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Guam's National Weather Service says category 4 or 5 typhoons are less likely to strike the Northern Marianas this season compared with 2018.
More than a thousand people on the Northern Marianas' main island, Saipan, are homeless, or in substandard accommodation in the wake of a devastating super-typhoon last October. Audio
The Northern Marianas public school system has been given US$2.56 million to rebuild schools destroyed by Super Typhoon Yutu.
More than a thousand people on the Northern Marianas' main island, Saipan, are homeless in the wake of a devastating super-typhoon in October.
Tourism in the Northern Marianas is showing further signs of recovery with Japan's Skymark Airlines confirming nine more charter flights in August and September.
A temporary generator is being used to provide power for the Northern Marianas island of Rota after a $US700,000 diesel engine broke down a day after being installed.
The US Navy's plan to effectively take control of the airspace around the Northern Marianas island of Tinian is being opposed by the territory's ports authority.
More than a thousand people in the Northern Marianas have breathed a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump yesterday signed a bill allowing them to live permanently in the territory.
Claims of human trafficking and forced labour are to be heard in the Northern Marianas following a decision by the federal court.
A bill providing permanent status for more than 1000 people, living in the CNMI under humanitarian parole, passed the US Senate last week.
Lawmakers in the Northern Marianas say the government has to be more transparent as the territory continues to reel from a financial crisis due to dwindling revenue.
Critical health services in American Samoa have recommenced following their suspension last month due to a lack of funding.
The Northern Marianas currently has no capability to perform autopsies as the islands and neighbouring Guam have no forensic pathologist.
Still recovering from the wrath of last year's Super Typhoon Yutu, the Northern Marianas has been warned to brace itself for more this cyclone season.
A Russian businessman arrested in the Northern Marianas at the end of last year has pleaded guilty to acquiring US defence articles without a licence.
Democrats in the US House of Representatives are expected to pass a $US19 billion aid package for communities, like the Northern Marianas, hit by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019.
Tinian has experienced a sharp increase in flu-like illnesses and the Commonwealth Health Care Corporation is advising the public to get vaccinated.
The US House of Representatives has passed legislation giving permanent status to more than a thousand people in the Northern Marianas.
The utilities agency in the Northern Marianas is still waiting for the Federal Emergency Management Office to reimburse the $US8 million it incurred from recovery efforts following last year's…
A bill that would have provided disaster relief funding for the Northern Marianas and more than a dozen US states has been blocked by a Republican lawmaker.