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Court dismisses lawsuit between IPI and former VIP host

A CNMI district court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former Imperial Pacific International VIP hostess against her company after the two parties...

Spotlight on the illegal transportation of fighting birds

Animal Wellness Action has published a report alleging that a massive illegal transportation scheme brought thousands of fighting birds to Guam for years, undetected or ignored by the local authorities.

IPI aims for Japanese VIP, families and newlyweds

Imperial Pacific International is set to turn its sights to Japanese tourists and VIP gamblers, after hiring a number of marketing representatives to target...

IPI opens beachfront villas, completing first major milestone

Imperial Pacific International has opened the doors to its new VIP beachfront villas, completing the ‘first milestone’ of Phase 1, Marianas Variety reports. IPI senior...

Cockfighting ban comes into effect this week

Guam’s cockfighting ban comes into effect on Friday, bringing down the curtain on a gruesome but decades-old Guamanian custom.

Lawmakers seek corruption probe of CNMI governor

The six-member CNMI House of Representatives' minority bloc asked Speaker Blas Jonathan Attao to appoint a special committee to investigate Governor Ralph Torres on allegations of public corruption, fraud, waste, and abuse of public funds, with some of the suspicions focusing on his relationship with casino operator Imperial Pacific International (IPI).

Mark Brown resigns as IPI CEO

Commonwealth Casino Commission Executive Director Edward Deleon Guerrero has revealed that Mark Brown has resigned as CEO of Imperial Pacific International (IPI), effective December 8.

IPI loses its lawyer

Phillip J. Tydingco, the high-powered lawyer who has been representing Imperial Pacific International (IPI) in a number of legal cases, has indicated that he will be stepping away from his role next week.

Casino Commission doubts IPI’s workforce explanations

Members of the Commonwealth Casino Commission grilled Imperial Pacific International Vice President for Construction Eric Poon last week, clearly doubting that the firm was being forthright about its problems maintaining its construction workforce.

Tinian looks to CCC for guidance on regulations

The Tinian Casino Gaming Control Commission is requesting guidance from the Commonwealth Casino Commission in regards to regulations in Tinian, in light of a...

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