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, […]

Five drifters rescued

Five drifters rescued

Journal 7/17/1981 P1 Enewetak fishermen rescued Two men from Enewetak who were lost at sea in their 13-foot motor boat since June 9 were found and rescued July 9 by the MV Eagle Arrow, about 600 miles west northwest of Enewetak. Both men, Daus Ittu, 29, and Moses Abraham, 30, appeared to be in good […]

Japan’s heavyweight donation

Japan’s heavyweight donation

Japan Ambassador to the Marshall Islands Hideyuki Mitsuoka handed over much-needed heavy equipment and spare parts to the RMI government represented by Minister Tony Muller, of the Ministry of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities (MoWIU). The handover ceremony was held at MoWIU compound with many attendees including Minister of Natural Resources and Commerce Dennis Momotaro, Secretary […]

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