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MIMA gets down to business

MIMA gets down to business

The Marshall Islands Mayors Association launched its 28th annual conference Monday at the International Conference Center Of the 24 local governments assembled at the opening, four were a “no show.” They are: Wotho, Namdrik, Rongelap and Arno.The first week featured multiple speakers from different entities in the Majuro, including key donors from the Republic of […]

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. […]

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 […]

Judiciary impresses Nitijela PAC

Judiciary impresses Nitijela PAC

Had the Nitijela audit public hearings been a basketball championship game, the Judiciary System would’ve been named “MVP” — most valuable player. The Judiciary team, led by Chief Clerk Ingrid Kabua, literally controlled how their audit report played out following a never-before used stunt: Ingrid provided the panel with a drawing that depicts the cash […]

A $100,000 handshake

A $100,000 handshake

HILARY HOSIA Majuro Atoll Local Government is slated to receive a continuing stream of funding from anchorage fees collected by Marshall Islands Ports Authority starting with $100,000 this year and an average of $40,000 to $50,000 annually in upcoming years. The $100,000 “handshake” by Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack and Ports Authority Board Chair Robert Pinho […]

Students shine in math contest

Students shine in math contest

The results of the second Jiai Bonbon math competition placed Delap Elementary and Coop schools at the top in overall scores for primary and secondary categories, respectively. This year students in grades three and higher competed as a group rather than individually. Last year’s champion Long Island Elementary placed first in the grade four division. […]

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