A big crowd led by President David Kabua turned out to celebrate the 61st birthday of Japan’s Emperor Naruhito Tuesday night at Marshall Islands Resort with Japan Ambassador Norio Saito and Japan Embassy staff. Lively singing and dancing, speeches, toasts, and ceremonial breaking of a sake drum were part of the festive evening.
President David Kabua met with a delegation from the Chamber of Commerce last week. The group included Chamber President Mark Stege, Chamber officers, and executive members of Chamber of Commerce for their quarterly meeting at the President’s Office. Chamber member Jerry Kramer joined the meeting virtually from Guam. This is the third quarterly meeting with […]
Students and teachers from Majuro Baptist Christian Academy put a smile on the faces of Majuro residents this week with a parade and mass caroling in the downtown area. The Christmas spirit is in over-drive as the Marshall Islands nears December 25.
A three-part climate video series, “Fighting for our survival,” has been released by the climate action organization, 350.org. This includes a new climate video, “Midnight,” filmed in the Marshall Islands and featuring Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner. “Midnight” was unveiled December 11 at the opening of the online event Kainaki II to COP 26 – Pacific Islands Forum […]
A huge crowd attended the Filipino Association of the Marshall Islands’ gala Miss Teen FAMI coronation night Saturday at the ICC.They witnessed Alana Hernandez, who represented Cebu, winning this year’s Miss Teen FAMI award.The first runner up was Jamee Margareth Taala (Miss Teen Cagayan Valley) and second runner up was Aliah Villegas (Miss Teen Bulacan). There […]
A National Day celebration banquet was hosted by the Taiwan Embassy at the Marshall Islands Resort October 10 to celebrate the birthday of the Republic of China (Taiwan) on October 10 – the Double Ten Day. Representing President David Kabua, who was still in quarantine in Arrak, Minister in Assistant to the President Christopher Loeak […]
The Seventh Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Urok Tournament was held Saturday, with the fishing ladies, gentleman and children mostly wearing pink to commemorate the day. Twenty-four boats took part, with most vessels having five women and a guy at the helm. They were: Alyssa Boat, Bokin Kibed II, BOMI, Boobies, CMI, Ejmour (Man Nam Ne) […]
EVE BURNS International Mental Health Day was the big event in Majuro last week Thursday, when many gathered for an open house at the hospital’s mental health clinic and later marched out to Delap Park wearing green in support of preventing suicide in the Marshall Islands. There were activities throughout the day, talk story about […]
A big turnout of anglers is anticipated for this weekend’s 27th Budweiser All-Micronesia Fishing Tournament. A total of 26 teams confirmed their participation in the two-day earlier this week. “Teams from as far as Japan in the North to Australia in the South” are expected, said Marshalls Billfish Club President Larry Hernandez, Jr. Team Tahiti […]
KELLY LORENNIJ Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine convened the first Pacific Women Leaders Coalition Conference in Majuro Tuesday and Wednesday, using the opportunity to launch a new joint ROC/Taiwan-RMI fund to support business ventures by Marshallese women. Before Tuesday’s opening the session, Heine said that the “Conference comes at an important time. We need to […]