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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 […]

Promoting water safety

Promoting water safety

UN World Water Day on Monday was celebrated late last month outside the RMI Environmental Protection Authority office. The agency hosted training sessions outside the office that were joined in by dozens of interested people. The training presentations including how to use bleach to disinfect things and how to use it to treat drinking water, alternative treatments […]

Volleyball grabs Laura crowd’s attention

Volleyball grabs Laura crowd’s attention

Laura was electrified with the Majuro Day men’s and women’s league championship games. The female championship between Delap and Lomar was sensational, with exchanges of tie scores and sets. However, Delap stood victorious with their competitive opponent Lomar in the final set with a score of 26 to 24. The men’s championship between the returning […]