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Tiny Palau seeks to blaze trail with official cryptocurrency
Al Jazeera English on MSN.com - 12/6/2021 11:55:34 AM
But the tiny Pacific Island nation, which is located about 900km (559 miles) west of the Philippines, is on a bold mission to spearhead the official adoption and endorsement of cryptocurrencies. Under a partnership with United States-based cryptocurrency company Ripple,

Wonders of the Western Pacific: Orangutans, Sun Bears and the Coral Triangle
National Geographic news - 12/6/2021 5:47:00 AM
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Foreign minister opens Australia’s new embassy in Palau
The Mandarin - 12/6/2021 12:27:00 AM
Marise Payne travelled to Palau over the weekend to meet with president Surangel Whipps Jr and formally open a new Australian embassy. Australia’s minister for foreign affairs and women confirmed she will be seeking to advance a strong and growing relationship with Palau and discuss a wide-ranging partnership and the Pacific Step-up program.

Stablecoin to be Palau’s first digital currency
techwireasia.com - 11/26/2021 1:50:00 AM
Digital currencies are becoming increasingly sought after by governments and stablecoin is Palau's way of doing it.

Pacific island nation Palau partners with Ripple on digital currency project
Internet of People - 11/24/2021 1:44:00 PM
The island country has chosen Ripple as it partner in a project aimed at developing an alternative to its currency

Palau, mayor against no-vax: "Contagion strategy to obtain Green passes"
L'Unione Sarda - 12/3/2021 6:41:00 AM
The most affected area is the hamlet of Porto Pollo, where, according to the mayor of Palau Francesco Giuseppe Manna, "the presence of people opposed to vaccination is strongly concentrated, among whom a contagion strategy is hypothesized in order to circumvent the new provisions anti Covid,

Island nation of Palau, Ripple to develop digital currency
The Asset - 11/24/2021 12:00:00 AM
Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions for cross-border payments, has partnered with the Pacific island nation of Palau to explore the country’s first national digital currency and its use cases with the XRP Ledger (XRPL).

Students learn about Palau's marine life and efforts to protect it
The Guam Daily Post - 11/23/2021 2:00:00 PM
Last Saturday, a group of students joined Palau's Division of Maritime Security and Fish and Wildlife Protection for an educational surveillance tour aboard the PSS Remeliik II.

Republic of Palau Joins Hands With Ripple to Develop Digital Currency Strategy
YAHOO!Finance - 11/24/2021 8:59:00 AM
Global payments company Ripple has partnered with the island country Republic of Palau to develop strategies for a digital currency. “The partnership will initially focus on developing strategies for cross-border payments and a USD-backed digital currency for Palau,

Palau partners with Ripple on climate-friendly national digital currency
CoinTelegraph - 11/24/2021 5:08:00 PM
Palau and Ripple have engaged in a partnership which will help the country develop a digital currency and remain climate-friendly by using XRP Ledger.