Maynard Alfred

David makes history for RMI

David makes history for RMI

David Alfred made history Saturday in Taiwan, becoming the first Marshall Islander to graduate from I-Shou University, School of Medicine for International Students in Kaoshiung with a degree in medicine.  Alfred was the first RMI recipient of ROC government medical school scholarship through the International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) and is one of the […]

Feisty hearings for Public Accounts

Feisty hearings for Public Accounts

HILARY HOSIA The Public Accounts Committee launched nine days of hearings Tuesday at the Nitijela Conference Room with the Auditor General and Ministry of Finance first up on the agenda. Based on rapid inquiries from members of the committee chaired by Likiep Senator Leander Leander, Jr., the session heated up minutes after starting. But as […]

Toxic fish focus of JCM talks

Toxic fish focus of JCM talks

GIFF JOHNSON Chemical contamination of fish at Kwajalein Atoll “is a public health concern of epic proportion that we cannot take lightly,” Kwajalein Senator David Paul said in advance of this week’s annual RMI-US military consultation in Majuro. Paul and other RMI officials called for action on the contamination issue at the Joint Committee Meeting […]