Tony Muller

Taxi drivers get organized

Taxi drivers get organized

WILMER JOEL The Majuro Taxi Drivers Association made history in late April by holding a momentous ceremony for the inauguration of their newly elected officers at the Chiyaya Anmontha Park in Jenrok. It was the first time for the association to do this in the 50 years since its establishment and it produced attendance of […]

Nitijela calls Bartel to honor

Nitijela calls Bartel to honor

GIFF JOHNSON Col. Jeremy Bartel was called to honor by Nitijela Monday in what Speaker Kenneth Kedi said was an unprecedented ceremony in the chamber. Bartel flew into Majuro Monday for the ceremony in the Chamber and was joined by US Ambassador Roxanne Cabral for the event. The Nitijela session started off as usual with […]

Ronnie gets his revenge

Ronnie gets his revenge

Journal 7/12/1983 P2 US seeks dismissal of suits The United States has filed briefs in the US Claims Court seeking dismissal of the claims of citizens of the Marshall Islands for half a billion dollars in damages. The Marshall Islanders claim that the government’s nuclear testing program in the islands between 1946 and 1958 caused […]

Talks to extend Compact $$ start

Talks to extend Compact $$ start

GIFF JOHNSON The big news coming from several hours of meetings on Pohnpei Monday between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and President Hilda Heine and leaders of the FSM and Palau is Pompeo’s announcement that negotiations to extend Compact funding agreements have begun. The post-2023 period, when US grant funding for RMI and FSM […]

Games track facility launched

Games track facility launched

HILARY HOSIA What was once a dream became a reality last Thursday with the groundbreaking ceremony for the 2022 Micronesian Games site at Jenrok village in Majuro. During the event, landlords officially signed the 60-year lease before VIPs broke the ground with golden shovels. Minister of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities Tony Muller offered words of […]

Internet ‘cheaters’ caught

Internet ‘cheaters’ caught

Journal 8/28/1981 P1 Fire! The government’s main administration building burned to the ground before dawn August 24. The 35-year-old US Navy built quonset housed the Chief Secretary, the Attorney General, the Auditor General, Finance, Immigration, Social Security, Revenue and the Marshall Islands Credit Union. Two nearby government warehouses were also destroyed in the fire. “We […]

Raucous fans greet Games athletes

Raucous fans greet Games athletes

Pride in country and patriotism summarized the welcoming ceremony for Marshallese athletes homebound from the 9th Micronesian Games in Yap Sunday night at the Amata Kabua International Airport. Athletes, coaches and entourage received a VIP welcome from a large crowd of fans, families, friends and officials with each person receiving numerous hugs and leis as […]

Japan’s heavyweight donation

Japan’s heavyweight donation

Japan Ambassador to the Marshall Islands Hideyuki Mitsuoka handed over much-needed heavy equipment and spare parts to the RMI government represented by Minister Tony Muller, of the Ministry of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities (MoWIU). The handover ceremony was held at MoWIU compound with many attendees including Minister of Natural Resources and Commerce Dennis Momotaro, Secretary […]

Japan helps RMI water company

Japan helps RMI water company

HILARY HOSIA For more than 20 years, Majuro Water and Sewer Company (MWSC) has been a beneficiary of the people and government of Japan through the Japan Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project. This support ranges from a project to provide a public water supply in 1998 to a handover ceremony of two excavators […]

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