Hilda Heine

PII adds to port’s viability

PII adds to port’s viability

GIFF JOHNSON Pacific International Inc. celebrated the opening of Majuro’s first net repair facility and a new dock, along with the arrival of its new landing craft, the Michelle K, in a well-attended ceremony Friday. The dock and net repair facilities aim to cement Majuro’s role as a hub for the commercial tuna industry in […]

Tobolar ‘Tanks’ to Taiwan

Tobolar ‘Tanks’ to Taiwan

ROC (Taiwan) Ambassador Daniel DW Tang joined RMI VIPs for the handover of the Tobolar’s new coconut oil tanker truck at the Woja refinery plant last week. The new coconut oil tanker truck is a contribution to Tobolar Copra Processing Authority funded by the ROC government. It will be used to deliver crude coconut oil […]

RMI focusing on trafficking

RMI focusing on trafficking

Acting President Mattlan Zackhras congratulated 26 participants from police and law enforcement agencies who completed a week-long human trafficking training January 20. The training aimed to strengthen capacity in identifying and assisting victims of human trafficking and prosecuting perpetrators. In remarks to the closing ceremony, Zackhras emphasized the commitment of the RMI government to fight […]

Kijiner busy on diplomacy front

Kijiner busy on diplomacy front

RMI Ambassador to Japan Tom Kijiner presented his diplomatic credentials to Indonesia President Joko Widodo earlier this month. He is RMI’s first non-resident ambassador to Indonesia. Ambassador Kijiner was among eight ambassadors to present credentials during the ceremony at the Istana Merdeka Palace in Jakarta. He joined ambassadors from the United States, France, Kingdom of […]

RMI celebrates Japan Emperor’s birthday

RMI celebrates Japan Emperor’s birthday

Although Japan will be hosting a grand celebration to mark His Majesty Emperor Akihito’s eighty-third birthday in Tokyo on December 23, the country’s foreign partners — spread across 230 embassies and consulates — have already begun celebrating. And this includes the Japan Embassy in Marshall Islands, which held a birthday party for the Emperor last […]

Heine: Stop the spread of NCDs

Heine: Stop the spread of NCDs

President Hilda Heine called on the entire Marshallese community, — government agencies, non-government offices and churches and diplomatic allies to help the Ministry of Health in the battle against Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) during the opening of the first NCD Summit Tuesday at the International Conference Center. “The time for talk is over,” Heine said. “The […]

RMI to go 100% renewable

RMI to go 100% renewable

The Marshall Islands has joined with 46 nations pledging to have all their energy needs generated by renewable sources by 2050. This was among developments at the climate summit held last week in Morocco attended by President Hilda Heine, Minister in Assistance Mattlan Zackhras and a large delegation of RMI representatives. The 47 nations are […]

Hilda on violence, jobs for women

Hilda on violence, jobs for women

HILARY HOSIA The fact that the President of the Marshall Islands Hilda Heine and Majuro Atoll Local government Mayor Ladie Jack pledged to support the biggest women group in the Marshall Islands — Women United Together Marshall Islands —during its 17th annual conference Monday at the International Conference Center means WUTMI is looking ahead to […]

First environment report since 1992

First environment report since 1992

HILARY HOSIA “In recognition of the new world order, which calls for all nations to take responsibility for their environmental impacts, and to cooperate in finding global solutions to global problems, our nation presents this document as an affirmation of its commitment to integrating the principals of sustainable development into national policy. As a nation […]