KELLY LORENNIJ in New York City Costa Rica is among the 193 participating states at the United Nations Global Conference, and on the first day of meetings and events Costa Rica Vice President Epsy Barr and RMI President Hilda Heine discussed issues and plans on climate change, human rights, and the possibility of furthering the […]
In lawsuits against Leander Leander, Jr., Chen Wan Ben, Hu Cui and AA Company, Nauru’s Eigugu Corporation asked the High Court for summary judgments in its favor — this means a ruling from the judge on the cases without going to trial. However, in all but one, Judge Colin Winchester
There is a high probability of a new El Niño taking hold in the Marshall Islands and the north Pacific later this year, according to US weather forecasters.
HILARY HOSIA Arguments over a reported bribe attempt, the RMI’s “SOV” plan, and the proposed Rongelap investment zone dominated Nitijela’s first session day Monday after a three-week break for committee hearings. You could describe Monday’s session as a rugby scrum, with battling parties locked head to head and kicking the ball back and forth.
President Hilda Heine praised California Governor Jerry Brown for sponsoring a major climate conference last week in San Francisco. “Thank you for the ‘Call to Action’ outcome from this Summit on behalf of a grateful nation,” Heine said after participating in the event.
Prior to attending the 49th Pacific Islands Forum and related meetings in Nauru, President Hilda Heine received a courtesy call from outgoing ROC Ambassador Daniel Tang. President Heine extended her appreciation to Ambassador Tang for his two years here in RMI. Following her return from Nauru September 7, President Heine accepted the Letter of Credence […]
KELLY LORENNIJ Eastern Oregon University (EOU) has risen in popularity among Marshall Islanders. This semester, nine new Marshallese students took four flights and an hour-long drive to get to the campus in La Grande, Oregon.
Former Marshall Islands Chief Electoral Officer Robson Almen was correct in rejecting former Majuro Mayor Mudge Samuel’s request for a recount during the 2015 election, said High Court Chief Justice Carl Ingram in an opinion issued at the end of August.
College of the Marshall Islands Distance Education Center on Jabor, Jaluit launched community projects over the summer that benefited Adult Basic Education students and the Jabor community.
HILARY HOSIA Taxi drivers in Majuro are driving people crazy — literally — following an increase in taxi fares this week that resulted from a huge meeting of drivers at Delap Park Tuesday.