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MALGov helps Rongrong school

MALGov helps Rongrong school

Majuro Atoll Local Government Mayor Ladie Jack took his administration on a boat tour recently to deliver food and sports equipment to Marshalls Christian High School, which is located in the western portion of Majuro Atoll on Rongrong Island. The Rongrong students welcomed the officials with a musical feast, dancing with council members. Sports equipment […]

Study shows student health problems

Study shows student health problems

HILARY HOSIA Studies of elementary age children in Majuro show that public school students have a higher rate of intestinal parasites compared to private schools. Data presented to Health Minister Kalani Kaneko and his top officials Thursday showed 11.2 percent of private school children in Majuro have intestinal parasites. The figure is the result of […]

Ebeye’s new hearing services

Ebeye’s new hearing services

State-of-the art hearing health care services have arrived at Ebeye’s Leiroj Kitlang Memorial Health Center. Ebeye hospital administration identified space that was modified for a sound-controlled three-room auditory (hearing) test suite. The suite is equipped with the latest in auditory test equipment, permitting a full range of pure tone and speech testing, analysis of middle-ear […]

24th All-Micronesia: The Tag-n-Release fishing tournament

24th All-Micronesia: The Tag-n-Release fishing tournament

The digital age has come to billfish land. The just-concluded Budweiser All Micronesia Fishing Tournament generated 38 tagged and released fish, an all-time high in the 24 years this international event has been hosted by the Marshalls Billfish Club. Tag and release fish require fishermen to show a digital photo of the fish they caught […]

Local police get Red Cross training

Local police get Red Cross training

ISAAC MARTY Knowing how to respond to distressing situations such as saving a person from choking or knowing how to deal with someone who is unconscious is the goal for Majuro Atoll Local Government (MALGov). A group of 25 MALGov police officers were certified with first aid recognition from the Marshall Islands Red Cross Society […]

NZ backs RMI women’s action

NZ backs RMI women’s action

Fifty women gathered at the Robert Reimers Hotel Bokanake House on August 9 in Majuro for the North Pacific Women’s Action Program. The event was funded by the New Zealand Consulate in Honolulu, Hawaii and hosted by the East-West Center of Hawaii. Yolanda Lodge-Ned, Assistant Attorney General and East-West Center alumnae opened the session. Minister of […]

MWSC development planning under way

MWSC development planning under way

MWSC’s water and sanitation has taken a major step forward thanks to a $1.8 million grant from the US Interior Department’s Office of Insular Affairs. International consulting company Beca has been appointed by Majuro Water and Sewer Company to prepare a 20-year strategic plan and a five-year development plan for water and sanitation improvements for […]

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