Kwajalein expands missile testing

Kwajalein expands missile testing

Journal 5/15/1981 P9 2,000 apply for housing aid About 2,000 applications were received by the Housing Division, Social Services Department, for the $1.5 million community development block grant as part of the recovery program from the late 1979 high waves that struck DUD area. P12 AMI looking to the future The Airline of the Marshall […]

Great student-teacher ratios

Great student-teacher ratios

Ten percent of public schools on the outer islands have 20 or fewer students, according the Public School System’s enrollment report for the current school year. Eight of 81 schools are in the 20 or fewer student category. Overall public school enrollment for all 81 public schools is 8,819. There are a few more boys […]

Japan helps RMI water company

Japan helps RMI water company

HILARY HOSIA For more than 20 years, Majuro Water and Sewer Company (MWSC) has been a beneficiary of the people and government of Japan through the Japan Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project. This support ranges from a project to provide a public water supply in 1998 to a handover ceremony of two excavators […]

Jaluit wins debate contest

Jaluit wins debate contest

KELLY LORENNIJ It was an “all outer islands” contest at the 39th Constitution Day high school debate competition last Friday at the International Conference Center — with Jaluit High School’s team knocking off students from Northern Islands High on Wotje to win. Schools participating in the Marshallese language debate included Laura High School, Assumption High […]

CMI, Ryukyus sign deal

CMI, Ryukyus sign deal

KELLY LORENNIJ Following signing of an agreement between Vice President of the University of the Ryukyus Ryuji Ishikawa and College of the Marshall Islands President Theresa Koroivulaono, CMI is now able to send two students instead of just one to study at the university in Okinawa, Japan. The University of the Ryukyus opened an undergraduate […]

Nuclear Claims Tribunal pays out $6.1m in 436 awards

Nuclear Claims Tribunal pays out $6.1m in 436 awards

Journal 5/1/1981 P1 Japanese request nuclear waste storage The Japanese government approached the Marshalls government in early April about the possibility of using Bikini to store nuclear waste, according to Minister of Internal Affairs Wilfred Kendall. P1 Marshall Islands Alele Museum opens today After false starts and years of inactivity for one reason or another, […]