The Economic Recovery and Revitalization Task Force is drawing up a package of recommendation envisioned to help the cash-strapped government boost its local coffers in light of further decline in revenue collections officials are anticipating, according to Gov. Pedro P. Tenorio.
The expected influx of tourist arrivals on the island may not happen this year after the Commonwealth Ports Authority junked the proposal of the Aviation Task Force and the Marianas Visitors Authority to reduce by 50 percent the landing fees to lure new airlines provide service...
For those who had to leave the humble settings of these isles some 20 to 30 years ago or even for a short stint as students in strange distant shores, there's always that special place in their hearts for the islands and people they love but must leave for one reason or another.
The Northern Marianas has begun preparations for the arrival of US Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) and other key members of Congress on Saipan this month, a visit CNMI considers crucial in its effort to thwart fresh attempts of the White House to take over local labor and immigration.