Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Thu, 25 Apr 2019 11:19:21 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Official: No dengue cases on Saipan, Tinian, Rota http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/112275-official-no-dengue-cases-on-saipan-tinian-rota http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/112275-official-no-dengue-cases-on-saipan-tinian-rota

THERE has been no reported case of dengue fever on Saipan, Tinian or Rota, according to the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1000
CHCC Outpatient Pharmacy offers flu vaccine http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/112276-chcc-outpatient-pharmacy-offers-flu-vaccine http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/112276-chcc-outpatient-pharmacy-offers-flu-vaccine

TO address the increasing number of influenza cases in the CNMI, the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp.’s Outpatient Pharmacy is offering flu shots to individuals at a minimal charge.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1000
Saipan delegation confirms Ike Demapan’s nomination to zoning board http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/112277-saipan-delegation-confirms-ike-demapan-s-nomination-to-zoning-board http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/112277-saipan-delegation-confirms-ike-demapan-s-nomination-to-zoning-board

THE Saipan and Northern Islands Legislative Delegation on Wednesday unanimously confirmed the nomination of former Indigenous Affairs Director Ignacio “Ike” DLG Demapan to the zoning board.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1000
Chef died of heart attack, says fire department http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/112279-chef-died-of-heart-attack-says-fire-department http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/112279-chef-died-of-heart-attack-says-fire-department

A HEART attack caused the death of a chef who was severely burned in the kitchen of a bed and breakfast establishment in San Vicente on Saturday, according to the Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1000
Bill to create MPLT line of credit for government http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/112280-bill-to-create-mplt-line-of-credit-for-government http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/112280-bill-to-create-mplt-line-of-credit-for-government

SPEAKER Blas Jonathan Attao on Tuesday pre-filed a bill that would allow the Marianas Public Land Trust to provide the central government with up to $15 million line of credit.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1000
3 lawmakers doubt governor’s FY20 revenue projection http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/112281-3-lawmakers-doubt-governor-s-fy20-revenue-projection http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/112281-3-lawmakers-doubt-governor-s-fy20-revenue-projection

AT least three members of the House Ways and Means Committee are not sure if the CNMI government can actually meet the governor’s $233.2 million revenue projection in fiscal 2020 which starts on Oct. 1, 2019.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1000
Experimental US cannabis drug claiming to treat diabetics to be trialed in Vanuatu http://www.mvariety.com/regional-news/112265-experimental-us-cannabis-drug-claiming-to-treat-diabetics-to-be-trialed-in-vanuatu http://www.mvariety.com/regional-news/112265-experimental-us-cannabis-drug-claiming-to-treat-diabetics-to-be-trialed-in-vanuatu

PORT VILA (Australian Broadcasting Corp./Pacnews) — An American company has opted to trial a new experimental cannabis-derived drug on diabetics in Vanuatu as a result of stringent Federal laws preventing the trial in the United States, according to the company’s chief executive.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured Pacific/Regional News Pacific | Regional Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1000
Contests to highlight Taste of the Marianas http://www.mvariety.com/special-features/my-marianas/112273-contests-to-highlight-taste-of-the-marianas http://www.mvariety.com/special-features/my-marianas/112273-contests-to-highlight-taste-of-the-marianas

(MVA) — The 21st Annual Taste of the Marianas International Food Festival & Beer Garden during May 2019 Tourism Month just got a whole lot tastier with weekly contests announced by the Marianas Visitors Authority.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured My Marianas Variety Features Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +1000