Hilda Heine

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 […]

New school celebrated

New school celebrated

The opening ceremony of North Delap Elementary School last Friday centered on the students as evidenced by remarks by President Hilda Heine and Pacific International Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jerry Kramer, who repeatedly said to the children: this is about you. Kramer was on hand to officially hand over the symbolic key to the school […]

RMI athletes, coaches honored

RMI athletes, coaches honored

Team Marshall Islands — athletes, coaches and facilitators from the 2018 Micronesian Games in Yap — received a standing ovation from Nitijela leaders Monday morning following an introduction from long time National Olympic Committee executive board member and Minister of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities Tony Muller. Speaker Kenneth Kedi said no one ever received a […]

MAWC launches recycling operation

MAWC launches recycling operation

Majuro Atoll Waste Company officially launched its new recycling program Friday in support of the government’s container deposit legislation. President Hilda Heine led a delegation of VIPs to the ceremony that showed off MAWC’s recycling equipment located in a warehouse at the entry to the Batkan landfill. Heine did the honors of cutting the ribbon […]

RMI: No problem to host ’22 Games

RMI: No problem to host ’22 Games

Nitijela’s first business day of the current session, August 7, saw members focus on the RMI’s proposed SOV digital currency, plan to host the Micronesian Games, and possible reduction in the 50 cent per pound copra price. Exchanges during the first question and answer session of the new session included: • Wotho Senator David Kabua […]

RMI wants zero carbon emissions

RMI wants zero carbon emissions

KELLY LORENNIJ The second National Climate Change Dialogue saw a good turnout from the government, private sector, and community. The two-day conference, held at the International Conference Center, opened with remarks from President Hilda Heine who reiterated the RMI’s role in global climate leadership and focused on three areas: adaptation, mitigation, and building resilience. “Going […]

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 […]

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