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Governor: Detecting financial crime is critical to economy

(Office of the Governor) — On Friday, Gov. Ralph D.L.G. Torres commended over 60 personnel from the Division of Customs, the Division of Revenue and Taxation, the Department of Public Safety, and the Commonwealth Casino Commission for collaboratively completing financial crime training with the Oceania Customs Organization or OCO.

Coca-Cola donates milk to manamko’

OFFICE on Aging Director Walter Manglona said the manamko’ received 55 cases of non-fat Foremost Milk from Coca-Cola Company on Monday.

Imperial Pacific asks court to dismiss former employee’s lawsuit

IMPERIAL Pacific International (CNMI) LLC has denied a former employee’s allegation that it has engaged in any unlawful employer practices.

CUC should continue considering alternative energy sources, governor says

GOVERNOR Ralph D.L.G. Torres said the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. should continue to look for alternative sources of energy.

House panel OKs $931K for cancer, medical referral programs

THE House Committee on Ways and Means adopted two funding measures on Monday, including an appropriation of $931,000 to support the cancer awareness and medical referral programs.

Sen. Quitugua touts good relationship with other lawmakers, administration

SENATOR Justo S. Quitugua, who wants to seek a second term on the Republican slate in the 2018 elections, said he decided to join the GOP because of his good working relationship with the Republican lawmakers and administration.

Yang Zou sentenced to 97 months in ice case

(Press Release) — Shawn N. Anderson, acting U.S. attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, announced that defendant Yang Zou, age 38, from Susupe, Saipan, was sentenced in District Court to a 97-month term of imprisonment for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

Judge orders extradition of Sean McDonnell

AFTER the Office of the Attorney General presented warrants from CNMI Gov. Ralph Torres and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, and after listening to the testimony of the lead investigator, Superior Court Judge Joseph N. Camacho on Monday ordered the extradition of Sean P. McDonnell, 39, to Illinois.

Scott Patrick Owens arrested for swinging machete at group of men, wounding one of them

A DRUNK man was arrested for swinging a machete at a group of men, and for hitting one of them, causing a 5.5-centimeter laceration on the victim’s forearm.

Philippine government repatriates ailing Filipino worker

THE Philippine government’s Overseas Workers Welfare Administration helped repatriate a Filipino worker on Saipan who needed immediate off-island medical treatment, Honorary Philippine Consul to the CNMI Glicerio “Eli” Arago said.