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Jiba laid to rest in Majuro

Jiba laid to rest in Majuro

The late Minister and Ambassador Jiba Kabua’s remains were laid to rest Sunday afternoon at the family compound in Majuro next to the grave site of his father, first President and founding father Amata Kabua. Kabua, 74, was the eldest in his family. He died from cancer earlier in the month at Majuro hospital. A […]

Vets treat Majuro animals

Vets treat Majuro animals

The name RMI Love Animals was beautifully personified by the very team conducting pet treatments in Majuro this week as witnessed by their overall compassion toward the pets. The entire team, although broke down into several stations, functions with utmost compassion toward all the animals regardless of size, breed or status (pet or stray.) The […]

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 […]

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 […]

Students have a blast

Students have a blast

Education Week activities were in high gear in local schools last week around the Marshall Islands. Last week, most schools wrapped up a week of activities with field days for their students. Rita Elementary School events included running races. Majuro Middle School students joined in numerous games and activities. Marshall Islands High School students competed […]

Auditors investigate fraud complaints

Auditors investigate fraud complaints

During the July to December period last year, people reported eight new instances of corrupt practices involving public officials and government workers. “We continue to review all known allegations of fraud reported to us, including those we come across in our audit engagements,” RMI Auditor General Junior Patrick reported to Nitijela last week in the […]

Claret’s triumphant return

Claret’s triumphant return

Miss Marshall Islands Claret Chong Gum returned to Majuro last Friday to much fanfare and an exuberant greeting. First, Amata Kabua International Airport firefighters gave the Nauru Airlines plane a water cannon honor. This was followed by diplomats, relatives and friends waiting to greet her on the tarmac outside the VIP lounge at the airport. […]

Miss Majol does RMI proud

Miss Majol does RMI proud

The Miss Pacific Islands Pageant wrapped up last Saturday in Nauru with Miss Samoa Moemoana Schwenke being crowned Miss Pacific Islands 2024. Miss Marshall Islands Claret Chong Gum was honored with the Third Runner Up title for the pageant and was recognized and praised by hundreds of Marshallese who watched the weeklong event playout on […]

True friend of Marshalls

True friend of Marshalls

WILMER JOEL A man’s ambition for equality for citizens of the freely associated states (FAS) in the US has opened numerous opportunities for them through successful lobbying for legislative bills to be passed. Loyd Henion, 84, a retired economist and now senior lobbyist for the COFA Alliance National Network (CANN), is from Oregon. CANN is […]