Chuuk

FSM, RMI test suspected Covid-19 cases

FSM, RMI test suspected Covid-19 cases

GIFF JOHNSON   The Marshall Islands announced this week it had one “person under investigation” (PUI) for the coronavirus Covid-19, while two states in the Federated States of Micronesia announced they had three PUIs in isolation — all four were awaiting off-island laboratory testing to determine if they have the Covid-19 virus. The person in […]

Photos honor FSM-Japan ties

Photos honor FSM-Japan ties

The Federated States of Micronesia and Japan in 2018 will mark 30 years of diplomatic relations with a yearlong series of events in Tokyo. The first will be an exhibit of photography of Chuuk Lagoon and Xavier High School by Floyd K. Takeuchi, which will be on display at the Japan International Cooperation Agency’s (JICA) […]

Island students taste Arctic life

Island students taste Arctic life

GIFF JOHNSON The first “Coral and Ice Exchange” climate tour took two students from the FSM and one from Palau to the Canadian Arctic and Greenland to connect with students from the arctic region. The climate exchange was organized by Island Research and Education Initiative (iREi), a Pohnpei-based group focusing on research and educational projects […]

Mayor Jack helps Xavier test takers

Mayor Jack helps Xavier test takers

Thanks to Majuro Atoll Local Government Mayor Ladie Jack, students taking the Xavier High School entrance exam last Saturday at Assumption School went home on a full stomach. Close to 50 students from various schools in Majuro, including a Marshall Islands High School student hoping to transfer, showed up for the annual test for students […]

Xavier accepts 8 RMI students

Xavier accepts 8 RMI students

Xavier High School in Chuuk announced earlier this week it would accept eight upcoming freshmen from Marshall Islands following an entrance test that was given to over 200 eighth graders in Majuro, Ebeye and Jaluit. Although the same test was given to the three atolls, only eight from Majuro passed. Majuro Middle School made history […]