Monthly Archives: December 2017

WASHINGTON (Press Release) — U.S. Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Doug Domenech provided a $6.3 million Compact of Free Association grant to support the Federated States of Micronesia’s Sekere Water Project on the island of Pohnpei. Funding for this project will assist the Pohnpei Utilities Corporation in expanding its island-wide water […]

18 Dec 2017 (Office of the Governor) — Following concerns from eligible military card holders, mainly from Rota and Tinian, about limitations or restrictions on certain products from the Saipan troop store in Puerto Rico, the Office of the Governor initiated talks with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service or AAFES to address these […]

18 Dec 2017 Mar-Vic Cagurangan – For Variety HAGÅTÑA — Guam’s Delegate to Congress Madeleine Bordallo is vouching for the military’s commitment to protect the designated critical habitat for wildlife within the proposed site for the live-fire training range complex or LFTRC at Ritidian. “As the secretary of the Navy indicated in his recent response […]

18 Dec 2017 (Department of Public Safety) — On Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 at 12:08 a.m., DPS dispatched Highway Patrol to report of an auto accident with injuries. The accident occurred at the traffic light in front of the MSV Building in Chalan Kanoa, at the intersection of Beach Road and Tun Segundo. Both vehicles, […]

18 Dec 2017 By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa – [email protected] – Variety News Staff RALPH N. Yumul, plans to run again for the House of Representatives, but this time as a Republican and not as an independent candidate. GOP president James Ada confirmed in a phone interview that Yumul, a former two-term House member, has […]

18 Dec 2017 By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa – [email protected] – Variety News Staff SPEAKER Ralph Demapan, Rep. John Paul Sablan and Sen. Frank Cruz of Tinian are seeking re-election next year. Demapan and Sablan are hoping to once again represent Precinct 2 in the House of Representatives and have already submitted their letters of […]

18 Dec 2017 By Bryan Manabat – [email protected] – Variety News Staff AFTER an argument, a man shot his wife with a rifle in Kagman on Saturday. Police said the shooter was Norbert Blas Camacho, and his wife was brought to the Commonwealth Health Center where she was in stable condition as of Sunday. She […]

18 Dec 2017 By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa – [email protected] – Variety News Staff THE Commonwealth Ports Authority has agreed to consider a solar-power proposal and has authorized its executive director to start negotiating with Coldwell Solar of California. Prior to the board’s decision on Friday, there was a lengthy discussion among the members as […]

18 Dec 2017 By Lori Lyn C. Lirio – [email protected] – Variety News Staff TWENTY-ONE-YEAR-OLD Yue Han of China bested 26 other young women to win the 11th Asian Super Model Contest at Imperial Palace on Saturday. Models from Australia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand and […]

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