The centre-piece of Tommy Remengesau Junior’s presidency in Palau appears to be on the brink of becoming law at last.
The Senate and the House of Delegates have agreed to set up a joint working parking to finalise legislation that would enable Palau to ban commercial fishing in its waters and turn its Exclusive Economic Zone into a marine sanctuary.
In other news from the North Pacific, restrictions on charter flights bringing holidaymakers into Palau have been extended, and as a census continues in the country, some citizens are raising privacy concerns.
[Original post from Radio Australia: Audio presented by Richard Ewart and news courtesy ofÂ Bernadette Carreon.]
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