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Imperial Pacific CEO Steps Down After Less Than a Year

Imperial Pacific International, which has been pushing to promote its brand in Japan, faced another setback with the loss of its Chairman and CEO Harry Cheang after less than a year on the job.

Imperial Pacific Gets Three Year Extension for Initial Gaming Facility

Imperial Pacific International has been given an extension for completion of its initial gaming facility in Saipan to no later than February 28, 2021, according to a filing from the operator.

Imperial Pacific Asks for Extension to December 2020

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ Development Plan Advisory Committee has recommended extending the deadline for Imperial Pacific International to complete construction of its Saipan hotel-casino to December 2020, local media reports.

Imperial Pacific Hit by Salary Payment Problems

Imperial Pacific International, which has been trying to woo Japanese visitors to its Saipan IR, says it has had issues transferring funds to pay workers for the August payroll period.

Japanese Investor Eyes Casino in the Marianas Islands

A Japanese investor is reportedly making moves in the Marianas islands, with eyes on a casino on Rota, said Saipan Mayor David M. Apatang.

Imperial Pacific Sues Clients to Recover Debts

Imperial Pacific International has filed 13 more lawsuits in an effort to recover US$12.75 million in debts from Hong Kong and Chinese players in its Saipan casino, local media reports.

Chinese Interest in Mariana Islands a Threat to US Security

A ramp up of Chinese interest in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands has caused concern amongst US security officials who see the island as a “strategic asset” for the US military.

Imperial Pacific Sues Bad-Debt High Roller

A Chinese high-roller who has failed to pay back US$5 million he borrowed from Imperial Pacific International is being sued by the company in the CNMI Superior Court

Imperial Pacific to Take Bloomberg to Court for Defamation

Bloomberg and two of its reporters are being sued in a Hong Kong court by Imperial Pacific International for defamation, Marianas Variety reports.

Imperial Pacific Still Short of US Workers

Imperial Pacific International (IPI) needs to boost the percentage of US workers in its labor pool to 65 percent from 44 percent at present to meet the conditions of its casino license, local media reports.

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