Journal 11/27/1981 P1 Rice shortage ends The rice shortage is expected to end today with the arrival of PM&O’s Broadsword. The ship was delayed a week because it had been bunkered in Oakland with the wrong fuel. Meanwhile, businesses were down to selling accumulated broken rice bags. P1 Power returning to normal slowly After a […]
A community event at Laura Saturday brought attention to the call for climate action to limit rising global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celcius. The event raised attention to the climate issue on the eve of the November 22 virtual climate summit being hosted from Majuro by President Hilda Heine.
The financial health and accountability of the Marshall Islands showed its best results on record in FY2017, according to the annual Performeter report. The Performeter analysis uses financial indicators and ratios to assess the government’s financial performance and sustainability.
KELLY LORENNIJ “Unar e peim,” Jabukja Aikne told his sixth grade visitors from Woja Elementary School — reap the labors of your hands. Using his 10 fingers he applied the proverb and created a farming “Eden” filled with fruit crops, vegetables and animals in Laura.
The Pacific Community (SPC) invites an application for the positon of: Country Program Coordinator Social Citizenship Education Located at the Public School System in Majuro (Closing date: 2nd December 2018 – Job Ref: AL000127): To apply, please go to: http://careers.spc.int/ The Pacific Community is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting […]
HILARY HOSIA This week’s visit by Taiwan Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu highlighted the increasingly close ties between Marshall Islands and the Republic of China/Taiwan. But it also provided insight into future directions of the now 20-year-old relationship.
Senior Country Officer To apply, visit: https://adb.taleo.net/careersectionhttps://adb.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=180900 Deadline for applications is on 29 November 2018. We encourage diversity in our workplace and support an inclusive environment. Vacancy Reference Number: 180900 The Pacific Country Office (PCO) was established to assist its Headquarters in the implementation of projects and programs, in project processing, country programming, and economic […]
Journal 11/20/1981 P1 US government sued for $6 billion The Marshall Islands Atomic Testing Litigation Project (MIATLP) filed lawsuits against the US government in September asking $6 billion in compensation for damage to 15 atolls and islands, according to Bob Cowan, one of the attorneys here on a visit to the Majuro office. P5 Leaking […]
The RMI government took an unprecedented step to strengthen its partnership with civil society last week with the signing of a new Partnership Framework Agreement with the Marshall Islands Council of Non-Government Organizations (MICNGOs). The new partnership agreement supports President Hilda Heine’s Agenda 2020, which aims to improve social, environmental, and economic well-being in the […]
Japan Ambassador Norio Saito and Arno Atoll Mayor Bernard Chong-Gum signed a grant contract for “Procurement of Sea Transport for Copra in Arno Atoll” last week Friday at the Embassy of Japan. The grant is up to $135,500 through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). The signing ceremony was witnessed by Irooj […]