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Billard boys clean up

Billard boys clean up

The Ippen Dron Billiard Club (IDBC) spent an entire day cleaning the grounds of Majuro hospital last Saturday. You heard that right, the billiard club is giving back to the community and on a Saturday of all days — but, before happy-hour — of course. Read more about this in the December 14, 2018 edition […]

RMI-Japan celebrate 30 years

RMI-Japan celebrate 30 years

At Saturday night’s closing dinner event to mark Japan and RMI’s 30-years of diplomatic relations at the International Conference Center, Jennifer Hawley, granddaughter of founding father and first president Amata Kabua was presented with a commemorative stamp from the government of Japan. President Hilda Heine and Minister John Silk received similar commemorative stamps Read more […]

Coral farming in Majuro

Coral farming in Majuro

KELLY LORENNIJ While the RMI plummets into coral bleaching devastation, the Slinger coral farm in Rairok is flourishing even as it undergoes ongoing expansion. Athelta Slinger is fulfilling a dream with a group of women and young girls at the helm of the initiative, their aim to change social mindsets and to rebuild their personal […]

Neijon joins ambassador ranks

Neijon joins ambassador ranks

For the first time in its history, the Marshall Islands has two women ambassadors serving simultaneously. Last Friday, High Court Chief Justice Carl Ingram conducted the oath of office ceremony for Neijon Edwards, who is the new Marshall Islands Ambassador to the Republic of China/Taiwan. She joins long-serving RMI Ambassador to the UN Amatlain Kabua […]