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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Even before it arrives, the Hawaiki marine fibre optic cable is generating interest and excitement in American Samoa over the benefits its touted to bring. Engineers have arrived from America, who will connect the cable to its landing site in the old state department's...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Attorneys for ANZ Guam Inc. are planning to travel to American Samoa to interview bank employees and “conduct a pre-response investigation” in connection with a federal lawsuit filed by three American Samoa residents at the federal court in Guam, according to the latest...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The High Court is satisfied there is probable cause that Tolupo Hodges violated several conditions of a probation sentence that was ordered by the court in 2010. The decision by Chief Justice Michael Kruse was based on the testimony from one government witness, who was...
RNZAF Base Ohakea, NEW ZEALAND — The first repatriation of defence force personnel buried around the world since 1955 will officially begin next week. Two airmen will be disinterred from the Suva Military Cemetery in Fiji, and one from the naval section of the Satala Cemetery in Pago Pago, American...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Situating Pacific Barkcloth in Time and Place is an ongoing, three-year interdisciplinary project currently underway at Scotland’s University of Glasgow. The project aims to find out more about the materials, history, uses and contemporary practice of making barkcloth,...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Census Bureau’s planned 2020 Census Questionnaire for the United States, which includes a question regarding citizenship status, leaves out US Nationals, which is the status given to persons born in American Samoa; and some US news outlets say this is a “flaw”. “...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Inquiries into the two alleged sexual harassment cases at the Dept. of Public Safety are now underway, with investigators from the Attorney General's Office now looking into the allegations. Samoa News understands charges may be filed against two senior police officers,...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 19-year-old girl who was convicted of stealing was released from custody last week, after the High Court decided that the four months she served at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF), to await sentencing, was enough. Caroline Purcell was initially charged...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — More than $500,000 in tax refunds was scheduled to be released yesterday, Wednesday, Apr. 18. In a statement issued this past Monday, ASG Treasurer Uelinitone Tonumaipea announced that all taxpayers who filed as of Jan. 24 and some who filed as of Jan. 29, 2018 are...
Pago Pago AMERICAN SAMOA — Port Administration’s second tugboat, which is the Peggy H — it will be renamed the Iseula, was christened yesterday during a ceremony onboard the vessel, docked along the main harbor. U.S. Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular and International Affairs, Doug Domenech...

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