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Two men who spent 42 days drifting across the northern Pacific in a small boat with no motor, have finally returned home to the Marshall Islands. Audio
Two Marshall Islanders who drifted at sea for 42 days, and seven others, have returned home as part of the first group to do so since a March travel ban was put in place.
Two Marshallese men who survived a six-week, 1,640km drift are well and awaiting repatriation home from Weno, the capital island of Chuuk state in the FSM.
The Marshall Islands government has expressed increasing concerns over hard drug use, with the Justice Minister announcing the formation of a taskforce to deal with the issue.
The Marshall Islands government is preparing to give one-time payments to Marshallese stranded abroad as a result of a Covid-19 travel ban on incoming arrivals.
Five Marshall Islanders who survived a nine-day open ocean drift are reported safe after their small boat floated into a remote atoll Thursday.
The Marshall Islands government has extended its ban on all incoming travellers for another month because it regards Covid-19 "a national threat".
Guam has asked the US government to enforce screening measures to slow the flow of islanders from the freely associated states coming to the territory during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Copra makers in the Marshall Islands produced one of their biggest crops in history during the first quarter of 2020.
Tax collections in the Marshall Islands are already dropping as local businesses layoff workers in the face of disruptions related to Covid-19.
Marshall Islands residents are increasingly on edge about the possibility of the introduction of Covid-19 despite a government ban on inbound travelers.
A search is underway in the Marshall Islands for three fishermen who have not been seen since last Thursday.
A large group of missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints departed the Marshall Islands and Kiribati over the weekend on a special chartered flight.
The Marshall Islands has extended its "total suspension of international travelers coming into the country via air travel until May 5.
Despite global disruptions from Covid-19, Japan and Taiwan have provided non-coronavirus related aid to the Marshall Islands and the US has allocated funds to battle the pandemic.
The Marshall Islands is encouraging countries to recognise and protect seafarers as key transport workers amid restrictions around the Covid-19 pandemic.
A Kiwi NGO worker who has chosen to strand herself in the Marshall Islands says watching the Covid-19 pandemic unfold from the unaffected Pacific nation feels surreal.
The only international airline to service the Marshall Islands has suspended flights for at least three weeks after an incident associated with their COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions.
The flight crew and 124 passengers on a regularly scheduled United Airlines Boeing-737 flight were not allowed off the tarmac in the vicinity of the plane after it experienced problems in Majuro…