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The drought in the Northern Marianas is expected to continue for some time.
The CNMI will hold its first physical church service tomorrow since the Covid-19 restrictions came into place.
The Northern Marianas has eased restrictions around the spread of Covid-19 by now allowing restaurants to open for dine-in and pushing a nightly curfew out an hour later.
The owner of a major casino hotel development in the CNMI says it will permanently shut down if forced to pay a former contractor more than $US5.6 million.
The Northern Marianas middle school that was nearly destroyed by Super Typhoon Yutu in 2018 is finally close to being fully restored.
The electricity supply to the casino on the CNMI island of Saipan has been cut off for over a week due to the non-payment of bills.
Schools in the Northern Marianas will reopen in September, nearly six months after they were closed down by Covid-19.
Mass testing for Covid-19 in Northern Marianas has been temporarily halted to allow for a timely return of results.
An additional case of Covid-19 has now been confirmed in the Northern Marianas, taking the CNMI's tally to 15 cases of the coronavirus.
After nearly three weeks without a positive Covid-19 case, the Northern Marianas has announced a presumptive positive case discovered during mass testing.
The CNMI has received $US36 million in funds under the CARES Act and it plans to spend nearly a third of it to buy Covid-19 test kits and Personal Protective Equipment.
With 15 days of no Covid-19 cases, the Northern Marianas has eased its curfew on residents from 7pm to 6am to just seven hours from 10pm to 5am.
With the Northern Marianas starting mass testing, the islands' borders are expected to reopen with United Airlines planning to resume its Guam-Saipan flights on Saturday.
The Northern Marianas has started mass Covid-19 testing of its residents with a drive-thru setup at Saipan's international airport.
The upcoming Pacific Mini Games in the Northern Marianas are set to be postponed until May 2022 to avoid a clash with the Tokyo Olympics.
The Northern Marianas has one new case of Covid-19 after a 57-year-old man tested positive for the coronavirus.
Some Pacific Island countries are beginning to emerge from lockdown, as the number of Covid-19 cases across the region inches towards 300.
The Northern Marianas has recorded two new cases of Covid-19, bringing their total number of infections to 13.
With its economy in a shambles as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Northern Marianas government is planning to cut its staff by half.
The Northern Marianas has recorded its second covid-19-related death, a 77-year-old female with underlying medical conditions.