Brenson Wase

Jiba,Justin get the nod

Jiba,Justin get the nod

Journal 1/25/1985 P4 Around Town Peter Coleman, former American Samoa Governor, was in Majuro last week for a brief stop on his way to the Northern Marianas. He visited with Chief Secretary Oscar deBrum among other government officials. P11 New hospital administrators The Sisters of Mercy, a Catholic health group, will manage the new hospital […]

Nitijela covers wide ranging issues

Nitijela covers wide ranging issues

Late last week and early this week, Nitijela covered a wide range of territory in the daily sessions.Among topics addressed:• President David Kabua is concerned about heavy out-migration to the US by Marshallese. In comments to Nitijela last Thursday, the President pointed out the latest census shows that every populated island in the RMI has seen […]

Majuro benefits from Taiwan gifts

Majuro benefits from Taiwan gifts

Taiwan Ambassador Jeffrey SC Hsiao, on behalf of the Taipei City government and Chiayi County government, handed over a reconditioned fire truck and garbage truck to the Majuro Atoll Local Government late last month.In addition, the ambassador donated six new firefighter suits to MALGov’s fire department on behalf of the the Rotary D-3470 Club of […]

Kabua’s Cabinet shakeup continues

Kabua’s Cabinet shakeup continues

President David Kabua nominated Ebon Nitijela Member John Silk to Cabinet Tuesday, and Speaker Kenneth Kedi confirmed the nomination late Tuesday afternoon. This is the President’s second appointment of a former opposition Nitijela Member to his Cabinet, a development that largely blurs political lines in Nitijela, giving the President wide latitude to choose from the […]

Compact’s 35th birthday celebrated

Compact’s 35th birthday celebrated

The US Embassy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs combined to put on a celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Compact of Free Association last Thursday in Majuro. The gala event featured a color guard by American Legion Post 22, the RMI and US national anthems sung by Jenny Aiseia and Fern Stege, respectively, […]

Brenson joins RMI Cabinet

Brenson joins RMI Cabinet

Minister Brenson Wase took the oath of office last Friday at Cabinet, bringing him back into the the Ministry of Finance — a post in which he has many years previous experience. Special Assistant to the President Benjamin Kiluwe emceed the swearing in, Rev. Palukne Johnny of the United Church of Christ blessed the undertaking, […]

Getting ready for elections

Getting ready for elections

Journal 5/23/1986 P1 Judge to police: Clean up your act The High Court put the police department on notice that it better get its act together or face severe penalties. Chief Justice AD Tennekone’s sharp criticism was triggered by what he said has been a consistent pattern of police being unable to get prisoners to […]

Nitijela calls Bartel to honor

Nitijela calls Bartel to honor

GIFF JOHNSON Col. Jeremy Bartel was called to honor by Nitijela Monday in what Speaker Kenneth Kedi said was an unprecedented ceremony in the chamber. Bartel flew into Majuro Monday for the ceremony in the Chamber and was joined by US Ambassador Roxanne Cabral for the event. The Nitijela session started off as usual with […]

Urok fishers set July record

Urok fishers set July record

The Majuro Urok Club set an all-time record with 50 fishing teams competing in the two-day July tournament last weekend. The 10th edition of the urok (bottom fishing) July competition showcased local fishers — both men and women — like never before. In the first years of the July annual tourney, the Urok Club would […]

Brenson on postal $ hike

Brenson on postal $ hike

Journal 11/16/2982 P1 Water cut back again Water hours have been reduced to 6:30-8:30am and 4:30-7:30pm, according to the Department of Public Works. There are only 5.5 million gallons of water in the reservoir. Journal 11/18/1994 P3 Religious review team An interdenominational group is working to revise the Marshallese language versions of the Old and […]

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