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Dialysis patients in Manu’a will no longer need to come to Tutuila for their dialysis treatment, once the LBJ hospital moves forward with their plan to take three or four dialysis chairs to Manu’a, this is according to hospital Chief Executive Officer, Taufete’e John Faumuina. Responding to Samoa...
TAOA DIRECTOR RESIGNS FOR HEALTH REASON Territorial Administration on Aging (TAOA) director Tifimalae Ale has resigned from his post for health reasons, a TAOA official says, but referred Samoa News inquiries on Monday to the Governor’s Office. The governor’s executive assistance Iulogologo Joseph...
The government is hosting tomorrow, Nov. 11th, its annual Veterans Day ceremony, set for 9a.m. at the Veterans Monument center in the Sen. Daniel Inouye Industrial Park, across from the ANZ Amerika Samoa Bank. Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga is expected to deliver special remarks at the event and the...
Incumbent Congresswoman Aumua Amata is heading back to Washington D.C. for a second consecutive two-year term in office after being re-elected during yesterday’s general election, beating out a crowd of challengers Meleagi Suitonu-Chapman, Paepaetele Mapu S. Jamias, Tim Jones and Vaitinasa Salu...
The gubernatorial team of Faoa Aitofele Sunia and Rep. Larry Sanitoa have raised with Chief Election Officer Uiagalelei Dr. Lealofi Uiagalelei “matters which are causing concerns for our committee,” according to Faoa’s Nov. 7th letter, which has been received by Uiagalelei. PAGO PAGO POLLING...
MUSU FAILAUGA A woman who pled guilty to possession of marijuana under a plea agreement with the government will be sentenced later this month in High Court. The government’s case against Musu Failauga stems from an incident on Aug. 13 this year when the defendant went to the Tafuna police...
Close Up Club students on Monday at Nu'uuli Voc Tech High School had a mock election for the Governor's race as well as the Congressional race. Despite the weather and half day, the Club was able to get 45% of the students to vote. According to their advisor, Edmund Amataga, most of NVTHS’s...
“The Way Forward” team of incumbent Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and Lt. Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Mauga won in yesterday’s general election, according to unofficial results from the Election Office following yesterday’s general election. And based on these results, there is no run off election, as...
A representative for the gubernatorial team of Faoa Aitofele Sunia and Rep. Larry S. Sanitoa has declared a possible challenge focusing on the absentee ballots in Tuesday’s election and such a move would result in an appeal of the outcome of the gubernatorial race. Nathaniel Savali made the...
ANTHONY SIOKA The High Court has given a young man 180 days to think about his behavior of not complying with a condition of his probation before a decision is made as to whether or not to revoke probation and send the defendant to jail. “If you continue to disobey court orders, the only decision...

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