Amata Kabua

New airport plan outlined

New airport plan outlined

A plan is in motion to build a new airport terminal for Amata Kabua International, described as the oldest terminal in the Micronesia region. At an informational meeting about planning efforts for a new terminal held last Thursday at the RRE compound in Majuro, RMI Ports Authority officials and their Honolulu consulting firm, PRYZM Consulting, […]

PII adds to port’s viability

PII adds to port’s viability

GIFF JOHNSON Pacific International Inc. celebrated the opening of Majuro’s first net repair facility and a new dock, along with the arrival of its new landing craft, the Michelle K, in a well-attended ceremony Friday. The dock and net repair facilities aim to cement Majuro’s role as a hub for the commercial tuna industry in […]

Honoring Amata on President’s Day

Honoring Amata on President’s Day

The burial site of the nation’s founding father, first President of the Marshall Islands and paramount chief Amata Kabua, is rarely visited by the public, and only can be visited by invitation — such was the scene last Thursday during the commemoration of President’s Day. During the occasion, which was attended by government officials, families […]

First environment report since 1992

First environment report since 1992

HILARY HOSIA “In recognition of the new world order, which calls for all nations to take responsibility for their environmental impacts, and to cooperate in finding global solutions to global problems, our nation presents this document as an affirmation of its commitment to integrating the principals of sustainable development into national policy. As a nation […]

Amata buys Saab planes

Amata buys Saab planes

Journal 6/6/1975 P2 ‘The negotiations have failed’ “We have arrived at a dead end. The negotiations have failed,” Senator Wilfred Kendall told the UN concerning Micronesia’s future status negotiations last week. Senator Kendall, a special advisor to the US delegation at the 42nd UN Trusteeship Council, said Micronesia’s objectives of “free association” with the US […]

Chinese Embassy opens

Chinese Embassy opens

Journal 3/2/1974 P1 Hadley: ‘America will conquer us’ Representative Sungiwo Hadley of Ponape accused the United States of intentionally failing to develop Micronesia’s economy so that American military interests would be more easily accommodated in the Trusteeship islands. “As proven by the military’s promises to the Mariana Islands in their separate negotiations,” the United States’ […]

Laura to Rita jeptas are on

Laura to Rita jeptas are on

Journal 12/3/1976 P1 Micronesia: World’s biggest exclusive ocean economic zone? Elected and traditional leaders from Truk, Ponape, Kusaie, Marshalls, Yap and Palau are attending the first Micronesian Conference of Law of the Sea. Despite differences over the issue of future political status, one question remains: Can the districts agree on a common position on Law […]