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Jo-Jikum to focus on waste

Jo-Jikum to focus on waste

Youth climate change and environment non-government office Jodrikdrik in Jipan ene eo e Kutok Maroro (Jo-Jikum), was recently awarded $50,000 by the United Nations Development Program’s Global Environment Facility Small Grants Program to carry out a waste management project in partnership with the Majuro Atoll Waste Company. The project will be implemented through the Earth […]

Free car wash and health check

Free car wash and health check

The head of the Non-Communicable Diseases Clinic at Majuro Hospital, Dr. Lusiana Manoa, reports that diabetes is still a huge problem in Majuro, with 2,222 registered patients. Of these, 1,365 diabetic patients have not visited the clinic within the past year, putting themselves at risk. For this reason, the NCD coalition group “Community Lifestyle Program” […]

FAMI helps PI Consul at big event

FAMI helps PI Consul at big event

ISAAC MARTY A three-day Mobile Passport Services and Overseas Absentee Voter’s Registration and Status Check for Filipinos on island was conducted Saturday, Sunday, and Monday at the Robert Reimers Enterprises Hotel’s reception and Kibedrikdrik Room. On hand for the project was Guam-based Philippines Consul General Marciano R. De Borja. Borja oversees Guam, Commonwealth of the […]

Oklahoma! Magical night at the ICC

Oklahoma! Magical night at the ICC

Rebecca Lathrop Two hundred and fifty folk were transported to the farming plains of Oklahoma in the 1940s Tuesday night, laughing and tapping their toes to the magic that was happening on stage. The lights came up and Aunt Eller, played by Carnie Reimers, began churning butter. Her green bonnet in place and her stage […]

Tobolar’s new cart factory

Tobolar’s new cart factory

Tobolar’s 33-year dream was fulfilled with the opening of its very own rear cart factory at its Delap compound last month. The facility came through Tobolar funding and it is 40ft long by 30ft wide and includes three engines or small machines for cutting, bending, and welding iron materials into rear carts. Tobolar Deputy General […]

First nuclear legacy conference

First nuclear legacy conference

Following the traditional annual program commemorating Nuclear Victims Remembrance Day at the Meto Court area in front of the capitol building Wednesday morning, the RMI’s first ever nuclear legacy conference opened in the afternoon at the International Conference Center. The theme for the conference was “Charting a Journey Toward Justice.” After an invocation by the […]

Regional tuna training held

Regional tuna training held

The first regional training for small-scale tuna canning entrepreneurs in the Pacific started Monday in Majuro. The training aims to certify prospective canners so that commercial tuna canning operations can be successfully launched in several island member nations of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA). PNA CEO Ludwig Kumoru told participants from RMI, Papua […]