Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 22 Feb 2019 03:15:16 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb 11th Annual PIC Duck Race postponed http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110837-11th-annual-pic-duck-race-postponed http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110837-11th-annual-pic-duck-race-postponed

(Press Release) — THE Pacific Islands Club Saipan is truly grateful for the support thus far from our CNMI community.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +1000
Japanese spring festival postponed due to typhoon http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110856-japanese-spring-festival-postponed-due-to-typhoon http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110856-japanese-spring-festival-postponed-due-to-typhoon

THE Japanese spring festival set for Saturday has been rescheduled due to the anticipated threat of Typhoon Wutip.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +1000
New law will increase efficiency in collecting traffic fines http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110859-new-law-will-increase-efficiency-in-collecting-traffic-fines http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110859-new-law-will-increase-efficiency-in-collecting-traffic-fines

GOVERNOR Ralph DLG Torres has signed into law a measure that aims to increase government efficiency in collecting traffic fines.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +1000
Triple J 5k Bubble Color Run/Walk rescheduled http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110861-triple-j-5k-bubble-color-run-walk-rescheduled http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110861-triple-j-5k-bubble-color-run-walk-rescheduled

(Press Release) — Triple J understands the public’s concerns regarding the development of the storm in our region.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +1000
Guam might sue over Trump wall funding http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110865-guam-might-sue-over-trump-wall-funding http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110865-guam-might-sue-over-trump-wall-funding

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — The Office of the Attorney General is “considering its legal options” after learning that President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration may divert $750 million in Department of Defense construction funds intended for military buildup projects on Guam.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Kevin Kerrigan & John O’Connor - For Variety) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +1000
Tropical Storm Condition 3 declared for Saipan, Tinian, Rota http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110860-tropical-storm-condition-3-declared-for-saipan-tinian-rota http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110860-tropical-storm-condition-3-declared-for-saipan-tinian-rota

(Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management) — The CNMI State Warning Point maintains its coordination with the National Weather Service, Guam Weather Forecast Office in monitoring the track of Typhoon Wutip as it continues to intensify while it makes its way towards the Marianas.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +1000
Lawmakers call for H-2B ban exemption http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110862-lawmakers-call-for-h-2b-ban-exemption http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110862-lawmakers-call-for-h-2b-ban-exemption

THE House of Representatives on Wednesday adopted a joint resolution urging the U.S. government to exempt the CNMI from the new federal rule that bans the Philippines from the H-2B visa program in 2019.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +1000
CPA tells Rota Terminal to fix crane ASAP http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110863-cpa-tells-rota-terminal-to-fix-crane-asap http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110863-cpa-tells-rota-terminal-to-fix-crane-asap

THE Commonwealth Ports Authority board of directors is “very concerned” about the situation at the Rota port, and has told the Rota Terminal & Transfer Co. Inc. to fix the broken crane as soon as possible.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +1000
House amends proposed allowance rule http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110864-house-amends-proposed-allowance-rule http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/110864-house-amends-proposed-allowance-rule

THE House minority bloc on Wednesday prevented the immediate adoption of House Resolution 21-4, which proposes, among other things, to allow House members to allocate up to $5,000 in monthly allowance from their discretionary funds.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +1000