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so poverty is starring at our faces? that is what i'm afraid of. look at those other deprived countries, all they're doing is beg for money, which has not solved the problem. look at what we're doing now, it looks like we're going the same direction, begging for another COFA negotiation. my point is, why not develop a little? although i don't agree with the idea of 80000 chinese moving into the island but why not let other legitimate developments in? i know that there's a lot of bright future leaders, but that's the problem..FUTURE. how can we shut down today's purposals because we depend on the unforseeable? palau needs development, which should bring employment, thus bringing more money in circulation. i'm just afraid time might run out.
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biz, good point there! i have to admit, i was skeptical about these developments but what for? yes we should conserve our island but we should also make a little room for improvement/development. we can't keep depending on renegotiating the COFA, because in the long run, we wouldn't have a stable economy. i'm not saying we ought to exploit our resources, however we should find ways to welcome development yet limiting it's damages. i think we should clean our olbiil first. leaving those who are really there for the people and not for the pay check and whatever else under the table. i've been studying alot about poverty and i'm afraid that one day it might hit us, considering all these corrupt leaders we have. development is good if it's only done legitimately. all in all, let's all vote for the best ones who hold people's interest at heart this comming election, let's not vote for our relatives and our sister's husband's friend cousin. oh and let's also vote for those who actually take action and not all talk no action...lol
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uchel, i am so sorry..my post was for kngibch. oops! lol i did read your point and i agree with you. have a nice thanksgiving!
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uchel, the success rate i'm talking about is the percentage of drop outs, SAT and TOEFL scores, etc. do a little research and support your arguments with facts and not just judgemental statements. i.e, take a PHS class and follow them from 9th to 12 grade, you will see not just 1 drop out student, you will actually see a bunch. take a MHS class and follow them through 12th grade, there's a thin chance you will see one drop out. check the SAT and TOEFL scores and see which schools score the best. call all the colleges and universities around the world and find out for yourself which students are enrolled and hold good and perhaps top ranks in their classes. so please, don't prejudge these schools by saying they wanted that little interest because you...just simply don't know. thanks to the senator, now we know there's nothing legally wrong with funding private schools, it will be beneficial in the long run. so don't attack these innocent schools that have been deceived just like everybody else because you are getting into the minutiae of the situation. let's just try to figure out the real problem here.
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how can the mission schools be hypocrite if they didn't see this comming? just like any other organizations, they had to put their reserves somewhere where it's safe, and with good intentions they entrusted a locally owned bank. there is so much criticism toward mission schools in here. i think we should't stereotype families that put their kids in these schools, saying that they're well off because that's not the case. i know a lot of families who sell bento and work hard so that their kids could go to private schools. to be honest, they offer better success rates than public schools. i understand that there should be a seperation of church and state, however we shouldn't blame the schools for depositing their monies in PSB, they're just like any other community members that have been robbed.
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gee..you are a billionaire! lol no problem! i'll hook you up!
Toggle Commented Nov 16, 2006 on Klou el delngerenger at okedyulabeluu
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hey mori, i was just being sarcastic. although it might be fun just to go and hear what their going to say about this mess, but too bad i'm not there.lol and bakuchi, apology accepted! lol. thank you for your concern about us returning home to no jobs, however, just to be part of the everyday life, going to a palauan store, listening and talking to palauan people, going to the ureor el beluu, is just priceless. and i'll take that chance to come home just so i can do those things and live around my own people.
Toggle Commented Nov 15, 2006 on Klekakebosech ra uldasu at okedyulabeluu
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isn't that surprising?? come on everybody, let's go to the public hearing and hear what they're gonna say to justify the "omerechor" at PSB. lol
Toggle Commented Nov 15, 2006 on Klekakebosech ra uldasu at okedyulabeluu
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they do live with themselves, they've been doing it for a long time, why should they feel guilty now? these people have not even an ounce of compassion toward their fellow palauans. did they feel guilty and embarressed when they took out a wooping 1.6 million dollar loan with out a proper application? NO! did they feel guilty when they built their huge houses and bought their expensive cars with those under the table loans? hell no! that's why we're crying for the HOD and senate to pass some kind of a bill or an act that can put "these nameless bastards" behind bars. seize their homes, cars, epensive jewelry, hell i don't care! i don't care if they end up standing at Surangel begging for a penny!
Toggle Commented Nov 15, 2006 on Klou el delngerenger at okedyulabeluu
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wow billionaire! thank you for your good and positive advise. nice to see that there are forward thinkers here, unlike some that are "ethnocentric" and only judge with what they know instead of expanding their minds and see beyond the painting. ng kmal meral tekoi. alta komedengterir ar ngara ngebard el milil e yakai ra rechad ra blirir engdi diak el rokui el ngalk er belau el ngara ngebard a uaisei. ulekum meng diak kim betik a rengmam er belau ea ki ngmai a skulam e oreor er tiang el mekedechor a blimam e mechar a olekellam meng diak kimekong er belau. engdi ngdiak, aki mekiis ra bek el tutau el loureng er belau. ma ika el kimosaod a le telulchoid ra mesei...ea alii "a ochid a mekleched." ma ki omuchel lomakes a blekeklam ertiang.
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kngibech... i'm not getting it. so do you want improvement but not change? hmmmm... oh..has anyone noticed that since our d.j/senator vanished from the air...our dear bakuchi vanished from okedyulabeluu? lol
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lmao @ "rektel a mekngit el elid." ng abai meral mlamo kired el melbeakl ertir er a ikal elid er belau..lol ak kmal mekngit a renguk ra rechad ra blik el kmal ngilai a meklou el lududir el mo deposit ra PSB lomdasu el kmo, "ng bangkir a rechad er belau, el koklir a rechad er belau, el mora rechad er belau," e elechang e te ebuul e diak a "precautionary reserves" er tir. i think this situation applies to a lot of innocent palauans. can somebody tell me if there is in fact some law hidden somewhere that can be applied to these greedy bastards? it must be damn nice to take out a 5 figure loan and build a private get away resort up in babeldaob and never pay a penny for it.
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lol! i don't have a wife!!! and i don't need one! your missing the point ngungyang. i don't like personal attacks but i'm just saying what comes to my mind when i read all these postings. bottom line is..and you can argue with me on this one..i'll vote for somebody new, and i think palauans should be more confident of their other qualified citizens instead of voting for their relatives. luv you too..lol
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you know how they say "what happens in vegas, stays in vegas" well, " what happens in HOD, stays in HOD." lol
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while i read all these postings about KN's wife's illness and how we should or shouldn't be discussing it.. i can't help but think about it's flip side. as voters, it does matter to consider these kind of things because, if he has this personal and grave problem, wouldn't that effect his performance as a president? i mean, instead of looking at it and saying his wife needs him, what about the rest of the people? if he gets the job then we surely need him, would he have time to perform like before? don't hate! it's just a question going through my mind.
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lol @ hang the senator...okaming, i do not support death penalty! lol but you are very right! the trail of greed leads to the ones who are supposedly our eyes and ears.
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mr. nakamura would have never experience presidentship if he was never given a chance. so why can't we give others like chin a chance to prove themselves? thus, the "experience" argument seems frail...at least to me. just like some of the best football players, they would have never been seen if they didn't get that one chance to substitute an injured teammate.
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good info okaming. our constitution is too precise. ulekum me tireka el chad ra olbiil ma tebai beiusech a mederir el miles a uaika el kired el ngmodech ra uchetemel a llach erkid ebai diak di loilil ra buil.
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i did say i'll go for mr.chin but emelk is right. we should wait till they all bring their stuff to the table then judge. oh..and i've seen the VP's web site and it's pretty impressive. he's calling for palauans in the states to go back home with experience and knowledge to help our country...that just throws bakuchi's crap out the window...lol and OMG..who ever said diaz for v.p, you must be joking right?? i don't know about you but i don't think going communist sounds persuasive..lol
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i think some people are looking for that comfort of having somebody familiar. i'm not saying that mr. nakamura is not worthy of our votes but, palau has other well qualified people. however my mind twirled a little when i read james post about taiwan's interest...for some reason it just get's me thinking about the shimao plan...maybe it's just a coincident. and mori..i agree with you on mr.chin...
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those 4 people should be indicted and prosecuted. how many innocent people's lives are affected by this? i know my family for one. and for management to advise certain individuals to withdraw...that kinda sounds like the martha stewart case..hmmmm...
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you are very right about that dor. it is a good bill...i think, however i can't say too much because i don't chew. question is, now that it's passed, is law enforcement really gonna implement it? this is actually an old topic that's been debated for a while, one of the main argument is "chewing is a part of our culture;" that's not true though...chewing was only practiced when you are old enough to be recognized as an adult in the society,i.e. doing elsang and other responsibilities. so i don't see any reason to resent this bill. palauan children who are the future of palau does matter.
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i'm confused. does this mean that most depositors can't be paid back?
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first comes hotel, 2nd comes chinese workers, then comes chinese millionaires, then comes human trafficking to cater for rich chinese looking for cheap and immoral sex, then comes drugs, the list goes on and on. hey! we couldn't handle one Eddie Leu or whatever his name was, how can we handle more chinese bastards? maybe this shimao thing is good but not right now...it's too early for us as a nation to welcome these kinds of projects.
Toggle Commented Nov 7, 2006 on VOICES is back at okedyulabeluu
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bakuchi, lol! so you work for the government huh? it's closed minded people like you that corrupts our government. and for your information, this is not just about melkeok, it's about palau as a whole. i'm sure when your 80,000 chinese come to your mega resort, they will go to koror and go to the rock islands, thus ruining our corals and fish habitats. ke locha di edal a kmung techang ma uchul me koureor ra government. it's so funny when all the rest of the world are moving toward democracy and capitalism, people like you stand up and say, let's just shut up and let our appointed candidates speak for us...ka locha tar tirkel di domechar retir sel temel a senkio..lol and if your so insistant that i wouldn't be any good for melkeok...your right! because when i go home, which is really soon, i have my own state to work on. which would benefit from your mega resort without all the negative side effects. but we're not concerned about that, we are concerned about some of our leaders like diaz, who think china has more freedom than the u.s. and for you to tell me not to come home...a kikong er a belau eng diak bok kiei ra blim ma diak bok kiei ra etemem kau ma kleblillem...ma diak bo kuleng a lease. oh..e ngak a diak ngartiang el milil loldeu ra renguk e kungebuul ra rechad ra blik lek kmal medengei a elbuul er belau. a kuureor el full time e ngara school el full time e diak a di imol sens ra beluu er belau el kuusbech erngii, eal borengii a elsang eak kulngeseu ra rechad ra blik...a omsal meduch e mellomes ebai mosiik a safe el economic movement el sebel kudmeklii a belau a bolak a udoud ra compact. for example, find ways to increase production through local businesses, promote business competitions, encourage palauan etrepreneurs that would create more jobs for palauans..not rechad ra bangladesh ma remanong.. instead of bringing in a huge hotel that would only be good for several months. what the heck! i don't even have to tell you these stuff cause there's nothing you can do...your just another yes man.
Toggle Commented Nov 6, 2006 on VOICES is back at okedyulabeluu
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