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Domestic violence survivor is 2019 Live Your Dream award recipient

DORINA Castro, a survivor of domestic violence, is this year’s recipient of the Soroptimist of the Northern Mariana Islands’ Live Your Dream Award.

IPI contractor’s labor practices mentioned in US congressional hearing

U.S. Congressman Thomas Richards Souzzi of New York’s 3rd district mentioned Imperial Pacific International construction contractor’s labor practices at a hearing of the U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China.

RB Camacho again asks mayor’s office to ‘restore’ Juan B. Tudela’s name at Sugar King Park

FORMER municipal council chairman Ramon Camacho is again asking the Saipan Mayor’s Office to “restore” the name of the late Mayor Juan B. Tudela that had been painted over on the wall of Sugar King Park.

5th Annual Ukulele Festival: A fun and family event

PERFORMERS from different schools and groups celebrated good music on Saturday at the Marianas Business Plaza during the 5th Annual Ukulele Festival.

Superior Court denies IPI’s motion to dismiss sexual harassment lawsuit

SUPERIOR Court Associate Judge Wesley Bogdan has denied Imperial Pacific International’s motion to dismiss the sexual harassment lawsuit filed by Yuqin Gui.

$11.5M casino license fee spending bill now law

ACTING Gov. Arnold I. Palacios on Friday signed into law the Senate version of House Bill 21-78, which appropriates $11.5 million of the $15.5 million fee paid by Imperial Pacific International for the renewal of its annual casino license.

Guam governor, fire chiefs honor Norita

FORMER Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services Commissioner Clyde K. Norita was recognized last week by Guam Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero and the Western Pacific Islands Association of Fire Chiefs for his tenure as CNMI fire chief and vice president of the WPIAFC board of directors.

Retiree asks AG to ‘break silence’ on lawmakers’ subsistence allowance

RETIREE Patricia Guerrero on Friday delivered by hand a letter to the office of Attorney General Edward Manibusan, asking him to issue an official opinion on House Resolution 21-4, which allows members of the House of Representatives to draw down up to $5,000 from their office allocations.