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Domestic-violence defendant gets 18 months

A 34-year-old man pled guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon on Tuesday last week.

1st Lunar New Year party a success, organizers say

THE lunar calendar used by the local people’s ancestors was the highlight of the successful two-night Lunar New Year Party in the Marianas at the Garapan Fishing Base, organizers said.

Indigenous Affairs to conduct more research on Chamorro warrior Ladahao

INDIGENOUS Affairs Office Resident Executive Roman Tudela and 500 Sails led the renaming ceremony for a 41-foot canoe at the Garapan Fishing Base on Saturday evening during the Lunar New Year Party.

Tinian: Beautiful and hot

TINIAN — Strong collaboration between the government and private sector ensured once again the success of the Tinian Pika Festival, Mayor Joey P. San Nicolas said at the opening of the 14th annual festival on Saturday.

Philippine consulate looks into Medina’s case

THE new Philippine vice consul to Guam, Alex O. Vallespin, was on Saipan recently to learn more about the case of Gil Ramos Medina, Philippine Honorary Consul to the CNMI Glicerio “Eli” Arago said.

Imperial Pacific issues statement on Bloomberg article

(Press Release) — Imperial Pacific International (CNMI), LLC repudiates all   allegations of wrongdoing published by Bloomberg in its Feb. 15, 2018 article.

JKPL holds post-Valentine concert featuring double-bass player

JOETEN-KIYU Public Library presented a post-Valentine’s Day mini-concert, featuring South Korean double-bass player Chang Woo Sohn on Feb. 15 and 16.

Bill to tax plastic bags on Guam

HAGÅTÑA — Shoppers would be charged a fee of 25 cents per plastic bag under a bill that seeks to gradually phase out the use of plastic bags in Guam.