Saipan casino to request for December deadline

3:52 pm on 10 July 2018

A huge casino development in the Northern Marianas is seeking an extension on a government deadline for it to complete the facility on Saipan.

Imperial Pacific Resort

Imperial Pacific Resort Photo: RNZI/Mark Rabago

Imperial Pacific International is required to finish the building next month but it wants an extension until December.

It said it had been delayed by a lack of manpower and other problems.

The Hong Kong-based company's new contractor, Pacific Rim Contractors, is currently focusing on completing three areas of the project - the hotel, its tower and the exterior of the hotel lobby.

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