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Secret panel selects float winners

Secret panel selects float winners

Prior to the 38th Constitution Day float competition last week, the Constitution Day Committee made an agreement to engage three judges — whose identities were kept secret from the public — to determine the winning floats. The identity of judges was kept secret even from the committee members to make sure there was no inside […]

Kenneth, Terry get National Olympic Committee nod

Kenneth, Terry get National Olympic Committee nod

The Marshall Islands National Olympic Committee extended the terms of five of its seven executive members, including President Kenneth Kramer and Secretary General Terry Sasser, at its every-four-year election last week at the Marshall Islands Resort. Nine sports federations affiliated with the National Olympic Committee (NOC) were eligible to cast votes in the election of […]

Mayor Ota aims for solutions

Mayor Ota aims for solutions

HILARY HOSIA A majority of mayors attending the 17th Executive Leadership Workshop at the Marshall Islands Resort’s Melele Room Tuesday demanded improved customer service from the Ministry of Transportation and Communications panel, which included bosses from Air Marshall Islands, Directorate of Civil Aviation, Shipping Corporation and Ports Authority. But Wotje Mayor Ota Kisino took the […]

Marshallese sing at Spurs-Thunder basketball game

Marshallese sing at Spurs-Thunder basketball game

The most popular sport in the Marshall Islands (and among Marshallese everywhere) is basketball. Despite this popularity, usually the closest Marshallese get to an NBA game is watching on TV or sitting in row 97 in a 20,000+ seat arena. So how about stepping onto the court before a Western Conference showdown between the San […]

Jack’s first Red Cross board meeting

Jack’s first Red Cross board meeting

The Marshall Islands Red Cross Society held its first board meeting with new Secretary General Jack Niedenthal at the helm Tuesday. Pictured back row are board members Daniel Kramer, Harry Herming, Simpson Lalej, Frederick Nysta, chair Dr. Alex Pinano, Witten Philippo, and Russell Langrine. In the front row are administration officer Telbi Jason, Secretary General […]

Marshallese-English Dictionary app now available

Marshallese-English Dictionary app now available

Two Japan volunteers have created an “app” that puts the Marshallese-English dictionary literally at the fingertips of anyone who has a computer, tablet or smart phone. Japan International Cooperation Volunteers Tadashi Takaya, who is departing CMI later this month after two years in the IT department, and Taro Ogura, who recently returned to Japan after […]

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