Hilary Hosia

IOM marks 10 years in RMI

IOM marks 10 years in RMI

Friends, partners and dignitaries joined in celebration in honor of the International Organization for Migration’s 10 years of quality services to and partnership with the Marshall Islands. IOM hosted a brief get-together at Marshall Islands Resort this week, where fliers and posters of provided services were on display. Often-used equipment needed during disaster rescues were […]

Games track facility launched

Games track facility launched

HILARY HOSIA What was once a dream became a reality last Thursday with the groundbreaking ceremony for the 2022 Micronesian Games site at Jenrok village in Majuro. During the event, landlords officially signed the 60-year lease before VIPs broke the ground with golden shovels. Minister of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities Tony Muller offered words of […]

RMI agencies cooperate to help investors

RMI agencies cooperate to help investors

Several years in the making, numerous RMI agencies came together late last week to sign an agreement establishing the RMI’s first Foreign Investment Business License “Universal Form.” This aims at streamlining the business application process by placing all required information into one document. Read more about this in the April 26, 2019 edition of the […]

MIMA gets down to business

MIMA gets down to business

The Marshall Islands Mayors Association launched its 28th annual conference Monday at the International Conference Center Of the 24 local governments assembled at the opening, four were a “no show.” They are: Wotho, Namdrik, Rongelap and Arno.The first week featured multiple speakers from different entities in the Majuro, including key donors from the Republic of […]

Postcard from Arno

Postcard from Arno

HILARY HOSIA Sometimes the pathway to paradise is rugged, windy and wet. Or in this case, a 90-minute boat ride upwind on a boat (“Kirtake”) toward Arno, Arno. Not to worry, the near-nausea inherited during the bumpy trip will evaporate the minute trees and sandy beaches are in sight. Minutes later, soothing sounds of small […]

MALGov bolsters police force

MALGov bolsters police force

Last Friday saw the commissioning of eight new police officers in the Majuro Atoll Local Government’s police division following an official swearing-in ceremony at the Delap police precinct. MALGov Sheriff Rod Kabua deputized the new officers: five will be community police officers while three will work under the sanitation unit.Prior to being commissioned, the officers […]

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