Archive for November 15th, 2013

November 15, 2013

Palau Needs A National Gallery Of Arts

By Jackson M. Henry —-

“Arts are the main force against the stagnation of society”, said artist Guisseppi Rafitanti.

Rafitanti’s statement is predicated on the truth that arts posses the power to stimulate the senses, evoke emotions and inspire people’s imaginations. Arts are self-expressions, creativity and imaginations of the artists freely unleashing their talents in societies where arts are appreciated. Even an African dictator once said that cultural arts posses the power to incite nationalism.

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November 15, 2013

Palau Becoming Of Age On World Stage

Tia Belau Editorial, November 4, 2013 —- 

After 19 years of independence, Palau seems to be gaining maturity – albeit slowly – in conducting its world affairs.

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November 15, 2013

What is the answer?

By Santy Asanuma —-

I have learned at this point in my life that simple questions like this cannot be answered let alone satisfy everyone’s expectations or understanding who heard the same answer. This is the work of great philosophers (thinkers) of our times and ones before them who wrote principles in books that we use today to understand education, medicine, natural laws, engineering, justice, cooking, playing and games, diseases, space, sex, politics, social behavior, and even religion as we allow them to operate and affect virtually every aspects of human life. But most people like you and me are not like Galileo, Shakespeare, Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, or Einstein. We have not the brains or time for this.

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November 15, 2013

Worth er ngii

By Gaafar J. Uherbelau —-

Browsing online yesterday I came across a Lonely Planet article titled “Best beaches and small islands for travel in 2014”. Surprisingly I saw Palau first on the list which includes other places such as Trinidad & Tobago in the Caribbean, Sao Tome & Principe in Africa, Cook Islands, and Papua New Guinea to name a few. I say surprisingly because despite the fact that we’re consistently ranked among the best destinations in terms of diving, not much has been written about how Palau ranks overall as a tourism destination.

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