Typhoon Yutu leaves Northern Marianas without power or water

World Oct 25, 2018

Typhoon Yutu leaves Northern Marianas without power or water

Rescue teams and heavy equipment were mobilized across the Northern Mariana Islands on Thursday after a typhoon hit U.S. Western Pacific territories overnight, causing blackouts and damage to critical infrastructure. With sustained winds of over 270 kph (168 mph), Typhoon Yutu pulled down trees, telegraph ...

Saipan police call off search for missing Japanese sisters

National Jul 8, 2014

Saipan police call off search for missing Japanese sisters

Saipan police on Tuesday called off the search for two Japanese tourists missing since June 29, when they are believed to have set out to sea in an inflatable raft. Natsuki Yamada, 33, and her sister Chinatsu, 26, were last seen on a closed-circuit camera ...

National Jul 2, 2014

Saipan police begin search for two missing Japanese sisters

A search is underway for two Japanese sisters who went missing on the Pacific island of Saipan after their rental car was not returned on time and they failed to board their scheduled flight home, police said Wednesday. They said there is evidence that the ...