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BOMI in the Outer Islands

BOMI in the Outer Islands

The Bank of Marshall Islands (BOMI) has its Mobile Banking Services team on the MV Kwajalein that left Majuro on January 20, 2017. The Kwajalein is scheduled to visit Aur, Maloelap, Wotje, Ailuk, Utrik, Mejit, Likiep and then return to Majuro. The BOMI mobile services include: Deposits and Withdrawals; Processing of Micro Loans; Mobile Banking; Collections; Money Gram Service; Handling of Read More

 
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A Day Out to Laura Beach

A Day Out to Laura Beach

Take the tour! Join me with a group of cruisers and their friends as we ride in a commuter van and a pick-up truck on a land voyage to Laura. We were 15 in total and stopped in some quite surprising places… Tobolar: The copra processing plant   It’s the smell that you really notice Read More

 
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Latest President’s Office Newsletter

In early August, 2016, the Office of the President launched a newsletter called Kidid Kwōjkwōj. I have just posted the latest issue at http://www.infomarshallislands.com/presidents-office-newsletter/ Links to the previous issues are pasted below the current issue. In introducing the newsletter, President Hilda Heine said: “Through this publication, we hope to enhance communications with all interested parties and communicate Read More

 
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Vet Clinics

Vet Clinics

The Marshall Islands Organization for Animal Welfare will be conducting veterinarian clinics from November 9 to 19. Follows is the schedule for venues. November 9, 10, 11: Lojkar Apartments, Long Island November 12, 13: CMI Science Lab November 14, 15, 16: Rita Salvation Army November 17, 18: Laura (location to be announced) November 19: CMI Science Lab Read More

 
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Cardiologist to Hold Clinics

Cardiologist to Hold Clinics

Taiwanese cardiologist Sung Li-Chin, an attending physician at Shuang Ho Hospital in New Taipei City, will be holding a clinic on work days between April 6 and May 2 at Majuro Hospital (see included Ebeye dates below). It is recommended that if you have cardiovascular disease (see below), you should go to the hospital outpatients to get a Read More

 
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Taiwan eVisa Available for Marshallese

February 6, 20176: The Republic of China/Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in January launched the eVisa program, which will allow intending visitors to do their visa applications and pay for their visa online. When an application is approved, the applicant will receive the confirmation via e-mail and can print out the eVisa. Nationals from all Read More

 
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Marshall Islands Mayors

Marshall Islands Mayors

Sunday, January 24, 2016: The Ministry of Internal Affairs’ Angelie Jemkar sent along the latest list of Marshall Islands Mayors, with just one atoll not yet having confirmed their mayors. Many of the following, such as Ailuk’s Rufina Jack, were re-elected by their communities. Ailinglaplap: Jauer Loeak Arno: Bernard Chong Gum Aur: Clanson Kabibi Peter Read More

 
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Translate this Site

I have just added a Google Translation plugin to the Marshall Islands Guide. If you would like to read it in another language, click on the ‘Translate this Site’ dropdown menu on the left hand side of any page or post (under the clock) and select a language. Sadly, the list does not include Marshallese… Read More

 
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Jejwarick Anton elected Vice Speaker

Monday, January 4, 2016 at 11am: Arno Senator Jejwarick Anton was voted in as Vice Speaker. He beat KBE Senator Eldon Note to the position.  

 
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Kenneth Kedi voted Speaker

On Monday, January 4, 2016 at 10:40am, Rongelap Senator Kenneth Kedi was elected Speaker of the Nitijela. He beat former President Christopher Loeak to the position.