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Vanuatu: 15 politicians guilty

Vanuatu: 15 politicians guilty

We’ve watched Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill hit with an arrest warrant over corruption charges; we’ve seen government officials from PNG to the Marshall Islands go to jail the past several years for bribery, theft and corrupt practices. But what happened in Vanuatu starting Friday has set a new standard for corruption in […]

JICA teaches about fish

JICA teaches about fish

Mone (Bluespine unicornfish), Mera (Parrotfish), Jera (Sabre squirrelfish), and other local fishes were jotted down in notebooks of Ajeltake Elementary School (AES) sixth graders as they learned about the benefits of the local resource. They visited the Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority’s Fish Market in Uliga late last month. The event was an activity put […]

Culture Day at CMI

Culture Day at CMI

College of Marshall Islands: the only place in RMI that unites students from across Micronesia. Despite their language differences and different geographical origins, dorm residents from the Arrak and Uliga campus united to observe RMI’s Manit Day. Pictured are Arrak and Uliga dorm residents with CMI President Dr. Theresa Koroivulaono and CMI staff after the […]

LIES in tug-of-war

LIES in tug-of-war

Long Island Elementary School students were the center of attention during the many competitions set up by the Ministry of Internal Affairs following the opening ceremony of Manit week at the Alele/Courthouse compound last week. LIES students received majority of the cash prizes, as they were the only kids remaining for the competitions, like the […]

Pledge by MOH and Church Leaders

Pledge by MOH and Church Leaders

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 […]

Happy first birthday, George!

Happy first birthday, George!

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 […]

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