Latest News for: Marshall islands


A favourite reef, a beloved atoll: Marshall Islands parents name children after vanishing landmarks

The Observer 26 Mar 2023
Every summer when Tony Paul was a child in Kwajalein, an atoll in the Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands, his parents sent him and his siblings to spend time with their uncle on a remote chain of islands their ancestors once called home ... Rising sea levels threaten Marshall Islands’ status as a nation, World Bank report warns.

U.S. aims for over $7 billion in aid for 20-year Pacific islands compacts

Reuters 24 Mar 2023
Washington said earlier this year it had reached consensus with the Marshall Islands, Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) on terms of U.S ... Current COFA provisions expire in 2024 for Palau, and later in 2023 for the Marshall Islands and the FSM ... Postal Service in the three island countries, she said.

US Aims to Allocate Over $7 Billion in Aid for Pacific Islands to Counter China

The Epoch Times 24 Mar 2023
... fiscal year 2024 budget request included $7.1 billion in funding for the Marshall Islands, Palau, and the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM).

Honduras sends delegation to China to establish diplomatic ties

Kyodo 24 Mar 2023
If realized, only 13 countries will continue to diplomatically recognize the self-ruled democratic island in Asia ... Countries and states that have maintained diplomatic relations with Taipei include the Vatican, as well as the Pacific islands of Tuvalu, Nauru, Palau and the Marshall Islands.

'Extensive' search conducted at home of slain Kamloops woman, police say (Kamloops)

Castanet 24 Mar 2023
Dave Marshall said investigators are still looking to speak with anyone who saw Donovan around March 13 ... “Jo-Anne also liked to go for walks around the areas near McArthur Island Park, the Kamloops Airport and Tranquille Farms.”. Marshall said any information about ...

100 of the best thriller novels of all time

North Shore News 24 Mar 2023
A magazine publisher and her television star beau have just welcomed a select group of guests to a remote island off the coast of Ireland to celebrate their wedding when a murder occurs ... Shutter Island ... Marshal Teddy Daniels and his partner Chuck Aule being sent to the island to investigate the disappearance of a dangerous inmate, Rachel Solando.

Marshall Islands sets new milestone with QUALSHIP 21

Seatrade Maritime News 23 Mar 2023
The Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry has set a new milestone by achieving 19 consecutive years on the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG’s) QUALSHIP 21 programme. The RMI says it is the only one of the world’s three largest registries to consistently achieve QUALSHIP 21 status ... Related ... .

Kearney family receives new home after house fire (copy)

The Grand Island Independent 23 Mar 2023
Little did the family know that Valley View Community Manager Lindsey Marshall and other Valley View residents were hard at work, finding them a place to call their own. Marshall hadn’t met the family before the fire. However, when she got the call about the blaze, she rushed from her office in Grand Island to Kearney.

Wantagh's third annual St. Patrick's Day parade, the biggest one on Long Island, is a ...

LI Herald 23 Mar 2023
Patrick’s Day parade as its grand marshal. Wantagh’s is the biggest parade on Long Island and a celebration of both Irish and American culture, which is why Dunphy, the longtime owner of the Wantagh Inn, was chosen to lead the 2023 parade ... Dunphy is Wantagh’s first grand marshal to be born in Ireland.

RMI registry flag receives 19th QUALSHIP 21 roster

SAFETY4SEA 23 Mar 2023
The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) has again been recognized as a high-quality registry, achieving 19 consecutive years on the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG’s) QUALSHIP 21 roster. The RMI stated that it is the only one of the world’s three largest registries to consistently achieve QUALSHIP 21 status ... Mr ... Mr ... Mr ... Prior to joining IRI, Mr.