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Jiji, Fred lead in early counting

Jiji, Fred lead in early counting

Incomplete unofficial results from the August 21 special election show a close race for the mayor chair at Aur Atoll in a four-way race. In the tabulation that includes “regular” votes from Aur, and absentee votes from Majuro, Fred Bukida was 10 votes ahead of Hesa Kaious, 335-325. Jimmy Jonathan polled 273 votes and Riem […]

Taiwan boosts RMI women

Taiwan boosts RMI women

A significant boost for women’s economic empowerment took place at the International Conference Center (ICC) at the end of June. The signing ceremony for the Guidelines on Implementation of the Women Business Start-Up Small Loan Revolving Fund (Kora Im An Kil fund) included Taiwan Ambassador Jeffrey Hsiao, Minister of Culture and Internal Affairs Jemi Nashion, […]