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Marshalls vaccinates fishermen

Marshalls vaccinates fishermen

GIFF JOHNSON The Marshall Islands launched Covid-19 vaccinations for commercial fishermen temporarily in port Majuro this past week — possibly the first Pacific island to vaccinate fishermen. With the country vaccination program nearing 80 percent completion for the two urban centers, and public health teams now conducting vaccinations for remote outer islands, the Ministry of Health […]

Taxi drivers keen on Covid aid

Taxi drivers keen on Covid aid

WILMER JOEL Majuro Taxi Drivers Association held a meeting at Awa Zero this week Monday to talk about the importance of incorporating their association with a charter and bylaws. They held a “how to establish it” session, which was conducted by volunteers Gold Wase and Kellynne Brechtefeld. The meeting also discussed ways to fix problems […]

Children’s program gets support

Children’s program gets support

A signing ceremony involving President David Kabua and Health Minister Bruce Bilimon was held June 3 at the Cabinet to advance the work of the Early Child Development program. The two leaders are lending their support to the RMI effort to help bring awareness concerning children’s health and lifestyle in the Marshall Islands. The program […]

14 graduated from AHS

14 graduated from AHS

Assumption High School’s 47th commencement exercise took place May 30 at the school compound for 14 graduates. The graduation motto is taken from a text in the holy Bible in Proverbs 3:6: “Seek his will in all you do and He will show you which path to take.” The ceremony was conducted by Class of […]

Japan makes big marine donation

Japan makes big marine donation

Japan Ambassador Norio Saito handed over 18 boats and a radio communication system to Natural Resources and Commerce Minister Sandy Alfred in a ceremony at Uliga Dock May 25. The ceremony was witnessed by President David Kabua, Reverend Palukne Johnny, President of United Church of Christ, Minister of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities Jiba Kabua, Minister […]

Australian ambassador arrives

Australian ambassador arrives

WILMER JOEL Australia’s first resident Ambassador to the Marshall Islands Brek Anthony Batley and his wife Mary Palmer arrived in Majuro last Thursday, after two weeks of quarantine at the US Army Garrison — Kwajalein Atoll. Straight from their airport arrival, they were both escorted to the International Conference Center where President David Kabua accepted […]

Wettest graduation in history

Wettest graduation in history

WILMER JOEL College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) 28th commencement exercise will go down in the record books as one the wettest graduations that solidifies our traditional belief that rain is a form of blessing from God. The class of 2021 will also go down in history with a record-setting number of graduates in the […]

DEZRA proponents fire back

DEZRA proponents fire back

Digital currency proponent David Paul, who represents Kwajalein in Nitijela, says there is a double standard involved in the criticism of the DEZRA plan by American financial experts. CEO of the US-based Financial Services Volunteer Corps J. Andrew Spindler issued a two-page critique of the Digital Economic Zone for Rongelap Atoll (DEZRA) to RMI Banking […]

Boys take val and sal

Boys take val and sal

WILMER JOEL Marshall Islands High School (MIHS) 56th commencement exercise will go down as the largest graduation of this school year. A total of 169 graduates from sections 12A to 12G successfully completed four school years at MIHS. The graduation venue was flooded with many parents, families, and friends who witnessed this momentous occasion. Joining […]