Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:13:48 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Relief organizations eye long-term recovery program for Saipan http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79654-relief-organizations-eye-long-term-recovery-program-for-saipan http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79654-relief-organizations-eye-long-term-recovery-program-for-saipan

THE local Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster or VOAD will continue to work cooperatively to ensure the long-term recovery of Saipan from the devastation left behind by Typhoon Soudelor, according to the group’s interim chair, CNMI Salvation Army Ministry Leader Wayne Gillespie.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Santos supports re-opening of Paupau hotel on Rota http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79644-santos-supports-re-opening-of-paupau-hotel-on-rota http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79644-santos-supports-re-opening-of-paupau-hotel-on-rota

SENATOR Teresita A. Santos is supporting the plan to reopen the former Paupau hotel facility on Rota.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1000
36 dogs adopted; adoption program to continue this weekend http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79655-36-dogs-adopted-adoption-program-to-continue-this-weekend http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79655-36-dogs-adopted-adoption-program-to-continue-this-weekend

THE “Dog Adoption Weekend” program has been successful with 12 dogs adopted, according to Jason Hudy of the Saipan Cares for Animals, a volunteer group that assists the Saipan mayor’s office dog program.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1000
CUC says it has to start over http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79658-cuc-says-it-has-to-start-over http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79658-cuc-says-it-has-to-start-over

THERE has been no revenue coming in since Typhoon Soudelor knocked out the Commonwealth Utilities Corp.’s power and water systems, but CUC chief financial officer Matt Yaquinto said they are “doing all right.”

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1000
2nd book in Marmalade Series available now http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79660-2nd-book-in-marmalade-series-available-now http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79660-2nd-book-in-marmalade-series-available-now

(Press Release) — New author, Katrina Manning, has released her second title in the Marmalade Series called “Lupus Obscurus.” Published on Amazon.com, Ms. Manning was influenced by pet lovers and writers such as J.K. Rowling and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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Volunteers, government agencies meet with Best Sunshine, other businesses http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79657-volunteers-government-agencies-meet-with-best-sunshine-other-businesses http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79657-volunteers-government-agencies-meet-with-best-sunshine-other-businesses

AROUND 40 representatives of various organizations, government agencies and businesses, including Saipan casino investor Best Sunshine, met on Thursday in the governor’s conference room to discuss the ongoing typhoon-relief efforts.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Volunteers recount experience http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79662-volunteers-recount-experience http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79662-volunteers-recount-experience

COMMUNITY volunteers Naum Vekhov and Ricky Lee said the main challenge in delivering relief goods to the typhoon victims was the rationing of fuel that was in effect during the first week or so after Typhoon Soudelor hit Saipan on Aug. 2, 2015.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Andrew O. De Guzman - andrew@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1000
McPhetres collection in disarray http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79663-mcphetres-collection-in-disarray http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79663-mcphetres-collection-in-disarray

IT was a war zone.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - avz@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1000
MVA says NMI remains competitive in China market http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79664-mva-says-nmi-remains-competitive-in-china-market http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/79664-mva-says-nmi-remains-competitive-in-china-market

THE recent devaluation of the Chinese currency has sent shockwaves across the globe, but its impact on the islands’ tourism remains to be seen.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - avz@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1000