Suicide at Micronitor?

Suicide at Micronitor?

Journal 12/14/1973 P1 Blowing our horn Micronitor died this week, the victim of an apparent suicide. She wasn’t old as newspapers go, would have been four years old exactly come February. Friends of the bygone forerunner of Micronesian journalism have expressed legitimate concern for the passing of what many readers claimed was always a lively […]

Kids, adults enjoy day

Kids, adults enjoy day

Disabilities Week opened with an event at the Staff Sergeant Solomon Sam Sports Center Monday morning. Floats preceded the event with the Majuro Deaf Education Center (MDEC) winning the $500 grand prize sponsored by parents. President Hilda Heine accompanied Minister of Culture and Internal Affairs, Amenta Matthew, who delivered the event’s keynote address. Talina Peter, […]

Red Cross builds local capacity

Red Cross builds local capacity

HILARY HOSIA The Marshall Islands Red Cross Society began its “training the trainers” course last week at Majuro Salvation Army in Rita — a development that included five trainees from Ebeye. Professional First Aid Instructor Cate Keville, who flew in from New Zealand, is conducting the training. Keville has been a first aid instructor for […]

MISCO’s opening is very grand

MISCO’s opening is very grand

The opening of the new local market by Marshall Islands Service Corporation was the big event for Majuro last Thursday. It’s located in Uliga across the street from the Nitijela offices. Community members were present for the festivities, including President Hilda Heine and BOMI President Patrick Chen who shared the cake-cutting honors while the crowd […]

Fishing for tuna answers

Fishing for tuna answers

PITA LIGAIULA, PACNEWS The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) is working to make progress on a draft bridging measure for tropical tunas that expires at the end of this month. The FFA countries are adamant that zone-based management, which puts Pacific resource-owning nations in the driver’s seat, is preferable to flag-based rights, which […]

UFOs land on Bikini

UFOs land on Bikini

Journal 12/3/1976 P10 Marshalls Status Commission moves to include opposition Marshall Islands District Administrator Oscar deBrum named Congressman Ekpap Silk to a vacancy on the Marshall Islands Political Status Commission created by the resignation last week of Marshalls Education Director Kinja Andrike. The appointment of Congressman Silk, a veteran political status negotiator who had been […]

Students, teachers try comics

Students, teachers try comics

A group of around 30 teachers got together last week at the Graphic Novel and Comic Workshop at the USP Long Island campus. A day earlier, a group of Ejit Elementary and Majuro Cooperative school students got together to do similar creative work. The workshops involved teachers and students in learning how graphic novels and […]

Be Like, We Like!

Be Like, We Like!

HILARY HOSIA Why Jack Niedenthal is the “Jack of all trades”: He ran for Nitijela without a Jowi, brought the fabled Noniep to life, transformed into Bingonella, summoned Batmon, walks off with large objects without noticing like large bathroom keys, and lately, created the first film festival in the islands — Marshallese Be Like Film […]

Majuro clam farm’s steady exports

Majuro clam farm’s steady exports

KELLY LORENNIJ The Marshall Islands Mariculture Facilities (MIMF), stationed in Rairok just behind Long Island Elementary School, is home to a colorful array of electric green, purple, blue, and turquoise-patterned clams that range in size from three feet to smaller than an average adult’s finger. Robert Reimers Enterprises first owned the facilities starting in the […]

Japan funds Ebeye solar plan

Japan funds Ebeye solar plan

In response to the request from the RMI government, Japan has committed to a major solar power program for Ebeye Island. To memorialize the agreement between RMI and Japan, an exchange of notes was signed by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade John Silk and Ambassador of Japan Hideyuki Mitsuoka and the grant agreement was […]

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