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HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Guam's Covid-19 community and travel protocols remain unchanged over the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, which appears to be making more young children sick compared to the previous variants, based on initial information, Department of Public Health and So…

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea broke its daily record for coronavirus infections for a second straight day on Thursday with more than 5,200 new cases, as pressure mounted on a health care system grappling with rising hospitalizations and deaths.

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) — China's foreign ministry summoned Japan's ambassador in Beijing for an "emergency meeting" on Wednesday, after former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said neither his country nor the United States could stand by if China attacked Taiwan.

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MAJURO — The Marshall Islands is one of only a handful of nations never to have experienced a single case of community transmission of Covid-19. Its border closure in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020 and later implementation of one of the world’s strictest quarantin…

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HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Dr. Nathaniel Berg, the chairperson of the governor's Physicians Advisory Group, said local residents should be preparing but not panicking about a strain of Covid-19 that has been labeled a "variant of concern."

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HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Guam's Catholic Church has come up with a revised proposed payment of $27.96 million to $34.38 million to those who claimed they were raped or sexually molested by priests and other members of the clergy when they were minors, dating back to the 1950s.

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LONDON/BERLIN/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) — Britain, Germany and Italy detected cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant on Saturday and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced new steps to contain the virus, while more nations imposed restrictions on travel from southern Africa.

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WASHINGTON/GENEVA (Reuters) — The discovery of a new coronavirus variant named Omicron triggered global alarm on Friday as countries rushed to suspend travel from southern Africa and stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic suffered their biggest falls in more than a year.

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KOROR (Palau International Coral Reef Center) — A recently published scientific paper from the Palau International Coral Reef Center or PICRC and the Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University mapped the distribution of heat resistant corals throughout the Palau Archipelago. The study, wh…

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BRUSSELS/PRAGUE (Reuters) — Coronavirus infections broke records in parts of Europe on Wednesday, with the continent once again the epicenter of a pandemic that has prompted new curbs on movement and made health experts think again about booster vaccination shots.

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HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — James Rumbaua Damaso was found guilty of having 139.1 grams of methamphetamine on him when federal agents pulled him over back in 2019.

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) —  Riots broke out in cities across the Netherlands on Sunday, the third night in a row that police clashed with mobs of angry youths who set fires and threw rocks to protest Covid-19 restrictions.

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MAJURO — United States congressional leaders have ramped up pressure on the White House to elevate focus on negotiations over Compacts of Free Association with the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and Palau — and to resolve all outstanding issues in the U.S. nuclear test lega…

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The United States on Friday called Chinese actions in using water cannon against Philippine resupply boats in the South China Sea "dangerous, provocative, and unjustified," and warned that an armed attack on Philippine vessels would invoke U.S. mutual defense commitments.

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HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — The island and its local government can expect yet another billion dollar boost from the federal government if the Build Back Better Act becomes law.

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MANILA (Reuters) — The Philippines has approved a plan to allow entry soon to foreign tourists vaccinated against Covid-19, its tourism ministry said on Friday, following moves by other Southeast Asian countries to relax travel curbs.

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PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Services) — David W. Panuelo, president of the Federated States of Micronesia, has launched the Coconut National Export Strategy CocoNES which was created via presidential order.

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WASHINGTON — The United States Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs is pleased to announce that Deputy Assistant Secretary Keone Nakoa last week concluded numerous meetings in Hawai’i with federal, state, and non-governmental organization representatives where they discusse…

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THE United States Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs has announced that $33,732,400 in Compact of Free Association funding for fiscal year 2022 for the Republic of the Marshall Islands was approved by the bilateral Joint Economic Management and Financial Accountability Co…