Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:23:43 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Local artists urged to join Christmas Art Exhibit http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70333-local-artists-urged-to-join-christmas-art-exhibit-2014-10-22 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70333-local-artists-urged-to-join-christmas-art-exhibit-2014-10-22

LOCAL artists are invited to participate in the annual Christmas Art Exhibit that will be hosted by the Commonwealth Arts Council next month.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Raquel C. Bagnol - raquel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
$4B integrated resort proposed for Pina Plateau on Tinian http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70332-4b-integrated-resort-proposed-for-pina-plateau-on-tinian http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70332-4b-integrated-resort-proposed-for-pina-plateau-on-tinian

NOT just one, but four major investor groups are now scrambling to turn the island of Tinian into a major global destination.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - avz@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Theater enthusiasts: We should have a home here http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70322-theater-enthusiasts-we-should-have-a-home-here http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70322-theater-enthusiasts-we-should-have-a-home-here

THE island has lots of performing arts and cultural activities, but performing artists here do not really have a home, producer and director Barbara Sher told Variety yesterday.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Richelle Agpoon-Cabang - richelle@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Alter City lease ‘confuses’ lawmakers http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70329-alter-city-lease-confuses-lawmakers http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70329-alter-city-lease-confuses-lawmakers

SOME of the terms proposed in the lease agreement signed by Alter City Group and the Department of Public Lands “confused” members of the House committee who are reviewing it.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
9 schools represented in poetry competition http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70314-9-schools-represented-in-poetry-competition http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70314-9-schools-represented-in-poetry-competition

(Press Release) — Nine schools will be represented in the 11th Annual Valentine N. Sengebau Poetry Competition on Wednesday evening.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Military: Alternatives for Pagan not final yet http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70324-military-alternatives-for-pagan-not-final-yet http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70324-military-alternatives-for-pagan-not-final-yet

REPRESENTATIVES of the Marine Forces Pacific have assured the community they will continue to welcome input from the public as they shape the alternatives for the proposed training sites on Pagan and Tinian.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - avz@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Acting governor moves for the construction of Tinian’s second water reservoir http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70319-acting-governor-moves-for-the-construction-of-tinian-s-second-water-reservoir http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70319-acting-governor-moves-for-the-construction-of-tinian-s-second-water-reservoir

(Office of the CNMI Governor) — The residents of Tinian will be getting some relief once the construction of the island’s 0.5MG reservoir is completed.

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ilw@mvariety.com (Press release) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
CPA sues Freedom Air for breach of contract, trespassing http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70330-cpa-sues-freedom-air-for-breach-of-contract-trespassing http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70330-cpa-sues-freedom-air-for-breach-of-contract-trespassing

THE Commonwealth Ports Authority has sued Freedom Air in local court for breach of contract and trespassing.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - avz@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
Lotte wants to bid for Saipan airport concession http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70315-lotte-wants-to-bid-for-saipan-airport-concession http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70315-lotte-wants-to-bid-for-saipan-airport-concession

WITH DFS Saipan’s master concession agreement up for renewal next year, the concessionaire that supplanted it at the Guam airport is lurking in its shadow.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - avz@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000
‘He made work fun’ http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70331-he-made-work-fun http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/70331-he-made-work-fun

ERIC Joseph Bjorge, 52, “made work fun,” Bridge Capital LLC associate legal counsel Michael Ernest told Variety yesterday.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Andrew O. De Guzman - andrew@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1000