RMI birth rate decreases

RMI birth rate decreases

Journal 8/7/1981 P1 President Kabua: Continued cooperation with US Defense President Amata Kabua pledged continued cooperation with US defense activities at Kwajalein Missile Range during a 24-hour stopover in Huntsville, Alabama last week as part of an eight-day official visit to the United States. “We will do our utmost to protect this very important mission […]

Raucous fans greet Games athletes

Raucous fans greet Games athletes

Pride in country and patriotism summarized the welcoming ceremony for Marshallese athletes homebound from the 9th Micronesian Games in Yap Sunday night at the Amata Kabua International Airport. Athletes, coaches and entourage received a VIP welcome from a large crowd of fans, families, friends and officials with each person receiving numerous hugs and leis as […]

Enjoying CMI’s new library

Enjoying CMI’s new library

KELLY LORENNIJ No more two-hour bus rides to the College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) now that commuting students from Ajeltake to Laura have been gifted with a new library at CMI-Arrak campus. The Arrak campus is conveniently located for students living in the Ajeltake to Laura area. The Arrak campus held an opening ceremony […]

Friendly Nitijela hearing on KBE

Friendly Nitijela hearing on KBE

Despite expectation that the Kili-Bikini-Ejit session with the Nitijela Public Accounts Committee would offer some drama — fueled by repeated rescheduling from Public Accounts to allow KBE more time to go through its audit reports — the dialogue went smoothly compared to a majority of the PAC hearings. The hearing, in short, can be described […]

RMI wants zero carbon emissions

RMI wants zero carbon emissions

KELLY LORENNIJ The second National Climate Change Dialogue saw a good turnout from the government, private sector, and community. The two-day conference, held at the International Conference Center, opened with remarks from President Hilda Heine who reiterated the RMI’s role in global climate leadership and focused on three areas: adaptation, mitigation, and building resilience. “Going […]

Multi-talented man from RMI

Multi-talented man from RMI

Journal 7/31/1981 P8 Dr John to open first private medical clinic What used to be a scene of flying rocks and flying cans in every which way as drunks and not-so drunks tried to emphasize their points to each other at what used to the “Rock-O-Town Bar” is not the spot where Dr. John Iaman […]

Med students ROC milestone

Med students ROC milestone

The government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands was represented at the white coat ceremony where 38 international students from the 18 diplomatic allies of the Republic of China (Taiwan) were conferred with their honorary white coats held at the auditorium of I-Shou School of Medicine for International Students last Thursday. The I-Shou School […]

Youth step up climate action

Youth step up climate action

KELLY LORENNIJ A panel for youth at the second National Climate Change Dialogue injected the passion and role of young leaders in social media, waste management, and the environment in combating climate change. Panel speakers included five “Earth Champions” — AJ Alik, Bryant Zebedy, Brandon Nathan, Walter Jinuna, and Cansecho Carmel — from the non-profit […]

RMI volleyball women set pace

RMI volleyball women set pace

Marshall Islands women’s volleyball spiked its way into Micronesian Games consciousness unlike any previous regional competition. First, the RMI’s two beach volleyball teams — Sidra Triplett, Aliyah Brown, Rutha Pedro and Darcyann Muller — defeated Team Guam twice, ultimately winning silver and bronze medals. They fell only to undefeated Team Palau. Following this stellar finish, […]