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Marianas Roadshows conducted in north China

(MVA) — On the heels of the 2019 Xi’An Silk Road International Tourism Expo on March 29-31 in Shaanxi province, the Marianas Visitors Authority continued it forays into north China with Marianas Roadshows in the cities of Qingdao and Jinan.

Tan Siu Lin Foundation donates over $83K worth of laptop bags to schools

(TSLF) — The Tan Siu Lin Foundation donated 3, 335 laptop bags worth over $83,000 to Public School System and Northern Marianas College students and faculty members and four private schools.

McDonald’s donates $3,000 to MMAC

THE Marianas March Against Cancer committee and the Commonwealth Cancer Association on Wednesday received a $3,000 donation — in cash and gift cards — from McDonald’s.

Animal shelter project faces funding shortfall

THE proposed construction of a new animal shelter on Saipan is facing a new challenge due to the rising cost of materials, Mayor David M. Apatang said.

13 Saipan students attend LEO campout on Guam

THIRTEEN students from Saipan joined the three-day campout of Leo Clubs, the youth group of the International Lions Club, at Agat Sagan Bisita on Guam.

Federal court dismisses inmate’s lawsuit

THE federal court dismissed with prejudice the lawsuit of an inmate who claims that he was denied medical care which caused his disability.

Official: Students not up-to-date with required vaccinations down 79%

THE number of CNMI public and private school students who were not up-to-date or NUTD with their required immunization has decreased by 79 percent, Immunization Program Manager Jeremy Sasamoto said.

Man arrested for attacking cop with knife

POLICE arrested 27-year-old Daniel Jake Kaipat for, among other charges, taking a swing at a police officer with a knife on Tuesday last week.

Saipan delegation to confirm zoning board nominees

THE Saipan and Northern Islands Delegation is expected to confirm next week the appointments of former Indigenous Affairs Director Ignacio DLG Demapan and Joeten-Kiyu Public Library budget analyst Vincent P. Sablan to the zoning board.

Mouth cancer epidemic hits US-affiliated islands

MAJURO — An epidemic of mouth cancer is hitting United States-affiliated islands as use of betel nut combined with tobacco ravages people’s health.