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Over 400 students participate in cultural arts competition

ABOUT 450 students participated in the second annual cultural performing arts competition hosted by the Public School System’s Chamorro-Carolinian Language Heritage Studies program on Friday and Saturday at Garapan Elementary School.

OPA: Security at DPS evidence facility inadequate

SECURITY at the Department of Public Safety’s evidence facility is inadequate, the Office of the Public Auditor stated in a report dated Jan. 28, 2019.

House floor leader: Proposed allowance is not additional funding

HOUSE Floor Leader John Paul P. Sablan on Friday explained that the allowance his ad hoc committee proposes for each House member will come from their own discretionary funds. They are not appropriating additional funding, he added.

8 vie for Miss Earth Northern Marianas title

EIGHT young ladies are competing for the 2019   Miss Earth Northern Marianas crown, pageant president and director Diana M. Clayton announced on Friday during a pinning ceremony at the Saipan mayor’s office.

Hopwood to resume full-day classes

HOPWOOD Middle School will resume full-day classes when its students moved into the temporary classrooms in Koblerville today, Tuesday, school principal Rizalina Liwag said.

Rota stores running out of rice

STORES on Rota are again running out of rice and other commodities due to long-standing shipping problems, according to an employee of one of the stores  who declined to be identified. The employee said their rice supply will last for a few days only, adding that  the last time a shipment arrived was in December.

3 claims of former Imperial Pacific Resort VIP host dismissed

CHIEF Federal  Judge Ramona V. Manglona of the District Court for the NMI granted Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC’s motion to dismiss a former employee’s two claims alleging violations of the Commonwealth Minimum Wage and Hourly Act.

Governor, Kilili discuss workforce problems; NMI to hold 902 talks with feds

GOVERNOR Ralph DLG Torres and U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan met on Monday to discuss the islands’ worsening workforce problems due to the exclusion this year of the Philippines from the H-2B visa program.