KELLY LORENNIJ While Nitijela (Parliament) was split in half during Monday morning’s vote of no confidence, both sides reiterated one common concept: “Kien eo en jerbal ippen armij ro, kon armij ro, im nan armij ro ilo jokkwin wot juon.”* President Hilda Heine’s opening remarks were met with applause from the packed audience, resonating most […]
SUZANNE CHUTARO Despite facing a vote of no confidence next week, President Hilda Heine did not shy away from her duties Tuesday to address government heads of departments to refocus their attention on providing customer service — her signature call to action since she assumed office in 2016. “Of the five reasons for the motion […]
KELLY LORENNIJ “Health is the highest right of an individual,” President Hilda Heine remarked at the Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Tea Party where supporters and survivors filled up Marshall Islands Resort’s Lomalo Room with strength, tears and a lot of pink. Heine recounted the story of women coming together to raise funds and purchase a […]
Judge Witten Philippo is back at the High Court, following his Monday morning oath-taking at the direction of Chief Justice Carl Ingram. Witnessing the event were President Hilda Heine, Philippo’s wife Florine, other judges, members of the diplomatic corps, court staff and Philippo’s family and friends. Ingram took the opportunity of the swearing in ceremony […]
KELLY LORENNIJ The RMI is making global headlines with ongoing work toward issuing the world’s first digital legal tender, the SOV (Sovereign).
President Hilda Heine accepted the diplomatic credentials of newly appointed Japan Ambassador to the RMI Norio Saito during a presentation of credential ceremony held at the Cabinet conference room Monday.
The Marshall Islands this week called on Pacific nations to agree to abolish illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing by 2023. President Hilda Heine made the call to action at
KELLY LORENNIJ in New York City Costa Rica is among the 193 participating states at the United Nations Global Conference, and on the first day of meetings and events Costa Rica Vice President Epsy Barr and RMI President Hilda Heine discussed issues and plans on climate change, human rights, and the possibility of furthering the […]
President Hilda Heine praised California Governor Jerry Brown for sponsoring a major climate conference last week in San Francisco. “Thank you for the ‘Call to Action’ outcome from this Summit on behalf of a grateful nation,” Heine said after participating in the event.
Prior to attending the 49th Pacific Islands Forum and related meetings in Nauru, President Hilda Heine received a courtesy call from outgoing ROC Ambassador Daniel Tang. President Heine extended her appreciation to Ambassador Tang for his two years here in RMI. Following her return from Nauru September 7, President Heine accepted the Letter of Credence […]