Palauan Vet in Standing Rock

This amazing woman is Elilai Rengiil, a proud Palauan woman and Army vet. And she is currently at Standing Rock, using her skills as a medic to protect and help the protesters.  We, at Merirei Media Group, commend Elilai and would like to express how proud we are to see a fellow Palauan standing up…

Palau president re-elected in tight contest

President Tommy Remengesau has defeated his brother-in-law, Sen. Surangel Whipps Jr., to win a fourth term. Based on the unofficial tally released by the Palau consulate on Saipan, Remengesau garnered 5,109 votes while Whipps received 4,854. In the vice presidential race, Arnold Oilouch is leading with 5,196 votes against Yositaka Adachi who had 4,643 votes.…

[Live Broadcast] Palau Election Coverage

#NativeExPatRadio will kickoff our joint broadcast with #PalauWave of the vote counting at 9pm Palau local time. That’s 2am for those in the Aloha State, 5am for the West Coast, 6am Mountain, 7am Central and 8am for those out on the East Coast! #Palau #Palauan #Belau #Belauan#TemelASengkyo #MerireiMedia

Attn: Republic of Palau Absentee Voters

Reposting this message courtesy of Tarita Holm: ATTN: ABSENTEE VOTERS Just talked to Bennie at PEC, the postmark deadline is November 1st for absentee ballots AND the ballots must arrive no later than seven days after the election. We know the post office doesn’t work this fast, so please send them in WAY BEFORE Nov.…

[Audio] Final Palau Presidential Debate 2016

Audio from the final Presidential debate before Palau’s 2016 General Election, between President Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. and Senator Surangel Whipps, Jr. The debate was introduced by Dr. Victor Yano and moderated by attorneys Siegfried Nakamura and Salvador Remoket of the Palau Bar Association. The stream is courtesy of our partnership with Palau Wave Radio…

[IG Video Contest] For ALL Palauans, EVERYWHERE: Enter NOW!

For ALL Palauans, EVERYWHERE: The Palau National Marine Sanctuary (PNMS) invites ALL PALAUANS WORLDWIDE to participate in the OCEAN WEEK Instagram video contest with our theme “A Dose of Vitamin Sea!” Our guest panel of judges will be selecting first, second and third places overall for the Instagram video contest! Instagram entries due by midnight…

Final Presidential Debate Before the General Election

LIt’s the final Presidential debate before the General Election, and while our absentee votes still count– we had better brush up on our candidates! The broadcast (which we’re streaming from both Palau Wave AND Eco-Paradise) will kick off on Wednesday night (October 19, 2016) at 6:30pm Palau local time. That’s 11:30pm on Tuesday night in Hawaii.…

[Campaign Ad] Write-In Tiare Holm for Ngardmau State, 10th OEK!

Tiare Holm is running as a write-in candidate for Ngardmau State Delegate of the 10th Olbiil era Kelulau. Immediate Priorities (State): Protect Ngardmau State boundaries Return public lands in NFTZ to Ngardmau. Improve and expand water system Complete and improve roads Improve and expand housing Improve infrastructure at Taki Support state employees’ annual leave, sick…

Lone Candidate Shows Up For Vice Presidential Debate

A debate organized for the three vice presidential candidates turned into a question and answer session when only one of the candidates showed up. The debate which was held last night at PCC Assembly Hall was organized by the Palau Community College and Palau Media Council (PMC).  Sen. Raynold “Arnold” Oilouch was the lone vice…