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Republic of Palau

Republic of Palau It has exhibits covering the preinvasion civilian Japanese community, the invasion itself, and the achievement of commonwealth status. It salutes both Japanese and American combatants, as well as the indigenous people caught in the cross fire. It has been very well received by veterans, tourists, and locals. In addition to the exhibit itself, there is a small theater where visitors are encouraged to watch a twenty-minute video on the invasion, and a well-stocked bookstore and souvenir shop. fied number of workers still remain on Saipan looking for new employment, payment of back wages, a ticket home, or a combination of these. The federal Office of Insular Affairs kicked in $100,000 for temporary relief but not for repatriation of these workers. The lieutenant governor, along with newly appointed economic development special adviser Richard Pearce, formerly the director of the Saipan Garment Manufacturers Association, lobbied the US Congress to amend tariff regulations applying to garments manufactured in the Marianas. The proposed amendment would require 30 percent of value added to be sourced in the Marianas, rather than the current 50 percent. According to the proponents of this amendment, this would allow the factories to remain competitive, since they would be http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

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Abstract

It has exhibits covering the preinvasion civilian Japanese community, the invasion itself, and the achievement of commonwealth status. It salutes both Japanese and American combatants, as well as the indigenous people caught in the cross fire. It has been very well received by veterans, tourists, and locals. In addition to the exhibit itself, there is a small theater where visitors are encouraged to watch a twenty-minute video on the invasion, and a well-stocked bookstore and souvenir shop. fied number of workers still remain on Saipan looking for new employment, payment of back wages, a ticket home, or a combination of these. The federal Office of Insular Affairs kicked in $100,000 for temporary relief but not for repatriation of these workers. The lieutenant governor, along with newly appointed economic development special adviser Richard Pearce, formerly the director of the Saipan Garment Manufacturers Association, lobbied the US Congress to amend tariff regulations applying to garments manufactured in the Marianas. The proposed amendment would require 30 percent of value added to be sourced in the Marianas, rather than the current 50 percent. According to the proponents of this amendment, this would allow the factories to remain competitive, since they would be

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The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Dec 6, 2006

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