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BOMI looks to expand loans

BOMI looks to expand loans

A team from Taiwan’s International Cooperation and Development Fund visited the Marshall Islands earlier this month to advance the launch of a new revolving loan fund to support household energy efficiency and home solar systems. The team also received Bank of Marshall Islands’ request to borrow $900,000 to add to its revolving loan fund for […]

ROC visit hits high note

ROC visit hits high note

HILARY HOSIA T’was another night to remember on board the Republic of China, Taiwan flagship Pan-Shi last Wednesday where selected members from the community, VIPs from the government along with members of the Taiwanese community broke bread with crews of the visiting squadron. Great food, entertainment and friendly social conversations followed the welcoming toast from […]

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. […]

ROC transforms RMI doctor picture

ROC transforms RMI doctor picture

In the two decades since a group of Marshall Islanders trained as doctors at the Pohnpei-based Medical Officers Training Program in the 1990s, few RMI citizens have gained degrees in medical fields. But this picture will change dramatically thanks to the intake by Taiwan of a sizable number of Marshallese students to study medicine. Eight […]

Nine scholarships to go to ROC

Nine scholarships to go to ROC

The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) announced that six Marshallese high school graduates have been awarded the Taiwan Scholarship sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and three young Marshallese were awarded the Higher Education Scholarship Program sponsored by the International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF). This year’s MOFA Taiwan Scholarship students are: […]