Marianas CableVision announced yesterday that its rates will increase by $2 starting January 15 next year. Accordingly, its basic-channel service will cost $18.95 a month, the supervision service $10.95, said Joe Butters, MCV general manager.
The Hotel Association of Northern Marianas Islands and the Saipan Chamber of Commerce have assailed the additional cost imposed on various businesses in connection with the proposed health screening of all workers who deal with food preparation.
Gov. Pedro P. Tenorio signed yesterday a proclamation declaring December as mental health and substance abuse awareness month. The proclamation reaffirms the government's commitment to help those suffering from mental and emotional traumas.