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NEW YORK (AFP) — The United Nations Security Council on Friday blacklisted 27 ships, 21 companies and a businessman for helping North Korea circumvent sanctions, keeping the pressure on Pyongyang despite its recent diplomatic opening to talks, a diplomat said. Two of these firms are based in ...
The Marshall Islands Government has made international headlines with its plan to become the first in the world to establish a digital currency as legal tender. Even if it succeeds, critics are arguing that such a policy would undermine the Marshalls' very prominent stance on climate change, and actually ...

A steady flow of women seeking court relief from domestic violence confirms that spouse abuse continues as a serious problem in the Marshall Islands. Since the beginning of the year, four women have filed with the High Court, seeking protection from abusive partners. This puts Majuro on track for ...
Drought in remote atolls of the Marshall Islands has prompted a visit from the the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, or FAO. The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization is a specialised agency designed to lead efforts to defeat hunger Photo: UN. Listen to more on Dateline Pacific duration 2′ :55″.
He said despite many international Red Cross officials telling them it could take two years to gain recognition, the Marshall Islands organisation was able to gain acceptance in December, about eight months from the launch of efforts to fast track the process. "Outside of Fiji, where the IFRC for the Pacific is ...
MAJURO – The tiny Marshall Islands has created its own digital currency in order to raise some hard cash to pay bills and boost the economy. The Pacific island nation became the first country in the world to recognize a cryptocurrency as its legal tender when it passed a law on Feb. 26 to create the digital ...

“Thank you, Marshall Islands, for enabling us to help you become the first country adopting a cryptocurrency as legal tender. As a practical matter, SOV then becomes real money from a legal standpoint. Finally, without capital gains tax, without a securities regulator claiming that the currency is stock. SOV is ...
The Marshall Islands, a Pacific island republic nestled between Hawaii and Australia, is launching the world's first sovereign cryptocurrency that can be used as legal tender. Aptly called Sovereign (SOV), the digital currency was developed in partnership with Israeli startup Neema. The cryptocurrency will ...
Pacific Island nations have been appealing to countries like Australia for decades to do more to limit sea level rise with no effect. One of the loudest advocates is Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, from the Marshall Islands, a poet and daughter of the nation's first female president; she has been in Australia to speak out ...
On leaving the Pacific island nation this week, Israeli entrepreneur Barak Ben-Ezer, who is one of the owners of Neema, wrote: “Thank you, Marshall Islands, for enabling us to help you become the first country adopting a cryptocurrency as legal tender. As a practical matter, SOV then becomes real money ...
MAJURO, Marshall Islands — The tiny Marshall Islands is creating its own digital currency in order to raise some hard cash to pay bills and boost the economy. The Pacific island nation said it became the first country in the world to recognize a cryptocurrency as its legal tender when it passed a law the past ...
MAJURO, Marshall Islands — The tiny Marshall Islands is creating its own digital currency in order to raise some hard cash to pay bills and boost the economy. The Pacific island nation said it became the first country in the world to recognize a cryptocurrency as its legal tender when it passed a law the past ...
(MAJURO, Marshall Islands) The tiny Marshall Islands is creating its own digital currency in order to raise some hard cash to pay bills and boost the economy. The Pacific island nation said it became the first country in the world to recognize a cryptocurrency as its legal tender when it passed a law this past ...
The Marshall Islands will launch the world's first legal tender cryptocurrency after a law passed by parliament earlier this week went unopposed by an official council. The nuclear-ravaged nation has partnered with Israeli company Neema to issue 24 million units of the Sovereign (SOV) digital currency. It will cap the number ...
Israeli fintech startup Neema is working with the Marshall Islands in order to issue one of the world's first legal cryptocurrency tenders - the SOV. The cryptocurrency's legal status has been approved by the country's parliament. David Paul, minister-in-assistance to the president of the Marshall Islands said ...
Editor's note: This is the second of a three-part multimedia project that spotlights the daily lives of Marshall Islands residents. Kim Wall, Coleen Jose, and Jan Hendrik Hinzel reported from the Marshall Islands and Arkansas in 2014 and 2015. Ages, figures, and situations related to each character are tied to ...
The Marshall Islands is launching Sovereign, the first cryptocurrency issued as legal tender by a nation, in the hopes of combatting impending budget cuts. On February 26, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (R.M.I.) passed a law approving the launch of Sovereign (SOV), the first cryptocurrency issued as ...

A former Pop Warner and Methuen High School football player, Roberge, 58, is a devoted member of the Patriots Nation on Kwajalein, nicknamed Kwaj, Marshall Islands. The island measures 6-square miles and is roughly home to 1,200 people, the majority of whom are English speaking. There are no ...
Two entities with the same names, however, are incorporated in the Marshall Islands, known as one of the world's most secretive offshore havens for firms seeking to avoid taxes and a preferred foreign locale for the Foremost Group, the Chao family's New York-based shipping business. The Foremost ...
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Ordinary Shares New (Marshall Islands) logo Analysts forecast that Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Ordinary Shares New (Marshall Islands) (NYSE:GNK) will report $58.10 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have issued ...
MAJURO — King tides have been building in height since Thursday around the Marshall Islands, with ocean inundation anticipated through Tuesday at peak tide periods. “Major inundation possible inside the lagoon this evening through Tuesday night,” warned the Marshall Islands National Weather ...
King tides have been building in height since Thursday around the Marshall Islands, with ocean inundation anticipated today through Tuesday at peak tide periods. "Major inundation possible inside the lagoon this evening through Tuesday night," warned the Marshall Islands National Weather Service in a ...
Immigration authorities in the Marshall Islands appear to be cracking down on the illegal baby trade after they recently stopped three people and an infant from boarding a flight to Hawaii at Majuro airport. Our correspondent Giff Johnson says Marshall Islands women are increasingly involved in adoptions ...
Giff Johnson said the Immigration Department was tipped off by airline staff and the move signals a crackdown on illegal adoption of babies from the Marshall Islands to the United States. "The ongoing travel of young women either who are pregnant or have young babies, who want to go up for adoption, ...
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Ordinary Shares New (Marshall Islands) logo Analysts at Noble Financial initiated coverage on shares of Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Ordinary Shares New (Marshall Islands) (NYSE:GNK) in a note issued to investors on Friday, January 12th. The firm set a “buy” ...
It couldn't be more appropriate — inviting a poet and climate activist from a country being swallowed by rising seas, to a bigger country with one of the worst carbon footprints per capita in the world. But for the Marshall Islands' Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, who shot to fame after her performance at the 2014 UN ...
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Ordinary Shares New (Marshall Islands) logo News articles about Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Ordinary Shares New (Marshall Islands) (NYSE:GNK) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the ...
The incoming 40,000 metric tons of road salt from Egypt was being unloaded from the bulk carrier Erasmus, registered in the Marshall Islands, at the Adm. Harold E. Shear State Pier in New London. The Erasmus is the first of three vessels scheduled in 2018 to come to port to resupply the road salt. 100,000 ...
A police spokesperson said, “Police have received calls about a fire on Marshall's Island in the Great Sound this morning and can confirm that the fire is a 'controlled burn.' “Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service is aware and the controlled burn is expected to finish at 12 noon. We appreciate the concern of those ...
IGPC continued as the philatelic agent for the Marshall Islands until Aug. 1, 1989, when Unicover Corp. of Cheyenne, Wyo., took over that role. On that date, the Marshall Islands issued a set of seven 25¢ booklet stamps (Scott 232-237) and a single $1 souvenir sheet (238) marking the 20th anniversary of ...
The Marshall Islands has de-registered a Taiwan-based company that was linked to fuel sales to North Korea in violation of United Nations sanctions. The Trust Company of the Marshall Islands, which operates the world's second largest ship registry and a large corporate registry, said Thursday that it had ...
The Marshall Islands has de-registered a Taiwan-based company that was linked to fuel sales to North Korea in violation of United Nations sanctions. The Trust Company of the Marshall Islands, which operates the world's second largest ship registry and a large corporate registry, says it has cancelled the ...
"We'll be able to voice our concerns about climate change, which is huge for the Marshall Islands, the nuclear weapons issue, which is also big for the Marshall ... At the next global Red Cross convention in two years' time, the Marshall Islands will be formally recognised in front of the other 190 members.
Secretary General Jack Niedenthal said the international recognition meant expanded opportunities for various humanitarian programmes in the Marshall Islands. He said the Society had been been waiting for the news since a mid-September assessment mission. At the next global Red Cross convention ...
In November 2008, USAID assumed responsibility for disaster response and reconstruction in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), reflecting the transition ...
The stock of Euroseas Limited Marshall Islands (NASDAQ:ESEA) registered a decrease of 27.37% in short interest. ESEA's total short interest was 286,800 shares in January as published by FINRA. Its down 27.37% from 394,900 shares, reported previously. With 47,500 shares average volume, it will take ...
As Climate Home News has reported, the Marshall Islands seat at IMO has been controlled by its commercial shipping registry, which operates ...
The women of the Marshall Islands and the Pacific have been fighting colonialism and injustice for a long time. They bore the brunt of the long ...
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Ordinary Shares New (Marshall Islands) (NYSE:GNK) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ...
Majuro, The Marshall Islands, Oct. 30 (CNA) The president of the Republic of the Marshall Islands voiced her strong support Monday for Taiwan ...
Almost a million dollars have been illegally removed from the Marshall Islands government's US-based trust fund, officials have reportedly said.
A threat looms on the sun-splashed horizon of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The specter of climate change wraps its fingers around the ...
About a dozen Skagway students traveled to the Marshall Islands over spring break. They met with residents, including the president, to learn ...
MAJURO — Nearly one million dollars was illegally removed from the Marshall Islands government's United States-based trust fund and only a ...
MAJURO - The 1600 m3/day Marshall Islands desalination project has moved onto the operational phase following a successful ...
A team from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says it is impressed with the work of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention ...
Description: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) mission in the Federated States of Micronesia oversees the offices in the ...
CALIFORNIA (Climate Home/Pacnews) — The Marshall Islands and Mozambique have joined a growing group of governments convened by ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has been hired to represent the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands for the purpose of ...
The Marshall Islands speaks as one of the most climate vulnerable nations on Earth, and also as the world's second largest shipping registry.


 

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