Ladie Jack

MCHS boys no longer homeless

MCHS boys no longer homeless

HILARY HOSIA For a school that breeds religious leaders and has its curriculum centered in faith, the opening of the new boys’ dormitory last week at Rongrong lifted Marshalls Christian High School’s religious morale sky high. Funding of $115,361 from Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) was used to transform a once […]

Delap school shut down

Delap school shut down

HILARY HOSIA A Delap landowner nailed shut the door to the Public School System’s kindergarten (Head Start) program located next to Social Security, halting school since Monday. As a result of the lock out, 125 students were prevented from attending school through Wednesday, with no sign of resolution of the problem evident after three days. […]

Flatbeds for the Laura team

Flatbeds for the Laura team

Four Laura local council members happily joined a ceremony at Majuro Atoll Local Government headquarters in Delap Monday this week. Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack and his wife Ritok were on hand to deliver flatbed trucks to the four council members for use in their constituencies. Those receiving the keys to the trucks were: Lomar Councilwoman […]

Talks aim to empower women

Talks aim to empower women

The Micronesian Women’s Conference opened Tuesday at the University of the South Pacific Conference Center in Majuro. Delegates from the RMI, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, and the US territories of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam are meeting to identify opportunities and challenges to increase progress towards gender […]

MALGov opens big park

MALGov opens big park

Ronneppan Beach Park is now in gear with a multipurpose basketball and volleyball court, tennis court, walking and running track, playground, picnic area, and a boat ramp. A christening ceremony was held last Friday. Support from ROC/Taiwan, which funded the development, will continue, said Ambassador Daniel Tang. Mayor Ladie Jack and Council Irooj Representative Leikman […]

Delap sports area gets help

Delap sports area gets help

HILARY HOSIA Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack plans to transform a makeshift basketball/volleyball playground into a standard multi-purpose sport facility in Delap following a visit to an ongoing mini-summer league Tuesday. The playground, like many others scattered across Majuro, is a dusty, dirt playing area with a basketball board made up of discarded plywood nailed to […]

Teenager confesses to murders

Teenager confesses to murders

GIFF JOHNSON Police apprehended late last week a teenage suspect in the double murder in Laura two weekends ago. According to officials involved in the investigation, the 16-year-old suspect confessed to police, with his mother present during the interview with police. The suspect was released after 24 hours as required by the RMI Constitution in […]

A rocking’ ROC VIP visit

A rocking’ ROC VIP visit

HILARY HOSIA and ISAAC MARTY Not every day you see Foreign Minister John Silk “rock the night away” with microphone in hand performing for a large crowd — such was the scene last Thursday during the Presidential dinner at the Marshall Islands Resort’s pool area in honor of Republic of China, Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Dr. […]

Mayor Jack helps Xavier test takers

Mayor Jack helps Xavier test takers

Thanks to Majuro Atoll Local Government Mayor Ladie Jack, students taking the Xavier High School entrance exam last Saturday at Assumption School went home on a full stomach. Close to 50 students from various schools in Majuro, including a Marshall Islands High School student hoping to transfer, showed up for the annual test for students […]

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