Marshall Islands Prevention Group, otherwise known as MIEPI, is celebrating 10 years as a non-governmental organization in the RMI. MIEPI was established to provide epidemiological surveillance, community research, and public health planning and prevention to monitor, assess and improve health and social welfare of communities in the RMI. MIEPI set aside $1,000 annually since it […]
Alele Museum received $25,000 from the US Embassy Wednesday following a signing ceremony between Alele Executive Director Melvin Majmeto and US Ambassador Karen Stewart. Alele Manager Carol Curtis and Board Members Mabel Peter and Rebecca Lorennij witnessed the handover.
Plans to re-roof and renovate the former national ECC gymnasium continue to move along with various ups and downs that continue to delay a final solution.
Port Majuro has been packed with fish carrier vessels and purse seiners engaged in transshipment activity. A total of 14 carrier vessels were counted in Majuro lagoon over the weekend.
Planning and reporting is required by all state owned enterprises (SOEs) in the RMI, said Finance Minister Brenson Wase last week in addressing needed reforms to SOE representatives. The SOE Act, which was adopted by Nitijela in 2015, lists these requirements. “I’ll read every report submitted,” said the Minister in response to questions from a […]
HILARY HOSIA A local media team compromising National Telecommunications Authority, College of Marshall Islands’ Media Center, V7AB Radio, Marshall Islands Basketball Federation and the Marshall Islands Journal made sport history by streaming live coverage of the BOMI 18th Ralik Ratak Basketball Shootout championship games earlier this month.
KELLY LORENNIJ The RMI is making global headlines with ongoing work toward issuing the world’s first digital legal tender, the SOV (Sovereign).
Flags flew at half mast this week for late Vice Speaker Tomaki Juda, who led the Bikini community for decades as mayor and senator.
President Hilda Heine accepted the diplomatic credentials of newly appointed Japan Ambassador to the RMI Norio Saito during a presentation of credential ceremony held at the Cabinet conference room Monday.
GIFF JOHNSON One of Majuro’s oldest and best-known local businesses was hit by a major fire, destroying its retail store, warehouse, beauty salon, seamstress shop, business office, Israel consulate office, and second-floor apartments in the early morning hours of October 8.