BY JULIAN RYALL Japan Correspondent TOKYO, Japan — U.S. Forces Korea has started to send 60-day notices of likely furloughs to nearly 9,000 South Koreans who are employed in U.S. military facilities in the South, a move that has...Read More
BY BERNADETTE A. CARREON Palau Correspondent KOROR, Palau — Despite Palau’s tourism industry showing promise in the last two months, the nation had the lowest tourism arrivals for 2019 since 2010. The latest statistics from...Read More
BY STEVE GRAFF Journal Staff TOKYO, Japan and MANILA, Philippines — United Airlines plans to add two flights on the Guam-Narita route the first week of April. The service will operate a Boeing 737-700 — which accommodates 126...Read More
BY STEVE GRAFF Journal Staff As of Jan. 31, no cases of the coronavirus had been reported in the Pacific island nations, but disruptions from the fast-moving outbreak could be felt throughout. Ports of entry in the Northern...Read More
BY GIFF JOHNSON Marshall Islands Correspondent MAJURO, Marshall Islands — Power systems for the two urban centers in the Marshall Islands are on the cusp of major changes, including the infusion of large renewable energy...Read More
- First skating rink to open in SaipanFebruary 3, 2020
BY RIANNE PEREDO Journal Staff The grand opening of Saipan’s first roller skating rink, International Roller Skates ...
- Four candidates seek the presidency in Palau elections in 2020January 20, 2020
BY BERNADETTE A. CARREON Palau Correspondent KOROR, Palau — 2020 is an election year for Palau, and ...