REGARDING Variety’s story on Tuesday, T’way Airlines said it did not refuse to fly back the woman who flew in from China to South Korea and then to Saipan where she was denied entry, Friday evening. T’way Airlines also said that the woman had a Macau — not a Hong Kong — passport.

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IN 1789 — or about 230 years ago — the U.S. Constitution was ratified and approved by the Thirteen Original Colonies. This landmark legal instrument established the first democracy in the world. As a representative democracy, the people of the United States freely choose their political leaders at a general election, held every two to four years.

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SOME years back we discussed the extraordinary adventure of Maurice and Maralyn Bailey, an English couple whose sailboat was wrecked by a whale and who drifted in a life raft for 117 days, a record at that time. I recently read a book about their experience that teaches us vital lessons which we can all use, whether stranded in a raft at sea or stranded in a thankless job. First, a summary of their story, then some life lessons.

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ON Oct. 31, 1967, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, D-Montana, informed his colleagues about recent news articles in Time Magazine and the New York Times that he said should serve as a “timely reminder that all is not well in the U.S.-administered Trust Territory of the Pacific.” The TT comprised of the NMI, Palau, the Marshalls and what is now known as the FSM.

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PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte last week announced the termination of a security pact that underpins the U.S.-Philippines alliance, and President Trump responded by celebrating potential savings for the American fisc. The good news is that this isn’t a popular decision in Manila or Washington, and there’s time to save the agreement.

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(Office of the CNMI Congressional Delegate) — President Trump’s fiscal year 2021 spending request for the Office of Insular Affairs, released Monday last week, cuts the agency’s discretionary budget from $103 million to $82 million, U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan said.

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