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R&D wins war on sand

R&D wins war on sand

Journal 12/20/1983 P1 R&D/Hulk win tug-of-war After several weeks of overcast weather, the sun broke through the clouds, scurried bits of white fluff off to the west, and then sat comfortably in a light blue background, smiling warmly on the gathered throng at Laura beach. It was a motley crowd, if were there was one. […]

RMI thriller in Manila

RMI thriller in Manila

Journal 12/14/1983 P1 President appoints Riordan acting Auditor General Brian Riordan is the new Acting Auditor General for RepMar. As prescribed by the Constitution, Riordan was nominated for the job by Speaker Atlan Anien and appointed by President Amata Kabua. His appointment must now be approved by Nitijela. P5 Nauru President to appeal US court […]

Peace Corps ends in the RMI

Peace Corps ends in the RMI

Journal 12/6/1983 P1 1st annual judiciary report The first annual report of the Judiciary of the Marshall Islands is out with a glowing report  for the most part and recommendations for financial independence of the court. During the March 1982-March 1983 period, there were 260 cases filed in the court, 235 of which were civil […]

Amata, Tony lead Majuro

Amata, Tony lead Majuro

Journal 11/18/1983P9 Two new businesses open A duo of businesses opened shop next door to each other in the past couple of weeks. First is Ace International Agencies, o;erased by Harry Doulatram. His downtown office is located just south of the Downtown Restaurant. Next to Harry’s is the newly opened Island Business Services. This computer-based […]

Newin reaches 105 years

Newin reaches 105 years

Journal 11/15/1983P1 Sun Hotel opens The Marshalls Sun Corporation Hotel and Restaurant began operations this past week with a soft opening. The 35-unit one-story hotel already has six occupants and the restaurant has been presenting an excellent quality Japanese-style fare prepared by chief cook Koichi Oishi and his assistant Shuichi Ishizawa. P9 Chemical plant for […]

Fright night fun for all

Fright night fun for all

Journal 11/8/1983P8 chap. 30 Unsure and rattled, I asked Bwera what he had said. “I said she’s a professional hoofer, you know, professional dancer, like that,” he replied. I looked at the cup of coffee being delivered to my table and paid close attention to the curl of steam rising sensuously from the top of […]

Ruon Mea a hero of RMI

Ruon Mea a hero of RMI

Journal 10/28/1983 P8 Printer works three presses Voters throughout the Marshalls this coming Nitijela election may have cause to thank Ruon Mea of Micronitor News & Printing Company for making their election ballots possible. As the story goes, a long-winded kemeem party for one of his fellow printers and the sad death of the father […]

Volunteers in RMI at risk?

Volunteers in RMI at risk?

Journal 10/21/1983 P2 Among other things by Akio Heine Good news (depending, actually, on whether you are dog-haters or dog-eaters (lovers?): the government is now cracking down on stray dogs. But no matter which side you’re on, you can’t deny the fact that there are too many loose canine out there already. In fact, if […]

RRE builds clam facility

RRE builds clam facility

Journal 10/14/1983 P3 Centers for elderly open on Arno, Mejit Two centers for the elderly are scheduled to open this week on Arno and Mejit, according to the Social Services office. The centers will provide a balanced diet to senior citizens in these two areas. P4 Among other things by Akio Heine The Bikini delegation […]