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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A high school sophomore was brutally attacked as she slept in her home during the early hours of Sunday morning. Samoa News understands that her suspected attacker, a 16-year-old male, has been taken into custody at the Juvenile Detention Center. The victim's mother is...
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O le va'aiga i le asiasiga na malaga ai le aufaigaluega ma le Komiti Fa'afoe o le Soifua Maloloina a Amerika Samoa ina ia asia Falema'i Fa'aitumalo i Salafai. E tolu Falema'i na asia e le aumalaga fa'atasi ma le au usufono fo'i a Samoa i le vaiaso na te'a. [ata: Leua Aiono Frost]
Pictured (l-r): Hyun Chui Yoon (secretary); Hyon Chong Park (current president); LBJ CEO Faumuina John Faumuina; Seong Lim Heo (incoming president); and Taek Yong Kweon (accountant/treasurer).
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Last Friday morning, officials from the local Korean Community presented a $2,000 donation to the LBJ Medical Center. Accepting the gift on behalf of the territory's only hospital was chief executive officer Faumuina John Faumuina (center). Current president for the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At last Friday’s cabinet meeting, LBJ Medical Center Faumuina John Faumuina reported that wards at the hospital are full: Pediatric, Medical, and Surgical. And there are also many mothers in the Maternity ward. Faumuina explained that an issue currently faced by the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 46-year-old man from Fiji, who was arrested earlier this year on allegations that he sexually assaulted a 16-year old girl, has informed the court that he wants a jury trial. Manoa Niukavu, 46, is a Fijian national who was employed as an X-ray technician at the LBJ...
Sec. Zinke shaking hands with American Samoa firefighters
Pago Papgo, AMERICAN SAMOA — U.S Secretary of Interior, Ryan Zinke promised to “deal with your hospital” — referring to LBJ Medical Center — during his special remarks yesterday at the Suigaula o le Atuvasa Park, where it was also revealed that local leaders had bestowed on him, the chiefly title “...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — LBJ Medical Center chief executive officer Faumuina John Faumuina has called on lawmakers to revisit the current law that requires the only medical center in the territory to provide “free medical attention” to the public. Faumuina made the request last week during the...
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WASHINGTON – Doug Domenech, U.S. Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular and International Affairs last week announced $1,406,051 in fiscal year 2018 grants for American Samoa, Guam, and Enewetak Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.  “Secretary Zinke and I are pleased...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Detectives from the DPS Criminal Investigation Division (CID) are following up on every lead they have, in connection with the shooting that allegedly took place in Leone early Sunday morning. For now, police have no suspect. Samoa News understands that the three DPS...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — It was at last week’s cabinet meeting where Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga revealed that the administration is working to identify possible new funding measures for submission to the Fono to help the American Samoa Community College and the LBJ Medical Center. Lolo told...

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