Passport Sales Halted

Passport Sales Halted

Journal 6/22/1984P1 Revenue employees get training help from Guam IRS Revenue Division employees from the Republic’s Finance Department concluded three weeks of special training this week on methods of conducting direct and indirect audits of businesses for purposes of determining whether or not individual companies are paying the correct tax. Participants in the auditing training […]

UB summer program rocks

UB summer program rocks

WILMER JOEL To kick off the summer, Upward Bound students started their first week of school with an after-school clean up outside Assumption Church cathedral. Not all UB students from grade nine to 12 participated in this clean up. The role of community service is divided into various groups that alternate from week-to-week. The student […]

Marshalls vaccinates fishermen

Marshalls vaccinates fishermen

GIFF JOHNSON The Marshall Islands launched Covid-19 vaccinations for commercial fishermen temporarily in port Majuro this past week — possibly the first Pacific island to vaccinate fishermen. With the country vaccination program nearing 80 percent completion for the two urban centers, and public health teams now conducting vaccinations for remote outer islands, the Ministry of Health […]

Taxi drivers keen on Covid aid

Taxi drivers keen on Covid aid

WILMER JOEL Majuro Taxi Drivers Association held a meeting at Awa Zero this week Monday to talk about the importance of incorporating their association with a charter and bylaws. They held a “how to establish it” session, which was conducted by volunteers Gold Wase and Kellynne Brechtefeld. The meeting also discussed ways to fix problems […]

96960 loss hurts nation

96960 loss hurts nation

Journal 6/15/1984P1 Hitting bullets with bullets A missile fired from Meck Island at Kwajalein successfully intercepted an incoming missile fired at the Marshalls from California on Sunday, according to the Pentagon. Associated Press reported that the missile from Kwajalein actually struck the California missile and that the interception, which was non-nuclear, demonstrates a great breakthrough […]

Mental health gets boost

Mental health gets boost

The recent groundbreaking for the RMI’s first-ever Human Services stress ward and crisis unit moves plans from the drawing board to the action stage. Asian Development Bank and RMI Covid funds are supporting the new facility, putting priority on a long-neglected area of health in the Marshall Islands. “The biggest struggle for mental health was […]

Children’s program gets support

Children’s program gets support

A signing ceremony involving President David Kabua and Health Minister Bruce Bilimon was held June 3 at the Cabinet to advance the work of the Early Child Development program. The two leaders are lending their support to the RMI effort to help bring awareness concerning children’s health and lifestyle in the Marshall Islands. The program […]

14 graduated from AHS

14 graduated from AHS

Assumption High School’s 47th commencement exercise took place May 30 at the school compound for 14 graduates. The graduation motto is taken from a text in the holy Bible in Proverbs 3:6: “Seek his will in all you do and He will show you which path to take.” The ceremony was conducted by Class of […]

Japan makes big marine donation

Japan makes big marine donation

Japan Ambassador Norio Saito handed over 18 boats and a radio communication system to Natural Resources and Commerce Minister Sandy Alfred in a ceremony at Uliga Dock May 25. The ceremony was witnessed by President David Kabua, Reverend Palukne Johnny, President of United Church of Christ, Minister of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities Jiba Kabua, Minister […]

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