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CMI’s Solomon court upgrades

CMI’s Solomon court upgrades

As part of its ongoing improvement project for the SSG Solomon Sam Memorial Sports Court at CMI, the college plans to install a new sign honoring the only Marshall Islander to die in the US Armed Forces during a combat mission. The college earlier this month demolished the existing small stage next to the court […]

Cash transfer program launched

Cash transfer program launched

Bank of Marshall Islands (BOMI) agreed to waive usual bank account application fees for women enrolled in the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program. The news was shared during the signing of an agreement between BOMI and the national government last week at the International Conference Center during the Early Childhood Development National Forum. The CCT […]

Body found in lagoon

Body found in lagoon

HILARY HOSIA An unidentified body was found floating in Majuro lagoon Tuesday morning. Authorities received a call Tuesday morning from vessel New Takatsuki claiming a body was seen floating near their anchored vessel, a police report from the Majuro Atoll Local Government’s Marine Patrol Division (MAPD) stated. A joint taskforce was quickly mobilized consisting of […]

Preserving history, earning money

Preserving history, earning money

EVE BURNS Expert weaver Susan Jieta, 52, was interested in weaving from an early age. “I started learning how weave when I was in seventh grade,” she said. “My mom weaved and each time she left her weaving I’d run and practice.” Susan is from Mejit Island. “Marshallese handicrafts were always something I liked to […]

Taiwan to launch climate fund

Taiwan to launch climate fund

President David Kabua and a delegation left the Marshall Islands Monday afternoon on a Taiwan government-chartered flight to Taipei to launch a five-day state visit. The state visit, at the invitation of the Taiwan government, will run through March 25. This is the President’s first state visit to Taiwan since taking office in 2020. Accompanied […]