal images of a mysterious location just off the coast of the tiny nation of Micronesia. [embedded content] The remote island of Pohnpei is home to the […]

Category: Health Matters 01 Nov 2017 By Christy Sakaziro – [email protected] – Palau & Micronesia Humanities Project Director THE Ti plant, Cordyline fruticosa, is known in Hawaii as Ki, Siseleanged in Palauan, and Dihng pwetepwet in Pohnpei. Ti may have originated in tropical Asia and Australia. In Hawaii it was introduced by the earliest Polynesian […]

Mother of lost girl arrested The girl, about 2 to 3 years old, was found near the Mobil gas station next to the Micronesia Mall at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Check out this story on guampdn.com: http://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2017/10/31/mother-of-lost …

Parents of lost girl found The girl, about 2 to 3 years old, was found near the Mobil gas station next to the Micronesia Mall at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Check out this story on guampdn.com: http://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2017/10/31/parents-of-lost …

The 19th annual Micronesia Cup closed out this year’s competition Sunday afternoon with the endurance races finishing up the region’s elite paddling competition. With paddles finally out of the water, competitors came together at Chamorro Village Sunday night to celebrate the winners and most of all celebrate the spirit and comraderie of the event. “It’s […]

01 Nov 2017 By Junhan B. Todiño – [email protected] – Variety News Staff COMMUNITY volunteer Max Aguon is requesting the government to help remove uprooted trees and other vegetation from Sugar Dock beach. Bad weather hit Saipan two weeks ago which caused high waves that also further damaged the docking area, he added. “It’s now […]

01 Nov 2017 By Junhan B. Todiño – [email protected] – Variety News Staff SAIPAN Mayor David M. Apatang on Tuesday said his office will construct a permanent and not a temporary animal shelter in As Perdido. “We are now in the final stage,” he said, adding that the Department of Public Works is assisting his […]

01 Nov 2017 By Bryan Manabat – [email protected] – Variety News Staff THE Historic Preservation Office on Airport Road was burglarized over the weekend, according to Department of Community and Cultural Affairs Secretary Robert Hunter in a Facebook post. The break-in was discovered by an HPO staffer who reported for work on Monday. Hunter said […]

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