The CNMI State Board of Education meets last Wednesday at the BOE conference room on Capital Hill. (Jon Perez)

HEADLINES

‘New junior, senior HS needed’

The CNMI State Board of Education has repeated its call on the need for opening new junior and senior high schools to accommodate the increasing student population, most especially in the southern area of Saipan. BOE chair MaryLou S. Ada said that they are looking for local funding sources since the federal grants that the Public School System receives can’t be used for construction purposes like building additional classrooms. “We have emphasized that to [PSS interim commissioner] Glenn...
Posted On Jun 21 2018

Featured Stories

NIMO: Goal is to bring back thriving islands

The Northern Islands Mayor’s Office has been working on improvements to the Northern Islands to incorporate civilization while also maintaining the islands’ purity. During the Rotary Club of Saipan weekly meeting last Tuesday Kelly Tenorio, Northern Islands Mayor’s Office project...

Tinian slaughterhouse in the works

A Tinian senator along with a local agricultural organization is looking forward to setting up its own slaughterhouse suitable to the island as it receives the pledge of Gov. Ralph DLG Torres. Sen. Jude Hofschneider (R-Tinian), in an interview yesterday, said that the Tinian...

MVA partners with Samsonite

The Marianas Visitors Authority has partnered with Samsonite Korea, the worldwide leader in superior travel luggage and accessories, on a consumer promotion targeting summer vacation season. Five lucky winners of the promotion will receive a Saipan travel voucher including...

Other Local News

Ex-convict placed on supervised release for 32 months for ‘ice’ use

The federal court has placed on supervised release for 32 months an ex-convict who used methamphetamine or “ice” while on supervised release. U.S. District Court for the NMI Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona on Tuesday afternoon granted the U.S. government’s request to revoke the...

Sports

CNMI swimmers off to PNG

The CNMI is so far sending its biggest delegation in the Oceania Swimming Championships with seven athletes and two officials participating in next week’s competition in Papua New Guinea. Swimmers Christian Villacrusis, siblings Jinnosuke and Lennosuke...

Business

Hyatt hosts Mabuhay Night buffet tomorrow

Hyatt Regency Saipan will join the Filipino community in celebrating the 120th Philippine Independence Day with its Mabuhay Night buffet dinner this Wednesday at the Kili Café and Terrace. Assistant marketing communications manager Claudine Camacho said...

Opinion

Hafa Ekonomia?

Sige maguaife abubun niha na homlu ekonomia mina` libianu apas obligasion yan dibi siha guine. Gai meritu ayu na infotmasion. Lau gi ti mapot na manera debi ta pula` haf` sustansiaña kinalamten ekonomia gi linala` i tautau-ta siha. Na ti pot fuetsan...

Letters to the Editor

In Memoriam: Gov. Pedro Pangelinan Tenorio

As residents of the Commonwealth, we are all deeply saddened by the passing of a revered and illustrious leader and son of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, governor Pedro Pangelinan Tenorio. We are privileged to be present at this moment...