Journal 10/16/1981 P2 $24M budget for FY1982 The Nitijela Appropriation bill for FY1982 proposed by Minister of Finance Atjang Paul (Ailinglaplap) shows an anticipated $24.7 million for the fiscal year beginning October 14. Revenue comes from four sources: local revenues, US grant general funds, special US agency grants, and foreign aid from Japan. Paul commended […]
A team of Marshall Islands athletes are in Buenos Aires for the Youth Olympic Games competition. Alexander Adiniwin is competing in wrestling, Joshua Ralpho is in the wrestling competition, Rosemaline Watley is in the women’s high jump, and Kayla Hepler and Daniel Ranis are both in the swimming competition.
President Hilda Heine accepted the diplomatic credentials of newly appointed Japan Ambassador to the RMI Norio Saito during a presentation of credential ceremony held at the Cabinet conference room Monday.
GIFF JOHNSON One of Majuro’s oldest and best-known local businesses was hit by a major fire, destroying its retail store, warehouse, beauty salon, seamstress shop, business office, Israel consulate office, and second-floor apartments in the early morning hours of October 8.
Team Lae men continued their reign as the top team in the RMI with their fifth consecutive championship in the BOMI 18th Ralik Ratak Shootout Basketball Tournament that wrapped up Saturday in Majuro.
Journal 10/9/1981 P3 Hospital design contracted The Cabinet has approved a $50,000 contract with Panelfab International for design of the new Majuro hospital. The government announcement said leases for land in Delap would be signed within a month. Approximately $8.4 million was appropriated for the hospital by the US Congress. P5 About Ailinglaplap by Mary […]
Employees at Majuro Pacific Basin Payless Supermarket decked themselves out in island-style dress to celebrate Culture Day last week. The first Friday of September is a national holiday marking Culture Day.
The University of the South Pacific Majuro Campus launched 50th anniversary celebrations Tuesday with a gala graduation event that recognized 33 graduates of various programs. Minister of Education Wilbur Heine hosted a dinner immediately following.
The Marshall Islands this week called on Pacific nations to agree to abolish illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing by 2023. President Hilda Heine made the call to action at
Journal 10/2/1981 P1 Nitijela keeps per diem for absentees Nitijela September 30 killed a bill which would have cut off per diem for members who are absent without an excuse. Bill sponsor Lae Senator Jimmy Akeang said he introduced the bill for Nitijela’s own good.