David Kabua

Nitijela returns briefly

Nitijela returns briefly

WILMER JOEL Nitijela kicked off its Monday session with a wide range of reports from the President and Cabinet ministers. The members returned to session for one day after a several week break for public hearings and other activities. Joining the Nitijela leaders were the officers and representatives of the Taxi Drivers Association who met […]

Science fair a blast

Science fair a blast

The annual Education Week science fair shined again this year at the International Conference Center. With multiple Majuro, Kwajalein, Wotje and Jaluit schools participating in the science fair, it made it more fun for other schools to come and share their knowledge on things they have learned based on science projects. Student showed remarkable talent […]

Ebeye celebrates Ribuuk Meto

Ebeye celebrates Ribuuk Meto

Ribuuk Meto received a wild welcome party at Ebeye dock. The first event of Kwajalein Day was the christening of Ribuuk Meto, making its maiden voyage from Majuro to Kwajalein. This christening was unlike Majuro’s, which was, for lack of a better word, dull. Kwajalein folk really topped the bar on celebrating. Women were all […]

‘We’re out!’

‘We’re out!’

Following the hotly contested Pacific Islands Forum election for a new Secretary General last week — in which Micronesia’s candidate Ambassador Gerald Zackios lost — the Marshall Islands and its four neighboring nations have thumbed their collective noses at the Forum, saying they are all pulling out of the premier regional body. The move, approved […]

Covid vaccine roll out

Covid vaccine roll out

Over 3,000 people in the Marshall Islands had received Covid vaccines through January 23, according to the Ministry of Health and Human Services.Ebeye administered 1,036 shots, while Majuro public health staff delivered 2,027 vaccines, according to Health officials.Vaccine distribution picked up in mid-January with the arrival of more doses of the Moderna vaccine. Last week, […]

Business talks with President Kabua

Business talks with President Kabua

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 […]

President Kabua’s to-do list

President Kabua’s to-do list

GIFF JOHNSON President David Kabua delivered a state of the nation address at Monday’s Nitijela opening ceremony, issuing a straightforward call for improvements in many areas of government operations.As is customary with ceremonial openings that do not involve the drama of an election, the chamber gallery evidenced many empty seats, save for the church singing […]

Nitijela, Cabinet in holiday dustup

Nitijela, Cabinet in holiday dustup

GIFF JOHNSON At a time when most people’s focus has turned to jeptas, holiday parties, shopping and family gatherings, this December has featured an usual development. Nitijela and the Cabinet are in a dust up over several public hearings scheduled by chairmen last week, one of which the Cabinet cut off from V7AB radio broadcast […]

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