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MIEPI spearheads key student survey

MIEPI spearheads key student survey

HILARY HOSIA Marshall Islands Epidemiology and Prevention Initiatives (MIEPI) have been spearheading the Rapid High School Survey to determine the percentage of students who have risk factors for development of diseases like diabetes, cancer, chronic lung disease, heart attacks and strokes. The ongoing survey, which started in January this year, is a short questionnaire designed […]

Red Cross connects in Wotho

Red Cross connects in Wotho

The Ebeye Red Cross branch team coordinated a First Aid and CPR Training with the Wotho Local Government last month. A total of 25 local residents were certified in First Aid and CPR that covers infants and children. Wotho residents were given the great opportunity to learn life saving skills. At the end of the […]

LDS missionaries return to US

LDS missionaries return to US

GIFF JOHNSON  A large group of missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) departed the Marshall Islands and Kiribati Saturday on a specially chartered Fiji Airways aircraft — a response to the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world. Approximately 50 LDS missionaries boarded the flight in Majuro, which followed a similar number […]

Ventilators arrive, more Covid-19 supplies on the way

Ventilators arrive, more Covid-19 supplies on the way

Ten new ventilators for Majuro and Ebeye hospitals arrived earlier this week, and a big load of Covid-19 health supplies are expected to be delivered Thursday afternoon this week. These are part of the Ministry of Health and Human Services push over the past two months to obtain supplies and equipment needed for dealing with […]

Big Hotel plan underway

Big Hotel plan underway

Journal 3/18/1983 P1 Majuro channel bridge open The Japan Grant Project Bridge for the RMI officially opened March 15 for motorists and will be open later for small boats when the channel under the bridge is completed. Before the ribbing cutting by First Lady Emlain Kabua, there were speeches by Public Works Minister Kunar Abner, […]

Solar-to-grid for Ebeye

Solar-to-grid for Ebeye

HILARY HOSIA The long-awaited Solar Electricity Generation System on Ebeye has finally launched installation following a groundbreaking ceremony at the Ebeye Power Plant last Wednesday. The system is the brainchild of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the RMI National Energy Office under the Office of Environment. The solar system will reduce power costs […]

Lib: Safe passage a priority

Lib: Safe passage a priority

HILARY HOSIA President David Kabua assured the people of Lib Island that his government would prioritize working on the ocean passage during the inauguration of the Lib local government last Sunday. Kabua and his delegation witnessed firsthand the difficulty of navigating in and out of the pass upon arrival at the island following a two […]

Power plant switched on

Power plant switched on

Journal 12/15/1982 P1 KMR-RepMar relations soured The landowner occupation of the Kwajalein Missile Range has been over for two months but relations between KMR and RepMar appear to be deteriorating. The seriousness of the current state of affairs was shown by KMR’s decision that the Kwaj Lodge was full when Chief Secretary Oscar deBrum and […]

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