Nine companies vying to build the 80-megawatt power plant on Saipan have until Friday next week to submit their "best and final offers" for the next phase of reevaluation being conducted by an independent engineering firm.
Gov. Pedro P. Tenorio yesterday said another batch of checks to pay out portion of the Earned Income Tax Credit has been released recently, bringing down to a little over $3 million the remaining obligation of the government to EITC recipients.
The Commonwealth Utilities Corporation will soon begin its search for cheaper technology under a new request for proposal (RFP) to push a long-stalled water desalination project for Saipan, officials said yesterday.
With the economy still reeling from the effects of Asia's financial crisis, the Coastal Resources Management did not receive any permit application for a major investment project in the Northern Marianas from January to May 1999.