Hilda Heine

Heine: Everyone ‘pull their weight’

Heine: Everyone ‘pull their weight’

Under the theme “Bujen Tak,” the Marshall Islands celebrated the 39th anniversary of constitutional government Tuesday. The motto translates as “goals people set for themselves and make every effort to achieve.” President Hilda Heine delivered remarks, saying everyone needs to “pull their weight” to achieve important goals for the nation. The government went through many […]

Summit debut for Kiribati, Nauru

Summit debut for Kiribati, Nauru

HILARY HOSIA For the first time in the history of the Micronesian Presidents’ Summit (MPS), Nauru and Kiribati joined Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and Palau for the 18th MPS in Majuro this week. The sub-regional leaders meeting got down to business following a formal opening at Marshall Islands Resort’s Melele Room Tuesday. Presidents […]

Dennis newest Cabinet minister

Dennis newest Cabinet minister

Witnessing the occasion were President Hilda Heine, Vice Speaker Jejwarick Anton, members of the Cabinet and Nitijela, diplomatic corps, members of the Public Service Commission, and other government officials, family members, and friends. President Heine congratulated Minister Momotaro on behalf of the government. Momotaro said although there are challenges, he is prepared to carry out […]

N-Commission sworn in

N-Commission sworn in

An administration of oath ceremony was held January 26 in the Cabinet conference room to formally swear in the three members of the Marshall Islands National Nuclear Commission. As provided in the law passed by the Nitijelã last year establishing the Commission, its primary duty is to develop a detailed strategy and plan of action […]

Forum targets government action

Forum targets government action

HILARY HOSIA The first Government Employee Forum took place Monday at the International Conference Center with President Hilda Heine, Public Service Commission Chairman Donald Capelle, Chief Secretary Benjamin Graham and Auditor General Junior Patrick speaking and engaging with employees in question and answer sessions. Deputy Chief Secretary Abacca Anjain-Maddison emceed the event, which featured the […]

Interior meets President, veterans

Interior meets President, veterans

HILARY HOSIA Department of Interior Assistant Secretary Doug Domenech met with Marshallese veterans at the Marshall Islands Resort Tuesday following courtesy calls with President Hilda Heine and Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister John Silk earlier. There were 14 veterans who served in the US Armed Forces present in the forum, three of whom served more […]

Alfred steps down from Cabinet

Alfred steps down from Cabinet

Minister Alfred Alfred, Jr. resigned from his Cabinet position Tuesday this week, a move announced in Nitijela Wednesday. President Hilda Heine announced Wednesday morning at Nitijela that Alfred had submitted his resignation from Cabinet Tuesday. She did not go into detail on the resignation except to recognize him for his service as Minister of Natural […]

Owners lock up Nitijela

Owners lock up Nitijela

GIFF JOHNSON Nitijela openings other than Presidential elections and votes of no confidence tend to present little drama, accounting for the generally low turnout of members of the public, aside from those attending to sing and government representatives — as was the case at Tuesday’s opening. But behind the scenes Tuesday, drama brewed as a […]

Kids, adults enjoy day

Kids, adults enjoy day

Disabilities Week opened with an event at the Staff Sergeant Solomon Sam Sports Center Monday morning. Floats preceded the event with the Majuro Deaf Education Center (MDEC) winning the $500 grand prize sponsored by parents. President Hilda Heine accompanied Minister of Culture and Internal Affairs, Amenta Matthew, who delivered the event’s keynote address. Talina Peter, […]

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