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UB summer program rocks

UB summer program rocks

WILMER JOEL To kick off the summer, Upward Bound students started their first week of school with an after-school clean up outside Assumption Church cathedral. Not all UB students from grade nine to 12 participated in this clean up. The role of community service is divided into various groups that alternate from week-to-week. The student […]

Mental health gets boost

Mental health gets boost

The recent groundbreaking for the RMI’s first-ever Human Services stress ward and crisis unit moves plans from the drawing board to the action stage. Asian Development Bank and RMI Covid funds are supporting the new facility, putting priority on a long-neglected area of health in the Marshall Islands. “The biggest struggle for mental health was […]

Jack offers tips to R&R

Jack offers tips to R&R

Microwave Films legend and Director Jack Niedenthal met with rising film directors, producers, cast and crew of Ralik and Ratak Films (R&R) at Aliang restaurant late last month. The R&R production team has been working on their upcoming feature film “Jouj eo mour eo lej mej eo” for over a year now. The group asked […]

12,000 see MBCA graduation

12,000 see MBCA graduation

WILMER JOEL The 10th commencement ceremony for the high school graduates of Majuro Baptist Christian Academy (MBCA) class of 2021 was held Tuesday at the Baptist Church Campus. A great turnout of friends and families witnessed the auspicious occasion, alongside more than 12,000 viewers on an NTA live feed. The lineup of graduates included the […]

Climate art dazzles audience

Climate art dazzles audience

Wilmer Joel Just when we thought that the first ever Climate Week had enough activities to highlight issues for the public, a climate art showcase was formed. It was an event hosted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Jo-Jikum at Marshall Islands Resort inside the Lomalo Room. A line up of talented singers, […]

RMI celebrates 42 years

RMI celebrates 42 years

The 42nd Constitution Day Saturday May 1 brought everyone to an atmosphere of pride and celebration. The program started with an outrigger canoe race with Hirobo Obeketang, Alson Kelen, and Melvin Majmeto officiating the race. This was followed by a parade from Delap Formosa to Delap Park. Included in the parade were members of the […]

MEC pushes stalled projects

MEC pushes stalled projects

The Marshalls Energy Company is aiming to move two big energy-related projects forward that have been stalled for months by Covid travel restrictions. A special humanitarian flight organized by the United Nations at the request of the RMI government is in the process of being scheduled for the end of May — although because of […]

Farewell to Mayor Manini

Farewell to Mayor Manini

Final funeral services were held for Namu Mayor and Marshall Islands Mayors Association President Manini Jr. Kabua at his Rubar grave on April 13. In the photo, a police honor guard accompanied the casket from the ocean side location of the ilomej (wake) to the lagoon side cemetery for burial this past Friday. Kabua died […]

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