Pacific News Briefs
ASTCA APOLOGIZES FOR QUALITY OF THEIR INTERNET SERVICE —
The American Samoa Tele Communications Agency (ASTCA), in a press release, says it has identified some technical issues, which are affecting the quality of their Internet service; and apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused and reassures the public that measures have been taken to resolve the existing issue by the end of the week.
ASTCA asks its customers for their patience and continued support as they work towards resolving the occurring issue. The media release advises its customers to feel free to call their Helpdesk for further information regarding this issue.
Samoa News notes the problem has progressively gotten worse over the last 3 months. (Source: ASTCA Management)
INAUGURATION OF SAMOA’S NEW HEAD OF STATE SET FOR THIS FRIDAY
One of the most important official ceremonies for Samoa this year is scheduled for Friday. The inauguration of Samoa’s new Head of State, Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II has been confirmed for 3p.m. at the Parliament precinct, Tuanaimato. The confirmation came in a statement from Parliament.
“A formal ceremony whereby Afioga Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II will take the oath of Head of State before his Honor, the Chief Justice is scheduled for Friday 21st July 2017, 3:00pm at the Parliament precinct, Tuanaimato,” the statement reads.
Two weeks ago, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi made the official announcement during Parliament.
Speaking to the Samoa Observer, Tuimalealiifano said he was humbled about being chosen to lead Samoa for the next five years.
As reported earlier, Tuilaepa said during the announcement the appointment of the Honorable Tuia’ana as Head of State, is a milestone for the Independent State of Samoa.
The outgoing Head of State, His Highness Tui Atua will record his farewell message to the nation on Wednesday.
[Source: Samoa Observer]