Ladie Jack

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 […]

Hilda on violence, jobs for women

Hilda on violence, jobs for women

HILARY HOSIA The fact that the President of the Marshall Islands Hilda Heine and Majuro Atoll Local government Mayor Ladie Jack pledged to support the biggest women group in the Marshall Islands — Women United Together Marshall Islands —during its 17th annual conference Monday at the International Conference Center means WUTMI is looking ahead to […]

MALGov helps Rongrong school

MALGov helps Rongrong school

Majuro Atoll Local Government Mayor Ladie Jack took his administration on a boat tour recently to deliver food and sports equipment to Marshalls Christian High School, which is located in the western portion of Majuro Atoll on Rongrong Island. The Rongrong students welcomed the officials with a musical feast, dancing with council members. Sports equipment […]

Local police get Red Cross training

Local police get Red Cross training

ISAAC MARTY Knowing how to respond to distressing situations such as saving a person from choking or knowing how to deal with someone who is unconscious is the goal for Majuro Atoll Local Government (MALGov). A group of 25 MALGov police officers were certified with first aid recognition from the Marshall Islands Red Cross Society […]

Indian stealth frigate visits Majuro

Indian stealth frigate visits Majuro

ISAAC MARTY The first Indian Navy vessel to visit the Marshall Islands, INS Satpura, was here August 13-15 on a goodwill tour. A welcoming ceremony was held Saturday at the Delap Dock. Minister in Assistance Mattlan Zackhras headed the ceremony and tour of the P-17 Class stealth frigate. “The visit signifies the importance of strengthening […]

Quick response to Zika

Quick response to Zika

HILARY HOSIA The Ministry of Health moved into emergency action mode after confirmation last Thursday that Majuro has its first case of the Zika virus. After verifying Zika confirmation with the Hawaii laboratory Thursday, in less than two hours a team was set up and dispatched to inspect the home and surrounding area where the […]

Making shorelines resilient

Making shorelines resilient

“It works!” This is the word from Riem Simon, project manager for Coastal Island Protection Service, a hands-on, get the job done program of improving shoreline barriers against encroaching ocean levels and general erosion. Simon was referring to Bikirin Island on the north shore of Majuro Atoll, where over a year ago, rocks enclosed in […]