THE Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. and the Governor’s Covid-19 Task Force on Saturday reported that an additional individual had tested positive for Covid-19, raising the CNMI’s total number of cases to 129 since March 28, 2020.
HAGÅTÑA (JIC) — The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 128th Covid-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City on Jan. 17, 2021 at approximately 10:36 p.m. The patient was a 39-year-old male with underlying health conditions. He was admitted to GRMC on Jan. …
THE Saipan Mayor’s Office will replace street name signs that were taken down or lost when the island was hit by Super Typhoons Soudelor in 2015 and Yutu in 2018.
HARRISBURG, Pa./LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) — Law enforcement officers far outnumbered protesters at state capitol grounds on Sunday, as few Trump supporters who believe the president’s false claim that he won the 2020 election turned out for what authorities feared could be violent demonstrations.
(Reuters) — Twitter Inc, on Sunday, locked the account of Republican U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a political newcomer known for promoting the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory.
THE Commonwealth Utilities Corp. has the power to review and establish utility rates and other fees for electrical power, water, and sewer, Assistant Attorney General Jose Mafnas Jr. said.
MAJESTY Chinese Restaurant on Beach Road in Garapan will continue to distribute free hot meals and grocery bags to island residents this year, its management said.
HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — While Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero allowed movie theaters to reopen as early as Jan. 16 with 50% occupancy, it won't be until February when big-screen fans can watch the latest movies at Tango Theatres at Micronesia Mall.
HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — With limited land, no impound lot and lack of enforcement, Guam keeps struggling to get rid of vehicles no one wants anymore, mayors said.
OPENING its doors on New Year’s Day, West Coast Restaurant in Susupe offers Italian, Filipino, local and other dishes that cater to people of all ages.
HONOLULU (Hawaii News Now/Pacnews) — The first repatriation flight with American Samoans stranded in Hawaii and on the mainland since the beginning of the pandemic leaves at the end of the month.
SECRETARY of Finance David DLG Atalig said the CNMI government is “doing its best” to get the federal stimulus funds “out as soon as we receive them.”
FOR the fiscal year that ended on Sept. 30, 2019, the assets of Marianas Public Land Trust increased by $2,398,647 compared to the previous fiscal year, according to a single audit conducted by Burger Comer Magliari.
THE reopening of the Coral Ocean Golf Resort golf course on Thursday “means a lot” to Gov. Ralph DLG Torres because it brings hope to the local tourism industry.
THE Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. has requested the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. to calculate CHCC’s prospective bills and arrears using the commercial rate for water and non-residential rate for wastewater/sewer.
DISTRICT Court for the NMI Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona has dismissed with prejudice the constitutional violation claims filed by Zaji O. Zajradhara against GIG Partners Inc., its general controller Christylyn Montilla, assistant bar manager Bryan Mendoza Jr. and owner Takayuki Niizeki.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Office of the CNMI Congressional Delegate) — Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has announced additional committee assignments for members of the Democratic Caucus in the 117th Congress this evening. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan will serve on both the Agricult…
HAGÅTÑA (JIC) — The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 127th Covid-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City on Jan. 17, 2021 at approximately 5:50 a.m. The patient was a 59-year-old male with underlying health conditions. He was admitted to GRMC on Jan. 1…
(Office of the Attorney General, Saipan) — The Office of the Attorney General is pleased to announce the addition of its newest assistant attorney general, Charles P. Reyes Jr., and the promotion of John Lowrey as chief of civil division.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) — President-elect Joe Biden will cap a busy day of inauguration pageantry by using the powers of his new office to push policy changes on housing, student loans, climate change and immigration, a top aide said on Saturday.
(Press Release) — The new year brings great promise for Marianas Alliance of Non-Governmental Organizations or MANGO as we announce the election of new board members. The newly elected board members include Maisie B. Tenorio, Chairperson, Felicidad Ogumuro, Vice Chairperson, Emma Perez, Se…
MAJURO — Three United States-affiliated countries in the north Pacific have launched aggressive Covid-19 vaccine programs, following receipt of thousands of doses from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.
(Press Release) — According to Dandan middle school teacher Eun Young Ahn, Friends of the Mariana Trench’s Project HOPE offered her seventh-grade students a valuable opportunity to learn about traditional culture, ocean science and conservation.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Press Release) — The University of Utah congratulates more than 9,700 students who were named to the Fall 2020 Dean's List. To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher in at least 12 graded credit hours during any one term.
HAGÅTÑA (JIC) — The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 126th Covid-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City on Jan. 15, 2021 at approximately 7:19 p.m. The patient was a 49-year-old male. He was admitted to GRMC earlier that day and tested positive upon a…
HAGÅTÑA (JIC) — The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 125th Covid-19-related fatality occurred at Guam Memorial Hospital Thursday night at approximately 7:50 p.m. The patient was a 58-year-old male with underlying conditions. He was admitted to GMH on Dec. 23, 2020 and tested…
THE CNMI contact tracers for Covid-19 are getting ready for other infectious diseases that may threaten the islands, Community Disease Investigation Inspector III Dwayne Davis said.
Gov. Ralph DLG Torres, center, met with Senate President Jude U. Hofschneider, left, and House Speaker Edmund S. Villagomez, right, on Wednesday to discuss working together for the betterment of the CNMI.
Newly elected Board of Education Chairman Andrew L. Orsini, Commissioner of Education Dr. Alfred B. Ada and Associate Commissioner for Administrative Service Eric Magofna, in the background, visited various Tinian public school facilities Thursday. Photo shows children with the Tinian Head S…
THE Commonwealth Utilities Corp. is looking into the possibility of acquiring electric vehicles for its service fleets, and more web-based smart power and water meters for consumers.
JUAN Sablan Ada Jr., who was on pre-trial conditional release for a drug case, was rearrested on Tuesday by the NMI Drug Enforcement Task Force.
“AS public servants, let us commit ourselves to carrying out our work by observing transparency to build and foster trust and to ensure accountability,” Sen. Teresita Santos of Rota said in her inaugural address on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The second impeachment of President Donald Trump by the House of Representatives, for inciting last week’s deadly rampage at the Capitol, could set off a bitter Senate fight that entangles the early days of President-elect Joe Biden’s term.
THE Commonwealth Healthcare Corp.-Environmental Health and Disease Prevention team held a groundbreaking ceremony for the N6 building renovation project at the EHDP office site on Navy Hill.
(NMTI) — McDonald’s of Saipan has once again renewed its vow to assist the Northern Marianas Technical Institute implement its workforce development strategy. The Ayuyu family reiterated their time-honored pledge to sustain our resident workforce.
PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Services) — On Jan. 12, 2021, David W. Panuelo, president of the Federated States of Micronesia, opened the first of a series of exploratory informational meetings between the FSM national government and the islands’ private sector to discuss the expansion o…
CORVALLIS, Ore. (Press Release) — Names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll for Fall term 2020 have been announced by Oregon State University.
(Office of the Governor) — The Department of Public Works- Division of Energy, in collaboration with Pacific Rainbow dba Sherwin Williams, announces a one-day, in-store-only promotional event for Energy Star-rated cool roof products on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
WASHINGTON (U.S. Department of Justice) — A Nevada woman was arrested Wednesday for her alleged role in a multi-year scheme to commit visa fraud and money laundering, and to illegally bring Chinese nationals into the United States for financial gain.
CITING the expiration of the statute of limitations among other reasons, Chief Prosecutor John Bradley on Wednesday informed Attorney General Edward Manibusan that the Office of the AG’s criminal division will not prosecute Rep. Edwin Propst who has been accused of sexual misconduct.
DISTRICT Court for the NMI Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona on Wednesday ordered Imperial Pacific International LLC, including its chairwoman Cui Li Jie and former chief executive officer Donald Browne, to appear before the court on Jan. 21 at 8:30 a.m.