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5th Annual Women’s Summit on March 26-27

(Press Release) — The CNMI Women’s Association and the Women’s Affairs Office which seek to champion women empowerment, women and CNMI development will a two-day event at the multi-purpose center.

NMI officials enjoy sake-tasting event

GOVERNMENT officials who participated in the Japanese rice wine- or sake-tasting event on Thursday expressed their appreciation for  Japanese culture.

Military to conduct training in Guam, Farallon de Medinilla

ASAN, Guam (Press Release) —  The military will conduct training aboard Naval Base Guam and the island of Farallon de Medinilla beginning March 19 until March 29 from noon to 11 p.m.

Rotary Club of Saipan celebrates 50th anniversary

LOCAL Rotarians celebrated their club’s 50th anniversary at the Surf Club Saipan on Friday evening.   “It was great time for fellowship among Rotarians,” club president-elect Greg Borja said.

HANMI occupancy 97.6% in February

(Press Release) — The Hotel Association of the Northern Mariana Islands reported 97.68 percent average occupancy rate among 12 member hotels for February 2018.  The figure reflects a 2 percent decrease compared to February 2017.

Bill seeks to exempt grocery items from Guam sales tax

HAGÅTÑA  — Sen. Regine Biscoe-Lee has proposed a bill that would exempt grocery items from the 2 percent sales tax which will be implemented on Guan beginning Oct. 1.

Saipan Unity Lions Club presents Marianas Next Top Model candidates

THE Saipan Unity Lions Club has launched its sixth annual Marianas Next Top Model pageant that promotes environmental awareness among teens.

Consultant: NMI must find out what caused decline in Japan arrivals

CNMI tourism stakeholders must have a better understanding of what caused the decline in Japanese arrivals, said Jay Merrill, president of Market Research & Development Group Inc.