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Palau elects a President and Parliament today

The 15,890 voters in the Pacific island nation of Palau will go to the polls today to elect a new president, vice-president, the 16 members of the House of Delegates […]

Presidential 2016

An election has been announced for 1 November 2016. Results will be published here.

Parliamentary 2016

Elections to both house of the National Congress have been announced for 1 November 2016. Results will be published here.

Palau to become marine sanctuary commercial fishing banned

President Tommy Remengesau has told the United Nations that Palau will become a marine sanctuary, where commercial fishing will be prohibited. In his speech the President said, “Until the international […]

Tommy Remengesau elected as president

Tommy Remengesau has been elected as president beating incumbent Johnson Toribiong. He took 6,140 votes in the tiny electorate of 15,305 voters. The election took place on 6th November and […]

Parliamentary 2012

Elections to both houses of the National Congress took place on 6 November 2012. Palau has no political parties and therefore all those elected were Independent. The House of Delegates […]

Presidential 2012

An election took place on 6 November 2012. The incumbent president, Johnson Toribiong, received 41.1% of the vote. Tommy Remengesau received 58.9% and was therefore elected president. Registered electors: 15,397 […]

Palau votes for President, Vice President and Parliament

The 15,305 voters in the Pacific island state of Palau go to the polls today to elect a president, vice-president and members of the bicameral parliament. In the presidential election […]

Cabinet of Palau

Johnson Toribiong President Kerai Mariur Vice President Kerai Mariur Minister of Finance Dr Victor M. Yano Minister of State Johnny C. Gibbons Minister of Justice Harry R. Fritz Minister of […]

Palau

Palau’s closest and largest neighbour to the west is the Philippines and this is where the first migrants probably came from around 3,000 years ago. In the 18th Century British […]

Parliamentary 2008

Elections to both houses of the National Congress took place on 4 November 2008. Palau has no political parties and therefore all those elected were Independent. The House of Delegates […]