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Thomas Remengesau Jr. President of Palau

Thomas Esang "Tommy" Remengesau Jr. is a Palauan politician who has been the ninth President of Palau since 2013. He originally served as the seventh president from 2001 to 2009. He also served as a Senator in the Palau National Congress between his two administrations. He was elected as Vice-President of Palau in 1992 and 1996, then as President in 2000, 2004, 2012, and 2016.

Thomas Remengesau Sr. President of Palau

Thomas Ongelibel Remengesau, also known as Thomas Remengesau Sr., was a politician in Palau. He was Vice President of Palau from 1985 to 1988, and acting President of Palau twice, following the violent deaths of two previous presidents.

Kuniwo Nakamura President of Palau

Kuniwo Nakamura is a Palauan politician who served as the President of Palau from 1993 to 2001. He had earlier served as Vice President of Palau from 1989 to 1993, under Ngiratkel Etpison.

Lazarus Salii President of Palau

Lazarus Eitaro Salii was a politician from Palau. He served as the second elected President of Palau from 25 October 1985 until he committed suicide on 20 August 1988, amid bribery allegations.

2008 Palauan general election

General elections were held in Palau on 4 November 2008.

2008 Palauan presidential election

The Palauan presidential election was held as part of the Palauan general elections on November 4, 2008. It was won by Johnson Toribiong. Incumbent President Tommy Remengesau was ineligible to run because he had served the maximum two consecutive terms allowed.

Israel–Palau relations Diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the Republic of Palau

Israel–Palau relations are the bilateral relations between the State of Israel and the Republic of Palau.

1985 Palauan presidential election

Presidential elections were held in Palau on 28 August 1985 to elect a President and Vice-President, following the assassination of Haruo Remeliik on 30 June. Lazarus Salii won the election for President, defeating interim President Alfonso Oiterong, whilst Thomas Remengesau, Sr. was elected Vice-President. Voter turnout was 79.1%.

1992 Palauan general election

General elections were held in Palau in 1992 to elect a President, Vice-President, Senate and House of Delegates. The first round of the presidential election took place on 22 September, whilst the run-off election and the election for the House of Delegates and Senate took place on 4 November. All candidates ran as independents. Despite finishing second in the first round of voting, Kuniwo Nakamura was elected President, whilst Thomas Remengesau Jr. won the election for Vice-President. Voter turnout was 74.3% in the presidential elections on 22 September and 83.9% on 4 November, and 83.2% for the legislative elections.

1996 Palauan general election

General elections were held in Palau in 1996 to elect a President, Vice-President, Senate and House of Delegates. The first round of the presidential election took place on 24 September, whilst the run-off election and the election for the House of Delegates and Senate took place on 5 November. All candidates ran as independents, with 36 candidates contesting the 14 Senate seats and 35 for the 16 House of Delegates seats Incumbent Kuniwo Nakamura was re-elected President, whilst Thomas Remengesau Jr. was re-elected Vice-President. Voter turnout was 77.0% in the presidential elections on 24 September and 81.4% on 5 November.

2000 Palauan general election

General elections were held in Palau on 7 November 2000. Thomas Remengesau Jr. was elected President, whilst Sandra Pierantozzi was elected Vice President.

LGBT rights in Palau

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Palau face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Same-sex sexual activity has been legal in Palau since 23 July 2014, when the current Penal Code took effect, but households headed by same-sex couples are not eligible for the same legal protections available to opposite-sex married couples. Same-sex marriage is constitutionally banned, and there are no anti-discrimination laws concerning sexual orientation and gender identity.

2012 Palauan general election

General elections were held in Palau on 6 November 2012. Former President Tommy Remengesau defeated his successor, incumbent Johnson Toribiong, who was first elected in 2008. President Toribiong conceded the election on social media.

2012 Palauan presidential election

The 2012 presidential election in Palau was held on November 6, 2012, in conjunction with the Palauan general election. Former President (2001-2009) Tommy Remengesau Jr. defeated his successor, Incumbent President of Palau Johnson Toribiong, who was first elected in 2008. President Toribiong conceded the election on social media.

2016 Palauan general election

General elections were held in Palau on 1 November 2016 to elect a President and the National Congress.

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2016 Palauan presidential election

The 2016 presidential election in Palau was held on November 1, 2016, in conjunction with the 2016 Palauan general election. Incumbent President Tommy Remengesau, seeking re-election, faced a competitive challenger from his brother-in-law, Surangel Whipps Jr. Remengesau and Whipps emerged as the presidential nominees following the primary election on September 27, 2016.

India–Palau relations refers to the international relations that exist between India and Palau. The Embassy of India in Manila, Philippines is concurrently accredited to Palau.

First Lady of Palau

First Lady of Palau is the official title attributed to the wife of the president of Palau. The country's current first lady is Debbie Remengesau, wife of President Tommy Remengesau Jr., who had held the position since January 17, 2013.

Palau–Spain relations

Palau–Spain relations are the bilateral and diplomatic relations between these two countries. Palau currently has no diplomatic or consular representation in Spain. But Spain has a consulate in Koror, while the embassy representing Spain for Palau is installed in Manila, Philippines.