COMMONWEALTH Ports Authority Chairwoman Kimberlyn King-Hinds is still thinking about running for U.S. delegate in the 2022 general election.
BARTENDER Chun Jee "Eric" Wong staged a protest outside the office of the U.S. Department of Labor on Thanksgiving.
THE United States Attorney’s Office for Guam and the CNMI has issued 27 third-party subpoenas to 10 providers involved with medical care, two insurance companies, two medical licensing boards, and two continuing medical education organizations in the civil litigation against a physician accu…
THE CNMI'S only state veterinarian who is also a retiree is willing to work for the government again.
AGING Office Director Walter Manglona on Tuesday announced that all the senior citizens who frequent the manamko’ center are fully vaccinated and most have received booster shots.
IMPERIAL Pacific International LLC, through attorney Joey San Nicolas, has asked the federal court to dismiss with prejudice the new lawsuit filed by U.S.A. Fanter Corporation Ltd. for breach of contract.
LONDON (Reuters) — Britain on Thursday said it was concerned by a newly identified coronavirus variant spreading in South Africa that might make vaccines less effective and imperil efforts to fight the pandemic.
REGARDING the recent shift in CNMI Covid-19 protocols, Secretary of Finance David DLG Atalig said it will most likely save the Commonwealth some money.
CHICAGO (Reuters) — Airports and commercial airlines across the United States registered one of their busiest days since before the pandemic on Wednesday as millions of Americans traveled to visit loved ones for the Thanksgiving holiday.
THE National Youth Movement for the West Philippine Sea has condemned the use of water cannons on Philippine supply vessels by three Chinese Coast Guard vessels on Nov. 16, 2021 in Ayungin Shoal
(NMC) — Northern Marianas College is accepting applications for a Master of Education Degree with a concentration in International Teaching from Framingham State University.
THE Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation Sunshine Squad on Wednesday made a $1,000 donation to the Hinemlu O’hala Para Enteramenti Recovery Center Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation Program, or HOPE Recovery Center SAAR Program, just in time for Thanksgiving.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Joe Biden named his choices to run the White House budget office on Wednesday, tapping two women of color to lead the massive government operations agency.
(Federal Bureau of Investigation) — The FBI warns of cyber criminals targeting shoppers hoping to take advantage of online bargains and hard to find gift items for the holidays.
KOROR (Palau International Coral Reef Center) — A recently published scientific paper from the Palau International Coral Reef Center or PICRC and the Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University mapped the distribution of heat resistant corals throughout the Palau Archipelago. The study, wh…
WASHINGTON (Press Release) — The United States Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs applauds the completion of the Colonia Wellness Center in Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. The project was jointly funded by the United States government through the Compact of F…
(EPA) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the 2021 National Recycling Strategy to tackle recycling challenges facing the nation and to create a stronger, more resilient, and cost-effective municipal solid waste recycling system. This year, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mar…
IN the first of a series of videos responding to concerns raised by the House Committee on Judiciary and Government Operations, Gov. Ralph DLG Torres spoke about the utility bills of his residence.
(Commonwealth Healthcare Corp.) — Forty-five additional individuals have been confirmed positive for Covid-19. This brings the CNMI total to 649 cases since March 28, 2020.
SAIPAN faces a “serious” stray dog problem, according to Henry Hofschneider, special assistant to Mayor David M. Apatang.
GLICERIO “Eli” Del Mundo Arago, honorary Philippine consul to the CNMI and Tan Holdings senior vice president, passed away Wednesday morning at the Guam Regional Medical City due to complications after a stroke. He was 69.
MAYA B. Kara, one of the prominent members of the local legal community, passed away Friday at her Capital Hill home, surrounded by loved ones.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (Reuters) — Three white men were convicted of murder on Wednesday for chasing and shooting Ahmaud Arbery as the Black man ran through their neighborhood, with a Georgia jury rejecting a self-defense claim in a trial that once again probed America's divisive issues of race and guns.
(CHCC) — Thirty-two additional individuals have been confirmed positive for Covid-19. This brings the CNMI total to 604 cases since March 28, 2020.
SEOUL (Reuters) — A little known sect led by a pastor who pokes eyes to heal is at the center of a Covid-19 outbreak in South Korea, as the country reported a new daily record of 4,116 cases and battles a spike in serious cases straining hospitals.
WAUKESHA, Wis. (Reuters) —The man accused of driving his vehicle into a traditional Christmas parade near Milwaukee made his first court appearance on Tuesday since the weekend rampage and was charged with homicide, as the death toll rose to six.
NORTHERN Marianas Technical Institute culinary staff and students prepared a traditional Thanksgiving meal for Karidat Social Services’ Guma Esperansa, or House of Hope on Tuesday.
MOST of the 98 additional individuals confirmed positive for Covid-19 on Monday are fully vaccinated.
BRUSSELS/PRAGUE (Reuters) — Coronavirus infections broke records in parts of Europe on Wednesday, with the continent once again the epicenter of a pandemic that has prompted new curbs on movement and made health experts think again about booster vaccination shots.
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MOBIL Oil Marianas on Wednesday reduced the prices of its regular and premium gasoline and diesel for the second time this month. Shell is expected to replicate the price reduction.
(Reuters) — The United States Department of Defense late on Tuesday said it will establish a new group to investigate reports on the presence of UFOs in restricted airspace.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) — Mexico will analyze administering booster vaccine doses against Covid-19, especially for older people, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday, softening his previous stance on the need for a third shot.
USA Fanter Corp. Ltd. has requested the federal court to foreclose the mechanic’s lien against Imperial Pacific International LLC.
THE Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality analyzes water samples collected from Managaha’s recreational beaches and dock as well as from Rota's recreational beaches and storm drainages as part of the regularly scheduled sampling.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (Reuters) — A Georgia jury on Wednesday asked to have the cellphone video of Ahmaud Arbery being fatally shot played back three times during its second day of deliberations in the murder trial of three white men who pursued the 25-year-old Black man as he ran through their mos…
(PhilHonCon) — With great sadness, the Philippine Honorary Consulate for the CNMI and the Philippine Consulate General in Hagåtña, Guam join the Arago family in announcing the passing of Glicerio “Eli” Del Mundo Arago, the honorary Philippine consul to the Commonwealth of the Northern Maria…
THE House Committee on Judiciary and Governmental Operations on Tuesday asked Police Sgt. Joey Cruz, the head of the governor's personal security detail, about some of the chief executive’s trips to U.S., among other public expenses.
THE Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. and the CNMI Covid-19 Task Force on Tuesday announced that 98 new positive Covid-19 cases had been identified during a single day of community screening — the largest recorded in CNMI history.
INSTEAD of auctioning its property with depressed value, Imperial Pacific International LLC, is proposing to place more than $2 million in a restricted account controlled by the federal court to secure USA Fanter Corporation Limited’s judgment amount.
ON Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, the local judiciary issued a memorandum informing staff that an employee tested positive for Covid-19. The diagnosed individual was not present in the Guma’ Hustisia in the days preceding the positive test result.
NORTHERN Marianas College on Tuesday informed its personnel and students that an employee had tested positive for Covid-19.
(MV) — Mount Carmel School on Tuesday said a second student had tested positive for Covid-19.
(JKPL) — Joeten-Kiyu Public Library’s Bookmobile is on the move! As part of the pre-anniversary festivities, Team JKPL hosted a photo-op at the JKPL parking lot for the much anticipated and newly retrofitted JKPL Bookmobile and Technology Mobile Express on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.
MANILA (Reuters) — Relatives of people killed in the Philippine war on drugs have accused the government of attempting to evade accountability by asking the International Criminal Court or ICC to defer its investigation.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Groups of thieves, some carrying crowbars and hammers, smashed glass cases and window displays and ransacked high-end stores throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, stealing jewelry, sunglasses, suitcases and other merchandise before fleeing in waiting cars during a weeke…
THE parties in the lawsuit filed by Junior Larry Hillbroom against his former attorneys, which has been pending in the federal court since 2010, have agreed to a settlement.
HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — James Rumbaua Damaso was found guilty of having 139.1 grams of methamphetamine on him when federal agents pulled him over back in 2019.
WAUKESHA, Wisconsin (Reuters) — Four of the five people killed by an SUV racing through a Wisconsin Christmas parade on Sunday were affiliated with the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies, a beloved pompom-thrusting dance troupe, according to a local newspaper.