Child death high in the RMI

Child death high in the RMI

Journal 8/16/1985 P1 Time to move Urban renewal is coming to the downtown area of Majuro with the government announcing its plans to remove the dilapidated buildings knowns as the “Labor Camp” from the central business district in Uliga. The wood and corrugated metal roof barrack-style buildings have been a fixture in downtown since they […]

Formosa aids Woja community

Formosa aids Woja community

Formosa continues to live up to its motto of being a reliable neighbor by recently donating school supplies and 50 cases of milk to the Woja community. The donation was valued at $1,500 to “Make a difference” (Woja Majuro Kid Community) founder Ylissa Kendall for Woja community’s back-to-school carnival. “This event will help families and […]

New look Tide Table

New look Tide Table

EVE BURNS Tide Table reopened its newly remodeled restaurant last week. After four months of renovating, a soft opening was held Friday. Guests were amazed with the additional accessories such as the galaxy ceiling, handicraft displays and how bright and spacious the restaurant is.Ainrik George emceed, in the Ri-Arno way. Norbert Reimers, Robert Reimers Enterprises […]

US launches trafficking action

US launches trafficking action

The US government has launched a $10 million, five-year partnership to help stop human trafficking in the Marshall Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Tonga.  The move, which is linked to the July 30 World Day Against Trafficking, is being implemented through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with The Asia […]

Code Red: Covid arrives

Code Red: Covid arrives

GIFF JOHNSON This is how the Marshall Islands went from being one of a handful of places in the world to still be Covid-free two-and-a-half-years into the pandemic to joining the rest of the world August 8.Majuro hospital authorities discovered the first “cluster” of Covid positive cases Monday afternoon. Parents brought their 17 and nine […]

70 migrate for US work

70 migrate for US work

Journal 8/9/1985 P1 Marshalls hot in Fiji debut A 45-35 win over Team Kiribati in Tarawa last Saturday was a good warm-up for the Marshall Islands basketball team which is in Fiji this week competing in the Oceania Championship. In their first tournament game, Hackney Wase was hot as kimchee, dropping in 27 points to […]

Taiwan initiative engages youth

Taiwan initiative engages youth

How do get students with nothing to do stay busy during summer? Simple. Send them to a summer community activity. Taiwan’s Technical Mission teamed up with Taiwan Health Center and the Public School System to deliver a joint horticulture-nutrition-health activity at Marshall Islands High School July 28. A total of 51 students from elementary and […]

Covid is knocking on the RMI’s door

Covid is knocking on the RMI’s door

GIFF JOHNSON With the border opening looming, there is more talk in the community about the arrival of Covid in RMI. There are more questions than answers: Are we ready, will there be lockdowns, will schools be closed? Neighboring FSM opened its borders officially Monday this week — but Covid slipped into Pohnpei and Kosrae […]

Jo-Jikum showcases local talent

Jo-Jikum showcases local talent

WILMER JOEL Jo-Jikum’s Climate and Health Art Seminar showcase once again shook us to our core as we witnessed 37 of our youth unleashing their talents through art, weaving, poetry, filmmaking, and songwriting at the Marshall Islands Resort Melele Room last Friday. The results presented during Friday’s showcase developed from the three-week training that provided […]

Miss Majel pageant cranks up

Miss Majel pageant cranks up

HILARY HOSIA Miss Marshall Islands (MMI) 2022 organizers engaged with local leadership and island committee representatives of upcoming MMI contestants last Thursday at the International Conference Center. The timeline, rules, regulations and expectations of the two-week pageant were shared during the forum. It was announced that Philippine-based media company CSI will be in charge of […]

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