Hilda Heine

Heine survives confidence vote

Heine survives confidence vote

KELLY LORENNIJ While Nitijela (Parliament) was split in half during Monday morning’s vote of no confidence, both sides reiterated one common concept: “Kien eo en jerbal ippen armij ro, kon armij ro, im nan armij ro ilo jokkwin wot juon.”* President Hilda Heine’s opening remarks were met with applause from the packed audience, resonating most […]

Heine engages with RMI officials

Heine engages with RMI officials

SUZANNE CHUTARO Despite facing a vote of no confidence next week, President Hilda Heine did not shy away from her duties Tuesday to address government heads of departments to refocus their attention on providing customer service — her signature call to action since she assumed office in 2016. “Of the five reasons for the motion […]

Pink party promotes cancer action

Pink party promotes cancer action

KELLY LORENNIJ “Health is the highest right of an individual,” President Hilda Heine remarked at the Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Tea Party where supporters and survivors filled up Marshall Islands Resort’s Lomalo Room with strength, tears and a lot of pink. Heine recounted the story of women coming together to raise funds and purchase a […]

Witten is on the job

Witten is on the job

Judge Witten Philippo is back at the High Court, following his Monday morning oath-taking at the direction of Chief Justice Carl Ingram. Witnessing the event were President Hilda Heine, Philippo’s wife Florine, other judges, members of the diplomatic corps, court staff and Philippo’s family and friends. Ingram took the opportunity of the swearing in ceremony […]

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 […]

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