Chuji silenced by Speaker

Chuji silenced by Speaker

Journal 8/20/1982 P1 MIFCB to reopen Monday The Marshall Islands First Commercial Bank is due to reopen on August 23, according to Manager Jeffery Yieh. The bank was closed for over a week due to a run on the bank and delays in cash transfers. P1 Nitijela passes plebiscite resolution Mili Senator Chuji Chutaro at […]

Hospital happy with church donation

Hospital happy with church donation

Much needed cleaning supplies — three truck-loads of cleaning agents — were delivered to Majuro hospital last Friday by the United Church of Christ’s Jarin Radrik Dron (JRD) group. Reverend and Mrs. Tim Mea coordinated the handover. Pastor Mea serves as assistant to UCC President Palukne Johnny and is stationed in the mother church in […]

Hilda reels in climate aid

Hilda reels in climate aid

At the margin of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIFS) Leaders meeting last week in Tuvalu, President Hilda Heine met with Jerry Velasquez, Director of the Green Climate Fund’s Division of Mitigation and Adaptation. The meeting was to discuss the on-going GCF program, in particular the Water and Coastal Adaptation Program in the Marshall Islands. President […]

Active ’23’ for Marshall Islands Resort

Active ’23’ for Marshall Islands Resort

HILARY HOSIA Marshall Islands Resort has a lot to celebrate in its 23rd anniversary this week Friday and Saturday — for starters the state-owned enterprise performs in an outstanding manner for a once heavily-subsidized entity. RMI government audits of the Resort show a well-managed entity. Perhaps most important is the bottom line in the latest […]

Dengue continues to spread

Dengue continues to spread

GIFF JOHNSON The first suspected cases of dengue fever were reported late last week in Majuro, as the outbreak on Ebeye Island continues. Majuro numbers continued to increased this week. Ebeye was the focus last week of a major mosquito spraying and cleanup program to eradicate mosquito-breeding areas. Health authorities said this week the count […]

Bishop flies in from Saipan for ordination

Bishop flies in from Saipan for ordination

For the first time in 33 years, the Catholic Church of the Marshall Islands ordained new deacons. After five years of study, first under now retired Fr. Ray Sabio, MSC, and then under Prefect Apostolic Fr. Ariel Galido, MSC, Deacons Maise Myazoe, Stephen Lepton, and Ekpap Silk, Jr. were formally ordained in a ceremony at […]

RMI canoes feature in Forum talks

RMI canoes feature in Forum talks

KELLY LORENNIJ The Micronesian region is transitioning to sustainable ocean transport for inter-island services, a move that is spearheaded by the Micronesian Center for Sustainable Transport that is based in the University of the South Pacific in the Marshall Islands. The Center’s Michael Traut outlined the steps that are being taken to make this transition […]

RMI-US negotiations stall

RMI-US negotiations stall

Journal 8/16/1982 P1 Zeder reported making last try on Compact US Ambassador Fred Zeder will arrive soon in a last ditch effort to resolve Marshalls-US differences on the Compact of Free Association and the conduct of a plebiscite, President Amata Kabua told Nitijela August 13. Foreign Secretary Tony deBrum explained that there was a stalemate […]

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