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Marshall Islands Updates 2019 Roadmap for Sovereign Cryptocurrency  Bitcoin News

The team working to launch Malta's anticipated national cryptocurrency has published two documents seeking to articulate the project's roadmap for the new ...

Bitcoin News
The Marshall Islands: A nation that fears it's on the brink of extinction  ABC News

It makes me feel like I'm on a stopwatch, like I have to hurry up," one resident said. "By the time I graduate… come back and serve my island, there's no more ...

ABC News
Nuclear Testing's Lasting Legacy For Oklahomans From The Marshall Islands : Shots - Health News  NPR

Their former homeland was a U.S. testing site for nuclear bombs, but they can't get Medicare or Medicaid in Oklahoma. A resident of Enid, Okla., who was born ...

NPR
Marshall Islands Updates Sovereign (SOV) Crypto Strategy and Sets Sights on 2019 Launch  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

Cryptocurrency has thrived in the Marshall Islands owing to the relaxed nature of regulatory policies towards digital assets. The nation is currently working ...

Bitcoin Exchange Guide
Marshall Islands: A third of the nation has left for the US  PBS NewsHour

A third of the Marshall Islands' population has moved to the U.S., leaving a country reeling from high unemployment and the looming effects of climate change.

PBS NewsHour
Marshall Islands Says Blockchain Expert Is Advising National Crypto Issuance  CryptoGlobe

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has revealed that blockchain expert Steve Tendon, managing director of TameFlow Consulting/ChainStrategies, is advising ...

CryptoGlobe
Marshall Island Hires Malta's Strategic Advisor to Assist in the Issue of an Official Cryptocurrency  Ethereum World News

The government of the Marshall Islands, headed by Hilda Heine, stands firm in its efforts to issue an official cryptocurrency as a mechanism for optimizing ...

Ethereum World News
Marshall Islands developing digital legal tender  Bankless Times

The Republic of the Marshall Islands today announced that blockchain expert Steve Tendon is advising and assisting the country with the drafting, design, and ...

Bankless Times
Chinese Fish Carrier Grounded in Marshall Islands  The Maritime Executive

The 308-foot Chinese-flagged commercial fishing carrier Ou Ya Leng No. 6 has grounded on Taka Atoll...

The Maritime Executive
Marshall Islands' Compact Trust Fund loses $US18m in late 2018  Radio New Zealand

The Marshall Islands government's Compact Trust Fund has lost $US17.9 million dollars - 4.5 percent of the value of the total fund - during October and ...

Radio New Zealand
Austronesian links promoted in Taiwan-Marshall Islands deal  Radio New Zealand

The Marshall Islands and Taiwan have signed a deal to promote Austronesian languages and culture.

Radio New Zealand
Marshalls and Kiribati hit by unseasonal storm - Marshall Islands  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Marshall Islands about Flood; published on 04 Jan 2019 by RNZI.

ReliefWeb
Marshall Islands Brings on Steve Tendon as Cryptocurrency Advisor  Finance Magnates

The Marshall Islands government is going full speed ahead with plans for a national cryptocurrency as it appointed Steve Tendon as an advisor this thursday.

Finance Magnates
Marshall Islands steps up state owned enterprise reform  Radio New Zealand

The Marshall Islands government is pushing stepped-up reform of the nation's state owned enterprises in 2019, following initial efforts with limited results last ...

Radio New Zealand
Steve Tendon to Head Marshall Islands’ Native Cryptocurrency  cryptodigest

The government of the Marshall Islands, headed by Hilda Heine, is immovable in its resolve to issue and official cryptocurrency to avoid an exclusive ...

cryptodigest
Marshall Islands treating grounded Chinese vessel as 'crime scene'  GMA News

The grounding of a Chinese-flagged fishing vessel in the Marshall Islands is being treated as a "crime scene," officials in the Pacific Ocean archipelago said ...

GMA News
Present Change: Genco Shipping And Trading Limited New Marshall Islands (NYSE: GNK)  Reagents Global Market

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Genco Shipping And Trading Limited New Marshall Islands. Th.

Reagents Global Market
Nightline: 12/20/18: The Marshall Islands, A Nation That Fears It's On The Brink Of Extinction Watch Full Episode | 12/20/2018  ABC

Nightline full episode recap, 12/20/2018: The Marshall Islands, A Nation That Fears It's On The Brink Of Extinction; Passing The Torch In Broadway Revival Of ...

ABC
The Atolls of Arkansas  Sierra Magazine

IN THE LATE 1970S, JOHN MOODY, a native of the Marshall Islands, departed that double chain of coral atolls and flew eastward to Aeolonin Palle, the Atoll of ...

Sierra Magazine
Marshall Islands announces blockchain expert to assist with issuance of cryptocurrency SOV  CryptoNinjas

The Republic of the Marshall Islands today announced that blockchain expert Steve Tendon is advising and assisting the country with the drafting, design,

CryptoNinjas
Taiwan signs agreement with Marshall Islands to promote Austronesian language, culture  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Council of Indigenous Peoples (CIP) on Friday in Taipei inked a deal with the Pacific state of the Marshall Islands on ...

Taiwan News
Coast Guard, Marshall Islands Respond to Grounded Fish Carrier  MarineLink

The U.S. Coast Guard today released these images of the stricken vessel.A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircrew flies over…

MarineLink
RMI announces blockchain expert to assist with issuance of SOV  Times of Malta

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has announced that blockchain expert Steve Tendon is advising and assisting the country with the drafting, design, and ...

Times of Malta
Boat Stranded Near Marshall Islands  Bloomberg

WATCH: A U.S. coast guard helps rescue 24 fishing crew aboard a stranded Chinese boat in the Pacific (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg
Responders rescue crew of Ou Ya Leng No. 6 in Marshall Islands  DVIDS

HONOLULU — The crews of a Marshall Islands patrol vessel and a Chinese-flagged fishing vessel rescued the crew of a 308-foot fish carrier Saturday ...

DVIDS
Sick Marshall Islanders struggling in US  Radio New Zealand

Marshall Islanders living in Oklahoma are struggling to access state and federal healthcare services.

Radio New Zealand
Marshall Islands pushes state-owned enterprise reform  Marianas Variety

MAJURO — The Marshall Islands government's Ministry of Finance is pushing stepped-up reform of the nation's state owned enterprises in 2019, following initial ...

Marianas Variety
General Engineer Job in Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands - Department of the Army  LemonWire

The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in ...

LemonWire
Taiwan and the Pacific: One Big, Happy Austronesian Family  The Diplomat

In focusing efforts to promote its indigenous peoples and culture, Taiwan is making a political gambit in the Pacific as well.

The Diplomat
US deportations of Marshall Islanders jump in 2018  Radio New Zealand

The number of Marshall Islanders deported from the United States in fiscal year 2018 jumped compared to the previous year.

Radio New Zealand
Marshall Islands' Compact Belief Fund loses $US18m in late 2018  Infosurhoy

The Marshall Islands government's Compact Trust Fund has lost $US17.9 million dollars – 4.5 percent of the value of the total fund – during October and ...

Infosurhoy
Stock to Watch: Genco Shipping And Trading Limited New Marshall Islands (NYSE: GNK)  Reagents Global Market

EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Genco Shipping And Trading Limited New Marshall Islands. It is usually expressed as a ...

Reagents Global Market
Austronesian hyperlinks promoted in Taiwan-Marshall Islands deal  Infosurhoy

The Marshall Islands and Taiwan have signed a deal to promote Austronesian languages and culture. Taiwan News reported the agreement was inked on ...

Infosurhoy
December 16, 2018 – PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode  PBS NewsHour

On this edition for Sunday, Dec. 16, a partial government shutdown hangs over a border wall dispute in Congress, and a look at life inside ISIS from a reporter on ...

PBS NewsHour
UK deepens climate change partnership with Pacific Islands  GOV.UK

Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has committed funding to help support Pacific Islands in their work against climate change.

GOV.UK
Federal Aviation Administration employees frustrated with shutdown  Pacific Daily News

Federal Aviation Administration employees are frustrated with the ongoing partial federal government shutdown.

Pacific Daily News
eSwatini - Taiwan's last friend in Africa  BBC News

China has tried to win over eSwatini repeatedly, but the tiny kingdom, previously known as Swaziland, is staying with Taiwan for "diplomatic and political ...

BBC News
Star Bulk Announces Fleet Update and Updated Share Count Following Recent Stock Repurchasing Program  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Star Bulk Carriers Corp., a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes announced today that, pursuant to the previously.

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
MFSA Adds 7 Firms to Warning List in Single Day  Finance Magnates

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) put a set of seven different cryptocurrency brokers and firms on its warning list this Tuesday.

Finance Magnates
The U.S is the only developed country without mandated paid parental leave. How did we get here?  Employee Benefit News

The disparity matters not only to workers, but to employers' bottom lines. Losing skilled workers because leave isn't available costs companies big-time.

Employee Benefit News
Rising seas give Marshall Islands a stark choice: relocate or elevate  National Geographic

The navigational prowess of Marshall Islanders is legendary. For thousands of years, Marshallese have embraced their watery environment, building a culture ...

National Geographic
Scorpio Bulkers (SALT) & Ship Finance International (SFL) Head-To-Head Analysis  Fairfield Current

Scorpio Bulkers (NYSE:SALT) and Ship Finance International (NYSE:SFL) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better business?

Fairfield Current
Why the Marshall Islands Is Trying to Launch a Cryptocurrency  Bloomberg

The country, facing rising seas and financial isolation, desperately needed a get-rich-quick scheme. Naturally, it decided to create a legal tender cryptocurrency.

Bloomberg
Remote Marshall Islands atoll plans to become the 'next Hong Kong'  Radio New Zealand

More than 5000 kilometres away from his home in the Marshall Islands, the Mayor of Rongelap unveiled his grand design for the remote coral atoll of 61 islets ...

Radio New Zealand
Pacific predictions: 2019  devpolicy.org

2019 will be a busy year in the Pacific, writes Tess Newton Cain.

devpolicy.org
Amelia Earhart died 80 years ago. Conspiracy theories about her disappearance live on.  NBCNews.com

On Jan. 5, 1939, Amelia Earhart was declared legally dead approximately two years after she went missing while attempting a landmark flight around the world.

NBCNews.com
Fisherman snares cocaine in Marshall Islands  Radio New Zealand

A fisherman on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands got more than he bargained for when he pulled in his throw net last week.

Radio New Zealand
Marshall Islands' president accuses Chinese interests of backing opponents  The Guardian

The Marshall Islands' president, Hilda Heine, says accusations that she is destroying the country's financial reputation by adopting a cryptocurrency are ...

The Guardian
Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum convenes 27th annual meeting  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (fouth from left, first line) takes photo with other delegation heads (Source: VNA). Siem Reap (VNA) – The ...

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Wendell David Associates Trimmed Its Colgate (CL) Holding; Last Week Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) Analysts  The Moveefy

Among 2 analysts covering Ship Finance Intl (NYSE:SFL), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Ship Finance Intl had 2 analyst reports ...

The Moveefy
Marshall Islands first nation to submit new, binding climate targets  Channel NewsAsia

The Marshall Islands is the first country to submit new, binding climate targets to the United Nations this week, sending a signal to other ...

Channel NewsAsia
Plans for digital currency spark political crisis in Marshall Islands  The Guardian

The only female leader in the Pacific Islands is facing a no-confidence challenge after pushing ahead with the controversial introduction of a digital currency for ...

The Guardian
Digital trading platform BitMEX exits US, Quebec as pressure mounts  South China Morning Post

BitMEX, the bitcoin futures exchange that has leased Hong Kong's most expensive office in Cheung Kong Center for US$600,000 a month, has been shutting ...

South China Morning Post
When you leave the Marshall Islands, you buy a one-way ticket, on standby  Mashable

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 ...

Mashable
Marshall Islands sets new UN climate targets  Radio New Zealand

The Marshall Islands has set new binding climate targets and encouraged other countries to follow suit.

Radio New Zealand
Marshall Islands commit to going carbon-neutral by 2050  Climate Home

First plan of its kind from an island nation says adopting new shipping technologies 'could have ripple effects across the international sector'

Climate Home
Marshall Islands plans carbon neutral electricity production  Radio New Zealand

The Marshall Islands is leading by example in the battle against climate change at the UN climate summit in Poland.

Radio New Zealand
Children's growth focus of new money for Marshall Islands  Radio New Zealand

Poor growth in Marshallese children has prompted President Hilda Heine to seek assistance from the World Bank which has responded with a $USD12million ...

Radio New Zealand
Marshall Islands marches toward zero greenhouse emissions by 2050  Reuters

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Marshall Islands, an atoll-nation vulnerable to sea level rise from climate change, announced steps on ...

Reuters
Red Cross supports mass tuberculosis and leprosy screening in the Marshall Islands  International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

13 Sep 2018 |. Red Cross supports mass tuberculosis and leprosy screening in the Marshall Islands. By Roger Muller, Marshall Islands Red Cross Society.

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Marshall Islands Becomes First Country to Submit Second, More Ambitious NDC | News  IISD Reporting Services

22 November 2018: The Marshall Islands has become the first country to submit its second nationally determined contribution (NDC), which sets a revised, more ...

IISD Reporting Services
Marshall Islands warned to cancel its ICO or be denied international aid  The Next Web

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) issued a stark warning to the Marshall Islands: cancel your ICO or face being cut off from the US dollar.

The Next Web
Marshall Islands president narrowly survives no confidence vote  Radio New Zealand

Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine survived a vote of no confidence on Monday afternoon, as parliament split evenly 16-16.

Radio New Zealand
Weightlifting Brought Mattie Sasser From The Outback Of Marshall Islands To The Suburbs Of Chicago  TeamUSA.org

Growing up in a remote part of the Marshall Islands, Mattie Sasser was cut off from much of the world. Already far from any neighbors on the Pacific island nation, ...

TeamUSA.org
Marshall Islands rare nation untouched by soccer's sprawling reach  USA TODAY

The tiny country made up of islands and atolls with about 53000 residents still hasn't caught on to the world's top sport.

USA TODAY
Documentary chronicles climate change through three children growing up in the Marshall Islands  PRI

The documentary is called "The Last Generation.” Facing rising sea levels that could one day submerge their entire country, the three children from the Marshall ...

PRI
Within Decades, Floods May Render Much of Marshall Islands Uninhabitable  National Geographic

For the Marshall Islands, climate change isn't some distant, future danger: It is already wreaking havoc across the Pacific country's more than 1,100 low-lying ...

National Geographic
NA Chairwoman arrives in Siem Reap for APPF-27  Nhan Dan Online

NDO/VNA – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and the high-ranking delegation arrived in Siem Reap, Cambodia on January 14 to attend ...

Nhan Dan Online
Marshall Islands leads by example at COP24 with green power plans  Radio New Zealand

The Marshall Islands is leading by example at the COP24 climate meeting in Poland as it launched its road map to decarbonise its electricity sector by 2050.

Radio New Zealand
The Marshall Islands replaces the US dollar with its own cryptocurrency  The Verge

The Marshall Islands made its own cryptocurrency, doing away with the US dollar. The government has signed the change into law, making the "sovereign" its ...

The Verge
Japan’s aid to Marshall Islands is latest pushback against China  South China Morning Post

The brief visit to Majuro marked the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two governments.

South China Morning Post
The US Tested Bombs on the Marshall Islands. Now, Victims Are Seeking Justice.  Truthout

A dozen years before Jiji Jally was born in the Marshall Islands, the US conducted the Bravo test, the single largest aboveground nuclear detonation the US ever ...

Truthout
Marshall Islands President Survives Crypto-Infused No-Confidence Vote  CCN

Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine has eked out a no-confidence vote that threatened to oust her from office and derail plans for a natioanl crypto.

CCN
Matson launches new Marshall Islands service  Pacific Daily News

Matson, Inc. has reduced cargo transit times between the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the United States with its new direct *service* from Hawaii.

Pacific Daily News
NA Chairwoman leaves for APPF-27 in Cambodia  Nhan Dan Online

NDO/VNA – Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and a high-ranking delegation left Hanoi on January 14 afternoon for the 27th Annual ...

Nhan Dan Online
NWS monitoring developing circulation in the Marshall Islands  The Guam Daily Post

The National Weather *Service's* Guam forecast office has its eye on a tropical disturbance east-northeast of Majuro in the Marshall Islands.

The Guam Daily Post
Unbanked: What Happens When a Country Is Financially Cut Off?  Wall Street Journal

Stricter and more complex banking rules are further isolating nations like the Marshall Islands, whose only domestic bank is losing its international partner.

Wall Street Journal
World Bank to Boost Marshall Islands Climate Resilience  The FINANCIAL

The FINANCIAL -- The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$2.5 million grant to support the Republic of the Marshall Islands' goal to ...

The FINANCIAL
Marshall Islands  General Assembly of the United Nations General Debate

H.E. Mrs. Hilda Heine spoke at the General Debate of the 73rd Session.

General Assembly of the United Nations General Debate
Marshall Islands carbon plan carries global message  SciDev.Net

[NOUMEA] The Marshall Islands climate strategic plan to go carbon neutral by 2050 is also an environmental message and challenge to the world from this tiny ...

SciDev.Net
Robinhood Checking Moved Fast and Broke  Bloomberg

Last Thursday, Robinhood Financial LLC announced a new product called “Robinhood Checking & Savings,” which would allow anyone to open a deposit ...

Bloomberg
'It is baseless' - Marshalls President, facing ouster, blames Chinese influence  Radio New Zealand

Concern over a proposed utopia for foreign investment in the Marshall Islands has exploded, with the country's president blaming Chinese influence for a no ...

Radio New Zealand
Marshall Islands' plan for a national cryptocurrency survives crucial vote  The Independent

Plans to launch a national cryptocurrency for the Republic of the Marshall Islands are still in motion after President Hilda Heine survived a vote of no confidence.

The Independent
End in sight for long stalled Marshall Islands water project  Radio New Zealand

A freshwater reservoir for Majuro - the Marshall Islands capital which depends on rainfall, but is regularly afflicted by prolonged droughts - may finally be in sight ...

Radio New Zealand
How a tiny paper in the Marshall Islands has given voice to victims of nuclear testing  Columbia Journalism Review

EIC Giff Johnson and Tia Belau Publisher Moses Uludong of Palau in the Marshall Islands Journal's newsroom in Majuro, 2016. Photo: Hilary Hosia. Putting out ...

Columbia Journalism Review
Marshall Islands' LTS Aims for Carbon Neutrality by 2050 | News  IISD Reporting Services

24 September 2018: The Marshall Islands has formulated a plan to reach net zero emissions by 2020 and to revise emission reduction targets. It is the tenth ...

IISD Reporting Services
Virtual Climate Summit chaired by Marshall Islands this week  Radio New Zealand

The environmental group Greenpeace is staging a flotilla in the Marshall Islands this week as part of the Climate Vulnerable Forum's Virtual Summit.

Radio New Zealand
Republic of Marshall Islands strengthens food security measures ahead of future droughts - Marshall Islands  ReliefWeb

Communities in the remote, drought prone, northern atolls of the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) are trialling new food security measures to increase the ...

ReliefWeb
IMF Staff Completes 2018 Article IV Mission to Republic of the Marshall Islands  International Monetary Fund

May 24, 2018. End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views ...

International Monetary Fund
Could remote Marshall Islands nuclear wasteland become the 'next Hong Kong'?  TVNZ

More than 5,000 kilometres away from his home in the Marshall Islands, the Mayor of Rongelap atoll, James Matayoshi, addressed hundreds of entrepreneurs, ...

TVNZ
Marshall Islands to stand for UN Human Rights Council  Radio New Zealand

The Marshall Islands has put forward its candidacy for the UN Human Rights Council for 2020-2022.

Radio New Zealand
Marshalls President Heine faces no confidence challenge  Radio New Zealand

By Giff Johnson. The first and only female head of state of an independent Pacific island faces her first vote of no confidence next week. Eight senators ...

Radio New Zealand
IMF Advises Against Crypto as Legal Tender in Marshall Islands Report  CoinDesk

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised against the Republic of the Marshall Islands' plan to introduce a digital currency as a second legal tender ...

CoinDesk
Coastal Cutter Voyages to Marshall Islands  The Maritime Executive

In 1849, the Revenue Cutter Lawrencemade history as the first Coast Guard crew to sail into Honolulu...

The Maritime Executive
Partnership Dialogue Supports Implementation of Marshall Islands' NDC | News  IISD Reporting Services

24 July 2018: The Marshall Islands and the NDC Partnership co-hosted a Partnership Dialogue on Climate Change, which focused on supporting ...

IISD Reporting Services
Northern Marshall Islands atolls trial food security measures  Radio New Zealand

Communities in the remote northern atolls of the Marshall Islands are trialling new food security measures in a bid to reduce the impacts of future droughts.

Radio New Zealand
Marshall Islands assured US Compact and nuke ban compatible  Radio New Zealand

The Compact of Free Association and the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) are legally compatible, according to a Harvard Law School ...

Radio New Zealand
IMF trying to prevent the Marshall Islands from adopting a crypto currency  Voltaire Network

On 26 February 2018 the Parliament of the Republic of the Marshall Islands passed the Declaration and Issuance of the Sovereign Currency Act 2018, adopting ...

Voltaire Network
Marshall Islands Confirms No Class Certificate Surcharge  The Maritime Executive

International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) has announced that the Republic of the Marsh...

The Maritime Executive
Sport: Marshall Islands to host 2022 Micronesian Games  Radio New Zealand

The Marshall Islands will host the 10th edition of the Micronesian Games in 2022 after receiving unanimous support. The Micronesian Games Council voted to ...

Radio New Zealand
 

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The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Marshallese: Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ), are an island country and a United States associated state near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line.Geographically, the country is part of the larger island group of Micronesia.The country's population of 53,158 people (at the 2011 Census ...
More information about the Marshall Islands is available on the Marshall Islands Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.. U.S.-MARSHALL ISLANDS RELATIONS. After gaining military control of the Marshall Islands from Japan in 1944, the United States assumed administrative control of the Marshall Islands under United Nations ...
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The Marshall Islands’ plan to issue a sovereign cryptocurrency, dubbed ‘the Sovereign’ (SOV), appears to be progressing, with the Oceanic nation announcing that it will work alongside Steve ...
Marshall Islands, officially Republic of the Marshall Islands, Marshallese Majōl, country in the central Pacific Ocean.It consists of some of the easternmost islands of Micronesia.The Marshalls are composed of more than 1,200 islands and islets in two parallel chains of coral atolls—the Ratak, or Sunrise, to the east and the Ralik, or Sunset, to the west.
The Marshall Islands are a group of atolls and reefs in the Pacific Ocean, about half-way between Hawaii and Australia.. Understand []. The Visitors Authority has a Tourist Office in the centre of Majuro which is the only really operational and useful establishment on the island (and off it).
Flags. The flag of Marshall Islands was officially adopted on May 1, 1979. The islands, long a part of the U.S. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, gained their independence in 1979, and hoisted this striking flag.
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Escape from the city. With around 5,000 visitors a year, the Republic of the Marshall Islands is among the world’s least-visited countries.While this presents boundless opportunities for cultural immersion, it also translates to a dearth of restaurants and infrastructure: even the “big city” of Majuro has just two hotels.
The Marshall Islands, a tiny nation of islands and atolls located between Hawaii and Australia, are in a fight for survival. In a battle between man and nature, officials say climate change is ...
 

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The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Marshallese: Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ), are an island country and a United States associated state near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line. Geographically, the country is part of the larger island group of Micronesia. The country's population of 53,158 people (at the 2011 Census) is spread out over 29 coral atolls, comprising 1,156 individual islands and islets.The islands share maritime boundaries with the Federated States of Micronesia to the west, Wake Island to the north, Kiribati to the southeast, and Nauru to the south. About 27,797 of the islanders (at the 2011 Census) live on Majuro, which contains the capital. Data from the United Nations indicates an estimated population in 2016 of 53,066. In 2016, 73.3% of the population were defined as being "urban". The UN also indicates a population density of 295 per km2 (765 people per mi2) and its projected 2020 population is 53,263.Micronesian colonists reached the Marshall Islands using canoes circa 2nd millennium BC, with interisland navigation made possible using traditional stick charts. They eventually settled here. Islands in the archipelago were first explored by Europeans in the 1520s, starting with Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese at the service of Spain, Juan Sebastián Elcano and Miguel de Saavedra. Spanish explorer Alonso de Salazar reported sighting an atoll in August 1526. Other expeditions by Spanish and English ships followed. The islands derive their name from British explorer John Marshall, who visited in 1788. The islands were historically known by the inhabitants as "jolet jen Anij" (Gifts from God).Spain claimed the islands in 1592, and the European powers recognized its sovereignty over the islands in 1874. They had been part of the Spanish East Indies formally since 1528. Later, Spain sold some of the islands to the German Empire in 1885, and they became part of German New Guinea that year, run by the trading companies doing business in the islands, particularly the Jaluit Company. In World War I the Empire of Japan occupied the Marshall Islands, which in 1920, the League of Nations combined with other former German territories to form the South Pacific Mandate. During World War II, the United States took control of the islands in the Gilbert and Marshall Islands campaign in 1944. Nuclear testing began in 1946 and concluded in 1958.The US government formed the Congress of Micronesia in 1965, a plan for increased self-governance of Pacific islands. The Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands in 1979 provided independence to the Marshall Islands, whose constitution and president (Amata Kabua) were formally recognized by the US. Full sovereignty or Self-government was achieved in a Compact of Free Association with the United States. Marshall Islands has been a United Nations member state since 1991. Politically, the Marshall Islands is a presidential republic in free association with the United States, with the US providing defense, subsidies, and access to U.S.-based agencies such as the Federal Communications Commission and the United States Postal Service. With few natural resources, the islands' wealth is based on a service economy, as well as some fishing and agriculture; aid from the United States represents a large percentage of the islands' gross domestic product. The country uses the United States dollar as its currency.The majority of the citizens of the Republic of Marshall Islands, formed in 1982, are of Marshallese descent, though there are small numbers of immigrants from the United States, China, Philippines, and other Pacific islands. The two official languages are Marshallese, which is one of the Malayo-Polynesian languages, and English. Almost the entire population of the islands practices some religion, with three-quarters of the country either following the United Church of Christ – Congregational in the Marshall Islands (UCCCMI) or the Assemblies of God.