RMI Ambassador Neijon Rema Edwards presented her diplomatic credentials to President Tsai Ing-wen last Friday in Taipei. President Hilda Heine recently appointed her Ambassador of the RMI to the Republic of China (Taiwan). In remarks at the ceremony, Edwards lauded the excellent relations between the RMI and ROC that have over 20 years developed through […]
HILARY HOSIA This week’s visit by Taiwan Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu highlighted the increasingly close ties between Marshall Islands and the Republic of China/Taiwan. But it also provided insight into future directions of the now 20-year-old relationship.
A team from Taiwan’s International Cooperation and Development Fund visited the Marshall Islands earlier this month to advance the launch of a new revolving loan fund to support household energy efficiency and home solar systems. The team also received Bank of Marshall Islands’ request to borrow $900,000 to add to its revolving loan fund for […]
HILARY HOSIA T’was another night to remember on board the Republic of China, Taiwan flagship Pan-Shi last Wednesday where selected members from the community, VIPs from the government along with members of the Taiwanese community broke bread with crews of the visiting squadron. Great food, entertainment and friendly social conversations followed the welcoming toast from […]
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. […]
In the two decades since a group of Marshall Islanders trained as doctors at the Pohnpei-based Medical Officers Training Program in the 1990s, few RMI citizens have gained degrees in medical fields. But this picture will change dramatically thanks to the intake by Taiwan of a sizable number of Marshallese students to study medicine. Eight […]
HILARY HOSIA The Taiwan Health Center in Majuro is expected to boost the number of physicians from the Shuang Ho Hospital in Taiwan visiting Majuro hospital from six to nine this coming year — part of ongoing development Shuang Ho Hospital Superintendent Dr. Fei-Peng Lee shared with the Journal. Lee was in Majuro for the […]
The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) announced that six Marshallese high school graduates have been awarded the Taiwan Scholarship sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and three young Marshallese were awarded the Higher Education Scholarship Program sponsored by the International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF). This year’s MOFA Taiwan Scholarship students are: […]