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Tuna still moving slowly

Tuna still moving slowly

Majuro saw a small uptick in the number of tuna transshipments last month, with 18 purse seiners off-loading their catches. Majuro has been averaging just 14 transshipments per month since January, a 60 percent drop over the 37 it averaged during 2018 and 2019. The reduction is due mainly to Covid-19 quarantine requirements that make […]

Jeton resigns as Minister

Jeton resigns as Minister

Journal 5/13/1983 P1 Senator Jeton Anjain resigns as Health Services minister Minister of Health Services Jeton Anjain Tuesday submitted his resignation from Cabinet citing a conflict of interest to his Rongelap constituents because of 177 (nuclear claims) issues. Anjain said his loyalty goes first to his people and then to the government.  P9 First grads […]

Likiep runway work waits on dengue

Likiep runway work waits on dengue

The fifth outer island scheduled to receive runway paving is on hold awaiting the lifting of the current passenger travel ban to outer islands during the ongoing dengue fever outbreak. Over the past two years, four outer island runways have either been paved or refurbished by Pacific International Inc. under contract with the Ministry of […]

Lojkar resort construction finished in 6 days

Lojkar resort construction finished in 6 days

Journal 3/6/1981 P1 Ebadon Tot airfield dedicated Ebadon Island, located at the far northwest corner of the world’s largest atoll, Kwajalein, has now join the Air Age. The 2,000 foot compared coral runway of Ebadon Tot Airfield was dedicated February 28 by top officials of the Marshall Islands government, the Kwajalein Missile Range, and Global […]

Major fisheries facility proposed

Major fisheries facility proposed

GIFF JOHNSON Pacific International Inc. is proposing a major land reclamation project as part of developing a wide-range of on-shore facilities and services to support fishing vessels in Majuro. The plan was outlined by PII Manager Bobby Muller at a public hearing sponsored by the RMI EPA Monday held at Marshall Islands Resort’s Lomalo Room. […]