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Insular areas explore world heritage opportunities and participate in historic preservation grants training

HAGÅTÑA (Press Release) — The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs, the National Park Service, and the Guam Preservation Trust hosted a World Heritage Opportunities Workshop and Insular Areas State Historic Preservation Officers training from December 3 to 6 on Guam.

Caroling at Christmas in the Marianas

(MVA) — Middle and high school students brought holiday cheer to downtown Garapan on Saturday with an evening of caroling at Christmas in the Marianas.

NOAA ship to conduct research, hydrographic survey of NMI reefs, slopes

BETWEEN April and August 2020, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said its 231-foot survey and research ship, Rainier, will conduct research and a hydrographic survey of the reefs and slopes surrounding the Mariana Islands Archipelago.

2nd Saipan-bound passenger caught with drugs

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — A man who was about to board an aircraft departing to Saipan at the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Wednesday morning was placed under arrest after he was apparently caught with drugs.

SIS student awarded QuestBridge scholarship

(Press Release) — Saipan International School senior Malika Miyawaki was awarded a QuestBridge scholarship on December 3rd. Miyawaki will attend Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia beginning in the fall of 2020 on a full scholarship. This is SIS’s first QuestBridge recipient, and one of the few from the CNMI.

Marianas Next Top Model participants to join Saipan Unity Lions Club’s environmental campaign

THE contestants of the recently held Marianas Next Top Model 2019 will join the beach cleanup and tree-planting activities of the Saipan Unity Lions Club, according to club president Elizabeth Escober-Mendiola.

Skymark’s flight service to boost student exchange program, pilgrimage to NMI, says Saipan mayor

SKYMARK Airlines’ Narita-Saipan flight service will increase the number of Japanese students and pilgrims visiting Saipan and Tinian, Saipan Mayor David M. Apatang said.

Christmas Village now open

FIRST lady Diann Torres and second lady Wella Palacios on Friday led the opening of the 2019 Christmas Village at the multi-purpose center courtyard with 23 private companies and government agencies participating in this year’s festivities.

IPI says court should rule in its favor against contractor

IN response to the amended complaint of Pacific Rim Land Development, Imperial Pacific International once again asked the District Court for the NMI to dismiss the lawsuit and rule in favor of IPI.

Overstaying tourist admits paying another person to obtain NMI driver’s license

HUANQI Wu, an overstaying tourist, admitted to the Homeland Security Investigation task force that he paid another person to obtain a CNMI driver’s license, but he denied that he made the fake CW-1 immigration form that was submitted for the license.