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The remarkable spread of the Covid-19 Omicron variant globally appeared to play out for the Marshall Islands, Kiribati and Palau in different ways this week.
United Airlines has suspended flights into and out of the Marshall Islands capital, Majuro, because of safety issues at the airport, effectively cutting off passenger travel from the capital to the…
The Marshall Islands President David Kabua has described the Majuro terminal as being in "bad shape" and "dangerous for the public."
US Army Commander Col. Thomas Pugsley offered his personal apology to the people of the Marshall Islands for the "breakdown of established protocols" for Army repatriation groups arriving at Kwajalein…
The US Army ignored agreed-to Covid prevention rules for entry into the Marshall Islands this week and the result was the first border cases of Covid in the Marshall Islands in over a year.
Ocean flooding for the third straight day hit the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia.
The Marshall Islands government has announced the Hawaii portion of quarantine for entry will be reduced to three days starting in January.
The preliminary results of the Marshall Islands national census are startling. Instead of expected modest growth, the Marshall Islands has seen a 26 percent drop in its population.
Politicians have increased pressure on the US government over Compact negotiations with Palau, Marshall Islands and FSM, and unresolved issues from nuclear testing.
Every year, a potential showdown looms between Pacific island countries and distant water fishing nations at the annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission.
The boat used by American paralympian Angela Madsen on her ill-fated attempt in mid-2020 to paddle solo from California to Hawaii has washed up on a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands.
The every-four-year Micronesian Games have been postponed due to ongoing uncertainty about Covid and restricted travel in the region.
The national census of the Marshall Islands is nearing completion, with most of two urban centers and remote outer islands completed.
The Marshall Islands hopes to see the global spotlight focused on climate adaptation and mitigation financing as world leaders and climate negotiators come together for the annual COP26 climate…
In the Marshall Islands, Covid vaccinations for commercial fishermen are being ramped up and expanded.
The testing of a solar powered outboard engine for a locally-built catamaran in Majuro this week is part of a large-scale sustainable ocean transport program underway in the Marshall Islands.
In fewer than six months, the number of domestic violence complaints lodged with the Marshall Islands High Court is already double the number of cases in all of 2020.
The Marshall Islands launched Covid-19 vaccinations for commercial fishermen temporarily in port Majuro - possibly the first Pacific island to vaccinate fishermen.
Tuna transshipment activity has begaun to rebound in the marshall islands after the government eased quarantine rules.
A powerful Pacific island fisheries bloc opened a multi-million dollar, four-story headquarters in the Marshall Islands.
Marshall Islands parliament recognises US commander for supporting the goverment's Covid-19 response.
The Marshall Islands has halted usage of the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine following a directive from the US Centers for Disease Control.
A one million dollar loan fund to stimulate participation of Marshallese women in business may finally see the light of day in the coming months.
A PhD student from the FSM has become the first person from her nation to explore the ocean floor in the southern end of the Marianas Trench.
The Marshall Islands has launched the process for officially ending its membership in the Pacific Islands Forum.