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Nitijela opens for 2022 session

Nitijela opens for 2022 session

WILMER JOEL Nitijela opened its January session Monday with 26 members of parliament seated at roll call. Members of the diplomatic corps, Kwajalein Commander Colonel Thomas Pugsley and a delegation of USAG-KA officials, private and public sector representatives, Council of Irooj, court judges and several jepta were present along with a sparse turnout from the […]

Bonus for 16 Days of Activism

Bonus for 16 Days of Activism

EVE BURNS Although the closing of the 16 Days of Activism already happened November 10, it did not stop the National Olympic Committee, Red Cross, WUTMI, Micronesian Legal Services, Internal Affairs and Minister Kessai Note from hosting and attending a series of events last Saturday at Delap Park. Red Cross presented awards for volunteers who […]

First Presidential visit to Ejit

First Presidential visit to Ejit

WILMER JOEL President David Kabua and First Lady Ginger Kabua were welcomed island-style this past Sunday in the first-ever official visit by a President of the Marshall Islands to Ejit Island. They were both joined by Minister of Justice, Immigration, and Labor Kessai Note and his wife Mary, and Nitijela Vice-Speaker Peterson Jibas who arrived […]

Marking 23 years of ties

Marking 23 years of ties

The Taiwan Embassy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade co-hosted a reception at Nitijela Conference Room in celebration of the 23rd anniversary of RMI-Taiwan diplomatic relations. President David Kabua and Iroojlaplap and Nitijela Member Michael Kabua attended the reception with Cabinet members, Speaker Kenneth Kedi, Nitijela Members and government officials. Around 70 guests joined […]

Kabua’s Cabinet shakeup continues

Kabua’s Cabinet shakeup continues

President David Kabua nominated Ebon Nitijela Member John Silk to Cabinet Tuesday, and Speaker Kenneth Kedi confirmed the nomination late Tuesday afternoon. This is the President’s second appointment of a former opposition Nitijela Member to his Cabinet, a development that largely blurs political lines in Nitijela, giving the President wide latitude to choose from the […]

Australian ambassador arrives

Australian ambassador arrives

WILMER JOEL Australia’s first resident Ambassador to the Marshall Islands Brek Anthony Batley and his wife Mary Palmer arrived in Majuro last Thursday, after two weeks of quarantine at the US Army Garrison — Kwajalein Atoll. Straight from their airport arrival, they were both escorted to the International Conference Center where President David Kabua accepted […]

Getting ready for elections

Getting ready for elections

Journal 5/23/1986 P1 Judge to police: Clean up your act The High Court put the police department on notice that it better get its act together or face severe penalties. Chief Justice AD Tennekone’s sharp criticism was triggered by what he said has been a consistent pattern of police being unable to get prisoners to […]

Happy birthday Taiwan

Happy birthday Taiwan

A National Day celebration banquet was hosted by the Taiwan Embassy at the Marshall Islands Resort October 10 to celebrate the birthday of the Republic of China (Taiwan) on October 10 – the Double Ten Day. Representing President David Kabua, who was still in quarantine in Arrak, Minister in Assistant to the President Christopher Loeak […]

Covid checks happily received

Covid checks happily received

The RMI Labor Division handed out the first Covid-19 unemployment relief checks to Marshallese on Monday this week at the Marshall Islands Resort. The funding for the Covid-19 unemployment aid comes through the US CARES Act, adopted earlier this year when the Covid-19 pandemic first hit the US. There were 26 initial recipients, including MIMRA […]

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