Hilda: 1.5 to stay alive

Hilda: 1.5 to stay alive

President Hilda Heine urged nations of the world to pick up the pace of action to go beyond agreements reached in Paris in 2015 to reduce carbon emissions, while backing a Fiji climate initiative at the recently concluded global climate summit in Bonn, Germany. “It is critical that every country delivers on the promises they […]

Delap school shut down

Delap school shut down

HILARY HOSIA A Delap landowner nailed shut the door to the Public School System’s kindergarten (Head Start) program located next to Social Security, halting school since Monday. As a result of the lock out, 125 students were prevented from attending school through Wednesday, with no sign of resolution of the problem evident after three days. […]

WUTMI told of health crisis

WUTMI told of health crisis

KELLY LORENNIJ “Early childhood education and development” presentations filled the early morning of WUTMI’s 18th annual conference Wednesday. Facilitated by Chief Secretary Ben Graham, the day’s program began with presentation of results of the Integrated Child Health Survey by Health Secretary Julia Alfred. The survey, which was conducted on Majuro, Ebeye, and outer islands from […]

Photos honor FSM-Japan ties

Photos honor FSM-Japan ties

The Federated States of Micronesia and Japan in 2018 will mark 30 years of diplomatic relations with a yearlong series of events in Tokyo. The first will be an exhibit of photography of Chuuk Lagoon and Xavier High School by Floyd K. Takeuchi, which will be on display at the Japan International Cooperation Agency’s (JICA) […]

One stop education shop

One stop education shop

The Ministry of Education, Sports and Training is planning to create a “one stop shop” center at the former RMI/University of South Pacific in Delap that would boost service to the people and at the same time be convenient to MOE employees. Public School System Commissioner Kanchi Hosia said while construction is taking place, plans […]

RMI backs anti-corruption effort

RMI backs anti-corruption effort

A Marshall Islands official attending last week’s UN Convention Against Corruption biennial conference said the RMI is making progress to meet international standards for combating corruption. RMI Assistant Attorney General Eric Iban, who is the government’s focal person for the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), told UNCAC’s Conference of State Parties in Vienna that the […]

Kirt’s famous boat re-launched

Kirt’s famous boat re-launched

Last Thursday was memorable for the Pinho clan as the family and friends witnessed the return of the Miss Kristina landing craft to the sea following a ceremony at Robert Reimers Enterprise’s Shoreline. Assumption Parish Pastor Ariel Galido blessed the vessel before Kalani Wase broke a champagne bottle on the bow. “Traditionally, the Pinho family […]

MIHS puts on a show

MIHS puts on a show

Marshall Islands High School was able to pull in a large junior crowd for its concert last Friday at Robert Reimers Enterprises compound. The annual event was to run for two days and had the support of school staff, Parent-Teacher-Association and students. Students involved in performances stuck around to join teachers and staff for a […]

Rad cleanup underway

Rad cleanup underway

Journal 25, 1977 P1 US courts reject Kwajalein case Marshall Islanders will get no help from the US Supreme Court in their claim that the Navy took Roi-Namur Island, Kwajalein Atoll, from them without adequate payment for use in the Kwajalein Missile Range, Gannett News Service reports. The court October 3 declined to review a […]