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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The annual federal Interagency Group on Insular Areas (IGIA) meeting set for Monday is postponed, based on a decision by the group’s co-chairmen — the US Interior Department Secretary and the White House director of Intergovernmental Affairs. No new date is set. “All...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Attorney General Talauega Eleasalo Ale has joined attorneys general from all states, territories and the District of Columbia calling on top leaders of the US Congress to support enacting federal legislation to protect sexual harassment victims in the workplace. “...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — As we all recover from Cyclone Gita, now is a good time to review our cyclone and disaster preparedness checklists. Be sure if you have pets to include preparing for them as you prepare for your family.  After a disaster, familiar surroundings can become altered and...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Adding another layer to the Territory’s fight against alcohol and drug abuse, a Department of Public Safety motorcycle squad is currently being trained to establish a DPS DUI Task Force. Police Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson told Samoa News, “… DUI is a person who is...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The joint preliminary damage assessment (PDA) following Tropical Storm Gita is completed and the data has been turned over to the Governor’s Office to Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, who makes the final decision for requesting a major disaster declaration to the federal...
Here is an update from the Emergency Operations Center as of 6pm Feb. 22 for families with homes that have major damage or were destroyed in the following villages to report to these Points of Distribution (POD) for American Red Cross emergency supplies: Friday – February 23, 2018 POD – Taveuveu...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASG Treasury Department has scheduled three public forums next month with the business community to discuss the 1% alternative business minimum tax (AMBT), which went into effect on Jan. 1 this year, after the bill was signed into law, on Oct. 30 by the governor. The...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In two cases held over from December, Police Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson and former KHJ Radio reporter Tauva Esera were ordered by District Court Judge Fiti Sunia to appear yesterday for Show Cause hearings. In the hearing regarding Le’i, a driver of a vehicle was...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The local Department of Education is adding one more week to the current school year after public schools were closed for 8 school days before and after Tropical Storm Gita. ASDOE is also changing official graduation dates for the public high schools. Public schools were...
People from all walks of life — including politicians, government officials, traditional and church leaders, representatives of the private sector and others — attended the Prayer Service to remember and celebrate the life of the late Congressman Faleomavaega Eni Fa’auaa Hunkin, who was remembered...

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