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Namdrik happy with water

Namdrik happy with water

A VIP team joined Namdrik Atoll for a celebration of the Japan-funded water cistern project at Namdrik Elementary School last week. The project amounting to $89,898 was funded through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP) through the Japan Embassy in Majuro. The ceremony was witnessed by Minister of Culture and Internal Affairs […]

Bus to run on Japanese time

Bus to run on Japanese time

HILARY HOSIA“I hope the bus will bring students to school on Japanese time — which is before the bell rings,” Japan Ambassador to Marshall Islands Norio Saito said during a handover ceremony of a new school bus at Assumption School Tuesday. “I promise to teach our students Japanese time,” Assumption Principal Victoria Langidrik later said […]

Japan funds Arno’s new boat

Japan funds Arno’s new boat

Japan Ambassador Norio Saito joined in the handover ceremony for “the Project for Procurement of Sea Transport for Copra in Arno Atoll.” The $135,500 grant for a new boat was funded through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). The ceremony was attended by Arno Mayor Bernard Chong-Gum, Arno Irooj Katwel Jormelu and […]

Japan students enjoy Majuro exchange

Japan students enjoy Majuro exchange

ISAAC MARTY Sixteen students from various elementary and high schools in Japan were among a delegation of 25 that visited Majuro recently for the annual Japan and Marshall Islands Student Exchange Program funded by the Japan Embassy. According to group leader Director Nobuhiro Yasuura, they were part of a larger group that came out of […]