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  I WILL NOT GIVE UP ON THIS ISSUE: Member of Parliament, Honourable Olo Fiti Vaai. (SO file photo)
The treatment of the former Head of State, His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi and the Masiofo, Her Highness Filifilia Tamasese by the government is “unacceptable, insulting and disgraceful.” That’s the opinion of Member of Parliament, Olo Fiti Vaai, who has called on the government to...
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ASTCA SEEKS SECOND LOAN FROM RETIREMENT FUND The American Samoa Telecommunications Authority is in the process of obtaining a second loan from the American Samoa Government Employees Retirement Fund, according to the Executive Director of the Retirement Fund, Iaulualo Talia Faafetai, responding to...
Samoa honored all the teachers in the country through a special celebration held in front of the Government building early Thursday morning (Samoa Time).  [Courtesy photo]
TEACHING PROFESSION HONORED Today, Samoa honored all the Teachers in the country through a special celebration held in front of the Government building early this morning.  The day started with a float parade followed by a special march by schools and various community organizations in the country...
 Papali'i Carol Paul-Ah Chong (middle) [Photo: RNZI Monica Miller]
An NGO working to prevent suicides in Samoa says a deteriorating society focussed on materialism and greed is causing people to take their own lives. In a presentation to the National Commission of Inquiry into Family Violence, Fa'ataua Le Ola, testified that domestic violence was a major cause of...
Secretary of Commerce highlights efforts to cut red tape. [courtesy photo]
AMATA WELCOMES COMMERCE DEPARTMENT EFFORT TO REDUCE EXCESSIVE RED TAPE Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross’s statement on the Department of Commerce’s major emphasis on reducing regulations and the progress that has already been made, especially his mention of...
Puapuaga is known to frequent the Chinatown, Aala Park and Keeaumoku areas. [Hawaii News Now]
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) — Honolulu police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a 22-year-old man who is still on the run over a week since a fatal Chinatown shooting. He's wanted in connection with the incident.  On Friday, authorities identified the suspect as Tiseya Eric Puapuaga....
Elder O. Vincent Haleck [Deseret News]
“Let us join as worldwide Saints in doing that which is necessary to have the widow’s heart,” said Elder O. Vincent Haleck, a General Authority Seventy, during the Saturday afternoon session of general conference on Sept. 30. Elder Haleck referenced the widow who the Savior observed throw her two...
The Samoa Qualifications Authority (SQA) will launch the new Samoa Qualifications (SQs) in Tourism and Hospitality at the Millenia Hotel fale, on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. The development of the new SQs addresses the shortage of skilled workers and existing gaps in the tourism industry.  [photo: courtesy]
NEW QUALIFICATIONS ADDRESS SKILLS GAP IN TOURISM INDUSTRY The development of new Samoa Qualifications (SQs) in Tourism and Hospitality addresses the shortage of skilled workers and existing gaps in the tourism industry. The Samoa Qualifications Authority (SQA) will launch the new SQs in Tourism and...
A Samoan baby found abandoned last year in a south Auckland reserve is being given a proper burial by members of the community. The baby, found in Mangere, died last year on November 24, wrapped in a t-shirt with the words "Samoan Culture our pride and joy." Police and coroner efforts to locate...
The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday filed a lawsuit alleging that the Government of Guam, as well as the Chamorro Land Trust Commission and its Administrative Director, have violated the federal Fair Housing Act by discriminating against non-Chamorros in the enforcement and implementation of...

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