Resource Consultant Wanted

RAISING PACIFIC VOICES CSO-LA/2016/374-324 CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST RESOURCE CONSULTANT ‘Raising Pacific Voices: Reinforcing Pacific Civil Society’ (RPV) is a three-year regional program, funded by the European Union and implemented by Oxfam in the Pacific, working in partnership with the Pacific Disability Forum, as Pacific Regional NGO (PRNGO) Alliance focal point. The program aims […]

Happy Hour Beer only 60¢

Happy Hour Beer only 60¢

Journal 1/23/1981 P1 Airport water catchment completed The $3.3 million expansion and improvement of the Majuro water system — catchments and reservoirs at the airport — was officially completed January 22. Secretary of Public Works Charles Domnick accepted the project for the government. P6 Mili dispensary has drug shortages With a population of just under […]

Forum targets government action

Forum targets government action

HILARY HOSIA The first Government Employee Forum took place Monday at the International Conference Center with President Hilda Heine, Public Service Commission Chairman Donald Capelle, Chief Secretary Benjamin Graham and Auditor General Junior Patrick speaking and engaging with employees in question and answer sessions. Deputy Chief Secretary Abacca Anjain-Maddison emceed the event, which featured the […]

Ronnie wins 5th Miss Christa

Ronnie wins 5th Miss Christa

The Miss Christa 5th Memorial Double Up fishing derby last Saturday included the carry over from the recent Catch-5 derby. The event, run by Marshalls Billfish Club, featured many fishermen but no one won the Catch-5, which has now been rolled over to the July two-day fishing tournament. A bottom fishing tournament run by Majuro […]

Big turnout for Xavier test

Big turnout for Xavier test

Over a hundred students from public and private schools sat the Xavier High School Entrance exam last Saturday at Assumption School. For the first time in history, the Public School System partnered with Assumption and Marshall Islands Friends of Xavier (MiFox) to support the test. Because the test is four hours long, two hours on […]

DC showdown for KBE money

DC showdown for KBE money

US Senator Lisa Murkowski from Alaska followed through on her promise late last year to introduce legislation to mandate US Interior Department control over the Bikini Resettlement Trust Fund. A hearing on Senate Bill 2182 is set for next month in Washington, DC. Murkowski was angered by the Interior Department’s decision last November to give […]

Laura farms sprouting

Laura farms sprouting

KELLY LORENNIJ People call Laura “the jungle place,” when in fact “the country side” would be more accurate as the number of farms, some full-decked with crops and animals, have been steadily increasing in the past few years. Starting from the first district, Jeirok, there are already more than a couple of home-sized farms. Junior […]

Big crowd to see eye doc

Big crowd to see eye doc

HILARY HOSIA Since her first day working with local patients at the Majuro hospital last Wednesday, visiting Ophthalmologist Dr. Shih-Wen Wang has screened approximately 101 patients as of Tuesday, with 22 pending surgery cases. Hospital staff assisting Dr. Wang said she had three confirmed surgeries scheduled for Tuesday alone. Dr. Wang is from the Taipei […]