HILARY HOSIA and KELLY LORENNIJ High tides flooded homes and roads in Rairok, a power outage covered Majuro in darkness, and a small community boat crashed in Delap — all on Wednesday evening. Public Works was quick to clear rock and sand-ridden roads and the outage only lasted an hour or so. The vessel incident, […]
A soft opening for Majuro Day festivities kicked off last Friday at Majuro City Hall. The event invited athletes who will be competing in softball, basketball, volleyball, tug of war and related sports. The official day is February 15.
GIFF JOHNSON Every year, Dartmouth Professor Emeritus Andrew Garrod brings his decades of theater experience and a Herculean level of energy to Majuro to direct a theater production. This year is no exception. He is currently several weeks into directing the musical The Music Man — described in a theater review as a “musical masterpiece.”
A bilateral meeting was held last Thursday with President Hilda Heine and members of Cabinet with the Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan Kentaro Sonoura. Ambassador of Japan Norio Saito led Sonoura and his delegation to the Cabinet conference room.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is funding an Energy Security Project which will boost energy security and clean energy in the Marshall Islands, mainly focused on the Marshalls Energy Company.
Since a Chinese-flagged fishing vessel grounded at Taka Atoll two weeks ago, the RMI government has taken steps to identify and deal with the environmental effects caused by the stranded 308-foot vessel. Ou Ya Leng No. 6 hit the reef at Taka, an uninhabited atoll next to Utrok, on January 3 and remains stuck on […]
The Ralik Ratak Fishing Company celebrated arrival of its new longline fishing vessel Wednesday at Uliga Dock. A line up of top RMI VIPs, led by President Hilda Heine, were on hand for speeches, dances, and food.
Trends in case filings in the RMI High Court show customary adoptions escalating while international adoptions declined to a many-year low in 2018.
KELLY LORENNIJ Canvasback Wellness Center and Marshall Islands Red Cross Society signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) last week Thursday that bring in two Red Cross volunteers to train as farmer-instructors who will manage gardening classes for public elementary schools.
GIFF JOHNSON The 24-man crew of a Chinese-flagged fish carrier vessel that ran aground last week at Taka Atoll in the northern Marshall Islands was rescued over the weekend by Marshall Islands Sea Patrol’s Lomor patrol boat and a Chinese fishing vessel. The crew of the Ou Ya Leng No. 6, a Chinese-flagged fish carrier, […]