Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:23:59 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb MVA opposes bill requiring tour companies, agents to register with CPA http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93268-mva-opposes-bill-requiring-tour-companies-agents-to-register-with-cpa http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93268-mva-opposes-bill-requiring-tour-companies-agents-to-register-with-cpa

MARIANAS Visitors Authority board chairwoman Marian Aldan-Pierce says they do not support the bill requiring tour companies and agents to register with and pay a fee to the Commonwealth Ports Authority.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Mariana Islands on display at Chamorro Festival http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93252-mariana-islands-on-display-at-chamorro-festival-2017-02-24 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93252-mariana-islands-on-display-at-chamorro-festival-2017-02-24

SAN DIEGO, California (Press Release) — Chamorro Hands in Education Links Unity or CHE’LU, the San Diego-based non-profit focused on preserving the Pacific Island culture of the Chamorros, will be celebrating its 8th Annual Chamorro Cultural Festival on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at California State University-San Marcos.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1000
2 in jail for burglary and theft http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93266-2-in-jail-for-burglary-and-theft http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93266-2-in-jail-for-burglary-and-theft

TWO men were arrested for taking fishing tools and floating devices from a Capital Hill home on Monday.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Man, woman arrested in Kagman burglary case http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93267-man-woman-arrested-in-kagman-burglary-case http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93267-man-woman-arrested-in-kagman-burglary-case

A MAN and a woman were arrested in Kagman by police Monday on charges of burglary, assault, assault and battery, disturbing the peace and resisting arrest.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Aldan’s state funeral on Monday http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93276-aldan-s-state-funeral-on-monday http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93276-aldan-s-state-funeral-on-monday

THE family viewing of the body of the late Northern Islands Mayor Jerome Aldan is scheduled for Sunday at his family residence in Paganville across from Century Hotel in Garapan.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1000
NMI to reach CW cap before Oct. 1 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93277-nmi-to-reach-cw-cap-before-oct-1 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93277-nmi-to-reach-cw-cap-before-oct-1

THE islands’ employers will reach the numerical limit for CNMI-Only transitional worker permits prior to Oct. 1, according to attorney Juan Carlos Benitez, President Donald Trump’s point of contact for the CNMI and Guam.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1000
BOE approves pay hike for PSS personnel http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93278-boe-approves-pay-hike-for-pss-personnel http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/93278-boe-approves-pay-hike-for-pss-personnel

THE Board of Education on Thursday approved a compensation plan that will increase the pay of all employees of the Public School System staring in October.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Art-in-the-Park at American Memorial Park http://www.mvariety.com/community-bulletin-sp-595/93281-art-in-the-park-at-american-memorial-park http://www.mvariety.com/community-bulletin-sp-595/93281-art-in-the-park-at-american-memorial-park

(Press Release) — American Memorial Park is excited to announce the first ever Art-in-the-Park series.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured Community Bulletin CNMI Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Former American Samoa congressman passes away http://www.mvariety.com/regional-news/93274-former-american-samoa-congressman-passes-away http://www.mvariety.com/regional-news/93274-former-american-samoa-congressman-passes-away

PAGO PAGO (Samoa News/RNZI) — Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin, American Samoa’s longest serving delegate to the U.S House of Representatives, passed away at his home in Provo, Utah, according to a family member, speaking on behalf of Faleomavaega’s widow, Hinanui Hunkin.

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