Hideyuki Mitsuoka

Japan helps RMI water company

Japan helps RMI water company

HILARY HOSIA For more than 20 years, Majuro Water and Sewer Company (MWSC) has been a beneficiary of the people and government of Japan through the Japan Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project. This support ranges from a project to provide a public water supply in 1998 to a handover ceremony of two excavators […]

CMI, Ryukyus sign deal

CMI, Ryukyus sign deal

KELLY LORENNIJ Following signing of an agreement between Vice President of the University of the Ryukyus Ryuji Ishikawa and College of the Marshall Islands President Theresa Koroivulaono, CMI is now able to send two students instead of just one to study at the university in Okinawa, Japan. The University of the Ryukyus opened an undergraduate […]

Majuro, Ebeye hospitals benefit

Majuro, Ebeye hospitals benefit

A large donation of hospital-related equipment was received by the Ministry of Health and Human Services Friday courtesy of the Japan government. Japan Ambassador Hideyuki Mitsuoka was on hand to turn over medical equipment to the Marshall Islands. A large group from the Ministry was on hand to receive the donation, as was Foreign Secretary […]

Celebrating Japan emperor’s birthday

Celebrating Japan emperor’s birthday

Japan Emperor Akihito turns 84 this week. Every year, Japanese citizens and their political allies spread across 230 embassies and consulates globally observe the imperial birthday this month, while an official birthday will be hosted for the 123rd ruler in the imperial palace in Japan. Acting Foreign Minister and Minister in Assistance to the President […]

Japan funds Ebeye solar plan

Japan funds Ebeye solar plan

In response to the request from the RMI government, Japan has committed to a major solar power program for Ebeye Island. To memorialize the agreement between RMI and Japan, an exchange of notes was signed by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade John Silk and Ambassador of Japan Hideyuki Mitsuoka and the grant agreement was […]

Japan backs canoe program

Japan backs canoe program

Japan Ambassador to the RMI Hideyuki Mitsuoka and the Director of Waan Aelon in Majel (WAM) Alson Kelen signed a contract last week for a “Project for Improvement of Transportation for Training Materials for Waan Aelon in Majel.” The grant of $65,050 is funded through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). The […]

Majuro students to Japan

Majuro students to Japan

The Embassy of Japan announced that six Assumption High School students — Juliana Joseph, Philmar Solo, Kathleen deBrum, Aliciya Ackley, Niro Tareo, Barton Kaios, and their supervisor Tony Theomae — will participate in the “High School Students Islands Summit on World Tsunami Awareness Day 2017 in Okinawa.” Before their departure on November 3 from Majuro […]

Japan donates heavy equipment

Japan donates heavy equipment

Japan Ambassador Hideyuki Mitsuoka handed over the last batch of disaster risk reduction equipment to the RMI government Friday. Tony Muller, Minister of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities and Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade was on hand to receive the donation. The handover ceremony was held at the Ministry of Works compound with many […]

Ebeye SDA gets Japan help

Ebeye SDA gets Japan help

Japan Ambassador to the Marshall Islands Hideyuki Mitsuoka attended the handover ceremony for the renovated Ebeye Seventh Day Adventist School in Kwajalein Atoll last Friday. The ceremony was also attended by Lerooj Anta Kabua James, KALGov City Manager Scott Paul, Kwajalein Public School System Assistant Commissioner Jelton Anjain, Ebeye SDA Chaplain Pastor Alex Riano, Acting […]