Minimum wage up by 50¢

Minimum wage up by 50¢

Journal 2/22/1983 P1 ComSat could be working by 25 Feb. Satellite voice communication could start as soon as Friday, according to Phillip Muller, deputy secretary of Foreign Affairs, who has been handling negotiations for Telex service. RepMar has declined voice service until Telex was provided also. Businesses have been eagerly singing up for the service.  […]

CAROUSEL: Making it happen

CAROUSEL: Making it happen

JACK NIEDENTHAL This year’s play, Carousel, a Youth Bridge Global Production directed by RMI citizen Professor Andrew Garrod, is a demanding piece of theater. What makes this play especially difficult is the wide range of challenging dance sequences. I heard Professor Garrod remark to the cast one day that Carousel has more complicated and intricate […]

TRC solves Delap dispute

TRC solves Delap dispute

GIFF JOHNSON The Traditional Rights Court has issued an opinion on a long-contested piece of property in the Delap area of Majuro. The three-judge TRC panel issued its opinion late last month concerning Lokejbar weto (land parcel) in Delap, saying that portions of this weto are shared among Aqua Patrick, Quincy Calep and Noah Noah. […]

Career Day a hit at MIHS

Career Day a hit at MIHS

WILMER JOEL Education week went well for Marshall Islands High School (MIHS), with a Career Day the highlight. For Career Day, the school invited government departments and non-government organizations to showcase their responsibilities to the students — so that students may learn from them, and get inspiration to one day replace them in their seat. […]

Solar-to-grid for Ebeye

Solar-to-grid for Ebeye

HILARY HOSIA The long-awaited Solar Electricity Generation System on Ebeye has finally launched installation following a groundbreaking ceremony at the Ebeye Power Plant last Wednesday. The system is the brainchild of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the RMI National Energy Office under the Office of Environment. The solar system will reduce power costs […]

Kids compete, enjoy Education Week

Kids compete, enjoy Education Week

EVE BURNS “Reach, Educate, and Inspire” is this year’s Education Week’s motto. This week is full of events for schools to gather and learn from each other or compete with each other. Education week is learning outside classroom with more laughter and excitement. This year’s week started off with a march by students from EZ […]

Cola sales up with drought

Cola sales up with drought

Journal 2/15/1983 P1 Majuro drought continues, people digging wells The drought continues and people are taking measures to get by with less water. Old well are being cleaned up and new ones dug. Cola sales are booming. City water is scheduled to be on for one hour Tuesday and then will be off until Friday. […]

Coronavirus sparks travel ban

Coronavirus sparks travel ban

GIFF JOHNSON The Marshall Islands on February 7 issued an indefinite ban on all international travel by government employees and elected leaders to reduce risk of importing the coronavirus now affecting tens of thousands of people in more than two dozen countries and territories. Marshall Islands President David Kabua signed a proclamation late Friday night […]

New ship out of service

New ship out of service

Despite its recent arrival, the nearly new MV Enen Kio has been inoperable for weeks because of a mechanical malfunction that Minister of Transportation, Communications and Information Technology Donald Capelle referred to as an “unknown vibration” when in gear. He was responding to questions from opposition MPs in Nitijela last Friday. Employees at the Shipping […]

Lib: Safe passage a priority

Lib: Safe passage a priority

HILARY HOSIA President David Kabua assured the people of Lib Island that his government would prioritize working on the ocean passage during the inauguration of the Lib local government last Sunday. Kabua and his delegation witnessed firsthand the difficulty of navigating in and out of the pass upon arrival at the island following a two […]

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