About 100 more employees of the Tinian Dynasty Hotel And Casino have been laid off this month in another round of job cuts the management has implemented to cope with the deepening financial trouble plaguing the resort complex.
As expected, senators yesterday overwhelmingly approved 11 new appointments made by Gov. Pedro P. Tenorio, including two Cabinet officials who were the last to be designated to complete the administration roster after nearly a year in office.
Senators yesterday passed a bill that will cut short by three months the time granted for illegal foreign workers seeking the ongoing amnesty program of the government to hasten their placement into various jobs on the island.
The Commonwealth Ports Authority faces another delay in resumption of work on the $4.9 million sewer line after Pacific Drilling Ltd., the contractor of the project, sought an additional payment amounting to $1.9 million.