Pohnpei vessel to assist MV Hapilmohol-1 stranded in Woleai

August 6, 2020

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Monday, March 30, 2020

 As part of the social distancing policy, non-essential business on Guam remain close until April 13, leaving many employees underemployed. Photo by Mar-Vic Cagurangan

The disaster unemployment assistance related to job cuts and furloughs resulting from Covid-19 pandemi...

Friday, December 20, 2019

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The federal year-end spending bill, which President Trump is expected to sign soon, includes a provision that authorizes 3,000 mor...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Territorial leaders says bill will avert Medicaid 'cliff'

President Trump is expected to sign into law this week a federal spending bill that increases Medicaid funding for U.S. insular areas

and raises the federal share to 83 percent.

Territorial leaders welcomed the U.S...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Washington D.C. – Medicaid funding for Northern Marianas will increase to $60 million both this year and next and  the federal share for Medicaid will go from 55 percent to 83 percent, Congressman Gregorio Kilili Sablan said Tuesday.

The Marianas is curre...

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

If not giving birth or working at construction sites, illegal aliens are driving cabs on Saipan

                                             An aerial photograp...

Sunday, July 7, 2019

 Saipan — When it comes to politics and the government, many us believe that what’s happening now should be the worst thing ever. Not a lot of us care for history, and what we can’t Google probably never happened anyway.  

In the NMI’s case, some of us believe...

The CNMI has received $8.7 million in federal grants to help the typhon-ravaged commonwealth rebuild.

“The partnership we have had with Assistant Secretary Doug Domenech and the Office of Insular Affairs over the last few years has been a fruitful one, and this award is...

Thursday, May 9, 2019

The Commonwealth Ports Authority, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands government and the U.S. Department of Defense finalized and signed a 40-year lease agreement worth $21.9 million for the U.S. Air Force’s divert airfield on Tinian Island, May 3.

The divert proje...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

While the CNMI is still recovering from the impact of typhoon Yutu, 14 public safety officers led by CNMI Gov. Ralph Torres are currently in the Federated States of Micronesia for a goodwill visit.

The CNMI delegation, who arrived on Feb. 1, will be staying in  Ponhpei...

Saturday, January 5, 2019

 In one of its last announcements for 2018, the outgoing Calvo administration hoped to end the year (and its term in office) on a happy note. A press release sent on Christmas eve had a Sally Fields-esque email subject: “They really love us. Tourists show love for Guam...

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