Bank of Marshall Islands celebrated 33 years of operations last Thursday with dancing, a huge cake and by giving away local products from Tobolar and RRE. Ebeye branch manager and Vice President Hermai Makroro marked the occasion by announcing that next year would see the start of construction of the bank’s proposed new bank building […]
An alliance between the Ministry of Health and church leaders in Majuro was formed recently at Sandy’s restaurant with the aim of promoting water-only as the beverage of choice during church activities. Eight church leaders and proxies representing their churches joined in. It was agreed during the 40-minute session that by signing the pledge, church […]
At least six Waan Aelon in Majel (Canoes of the Marshall Islands) trainees are guaranteed jobs after they graduate on Friday, October 2, with the potential of 12 jobs being available, according to WAM Director Alson Kelen. “All of the trainees did internships during this six-month training program and this really paid off for us, […]
The demand is high and there are not enough ships to get passengers and cargo to the outer islands. The inability of government shipping to service outer island passenger and cargo demands has been in the spotlight this month, with schools late to start as students and teachers could not get to their schools as […]
A German visitor died this week in a diving accident at Bikini Atoll, the first diver to die since the former nuclear test site was opened to scuba divers in 1996. The 75-year-old diver is reported to have died Monday afternoon after he separated from a group that was diving on the World War II […]
Journal 9/30/1977 P3 Pacific manganese interests scientists Scientists from around the world are examining manganese “rocks” found in the Pacific Ocean with greater interest than ever before. The reason is that the demand for valuable hard-minerals has doubled in the past 20 years, and experts now predict the value will double again in the next […]
Cutting his first birthday cake was what George Lanakila Jang did during his kemem held at Jitak En last week Sunday. George is the son of Michelle and Maw Shyong Jang, captain of the fishing vessel Navigator. George’s birthday was supposed to be on September 21 but because his father was scheduled for an early […]
Canvasback Missions is planning to provide five medical team visits to Ebeye and Majuro next year as it expands its services to Palau and other US-affiliated islands in the Pacific. For the first time in its over 30 years of operating in the Marshall Islands, Canvasback is expanding with its first medical mission to Palau […]
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