HELPING THE VICTIM – The second day of the Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Training that will run until Friday at the SandsCastle of the Hyatt Regency Saipan is led by Dr. Linda Ledray. This training is for cases of sexual assault and the use forensic examination. (Bea Cabrera)

HEADLINES

NMBAC, Kilili at loggerheads

A delegation of business representatives from Saipan are expressing disappointment over what they say is Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan’s (Ind-MP) unwillingness to support their efforts to have the foreign worker program extended beyond 2019. In a statement, the Northern Marianas Business Alliance Corp. also expressed surprise at this development, having already discussed the subject with Sablan in August 2017. Saipan Tribune tried to obtain comments from Sablan last night via email....
Posted On Dec 13 2017

Featured Stories

Over 70 remembered in candle-lighting ceremony

The Compassionate Friends of Saipan held its sixth Candle Lighting Remembrance Program last Sunday, Dec. 10, as part of The Compassionate Friends’ 21st Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting Service. Approximately 100 candles were lit in remembrance of those who were “gone too soon.”...

7 Chinese workers protest anew

Six of seven Chinese workers held a protest again yesterday to demand payment after being notified that Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC would no longer negotiate or provide them with humanitarian assistance. Six of seven workers protested yesterday in front of the...

Sobriety checkpoints on Saipan, Rota

The Department of Public Safety will be conducting sobriety checkpoints on Saipan on the following dates and times: -Dec. 15: The first checkpoint will be along Chalan Pale Arnold Rd., from Garapan to Chalan Lau Lau, from 6pm to 8pm. The second checkpoint will be along Chalan...

Other Local News

Water outage on Dec. 15 in Kagman

There will be a water service interruption on Dec. 15, 2017, in Kagman, from 9am to 1pm. The purpose of the water outage is to repair a water leak located between JCT Market and the KG2 well and will take approximately four hours to complete. The outage will affect customers...

Sports

Teen Ayuyus beat HK team

The CNMI Boys U18 National Team left a good impression in its first training match after downing Kitchee Sports Club’s youth squad, 1-0, last Monday night at the Mong Kok Stadium in Hong Kong. Joshua Abragan delivered the goal for the Teen Ayuyus around...

Business

United expands features on smart devices

GUAM—United Airlines announced yesterday even more ways for its tech-savvy customers to use some of their favorite smart devices, such as the Google Assistant on their phone or Google Home as well as the Fitbit Ionic smartwatch to help manage their...

Opinion

Adahe: Rikun Papet

Mapublika gi un` gasetan iya Hong Kong kometsiante siha ginen China ni man-miyinariun papet. Un` ratutu ha` mañgahulu` kabu` niha. I problema gaige `an manmafaisen para u fan man-apase. Seru! Taya` salape` gi lepblun bankun niha. Hinatme Marianas nu este...

Letters to the Editor

SCS Christmas thank you

We have had many wonderful events here at Saipan Community School to celebrate Christmas. Both our concert band and our Elementary Christmas Program proclaimed the coming of Christmas by making a joyful noise and sharing the meaning of Christmas! We have...