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V.P. Candidate Tony Bells addresses Voters

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Vice Presidential candidate Tony Bells address the Palau voters in this 5 minute video presentation.  Mr. Bells is running for Vice-President in the Palau 2012 election with voters going to the polls on November 6, website like this 2012.

Interview with Senate Candidate Robert Becheserrak

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Robert Becheserrak appeared on Ask Your Candidate to discuss his views and qualifications to become a candidate for the Palau Senate.  There are 32 registered candidates and two write-in candidates competing for 13 seats in the 9th OEK.  The 30 minute live show was broadcast on OTV on October 8th.

Pierantozzi Supports Toribiong – Game Changer?

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Former Presidential candidate Sandra Sumang-Pierantozzi has committed her support to current President Johnson Toribiong in his bid for re-election.  While in Hawaii the former Presidential candidate announced “I am voting for Johnson Toribiong and I ask my supporters to do the same.”  In  a phone interview with OTV  Ms. Pierantozzi confirmed her position. Pierantozzi’s support

Palau President Reacts To Potential Voting Irregularities

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On October 9, approved 2012, price Palau’s President took a strong stand against the swirling allegations of primary election voting irregularities with an official invite to the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat to dispatch a team of observers to monitor Palau’s General Election on November 6, this web 2012.   However, the Secretariat

Stories of Vote Buying Surface

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OTV has received countless stories on potential vote buying across Palau.  While these stories are unconfirmed, ask the number of complaints has prompted the question of what exactly is vote buying? Supporters in each of the Presidential campaign camps have accused the other camp of employing vote buying tactics, purchase but voter stories are blurring

ELECTION UPDATES – NEW CANDIDATES FOR SENATE

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NEWS – Oct 8: Sandra Pierantozzi announces write-in bid for senator. Semdui Decherong announces write-in bid for senator. President Toribiong answers voters questions in this video. UPDATE (Oct. 2. 6:30p)  Counting of Absentee ballots, case Walk Ins(pre votes) and proper for Sonsorol and Hatohobei has begun.  There are over 1, 400 votes remaining.  Results will be posted

Weekend Report Oct. 5th, 2012

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US Army Corps of Engineers award contract for repair of compact road temporary detour road The US Army Corp of Engineers has announced that a $4.8 million dollar construction contract for the Palau Compact Road Repair Project has been awarded to Trade West Construction Inc. from Nevada. During construction, more about the contractor will coordinate

OTV Launches TV Field Producers Program – Apply Now

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Oceania Television Network has launched the Television News Field Producers Training Program.  Made possible by the Support of the Pacific Media Assistance Scheme (PACMAS), abortion ABC International Development and AusAID, order the program aims to equip and train Television field producers across Micronesia.  Field producers will then be able to contribute to regional news stories

Election Commission Bans Cell Phones to Prevent Vote Buying

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When voters went to the polls for the 2012 primary election in Palau they were greeted by a barrage of signs banning cell phones and cameras.  For the first time, clinic cell phones were collected before voters were allowed to enter the voting booths.  This new rule was prompted by complaints to the Palau Election

Weekend Report Sept. 28, 2012

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Continuing Budget Authority addressed in two separate legislations, rx ADB bill in committee Less than three days is left until the new fiscal year begins and the Olbiil Era Kelulau must come up with a solution before this current fiscal year collapses. Acknowledging the time frame, case the Senate last week passed the Asian Development