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Asiana Airlines Sale Delayed

The disposal of Asiana Airlines is being delayed. On the face of it, the delay is because of the COVID-19 pandemic and a delayed approval…

Guam Cancels School

GDOE Cancels Classes Guam Department of Education (GDOE) Superintendent Jon Fernandez has made the decision, effective immediately, to close all GDOE school facilities and cancel…

AG: Price Freeze In Place For NMI

(CNMI Office of the Attorney General) — A Declaration of Significant Emergency was issued by Gov. Ralph DLG Torres on Jan. 29, 2020 and renewed…

Number of NAP work registrants in decline

New data from the Nutrition Assistance Program shows a steady decline in its Work Registration Program as more recipients are landing jobs in the workforce.…

UOG CNAS: Marianas honeybees remain healthy

The University of Guam College of Natural and Applied Sciences is uncovering some very interesting information about honeybee health in the Marianas. Chris Rosario, research…

UOG looking for wild bee colonies

The University of Guam College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) continues its search for wild bees.   Chris Rosario, research associate with the Western…

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.…
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