Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:16:22 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb All set for Pacific language conference http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105401-all-set-for-pacific-language-conference http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105401-all-set-for-pacific-language-conference

AT least 33 delegates from the Micronesian region are expected to participate in the 37th annual Pacific Island Bilingual Bicultural Association conference, PIBBA International president Frances Sablan said.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Real estate agent says she needs translator and attorney to respond to lawsuit http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105402-real-estate-agent-says-she-needs-translator-and-attorney-to-respond-to-lawsuit http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105402-real-estate-agent-says-she-needs-translator-and-attorney-to-respond-to-lawsuit

A REAL estate agent says she needs a translator and an attorney to respond to a lawsuit filed against her and a real estate company over two separate land transactions.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Businessman files lawsuit over failed apartment-rental venture http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105420-businessman-files-lawsuit-over-failed-apartment-rental-venture http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105420-businessman-files-lawsuit-over-failed-apartment-rental-venture

A BUSINESSMAN has filed a lawsuit in Superior Court against another businessman from China for failing to pay back the money loaned for an apartment-rental venture on Saipan.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
BOE ‘mixes apples and oranges,’ says lawyer for former PSS chief http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105421-boe-mixes-apples-and-oranges-says-lawyer-for-former-pss-chief http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105421-boe-mixes-apples-and-oranges-says-lawyer-for-former-pss-chief

THE Board of Education members’ argument, at best, mixes “apples and oranges,” according to, Brien Sers Nicholas, the lawyer for former Education Commissioner Cynthia Deleon Guerrero.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
House panel approves NMD legislative initiative http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105425-house-panel-approves-nmd-legislative-initiative http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105425-house-panel-approves-nmd-legislative-initiative

THE House Committee on Natural Resources has approved a legislative initiative that proposes to create a special fund that will provide direct benefits to people of Northern Marianas descent or NMDs.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Ex-Sen. Songao appointed to casino commission http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105426-ex-sen-songao-appointed-to-casino-commission http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105426-ex-sen-songao-appointed-to-casino-commission

FORMER Sen. Diego M. Songao  was appointed by Rota Mayor Efraim Atalig to the Commonwealth Casino Commission.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Blue Ribbon Action Team brings back recovery support to community http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105427-blue-ribbon-action-team-brings-back-recovery-support-to-community http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105427-blue-ribbon-action-team-brings-back-recovery-support-to-community

THE CNMI Blue Ribbon Action Team, with the support of the Community Guidance Center or CGC, is bringing back recovery support to the community with an action plan to assist people who have alcohol, drug-abuse or mental-health problems.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Judicial building may partially re-open next week http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105429-judicial-building-may-partially-re-open-next-week http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105429-judicial-building-may-partially-re-open-next-week

THE judicial building, which has been closed for the last three months due to mold infestation and a malfunctioning air-conditioning system, may partially re-open next week.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000