Fishing goals to be realized

Fishing goals to be realized

Journal 10/14/1982 P1 Weather station technicians get computer Majuro weather service meteorological technicians have a new helper, an Apple computer, which relieves them of an hour of tedious calculation and checking of data from weather balloon flights. Future improvements will include a hard disk for increased storage and speed. P2 Fishing fees only 3% “The […]

Mental health gets spotlight

Mental health gets spotlight

EVE BURNS International Mental Health Day was the big event in Majuro last week Thursday, when many gathered for an open house at the hospital’s mental health clinic and later marched out to Delap Park wearing green in support of preventing suicide in the Marshall Islands. There were activities throughout the day, talk story about […]

Nitijela passes many bills

Nitijela passes many bills

Before wrapping up its final session in late September and dissolving, Nitijela passed a number of bills. These include: • Postal Services Amendment Act. This clarifies roles of the board and Minister responsible, as well as strengthening “the appearance of the independence of the (Postal) Authority,” according to the bill’s summary. • Import Duties Amendment […]

WAM grads shine in Majuro

WAM grads shine in Majuro

EVE BURNS Nineteen students graduated last week Friday from Waan Aeloñ in Majel (WAM) vocational/ life skills training. It was a hot, beautiful day and many parents and friends came to witness the achievements that of the students and the awards they received. Biwij John blessed the event with the opening prayers. Rosana Ali, one […]

Seawalls going up all over

Seawalls going up all over

The RMI government will spend $4.5 million on 78 new seawall projects over two fiscal years, President Hilda Heine announced. President Heine said the RMI government is continuing to rise to the challenge posed by climate change. “My government remains focused on addressing the negative impact of climate change to the Marshall Islands, both now […]

Eco-friendly basketball ladies

Eco-friendly basketball ladies

The Namdik basketball ladies show they are not only ‘mokade’ players, but they are environmentally friendly using multiple-use water bottles. This is an initiative by the Marshall Islands Basketball Federation to reduce plastic use. Team Namdik is competing in the 19th Ralik Ratak Shootout national basketball championships that are ongoing in Majuro now. Read more […]

Bravo’s next generation

Bravo’s next generation

KELLY LORENNIJ As a student in his final year at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji, Winder Loeak, 30, has taken an active role in the Marshall Islands Student Association (MISA) for the Pacific student campaign. Alongside his fellow members, Winder has done on- and off-campus presentations on the nuclear weapons testing conducted […]

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