Marianas Variety

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MYPros invite community to ‘March for HERS’ this Saturday

(Press Release) — In celebration of CNMI Women’s Month, the Marianas Young Professionals or MYPros invite the community to participate in the “March for H.E.R.S.” event on Saturday, March 25, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the American Memorial Park theater on Saipan.

35-year sentence in $2.7M meth case on Guam

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — A 35-year-old man described by the government as a “large scale drug dealer” was sentenced to 35 years behind bars after federal authorities seized more than $2.7 million in methamphetamine and another $2 million in assets obtained with drug money.

MINA board has 3 new members

(MINA) — In keeping with its Mission Statement to “foster community and science-based conservation programs to enhance and sustain Micronesia’s environments and cultures,” the Micronesia Islands Nature Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its board of directors:

NMI Supreme Court affirms trial court’s order dismissing petition for judicial review for failure to prosecute and sanctions appellant

(Press Release) — On March 23, 2017, the CNMI Supreme Court issued its opinion in Su Yue Min et al. v. Feng Hua Enter. et al., 2017 MP 3. The court affirmed the trial court’s order dismissing petition for judicial review for failure to prosecute and sanctioned defendants-appellants Feng Hua Enterprise Incorporation, Li Jian De and Wu Yan Ming (collectively “Feng Hua”).

Green flag on Tinian

(BECQ) — The Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality analyzed water samples collected from Tinian’s recreational beaches and storm water drainages this week as part of the regularly scheduled sampling.

Businessman gets another shot at US citizenship

HO Jin Yoon, the owner of Saipan stores Payless Supermarket, San Jose Market and 99 cents supermarket, has been given a chance to apply for the reinstatement of his U.S. immigration status.

CHCC, Rota and Tinian ‘fight the bite’

(Press Release) — CHCC Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Epidemiology Laboratory Capacity Programs partner with Bureau of Environmental Health and Rota and Tinian Mayors’ Office to “F.I.G.H.T. THE BITE!”

Zoning Office, MVA express concerns about planning and development bill

THE Senate on Wednesday adopted a committee report recommending the passage of a measure that will create an Office of Planning and Development, but did not act on it due to concerns raised by the Saipan Zoning Office and the Marianas Visitors Authority.