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Chuuk refurbishes wastewater treatment plant

Chuuk State officials recently inaugurated a newly-refurbished waste water treatment plant to include a conventional sewerage system and reliable pumping and treatment system to service…

NMI visitor arrivals down 12.5 pct in April

Visitors arrivals to the Northern Mariana Islands dropped 12.5 percent in April 2016 compared to April 2015. According to the Marianas Visitors Authority, arrivals to…

Cruz resolved to raise Guam minimum wage

Undeterred in his pursuit to improve the lives of thousands of minimum wage workers in Guam, Vice Speaker Benjamin J.F. Cruz introduced Bill No. 312-33…

Military training at W-517 on April 25-28

The CNMI Emergency Operations Center, in conjunction with U.S. Naval Forces Marianas (N3) Guam, would like to inform the general public that the U.S. Military…

Interior provides nearly $6M in CIP funds to Guam

U.S. Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Esther Kia’aina yesterday approved $5.7 million in grant funding for infrastructure improvements to the Guam…

3 rescued 51 nautical miles from Chuuk

Three men aboard a missing 19-foot skiff were located by a merchant vessel, after departing Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia three days earlier.   At…

4 Saipan beaches red-flagged

The Division of Environmental Quality has red-flagged four Saipan beaches and is advising the public not to fish or swim within 300 feet of these…

DEQ red-flags 3 sites on Tinian

The Division of Environmental Quality has red-flagged Unai Babui, Unai Chulu, and Leprosarium Beach 2 on Tinian and advises the public not to fish or…

6 rescued from grounded boat near Alamagan

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued six mariners from a grounded fishing vessel near Alamagan Island, Monday.   “Cooperation between the CNMI Emergency Operations Center, U.S.…

Tinian Hot Pepper Festival on Feb. 13-14

The 12th Annual Tinian Hot Pepper Festival will be held on Feb. 13-14, 2016, highlighting the island’s famously potent “donne sali” pepper. The two-day island-style…

New security camera system active in Tumon

The Guam Visitors Bureau and Docomo Pacific have teamed up to increase public safety efforts in Tumon with the installation of the new Digital Sentry…

Naval Base Guam hosts 7 Japanese ships

A total of seven Japanese ships of the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force pulled into the port of Apra Harbor, U.S. Naval Base Guam, on…

TCF Saipan thanks supporters

The Compassionate Friends of Saipan would like to thank all people who planned, donated to, attended, supported or participated in our Candle Lighting event on…

NMI, Guam AG’s ink accord on consumer protection

CNMI Attorney General Edward Manibusan and Guam Attorney General Elizabeth Barrett-Anderson have signed off on a cooperative agreement to enhance the protection of the consumers…

Marines’ non-fire training on Tinian

More than 70 years after participating in the amphibious landings on Tinian in World War II, 1st Battalion 2d Marines will return to Tinian to…

4 Saipan beaches red-flagged

The Division of Environmental Quality has red-flagged the Grotto Cave, Bird Island Beach, South Laulau Beach, and Old Man By The Sea and is advising…

China impacts Guam, Saipan, Palau economies

China’s economic growth has slowed down, but its multitrillion-dollar economy still affects Guam and other islands in the Western Pacific, said a local economist.  …
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