Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:37:51 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Guam Hafa Adai Pledge for kids promotes culture http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98733-guam-hafa-adai-pledge-for-kids-promotes-culture http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98733-guam-hafa-adai-pledge-for-kids-promotes-culture

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Swarmed with enthusiastic young children, the Guam Visitors Bureau hosted five local, kid-focused businesses and organizations as they signed their pledges during the first-ever Hafa Adai Pledge Kids Ceremony at the Nieves M. Flores Memorial Library in Hagåtña.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Alana Chargualaf - For Variety) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Imperial Pacific, CBP sign MOU http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98758-imperial-pacific-cbp-sign-mou http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98758-imperial-pacific-cbp-sign-mou

IMPERIAL Pacific International (CNMI) LLC and U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding for the implementation of a reimbursable services program.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +1000
BOE member: Re-hiring retired teachers should be second option http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98748-boe-member-re-hiring-retired-teachers-should-be-second-option http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98748-boe-member-re-hiring-retired-teachers-should-be-second-option

WHILE he does not object to the idea of rehiring retired teachers, Board of Education member Herman T. Guerrero said this proposal should be the second option.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +1000
IT&E terrestrial cable damaged, repaired http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98757-it-e-terrestrial-cable-damaged-repaired http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98757-it-e-terrestrial-cable-damaged-repaired

A TERRESTRIAL fiber cable was damaged due to excavation by a third party at the entrance of the IT&E corporate offices at Harmon Industrial Park on Guam at approximately 3:30 a.m. on Thursday.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Governor: We don’t need 10,000 hotel rooms at this time http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98756-governor-we-don-t-need-10-000-hotel-rooms-at-this-time http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98756-governor-we-don-t-need-10-000-hotel-rooms-at-this-time

GOVERNOR Ralph DLG Torres said on Thursday only 2,000 hotel rooms will be added to Saipan’s inventory right now.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Settlement Fund trustee: NMI government making weekly payments http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98755-settlement-fund-trustee-nmi-government-making-weekly-payments http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98755-settlement-fund-trustee-nmi-government-making-weekly-payments

IN the past two years, the CNMI government has been making weekly payments of $1 million to the Settlement Fund, according to its trustee, Joyce Tang.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Contestants prepare for ‘Ultimate Drag Queen’ http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98743-contestants-prepare-for-ultimate-drag-queen http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98743-contestants-prepare-for-ultimate-drag-queen

THE Ultimate Drag Queen 2017 contestants are “wholeheartedly” preparing for the event which will be held on Nov. 4, Saturday evening, in the Royal Taga Hall of Saipan World Resort.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Saipan mayor’s office to pursue boardwalk, sunset garden projects http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98746-saipan-mayor-s-office-to-pursue-boardwalk-sunset-garden-projects http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/98746-saipan-mayor-s-office-to-pursue-boardwalk-sunset-garden-projects

THE Saipan mayor’s office will pursue a boardwalk project and develop a “sunset garden” on Beach Road, special assistant Henry Hofschneider said on Thursday.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +1000
NMI U16 suffers third loss to Laos, 10-0 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/sports/98727-nmi-u16-suffers-third-loss-to-laos-10-0 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/sports/98727-nmi-u16-suffers-third-loss-to-laos-10-0

THE NMI U16 Boys National Team were handed their third straight loss in the Asian Football Confederation U16 Boy’s Championship 2018 Qualifiers by Laos, 10-0 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By James Sablan - james@mvariety.com - Variety Junior Reporter) Featured CNMI Sports CNMI Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +1000