Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 27 Apr 2018 01:38:03 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Senate conducts hearings on 2 board nominees http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103982-senate-conducts-hearings-on-2-board-nominees http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103982-senate-conducts-hearings-on-2-board-nominees

THE Senate on Tuesday held separate public hearings for Benjamin Huk L. Borja and Jessie Tudela who were nominated to the Commonwealth Public Utilities Commission and the Northern Marianas College board of regents respectively.

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AG: Corrections will respond to inmates’ allegations http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103979-ag-corrections-will-respond-to-inmates-allegations http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103979-ag-corrections-will-respond-to-inmates-allegations

THE Department of Corrections will respond to the allegations made by some inmates, who complained about the conditions in prison, CNMI Attorney General Edward Manibusan said.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Saipan Chamber of Commerce applauds Senate passage of Murkowski bill http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103981-saipan-chamber-of-commerce-applauds-senate-passage-of-murkowski-bill http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103981-saipan-chamber-of-commerce-applauds-senate-passage-of-murkowski-bill

(Press Release) — The Saipan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement on Tuesday:

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Rota, Tinian will have own police academy http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103986-rota-tinian-will-have-own-police-academy http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103986-rota-tinian-will-have-own-police-academy

ROTA and Tinian will have their own police academy, their Department of Public Safety resident directors told Variety.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Tina Sablan announces House candidacy http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103969-tina-sablan-announces-house-candidacy http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103969-tina-sablan-announces-house-candidacy

(Press Release) — Susupe resident Christina “Tina” Sablan announced on Wednesday that she is running as an independent for a Precinct 2 seat in the House of Representatives. Precinct 2 includes Susupe, Chalan Kanoa, As Lito, Fina Sisu, As Perdido, and Laly 4 on Saipan. 

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Employer says workers who claim to be victims of human trafficking ‘liars’ http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103983-employer-says-workers-who-claim-to-be-victims-of-human-trafficking-liars http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103983-employer-says-workers-who-claim-to-be-victims-of-human-trafficking-liars

THE six Bangladeshi construction workers who claim to be victims of human trafficking are lying, according to their former employer, Md. Ashraful Alam, president of Asia Pacific Inc.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Arts Council receives $90K donations for Flame Tree Arts Festival http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103984-arts-council-receives-90k-donations-for-flame-tree-arts-festival http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103984-arts-council-receives-90k-donations-for-flame-tree-arts-festival

THE Commonwealth Council for Arts and Culture has received a total of $90,000 in donations for the 37th Flame Tree Arts Festival which will take place from April 26 to 29 at the Civic Center in Susupe.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +1000
NMI hosts 23rd Micronesia Islands Forum http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103995-nmi-hosts-23rd-micronesia-islands-forum http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103995-nmi-hosts-23rd-micronesia-islands-forum

OVER 200 officials from the CNMI, Guam, Palau, the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia (Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei and Yap) are participating in the 23rd Micronesia Islands Forum at Fiesta Resort & Spa.

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NMC introduces new Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103977-nmc-introduces-new-sigma-beta-delta-international-business-honor-society http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/103977-nmc-introduces-new-sigma-beta-delta-international-business-honor-society

(NMC) — Northern Marianas College recently announced the formation of a local chapter of the Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society.

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