Tobolar cuts copra price

Tobolar cuts copra price

Journal 11/8/1982 P4 US sets up military space command After a quarter century of mostly peaceful exploration of spec, the United States has begun a vast expansion of its military operations there. In the next five years, the Reagan administration plans to increase spending on military operations in space even faster than the rest of […]

Laura residents get ‘gravity lights’

Laura residents get ‘gravity lights’

EVE BURNS  Commonly known as a go-getter councilman, Jina David joined with Laura High School seniors to distribute gravity light devices throughout Jeirok and Arrak villages last week. The project, “Gravity Lights,” is sponsored by the Majuro Atoll Local Government, the Jo-Jikum youth organization, the National Energy Office, and led by David.  People were happy […]

UN expanding RMI program

UN expanding RMI program

A high level dialogue between officials from the Marshall Islands and the United Nations happened in Majuro in mid-October, foreshadowing a major change in UN operations in the north Pacific.The dialogue was attended by members of Cabinet, Heads of Departments (HoD), and Heads and representatives of seven UN agencies. The dialogue opened with a prayer […]

‘Postals’ remain wildcard for election

‘Postals’ remain wildcard for election

GIFF JOHNSON The November 18 national election is arguably the most significant in the RMI’s history. The vote will elect national leadership that will be responsible to oversee negotiations with the US for post-2023 Compact funding and to guide the RMI through a period of increasingly contentious relations between China and the US, which has […]

Marshall Islands Acquiring Financial Independence through the Power of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Marshall Islands Acquiring Financial Independence through the Power of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

By Daniel Popa, Anchor CEO and Founder The Republic of the Marshall Islands has used the US dollar as its main currency since becoming an independent democratic nation in 1979. With the US dollar depreciating in value and losing more than 55% of its purchasing power in the last 25 years https://theanchor.io/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Anchor-Official-Whitepaper-5-3-1.pdf , combined with […]

Marshallese be like in ’05

Marshallese be like in ’05

Journal 10/26/1982 P1 KAC says good news from Washington “We are very pleased to be home,” said Kwajalein Atoll Corporation  Chairman Ataji Balos and KAC President Imada Kabua in a statement. “The news we bring with us, we believe, is good. For the past three weeks we have been in Washington, DC in meetings with […]

Animal doctors are on their way

Animal doctors are on their way

The best news for animal lovers is that MIOAW Majuro President Lora Lee Mason is back on island and she and her colleagues have organized to host 17 veterinarians from January 4  to 12.  “We will be partnering up with Visiting Veterinarians International to conduct three clinics around Majuro, including CMI, Lojkar and a third […]

Filipinos renew passports

Filipinos renew passports

The Filipino Association of the Marshall Islands held its second passport event on the weekend at RRE Hotel from October 26 to 28 with 144 people applying for new passports. A number of these are dual citizens.  To facilitate the passport process, the Association helped organize for four Filipino officials to come to Majuro from […]

Wutwut in ICU after accident

Wutwut in ICU after accident

HILARY HOSIA Footage of the gruesome vehicle accident that sent 12-year-old Evangeline “Wutwut” John to the Majuro hospital last Saturday is under review by law enforcement, the child’s mother and National Police Officer Pamela Rubon-Note told the Journal.Wutwut was struck right outside her family store in Batkan while crossing the street. “She was going to […]

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