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Jaluit BA program takes off

Jaluit BA program takes off

Jaluit Distance Education Center is at it again, this time with the rollout of its Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education (BAEE) program recently. The College of Marshall Islands extension in Jabor, Jaluit is already serving local students with Adult Basic Education and associate degree courses. The BAEE program consists of teachers from the Public […]

Majuro’s New Year’s baby

Majuro’s New Year’s baby

Meet Mr. 2020: Kai’ka Isaiah, 6lbs, 12 ounces. Kai’ka was born on New Year’s Day at Majuro hospital to parents Laura Erakrik and Rison Isaiah. The parents called their bundle of joy their “New Year’s gift.” Kai’ka is the youngest of four siblings, and as is tradition, his grandmother in Indiana blessed him with his […]

What’s that ocean buoy for?

What’s that ocean buoy for?

What does ocean observing mean and how does it work? You can find out by attending an upcoming Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) two-day workshop in Majuro January 21-22. Hands-on activities and presentations will answer those questions. Participants will learn how to access coastal and ocean data, explore instruments that are used for ocean […]

David Kabua takes the helm

David Kabua takes the helm

GIFF JOHNSON New RMI President David Kabua was elected Monday by a comfortable Nitijela majority, 20-12.The Nitijela chamber was jam-packed with a standing room-only crowd for the election as the drama of the post-November 18 election came to a conclusion with Monday’s vote. The voting itself lacked the drama of the 2016 Nitijela election that […]

Japan funds MMS bus

Japan funds MMS bus

Japan Ambassador to the Marshall Islands Norio Saito and the Principal of Majuro Middle School Alvin Simon signed a grant contract for the “Procurement of School Bus Service System of Majuro Middle School” just before Christmas. The grant amount of up to $77,400 is funded through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). […]

Japan funds Arno’s new boat

Japan funds Arno’s new boat

Japan Ambassador Norio Saito joined in the handover ceremony for “the Project for Procurement of Sea Transport for Copra in Arno Atoll.” The $135,500 grant for a new boat was funded through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). The ceremony was attended by Arno Mayor Bernard Chong-Gum, Arno Irooj Katwel Jormelu and […]

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