Ladie Jack

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 […]

Majuro Day a blast

Majuro Day a blast

HILARY HOSIA The number three is a favorable number this week, especially in relation to Majuro Day festivities. “Majuro was liberated three days after Kwajalein,” Majuro Atoll Local Government Mayor Ladie Jack said when he welcomed visiting basketball team MidCorridor to his Woja residence Monday night — three hours after the team landed in Majuro. […]

Pig production to escalate

Pig production to escalate

ROC Ambassador Daniel DW Tang and R&D Minister Alfred Alfred, Jr. jointly hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Taiwan Technical Mission’s new pig house last week. Speaker Kenneth Kedi, Minister Amenta Matthew, Senators David Kramer, Dennis Momotaro, Daisy Alik Momotaro, and Sherwood Tibon, US Ambassador Karen Stewart, R&D Secretary Rebecca Lorennij, Majuro Mayor Ladie […]

Heine: Stop the spread of NCDs

Heine: Stop the spread of NCDs

President Hilda Heine called on the entire Marshallese community, — government agencies, non-government offices and churches and diplomatic allies to help the Ministry of Health in the battle against Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) during the opening of the first NCD Summit Tuesday at the International Conference Center. “The time for talk is over,” Heine said. “The […]