EPNS Daily News Archive

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There’s a lot of news out there in NationStates. And we here at EPNS don’t have time to cover all of it, but every month, we gather the big, important scoops to fit in our official releases. However, it’s worth paying attention to things that might get lost in the barrage of information in NationStates. Thus, the Eastern Pacific News Service is now debuting Daily News, which updates, well, daily to get you the updates you need!

August 25th, 2018
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World Assembly:“Freedom of Expression for Organisations” was defeated 11,770 votes to 3,109. %url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Administrative Compliance Act Additionally, %url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [DEFEATED] Commend Confederation Of Corrupt Dictators

Government: EPSA General Kurnugia has been http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7023048/1/ for Overseering Officer. Under their tenure, the EPSA has participated in many raids, one of the most recent being the occupation of [region]Florencia[/region].

Foreign Affairs: Minister of Foreign Affairs Wonder Woman http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7023045/ a new thread for consulate applications. These are for regions that want to establish relations with TEP but do not have the same diplomatic relations that would warrant an embassy.

RMB News: Athletes performed spectacularly in the Volinovian Olympics, with many participating nations around the region. No word yet on who will win in terms of bets.[/spoiler]

August 24th, 2018
[spoiler]World Assembly:“Freedom of Expression for Organisations” was defeated 11,770 votes to 3,109. %url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Administrative Compliance Act Additionally, %url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [DEFEATED] Commend Confederation Of Corrupt Dictators

N-Day News: Apocalypse now? The AA is confirmed to be alive, if a bit weaker. TEP has joined other feeders in UPPERCUT. How will TEP win? Stay tuned. [/spoiler]

August 22nd, 2018
[spoiler]World Assembly:
%url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [DEFEATED] Freedom of Expression for Organisations

Foreign Affairs: Terranihil of the region [region]Imperial Fatherland[/region] http://forum.theeastpacific.com/single/?p=10045639&t=7013141 for a consulate with TEP. The application is currently sitting in queue and will be answered soon.

The Multiverse: Back in the world of forum RP, Urthvision is very popular. The sixth Urthvision will be held in the Cerdani Democratic Republic. Read all about it http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7023024/1/[/spoiler]

August 21st, 2018
[spoiler]East Pacific Sovereign Army: The EPSA finished their month-long operation in [region]Florencia[/region] with the Pacific and the West Pacific taking it back from fascists from Kaiserreich. Residents are encouraged to sign up for the EPSA http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7015684/

World Assembly:
%url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [DEFEATED] Freedom of Expression for Organisations

RMB News: Government scientists monitoring the amount of radioactive particles in the air warn that the number is increasing at potentially dangerous levels. Is this the normal usage of nuclear weapons in the RMB, or is the symptom of a much larger nuclear Armageddon soon?[/spoiler]

August 20th, 2018
[spoiler]World Assembly:
%url% was passed 14,184 votes to 1,108. %url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [DEFEATED] Freedom of Expression for Organisations

RMB News: The East Pacific RMB survived another spam attack today. Thankfully, the strategy of ignoring the spammer and %url% worked. [/spoiler]

August 19th, 2018
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World Assembly:%url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Repeal "Crime and Punishment"

Government: Activity boomed in the Magisterium today. First, Yuno http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7022997/ raising the endocap to 400. Second, Yuno http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7022999/ Elfine to be EPPS Commissioner. Third, Minister of Information Libertanny http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7023002/ a repeal of the Eastern Pacific News Service Act to free up organization of the EPNS. Lastly, Yuno http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7023000/ about the non-transparency of the usage of a Magisterium Discord server.

DMZ Discord: In response to the controversy regarding to the exclusivity of the unofficial Magisterium server, #legislature-talk has been opened, and is now opened for citizens to discuss legislative issues.[/spoiler]

August 18th, 2018
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RMB News: The RMB reaches a big milestone today with 15,000 pages. The first post was snagged by regional Cartographer Asendavia. They will forever be immortalized for %url%

World Assembly:%url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Repeal "Crime and Punishment"

Forumside: Regional forum admin East Malaysia http://forum.theeastpacific.com/single/?p=10045465&t=7022944 two new moderators: ROs Aeneas Prime and Pakitsk. We look forward to their service on the forum.

Delegate Watch: Queen Yuno %url% their guide to formatting dispatch tables. This can potentially change how the East Pacific Police Service (EPPS) formats their lists, among other usages of dispatch tables. [/spoiler]

August 17th, 2018
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World Assembly:%url% was passed 11,284 votes to 3,827. %url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Repeal "Crime and Punishment"

RMB News: For a short period of time, the RMB took some time for some deep self-reflection. Then it quickly turned back to normal RMB banter.

Forumside: With the move to Tapatalk imminent, East Malaysia http://forum.theeastpacific.com/single/?p=10045453&t=7021470 some light into what happens next.[/spoiler]

August 16th, 2018
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World Assembly:%url% was passed 11,284 votes to 3,827. %url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Repeal "Crime and Punishment"

Foreign Affairs: Delegate [nation]Queen Yuno[/nation] http://forum.theeastpacific.com/single/?p=10045432&t=7013141 two consulates from notable NSer Vandoosa, [region]Eientei Gensokyo[/region] and [region]The Glorious Nations of Iwaku[/region]. At the time of publishing, regional embassies are being constructed with those two regions. In other news, embassies are being withdrawn from [region]Cusco[/region], which was TEP’s former jump point.

RMB News: Turns out [nation]Delewar[/nation] was a banned player…TEPers are encouraged to contact the East Pacifican authorities and %url% if such were to ever occur again.[/spoiler]

August 15th, 2018
[spoiler]World Assembly:%url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Repeal "Crime and Punishment" Additionally, %url% is in queue. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Repeal "Crime and Punishment"

RMB News: Among other things, international tensions were at a high due to EPTO members threatening to attack each other and claiming inpunity based off of EPTO membership.[/spoiler]

August 14th, 2018
[spoiler]World Assembly:%url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Repeal "Crime and Punishment"

RMB News: The RMB is recovering tonight from a concentrated spam attack. There have been light casualties caused by falling red text, and TEPers are encouraged to contact the East Pacifican authorities and %url% to mitigate any such attack. [/spoiler]

August 13th, 2018
[spoiler]World Assembly:%url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Repeal "Crime and Punishment"

RMB News: The state of the RMB is active as ever as the barriers between MTRP and FTRP have been shattered. All bets are off as it becomes a free-for-all nation-invades-nation RMB.

Endorsement Watch: The Loligarch [nation]Queen Yuno[/nation] %url% her loyal endorsers for endorsing her. Endorsement levels have stayed at around 800, one of the highest in the game. TEPers are highly recommended to report any of those not endorsing Queen Yuno to the East Pacific Police Service. [/spoiler]

August 12th, 2018
[spoiler]World Assembly:%url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Repeal "Crime and Punishment"

RMB: What happened to [nation]Koneida[/nation]? The world may never know…

Forumside: New moderator candidates have been chosen! Tell us your opinion http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7022944/1/[/spoiler]

August 11th, 2018
[spoiler]RMB News: Seeing downfall of Role Play, [nation]Sarkis[/nation], [nation]Grossvietnam[/nation], [nation]Wersh[/nation] and [nation]Libertanny[/nation] have agreed on abolishing division between FTRP (Future Tech) and MTRP (Modern Tech) in the name of bringing fun to RMB. Players are waiting approval from the rest of RMB (poll available https://www.strawpoll.me/16250980)[/spoiler]

August 9th, 2018
[spoiler]RMB News: The newly-formed RMB Map-Maker Council has NationStates | The East Pacific Board their map. The RMB is currently exploring ways forward after this development.

A Warm Welcome Back: Longtime TEPer [nation]Celannica[/nation] (who was first known as [nation]Tripartite State[/nation]) has returned to TEP. Celannica is known for their RP career, as well as designing many Polandballs. At the time of writing, they are currently applying for the Ministry of Design, which they were once Minister of.

A Sad Farewell: [nation]New Terabithia[/nation], RMB roleplayer, has decided to NationStates | Error NationStates, due to recent discourse in the RMB. We at the EPNS wish them well on their future endeavors.

Editor’s note: It appears as if New Terabithia has changed their mind. As of the edit, they are still active and the linked dispatch has been deleted. [/spoiler]

August 8th, 2018
[spoiler]RMB Roleplay: The RMB is fast as it has always been in recent months, which is surprising due to the number of burning holes covering much of the East Pacific RMB. What started as a simple war between [nation]Kampf Empire[/nation] and [nation]Nova-Columbia[/nation] turned into a world war with way too many participants to list. We’ll keep you posted on any develo-reporter’s voice is not heard over the sound of gunfire

Endorsement Notice: Our beloved Delegate [nation]Queen Yuno[/nation]'s number of endorsements dipped below 800. Given that there are 176 of the nations who have neglected to endorse the Delegate, those nations are encouraged to endorse Queen Yuno as soon as possible or face legal repercussions under the http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7008802/1/.

A Warm Welcome Back: Longtime TEPer [nation]Morlockland[/nation] has come back to TEP under the alias [nation]Trinphis[/nation]. At the time of writing, they are currently re-applying for citizenship in TEP.[/spoiler]

August 6th, 2018
[spoiler]RMB Roleplay: The RMB map is %url%

World Assembly: %url% was passed 14,123 votes to 2,300.

Forumside: Longtime citizen, roleplayer, and government member [nation]Stratarin[/nation] has http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7022900/ his http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7022901/. We here at EPNS wish him well on his future endeavors.[/spoiler]

August 5th, 2018
[spoiler]RMB Roleplay: In response to the controversy of the RMB map, the Map Maker Council has been formed. Sources within the Map Maker Council have informed EPNS a map has been made, and a reporter has had a sneak peek.

World Assembly:%url% is at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Ban on Conversion Therapy

Forumside: The preview for the East Pacific on Tapatalk can be viewable http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7022883/1/.[/spoiler]

August 2nd, 2018
[spoiler]RMB Roleplay: There seems to be a bit of a situation regarding the map used by the RMB. We’ll keep you posted.

World Assembly:%url% was passed 12,495 votes to 3,443. %url% is now at vote. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Ban on Conversion Therapy

Gameplay: Former TEP Arbiter (judge) [nation]JURISDICTIONS[/nation] has announced his retirement from NationStates NationStates • View topic - My Retirement from NationStates. Before he left, he stated, “Farewell TEP. You were a huge part of my life in NS, and I wouldn’t trade my time here for the world.”

This Day in History: Apple has become the first U.S. company to be valued over $1 trillion! Wow![/spoiler]

August 1st, 2018
[spoiler]Birthdays: Say happy birthday to our beloved Loligarch [nation]Queen Yuno[/nation]!!

General Assembly: %url% is currently at vote. You can read its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Protecting Free Expression Additionally, NationStates | World Assembly Proposal is in queue. Check out its forum thread NationStates • View topic - [PASSED] Ban on Conversion Therapy

Security Council: There are currently no resolutions at vote, but you can look at Security Council drafts NationStates • View forum - Security Council

Gameplay: Want to check out early East Pacifican history? Well, check out this thread about the 2008 invasion of the East Pacific NationStates • View topic - Anatomy of the Coup III: TEP, the Early Days

Forum: The East Pacific’s forum (found on forum.theeastpacific.com) is hosted by ZetaBoards, which is transferring to Tapatalk. Check out news about the ongoing forum migration http://forum.theeastpacific.com/topic/7022826/1/
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