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WHAT WE HAVE THIS MONTH

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CNMI
Keeping Covid-19 under control
Around the Pacific
Why Biden ’ s victory matters to Pacific island nations
VOL . 4 GUAM • PALAU CNMI • FSM NO . 12
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Covid restrictions prompt Guam to jump on board the e-commerce train
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Will e-commerce change the Guamanians ’ shopping habit ? 16-18
Diversifying economy , one tech at a time 29
From the Publisher ’ s Desk The Matrix 2020 4
Brief Chat
20 questions for Gov . Lou Leon Guerrero 5
Insights * Views from the Trench : Buy local 6 Yo Amti : On quarantine and isolation 7 Variations : Rehashing old truth 8
Pacific Reflections : Hope amid desolation 9
Feature A Covid-stricken Christmas 10
Politics The next two years will be tougher for Adelup 12
Education
The maddening aspects of online teaching 13
Environment Ready for a plastic-free life ? 14 CNMI
How the CNMI managed to keep Covid-19 under control 15
Technology Tides : Tech trends to watch in 2021 20 Just a Byte : Beware of phishing 21 Around the Pacific
Whipps amid Palau ’ s weeping economy 22
Between the sea and history 23
Biden ’ s victory and the Pacific islands region 24
Next move for the Pacific Islands Forum 25
Philippines Hit by a pair of monster storms 26
Life Lessons : Looking back , awkward moments are actually funny 27
Daydream : Even the Christmas trees aren ’ t happy 27
Bend your knees , keep you eyes on the ball 28
Furry Times Keeping Guam rabies-free 29
Art Journey through abstraction 30
Travel Who wants to be an instant millionaire ? 30
* Opinions expressed by columnists are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Pacific Island Times .