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2021-02-03
Imperial Pacific International is pleading to the US District Court for the NMI for a payment plan with the US Department of Labor, saying that  they lack the funds to pay the judgment before the court’s deadline. Meanwhile, Xerox Saipan has asked...

2021-02-02
The CNMI House Committee on Gaming, now controlled by Democratic Party critics of Imperial Pacific International for the first time, is demanding that the company develop a culture of compliance, beginning initially with fair treatment of the stranded...

2021-01-29
The plight of its foreign workers has put pressure on Imperial Pacific International as never before, with even the US Department of Labor recently demanding action from the court, including the possible arrest of Chairwoman Cui Li Jie.

2021-01-28
In a series of court hearings, Imperial Pacific International has made various excuses as to why it has been unable to meet its commitments. The lawyer for Chairwoman Cui Li Jie claims that she is ignorant of the US legal system and is, in any case, powerless...

2021-01-27
Imperial Pacific International has a February 28 deadline to finish building the Imperial Pacific Resort but, as that date draws closer, it is now clear that IPI won’t be able to meet that deadline—a situation that Commonwealth Casino Commission Executive...

2021-01-25
Employees of Imperial Pacific International in Saipan have received six weeks of back pay that they had been owed, partially alleviating the crisis and clearing the way for the company to resume the construction of its facility ordered to halt by the...

2021-01-22
The US District Court for the NMI has ordered Imperial Pacific International to cease operations and all construction work for a week—except for the department working on payroll and security—after ruling in favor of the US Department of Labor in...

2021-01-21
Imperial Pacific International has reportedly reached a verbal agreement with former CNMI Senator Ray N. Yumul to become its next CEO.

2021-01-20
Donald Browne submitted a reopening plan for Imperial Pacific's casino on Dec. 3rd, before resigning his position as CEO to attend to family matters, local media reports, without giving details of the plan.

2021-01-20
CNMI Representative Edwin K. Propst (D-Saipan) has taken up the cause of Imperial Pacific International’s stranded workers.

2021-01-19
Veteran lawyer Michael Dotts has ended his term as general counsel of Imperial Pacific International, noting that the company stopped paying him in December. Nevertheless, he is still a lawyer for IPI in a few ongoing cases.

2021-01-14
District Court for the NMI Chief Judge Ramona Manglona is getting tougher with senior executives of Imperial Pacific International, warning that unless Chairwoman Cui Li Jie and former Chief Executive Officer Donald Browne show up in her court on the...

2021-01-11
Donald Browne has told a federal court that he stepped down as the CEO of Imperial Pacific International in early December, though this was not revealed publicly. Browne had only assumed the office six months ago.

2021-01-06
Almost half, or 88 of the over the 200 construction workers of Imperial Pacific International, will have to leave the CNMI by the end of this month because their H-2B visas are expiring.

2021-01-04
Imperial Pacific International is facing yet another lawsuit for its nonpayment of various contractors, workers, and others. This time, Xerox company is suing IPI for about US$183,000 for its failure to pay for services rendered and equipment rented.

2020-12-29
Imperial Pacific International’s parent company, IPI Holdings, has been collecting “receivables” but not sharing them with its subsidiary on Saipan, the Commonwealth Casino Commission said.

2020-12-28
The US District Court of the NMI has told Imperial Pacific International  to send a representative with full authority to participate in a settlement conference for a sexual harassment case.

2020-12-23
Members of the Commonwealth Casino Commission have unanimously approved the appointment of Andrew Yeom as a Commonwealth Casino Commission executive director.

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