Ruben Zackhras, a member of the first RMI Nitijela and one of the longest-serving elected leaders in the history of this country, died in Hawaii Wednesday this week. He was 71. Zackhras had been battling cancer for months, though he continued to carry out his duties as ambassador to Fiji until recently.
Block Party gives back HILARY HOSIA The famed Majuro New Year Block Party lived up to its reputation yet again this year as evident by thousands of participants enjoying the contagious festival — even families from Nauru, Pohnpei and Marshallese living abroad flew in for the occasion.
HILARY HOSIA Close to three months ago, 14 brave souls departed on a mission, destination Taiwan. On Christmas Day, the group will finally hug their loved ones following completion of the 2018 Vocational Training Project for Pacific Countries sponsored by the ROC/Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund.
Despite the low number of jepta (group) performances and attendees at the United Church of Christ mother church in Uliga on Christmas day, the spirit of giving remained intact. Whether out-migration or the fact that Majuro has numerous churches simultaneously hosting jeptas
You’ve got to give it to the private sector. When you need something done, it gets done. Take the DAR company, which suffered a horrific fire October 8 that destroyed its main store, beauty salon, seamstress operation, warehouse and apartments.
Locals, families and tourists can enjoy increased opportunities this holiday period for flying across the Central Pacific thanks to Nauru Airlines adding extra flights for the peak season. Nauru Airlines Chief Executive Officer Peter Sheehan said that the airline was excited to begin new services between Fiji, Nauru and the nations of Kiribati and Marshall […]
A total of 800 fisheries observers are at the front line for Pacific Islands to effectively manage the multi-billion dollar fishing industry in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean.
The World Bank’s Regional Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific, Victoria Kwakwa, wrapped up her first visit to the RMI and Federated States of Micronesia earlier this month, underscoring the growing global recognition of the need for strong support to small island developing states.
The Ippen Dron Billiard Club (IDBC) spent an entire day cleaning the grounds of Majuro hospital last Saturday. You heard that right, the billiard club is giving back to the community and on a Saturday of all days — but, before happy-hour — of course. Read more about this in the December 14, 2018 edition […]
The Journal receives visitors each week — most of who bring business and news-related items. This unique group of visitors, however, wanted it to be known that they are hotter than all the former Miss Billfishes and Miss All Mikes whose posters decorate the Journal’s production office.