President Trump approves CNMI emergency declaration

President Donald Trump has approved the emergency declaration requested by the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands for super typhoon Hagibis. The CNMI Office of...

Pacific island fishermen seek to develop fishery projects

Projects to develop fisheries topped the list of needs identified by fishermen from Hawai'i, American Samoa, Guam and the CNMI during a recent meeting...

USDOL orders CNMI staffing agency to pay back wages

SAIPAN, CNMI – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Saint Trading Co. Inc. – a hotel staffing agency...

Pacific tuna stocks healthy, according to scientists

Scientists with the Pacific Community or SPC reported that Western and Central Pacific tuna stocks are healthy because of conservation measures implemented as part...

Palau government working with fishermen to address fish shortage

Palau has found itself in the midst of a fish shortage, with many restaurants and small caterers on island unable to find fish. To address...

RMI declares national climate crisis

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has declared a national climate crisis because of the risk of sea-level rise affecting the low-lying chain of...

FSM President apologizes for machete incident

Following the machete attacks in Mangilao last week, island leaders are calling for a communal and regional approach to address the issue. Taking a stand...

Kilili: FBI probe ‘sad and embarrassing’

CNMI Congressman Gregorio Kilili Sablan was back on Saipan Monday for Veterans Day celebrations in the commonwealth. Following the ceremony, on his way back to...

Saipan police looking at another attempted kidnapping in Dandan

The CNMI police is looking for a man who attempted to kidnap a young girl from a private residence in Dandan, Saipan on Sunday,...

Federal team in FSM to gather data for COFA negotiations

The FSM government received a team of U.S. Government officials, who are visiting the islands this week to gather information before the onset of...





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