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Climate ‘Midnight’ is close

Climate ‘Midnight’ is close

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 […]

Alana is Miss Teen FAMI

Alana is Miss Teen FAMI

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 […]

Happy birthday Taiwan

Happy birthday Taiwan

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 […]

Fishing fever hits Majuro

Fishing fever hits Majuro

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 […]

$1 million fund for RMI women

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 […]

Be Like, We Like!

Be Like, We Like!

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 […]