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Minister Matt: ‘He got things done’

Minister Matt: ‘He got things done’

GIFF JOHNSON Mattlan Zackhras, a four-term member of Nitijela who was a key figure in successful grassroots community development on Namdrik Atoll and who the past two years has been outspoken globally on the need for climate action, died this week in Taipei. Zackhras, 47, who has represented Namdrik Atoll in Nitijela since January 2004, […]

Jerry loves coconut fuel

Jerry loves coconut fuel

Journal 5/23/1975 P11 Local company sets dividend at 30 percent There’s probably a first for the Marshalls: The Majuro Stevedore & Terminal Company at its first annual shareholders meeting announced a dividend of 30 percent of the value of the stock held by investors. The was some back and forth between attending stockholders on how […]

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 […]

Tobolar ‘Tanks’ to Taiwan

Tobolar ‘Tanks’ to Taiwan

ROC (Taiwan) Ambassador Daniel DW Tang joined RMI VIPs for the handover of the Tobolar’s new coconut oil tanker truck at the Woja refinery plant last week. The new coconut oil tanker truck is a contribution to Tobolar Copra Processing Authority funded by the ROC government. It will be used to deliver crude coconut oil […]

Worst year in copra output

Worst year in copra output

Journal1/17/1975 P6 Interior Plumbing and Aeronautics by Joe Murphy Bob Fischel and the ICA have come out with a paper entitled “Follow-Up Report Relative to the Majuro Consult on Human Development in the Marshall Islands.” It’s nine pages long, and quite startling. It reports that the Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA) met with Leander Mellon, […]

Tobolar staff lose $100,000

Tobolar staff lose $100,000

Over $100,000 in cash for copra payments may have been stolen from Tobolar by employees, according to the most recent Deloitte audit of the agency. A total of $27,077 in leftover copra cash was not returned to Tobolar by employees, and another $80,000 is unaccounted for, the audit said. It pointed out that Tobolar issues […]

Copra production up on 2014

Copra production up on 2014

Copra production this past year picked up slightly from 2014, breaking the 5,000 ton mark, but fell below the 10-year average. Tobolar received 5,056.46 tons of copra for fiscal year 2015 — October 1, 2014 to September 30 this year. A poor showing in the last quarter of FY2015 kept this past fiscal year tonnage […]