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New ROC envoy in Majuro

New ROC envoy in Majuro

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 […]

RMI makes US safety grade

RMI makes US safety grade

The Marshall Islands ship registry was named recently by the US Coast Guard as one of 19 flag administrations globally that meet the agency’s ship safety requirements. This is the 14th consecutive year that the Marshall Islands has been included in the US Coast Guard’s Quality Shipping for 21st Century Program, known as “Qualship 21.” The […]

Utrok gets fish base

Utrok gets fish base

Charge d’Affaires of the Japan Embassy Hiroshi Watanabe and Utrok Mayor John Kaiko signed a grant contract earlier this month for construction of a fish base at Utrok Atoll. The grant is for $83,411 through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). The signing ceremony was witnessed by Minister of Culture and Internal Affairs […]

TB screening hits 70% mark

TB screening hits 70% mark

The mass TB and leprosy is moving into its final weeks with close to 70 percent of Majuro’s population tested. Important developments for the screening program include: • School screening centers at RES and DES have now been shut down with school back in session. The downtown screening center has been relocated to Youth to Youth […]

RMI ramps up Special Ed action

RMI ramps up Special Ed action

The Marshall Islands was the only US-affiliated island that met new performance requirements of US Special Education legislation. In 2018, more rigorous standards were used by the Office for Special Education Programs (OSEP) of the US Department of Education to quantify how well states and US-affiliated areas are implementing special education legislation. Up until 2017, […]

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