Monthly Archives: October 2018

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, we would like to congratulate the Federated States of Micronesia on your 32nd anniversary of independence on November 3. The United States values deeply our strong partnership with the Federated States of Micronesia under the Compact of Free Association. Our close […]

01 Nov 2018 By Lannie Walker – For Variety HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) —  The Hotel Association of the Northern Mariana Islands is working to get resorts and other tourist destinations up and running as soon as possible after the devastation of last week’s Supertyphoon Yutu. Wendi Herring, co-chair of the association and general […]

01 Nov 2018 By Emmanuel T. Erediano – [email protected] – Variety News Staff INDEPENDENT gubernatorial candidate Juan Nekai Babauta is asking the Department of Public Lands to allow Super Typhoon Yutu victims to temporarily seek shelter at Mariana Resort & Spa, which has been closed since Sept. 30. In his letter to DPL Secretary Marianne […]

01 Nov 2018 By Junhan B. Todino – [email protected] – Variety News Staff ROTARY Club of Saipan’s biggest annual fundraising event, Las Vegas Night, will not be held on Nov. 17 as originally scheduled. During the club’s regular Tuesday meeting at the Hyatt Regency Saipan, Rotary president Greg Borja said the event  may be held […]

01 Nov 2018 By Lori Lyn C. Lirio – [email protected] – Variety News Staff THE Commonwealth Healthcare Corp.’s Family Care Clinic has extended its service hours to accommodate the influx of patients who sustained cuts and lacerations, and those with chronic ailments. According to clinic manager Abbys Mitchel, they are open from 7 a.m. to […]

01 Nov 2018 By John O’Connor – For Variety HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) —   Supertyphoon Yutu has turned the resort island of Saipan into a disaster zone. Downed power poles lay scattered in many areas. Cables wrap buildings and roadways in twisted steel webbing. Skeletal walls stand bare among the rubble.  Homes, schools, and […]

01 Nov 2018 By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa – [email protected] – Variety News Staff THE U.S. Air Force has already set up a reverse-osmosis system at Garapan Fishing Base to produce potable water for island residents. Click to enlarge The Air Force started setting up the system on Monday and completed it by Tuesday night. […]

01 Nov 2018 By Junhan B. Todino – [email protected] – Variety News Staff ADDITIONAL Feeder 1 areas had been energized on Tuesday, Commonwealth Utilities Corp. Executive Director Gary Camacho said. These include areas in Paganville, Sugar King Estates, Bank of Saipan to Chinatown but only for the primary line. It also includes JG Sablan Ice […]

01 Nov 2018 By Bryan Manabat – [email protected] – Variety News Staff THE Marianas Young Professionals launched on Tuesday “Restore CNMI, One Village at a Time,” an islandwide cleanup involving youth volunteers. The project’s main goal is to empower village volunteers by giving them the tools they need to assist themselves and their fellow neighbors […]

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