Fire engulfs 12 homes

Fire engulfs 12 homes

Journal 4/6/1982 P6 Yap Governor: Development a matter of survival Yap Governor John Mangefel declared last week that emphasis would shift to economic development as his administration’s number one priority. “The state of Yap, like the rest of the FSM, needs economic development: not as a matter of principle or because ‘it would be nice’ […]

RMI honors Rev. Enja

RMI honors Rev. Enja

Rev. Enja Enos was accorded a state funeral at Nitijela shortly after his remains returned to Majuro on Thursday’s United Airlines flight. Enos died last month on the Big Island of Hawaii from cancer. He was 74. Enos was the President of the United Church of Christ in the Marshall Islands and chaplain for Nitijela. […]

Largest PATA meeting held in Majuro

Largest PATA meeting held in Majuro

HILARY HOSIA A brief welcoming statement from Office of Commerce, Investment and Tourism Director Carlos Domnick kick started the first Tri-Annual Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter meeting at Marshall Islands Resort Tuesday. The weeklong conference has the biggest turnout in PATA history, even bigger than the recent meet in Guam as stated during […]

Betel nut up in smoke

Betel nut up in smoke

HILARY HOSIA Marshall Islands National Police burned a large stock of betel nut Tuesday confiscated from stores around Majuro following a series of raids of local businesses initiated three weeks ago. Law enforcement authorities said the contraband was collected from businesses stretching from Laura to the end of the island in Rita. The national law […]

American Samoa Congresswoman visits Majuro

American Samoa Congresswoman visits Majuro

US Congresswoman Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen of American Samoa was in Majuro this week to participate in the inaugural Pacific Women Leaders Coalition Conference spearheaded by Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine. As a former resident of the Marshall Islands with life-long links to RMI, Radewagen visited with former First Lady Emlain Kabua at her residence […]

Japan funds health ship

Japan funds health ship

Japan Ambassador Norio Saito and RMI Foreign Minister John Silk signed an exchange of notes for two Japan Grant Aid of Economic and Social Development Programs last week in Majuro. The signing ceremony was held at the Cabinet conference room in Majuro and attended by President Hilda Heine, Minister of Health and Human Services Kalani […]