Wilbur Heine

US-RMI: 36 years young

US-RMI: 36 years young

WILMER JOEL The US Embassy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs put together an event commemorating the 36th anniversary of the Compact of Free Association last Friday at ICC. “Let us work together to find the solutions to the challenges that affect us all,” said Ambassador Roxanne Cabral. “Because of our shared history and our […]

Meram welcomed in Majuro, Ebeye

Meram welcomed in Majuro, Ebeye

WILMER JOEL and HILARY HOSIA A new chapter is unfolding for Marshalls Energy Company (MEC) with the arrival of its fuel tanker Meram. The word “meram” means light in Marshallese. This fuel tanker alone can store 160,000 gallons of fuel and is capable of delivering to multiple islands. MEC hosted a christening ceremony for this […]

Schools do packets, in-person

Schools do packets, in-person

WILMER JOEL Upward Bound Program is sticking to its traditional school calendar and is scheduled to start classes next week. This program is a college preparatory program that provides eligible high schoolers rigorous academic support and guidance toward post-secondary education. However, there will be changes in how students will enter the campus at the College […]

Cabinet divides ADB Covid aid

Cabinet divides ADB Covid aid

Finance Minister Brenson Wase said the ministry is currently allocating money to Covid-affected islands as part of a $6 million grant from the Asian Development Bank. He made his remarks as Nitijela returned to session August 31. He said $1.5 million of the $6 million would be used for Covid-affected islands based on the latest census […]

New Cabinet members sworn in

New Cabinet members sworn in

Three of the four newly appointed Cabinet ministers were sworn in during a ceremony at the ICC Tuesday morning. Chief Justice of the High Court Carl Ingram with Clerk of Courts Ingrid Kabua officiated at the swearing in. This followed a blessing and then brief remarks from President David Kabua. The President described the Cabinet […]

Majuro Day showcases Micro Games area

Majuro Day showcases Micro Games area

WILMER JOEL The most anticipated playing ground for the upcoming Micronesian Games in 2023 at Jenrok was opened early to the public last week in honor of Majuro’s 78th Liberation Day closing ceremony under the theme “Ãmen Akā Eo” (reap what you sow), a two day event from Friday to Saturday. A line up of […]

Live Covid drill hits Majuro

Live Covid drill hits Majuro

This was a learning moment for hospital staff, IOM, airport staff, bus drivers, police, National Disaster Management Office, and everyone else involved. This exercise started off at the airport, where in the scenario, there were hospital staff testing people who just arrived on Majuro. Nurses practiced how to ask the questions, getting samples into the […]

USP 50th features jaki-ed weavers

USP 50th features jaki-ed weavers

The University of the South Pacific Majuro Campus launched 50th anniversary celebrations Tuesday with a gala graduation event that recognized 33 graduates of various programs. Minister of Education Wilbur Heine hosted a dinner immediately following.

RMI athletes, coaches honored

RMI athletes, coaches honored

Team Marshall Islands — athletes, coaches and facilitators from the 2018 Micronesian Games in Yap — received a standing ovation from Nitijela leaders Monday morning following an introduction from long time National Olympic Committee executive board member and Minister of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities Tony Muller. Speaker Kenneth Kedi said no one ever received a […]

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