Pohnpei vessel to assist MV Hapilmohol-1 stranded in Woleai

August 6, 2020

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

 Saipan —The CNMI is hitting the reset button once again, just after the economy started picking up from the devastation left behind by the super typhoon Yutu two years ago.

After almost five months of having zero arrivals due to restrictions related to Covid-19, the CN...

Thursday, June 18, 2020

 Oleai Sports Complex was destroyed by super typhoon Yutu in October 2018. Photo courtesy of Saipan Tribune

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $1.7 million to Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands for the repair of the island's sports complex...

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

On Saturday, the CNMI received critical medical supplies and equipment, as well as a 50-bed federal medical station from the Strategic National Stockpile. Photo courtesy of the Office of the CNMI Governor

Saipan-  With three new patients who tested positive, the CNMI no...

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

 Saipan— The challenge with the CNMI or any remote place in the Pacific are the conditions brought about by natural elements, which can be quite severe. On Oct. 25, 2018, super typhoon Yutu made landfall on Saipan and Tinian, the kind that has never been seen nor exper...

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, November 6, 2019

Saipan--The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced more than $4.4 million in additional disaster grants for the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) to support ongoing Super Typhoon Yutu recovery. The total grant amount is $4.9 million, with th...

Saturday, November 2, 2019

  One year after the catastrophic typhoon, island residents pick up the pieces as the government struggles to revive the economy that remains fragile

Saipan — Anthony S. Manahane and his family moved to their new home in As Perdido last month, one year after Yutu plowed...

Thursday, May 30, 2019


The cash-strapped CNMI government will implement a 72-hour workweek schedule beginning June 23 pending recovery from economic wreckage caused by a series of typhoons last year, Gov. Ralph Torres announced Thursday.

“This is a very difficult decision, but it is...

Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, commander Joint Region Marianas and Task Force West, addresses attendees during a relief-in-place and transfer of authority ceremony. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, Detachment Tinian, assumed responsibility as command element for J...

Sunday, December 9, 2018

No one can accuse Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Island Gov. Ralph DLG Torres of not attending to crucial business for his Yutu-hard hit islands, while fulfilling ceremonial duties in the nation's capital at the state funeral of former President George H. W. Bush...

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