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 […]
MISA 4 the Pacific, an association led by Marshallese studying at the University of the South Pacific and Fiji National University, both in Fiji, aims to spread awareness of the RMI’s nuclear legacy in the South Pacific.
HILARY HOSIA Why Jack Niedenthal is the “Jack of all trades”: He ran for Nitijela without a Jowi, brought the fabled Noniep to life, transformed into Bingonella, summoned Batmon, walks off with large objects without noticing like large bathroom keys, and lately, created the first film festival in the islands — Marshallese Be Like Film […]