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CEO of Neil’s ACE Home Center, Ngaire Ho Ching with two recipients recognized yesterday morning, in a special ceremony, for their long years of service — Teni Ma’ae worked for 25 years and Nadine Solofa-Taufa’asau for 15 years. [Photo: EM]
Twice a year Neil’s ACE Home Center has company meetings and one of those meetings is always designated to recognize its employees’ long years of service; with yesterday’s meeting being a small ceremony held at the ACE warehouse for the whole company to recognize those who have worked with the...
US President Donald Trump holds up the executive order he signed yesterday at the Interior Department building in Washington D.C. that calls for a review of the federal Antiquities Act. Right behind Trump is Congresswoman Aumua Amata, who was invited along with other Congressional members to attend the signing ceremony. Review includes the Rose Atoll of American Samoa and the Pacific Remote Islands marine monuments. Amata has called for the review of these monument designations due to their effect on the te
Two national marine monuments with ties to American Samoa are among the nation’s 20-plus land and ocean monuments established by previous administrations now being reviewed by the US Interior Department, based on an executive order signed yesterday by US President Donald Trump. Through the...
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Chief Justice Michael Kruse says he is shocked with claims by the government that they can’t locate the file of an inmate and therefore it is missing from the Immigration Office. He pointed out that Immigration’s responsibilities include making sure that all records of foreigners who are authorized...
Based on a request by the government, the District Court has dismissed “without prejudice” two felony drug charges against Titifalaula Siaumau following the defendant’s preliminary examination hearing last week. Siaumau was initially charged early this month with unlawful possession of a controlled...
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The U.S. Department of the Interior and The Junior Statesmen Foundation proudly announce the winners of scholarships to the 2017 Junior Statesmen Summer School. The scholarships, funded by the Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs, cover all tuition costs and round trip...
TAFUNA AIRPORT TO HOLD FULL SCALE EXERCISE TOMORROW The Department of Port Administration will be holding a Full Scale Exercise tomorrow, Apr. 27, from 8a.m. to 12 noon at Pago Pago International Airport, according to a statement from Port Administration. All local and federal emergency response...
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Allowing the government owned Territorial Bank of American Samoa to provide “trust services” and approval of members to government boards was some of the final work the Fono carried out last week during its special session that commenced Tuesday and officially closed Thursday. TRUST SERVICES Last...
Answering the call to help protect the environment, the Lions Club of Pago Pago spent last Saturday — Earth Day — cleaning up the Pala Lagoon shoreline. It was a timely event — just in time for the busloads of tourists who stopped by the picturesque park for the beautiful view and some welcome shade.  [Courtesy photo]
The Lions Club of Pago Pago celebrated Earth Day 2017 by doing what they do best—working together to improve the world in which they live. They were joined by family, friends and new Lion members on Saturday, April 22 for an event which had them working hard to clean up the shoreline at the Pala...
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At the conclusion of a bench trial last week, the High Court has dismissed two felony charges — manslaughter and negligent homicide — against Glen Leasiolagi, who was accused of causing injuries against another man in 2014 that caused the man’s death the next day. Leasiolagi was also charged with...
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Sen. Galea’i M. Tu’ufuli has suggested that the American Samoa Student Financial Aid board, also known as the ASG Scholarship board, look at financing scholarships for students attending the American Samoa Community College to start off their college education life. Galeai first raised the...

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