WSZO goes international

WSZO goes international

Journal 3/13/1987 P6 New WSZO radio goes internationalLast Tuesday, WSZO radio dedicated its new station and equipment with a brief ceremony outside the refurbished building. President Amata Kabua, Interior and Outer Islands Minister Ruben Zackhras and representatives of the two Japanese companies which carried out the work all praised the project. “This is definitely a […]

RMI pursues Honolulu air service

RMI pursues Honolulu air service

RMI’s Aviation Task Force briefed two Cabinet Ministers this week on the proposed joint AMI-Nauru Airlines Majuro-to-Honolulu air service in hopes of gaining RMI government backing to launch the service in 2024. The possible Majuro-Honolulu-Majuro route has been discussed for the past two years by the Aviation Task Force, but is getting a new push […]

Women celebrate in Majuro

Women celebrate in Majuro

EVE BURNS The Marshall Islands joined countries around the world in celebrating International Women’s Day, honoring the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day serves as a call to action for gender equality and also highlights the accomplishments of women. The theme for this year was ‘women for prosperity and harmony.’ The […]

APIC visits, hosts reunion

APIC visits, hosts reunion

The President of Japan’s Association for Promotion of International Cooperation led a delegation to Majuro in late February, hosting Marshall Islands participants of APIC programs to a reunion dinner. Japan Ambassador Toshinori Shigeie, APIC’s president, presided over a dinner at Won Hai Shien for a mixed group of local people who had attended various APIC-sponsored […]

Ocean flooding hits RMI

Ocean flooding hits RMI

HILARY HOSIA There is a home behind Delap Elementary School that suffers a fate three times worse than most during ocean inundations in Majuro. The home is sandwiched between a local-government-funded seawall to its left and a riprap structure made by the national government on its right. This leaves a gap through which waves, energized […]

Nuclear art impresses

Nuclear art impresses

An impressive array of works of art were on display at Marshall Islands Resort last week as part of the week of activities leading up to Nuclear Victims Remembrance Day last Friday. The Nuclear Arts show was organized by the youth organization Jo-Jikum. It featured multiple paintings and poems by young people, as well as […]

OLIVER! a hit in Majuro

OLIVER! a hit in Majuro

JACK NIEDENTHAL Everyone’s childhood should be filled with the magic of the world shepherded by loving parents, but this doesn’t always happen. Oliver! is a play about an orphan boy who yearns for a family as he survives the dark underworld of the 1830s London streets. Oliver! has provided director Dr. Andrew Garrod with one […]

COP28 results come to Majuro

COP28 results come to Majuro

“The Republic of the Marshall Islands is facing an unprecedented crisis due to climate change,” reads the opening of a brief about the RMI’s new National Adaption Plan being circulated by the Climate Change Directorate. “Acute threats such as rising sea levels, fluctuating temperatures, and inconsistent rainfall are expected to have profound effects across all […]

RMI marks Bravo 70th

RMI marks Bravo 70th

WILMER JOEL
Bold remarks were made at the 70th anniversary of the Bravo hydrogen bomb test on Nuclear Victims’ Remembrance Day at CMI last Friday. Local and regional dignitaries delivered speeches during the memorial ceremony after a parade from Alele Museum to CMI. US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Lance Posey said that the legacy of Cold War-era […]