What does it mean to be governed? The best description I have come across so far comes from P.J. Proudhon, who wrote a book entitled “General Idea of the Revolution in the Nineteenth Century.” My friend Bill Stewart, who is reading this column online from West Virginia, ought...
A boat carrying about 151 illegal Chinese immigrants arrived yesterday morning on Tinian, four days after the federal government sought again the assistance of the Northern Marianas to provide temporary refuge to these people.
Gov. Pedro P. Tenorio yesterday supported moves to remove Laura I. Manglona from the Commonwealth Utilities Corporation Board, but tossed the issue back to the Senate following disclosure that she has violated laws restricting government employees from becoming CUC director.
Local officials will indefinitely ban betel nut imports from the Philippines and Taiwan starting Sept. 6, while experts determine whether or not the plants have caused a disease in local betel nut trees.