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Shipping deluged with cargo

Shipping deluged with cargo

HILARY HOSIA If anyone deserves praise this graduation season, it’s the hard working folks manning the Marshall Islands Shipping Corporation’s warehouse — from forklift operators to the personnel at receiving. The scene at Uliga Dock was busy with families departing to see their family members graduating on outer islands last week. Some were seen booking […]

PNA HQ moves forward

PNA HQ moves forward

Parties to the Nauru Agreement’s (PNA’s) CEO Ludwig Kumoru and PNA Commercial Manager Maurice Brownjohn met with PII CEO Jerry Kramer last week for a small signing ceremony that sets the stage for a big PNA building project. PII has already commenced demolition/site preparation work at the former Won Hai Shien/Jemen Ei Corporation facilities next […]

Promoting skills development

Promoting skills development

HILARY HOSIA For the past many years, Marshall Islands High School has operated a practicum course for qualified seniors, where students join the normal nine-to-five workforce whether it’s at Majuro hospital, Robert Reimers Enterprises or Majuro Do It Best. But for instructor Utoane Teniu and her 13 sewing students, one seamstress shop wasn’t enough — […]

US: Pacific ‘critically important’

US: Pacific ‘critically important’

GIFF JOHNSON A top US State Department official told reporters Monday that China needs to meet international standards with its loans and infrastructure developments in the Pacific islands. Speaking to media following a meeting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) organization in Papua New Guinea last weekend, Assistant Secretary of State and Ambassador to […]

Japan helps RMI water company

Japan helps RMI water company

HILARY HOSIA For more than 20 years, Majuro Water and Sewer Company (MWSC) has been a beneficiary of the people and government of Japan through the Japan Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project. This support ranges from a project to provide a public water supply in 1998 to a handover ceremony of two excavators […]

Jaluit wins debate contest

Jaluit wins debate contest

KELLY LORENNIJ It was an “all outer islands” contest at the 39th Constitution Day high school debate competition last Friday at the International Conference Center — with Jaluit High School’s team knocking off students from Northern Islands High on Wotje to win. Schools participating in the Marshallese language debate included Laura High School, Assumption High […]

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