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ROC unveils Laura hydroponic option

ROC unveils Laura hydroponic option

EVE BURNS Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) located at Laura celebrated the “Enhancing Livelihood through Smart Agriculture” project last Saturday. A new hydroponic system was officially kicked off January 18 by visiting Republic of China (Taiwan) Deputy Foreign Minister Dr. Hsu Szu-chien with Minister of Natural Resources and Commerce Sandy Alfred. Hydroponics is a method of […]

MAWC launches compost production

MAWC launches compost production

EVE BURNS A new composting program in Laura aims to roll out locally-made fertilizer in the near future.Majuro Atoll Waste Company (MAWC) established its Laura Transfer Station Composting Project last year and a team of local workers with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) senior volunteer Masafumi Kanazawa have been developing the operation. The goal is […]

Majuro’s New Year’s baby

Majuro’s New Year’s baby

Meet Mr. 2020: Kai’ka Isaiah, 6lbs, 12 ounces. Kai’ka was born on New Year’s Day at Majuro hospital to parents Laura Erakrik and Rison Isaiah. The parents called their bundle of joy their “New Year’s gift.” Kai’ka is the youngest of four siblings, and as is tradition, his grandmother in Indiana blessed him with his […]

What’s better than one parade?

What’s better than one parade?

The 2019 Christmas Parade is due to continue this Saturday following what veteran parade announcers William Ring, Lisa Muller and Rosalie Mottelang called “one of the biggest turnouts” in years last Saturday. Despite not continuing past the airport point last weekend, thousands of kids of all ages, including big kids (adults) came out to see […]

Residents line up for shots

Residents line up for shots

EVE BURNS MALGov and Ministry of Health joined forces last Saturday and opened two stations to give vaccines to people of Laura and Woja villages. Both stations generated a good turnout of residents, as hundreds of people showed up to get immunization for the flu and measles. Jeirok Councilman Jina David and the nurses worked […]

Coop-Laura basketball showdown

Coop-Laura basketball showdown

HILARY HOSIA What happens when the Mad Dogs bite? The Tiger Sharks bite back. That’s what took place during the Sports & Extracurricular Program-run high school championship between the boys and girls varsity teams from Laura High School and Majuro Cooperative School last Wednesday at the Staff Sergeant Solomon Sam Sports Center. The first game […]

Betel nut up in smoke

HILARY HOSIA Marshall Islands National Police burned a large stock of betel nut Tuesday confiscated from stores around Majuro following a series of raids of local businesses initiated three weeks ago. Law enforcement authorities said the contraband was collected from businesses stretching from Laura to the end of the island in Rita. The national law […]

Fresh eggs fly to Ebeye

Fresh eggs fly to Ebeye

Journal 4/10/1981 P1 Washington trip ruined by assassination attempt A six-member Marshalls delegation to Washington, DC was a victim of the assassination attempt on US President Ronald Reagan, according to Senator Jeton Anjain who was leading the group. They were going to attend a news conference to have been given April 3 by the Marshall […]

Diet status poor for most

Diet status poor for most

GIFF JOHNSON An important point that comes out of the recent child nutrition survey in the RMI is that the diet and health of caregivers of young children is poor, which is obviously contributing to the poor nutritional status of a large percentage of children from six months to five years of age. The survey, […]