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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...
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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...
Incumbents Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and Lt. Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga have won the 2016 gubernatorial race for a second four-year term in office, with 60.2% of the total votes counted. [Samoa News photo]
“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...
Two Election Office personnel on the chalkboard marking off one-by-one each ballot called out by a senior election official during the counting yesterday of the gubernatorial race absentee ballot at the Election Office.  [photo: FS]
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...
Commissioner of Public Safety, Save Liuato Tuitele is calling on members of the public to keep the peace on this Election Day. “When you do go and cast your vote, please keep the peace, there is no need to cause trouble as it will not end well for anyone,” says the Commissioner. Responding to Samoa...
With the design of the government’s “super alia” project completed, Commerce Department Director Keniseli Lafaele says a builder of the first super alia could be anyone ready to use the design. Lafaele, who is also the ASG Shipyard Service Authority board chairman, revealed during his remarks at...
Apia, SAMOA — Businessman Patrick Boon convicted of two counts of theft in connection with building materials removed from the premises of Bluebird Lumber and Hardware was fined by Supreme Court Justice Lesatele Rapi Vaai earlier this month. According to the police summary of facts, three employees...
Newly crowned Miss Flowers Sophie McMoore blowing a kiss to the crowd during her Creature Couture category during the Miss Flowers Pageant held last Saturday evening, at the Gov. H. Rex Lee Auditorium in Utulei.  [photo: TG]
The Flowers Organization hosted their 13th Annual Beauty Pageant – Miss Flowers 2016 – 2017 that saw Ms. Sophie McMoore crowned, after a hotly contested pageant, which saw 7 contestants vie for the title. During the opening of the event, President Josie Afu Muasau said, “As you can see all the...

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