Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:41:27 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Julita Villagomez named election commission executive director http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89435-julita-villagomez-named-election-commission-executive-director http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89435-julita-villagomez-named-election-commission-executive-director

THE Commonwealth Election Commission has finally appointed Julita Villagomez as its executive director.

]]>
ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1000
MVA board member supports more promotion for Russia market http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89436-mva-board-member-supports-more-promotion-for-russia-market http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89436-mva-board-member-supports-more-promotion-for-russia-market

MARIANAS Visitors Authority board member Jerry Tan of Tan Holdings said there should be more promotion for the Russian market.

]]>
ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Michael Antony Jackson asks court to exclude photos of car as evidence in re-trial http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89437-michael-antony-jackson-asks-court-to-exclude-photos-of-car-as-evidence-in-re-trial http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89437-michael-antony-jackson-asks-court-to-exclude-photos-of-car-as-evidence-in-re-trial

THE Superior Court will hear the motion filed by Michael Antony Jackson who is facing retrial for rape. He wants the court to suppress the photos of his car which he claimed were taken with an invalid search warrant.

]]>
ilw@mvariety.com (By Raquel C. Bagnol - raquel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Tropical disturbance passes south of Guam; heavy winds still expected http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89440-tropical-disturbance-passes-south-of-guam-heavy-winds-still-expected http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89440-tropical-disturbance-passes-south-of-guam-heavy-winds-still-expected

(Press Release) — The National Weather Service, Forecast Office, Tiyan, Guam, said a tropical disturbance passed south of Guam Thursday afternoon. It was possible it would develop into a tropical depression Thursday night or Friday as it moved further away.

]]>
ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Beach exercise in Tinian canceled due to turtles http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89439-beach-exercise-in-tinian-canceled-due-to-turtles http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89439-beach-exercise-in-tinian-canceled-due-to-turtles

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — A Valiant Shield exercise scheduled for Tinian had to be called off last week due to the discovery of evidence of an endangered turtle species nesting.

]]>
ilw@mvariety.com (By Neil Pang - neil@postguam.com - For Variety) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1000
CUC board not satisfied with water supply http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89441-cuc-board-not-satisfied-with-water-supply http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89441-cuc-board-not-satisfied-with-water-supply

IS there enough water for the Commonwealth Utilities Corp.’s customers?

]]>
ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Feds to transfer submerged lands to NMI http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89442-feds-to-transfer-submerged-lands-to-nmi http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89442-feds-to-transfer-submerged-lands-to-nmi

GOVERNOR Ralph Torres on Thursday signed a memorandum of agreement with the U.S. Departments of Commerce and the Interior for the transfer to the CNMI of submerged lands and associated minerals surrounding Farallon De Pajaros, Maug and Asuncion.

]]>
ilw@mvariety.com (By Emmanuel T. Erediano - emmanuel@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1000
Airport runway lights down, again http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89443-airport-runway-lights-down-again http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/89443-airport-runway-lights-down-again

ON Wednesday, at 6:19 p.m., Saipan’s air traffic control tower informed the Commonwealth Ports Authority that the airport runway lights were down again.

]]>
ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1000