Jeremiah Knight

Hospital gets new facility

Hospital gets new facility

EVE BURNS Ministry of Health and Human Services (MOHHS) held a christening ceremony of a newly renovated extension of their Strategic National Stockpile Warehouse Tuesday. The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) funded the building renovation and GMA Construction did the work. The warehouse will also serve as an office building for MOHHS surveillance and […]

24 for Taiwan-RMI

24 for Taiwan-RMI

ROC (Taiwan) Embassy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade cohosted a luncheon Monday this week at the Nitijela Conference Room in celebration of the 24th anniversary of RMI-Taiwan diplomatic relations.President David Kabua and Nitijela Member and Iroojlaplap Michael Kabua attended the reception with Cabinet members, senators and government officials. Around 70 guests joined the […]

Final Compact year funding ok’d

Final Compact year funding ok’d

The Joint Economic and Financial Accountability Committee (JEMFAC) held its annual meeting through a brief virtual call between the RMI and US members August 31. Representing the RMI was the newly appointed JEMFAC Vice Chairperson Foreign Minister Kitlang Kabua and Finance Minister Brenson Wase were joined by Ambassador Gerald Zackios and representatives from RMI Compact […]

US launches trafficking action

US launches trafficking action

The US government has launched a $10 million, five-year partnership to help stop human trafficking in the Marshall Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Tonga.  The move, which is linked to the July 30 World Day Against Trafficking, is being implemented through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with The Asia […]

Jo-Jikum showcases local talent

Jo-Jikum showcases local talent

WILMER JOEL Jo-Jikum’s Climate and Health Art Seminar showcase once again shook us to our core as we witnessed 37 of our youth unleashing their talents through art, weaving, poetry, filmmaking, and songwriting at the Marshall Islands Resort Melele Room last Friday. The results presented during Friday’s showcase developed from the three-week training that provided […]

US hits grand slam

US hits grand slam

The Australian and American embassies hit the equivalent of grand slam homeruns with their public events at Delap Park — the Aussie-inspired super dance contest and concert on June 18, and the US Embassy and the Marshallese veterans association Post 22-combined Bo-July event this past weekend. These were both superlative public events for Majuro and […]

Girls rise in Majuro

Girls rise in Majuro

WILMER JOEL The International Conference Center (ICC) was glimmering late last month with vibrant orange color worn by over 150 participants, mostly female students grade seven to 12 from Laura High School, Marshall Islands High School, Life Skills Academy, Assumption High, Delap Seventh Day Adventist, Laura Middle School, and Majuro Deaf Center to witness a […]

Voice of Women Forum launches

Voice of Women Forum launches

A National Women’s Forum started this week Wednesday at the International Conference Center in Majuro. A large turnout of well over 100 people came together for the Ainikien Kora Forum (literally, the Voice of Women Forum). The major focus of the event is to “raise awareness across all key stakeholders and national decision makers about […]