Norio Saito

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 […]

Math whiz departs Marshalls

KELLY LORENNIJ “I am from Japan, but the Marshall Islands is my second home,” Daishiro Taniguchi told the Journal before his departure for Japan last week. Taniguchi taught secondary math for two years as a Japan International Cooperation Agency volunteer, and returned to work as a math specialist for the Public School System at the […]