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Of all of the delegations at the Republican National Convention, only one introduced ITSELF to the rest of America: American Samoa, an often-overlooked collection of islands in the South Pacific which has been a U.S. territory since 1900. And yet, a lot of people, says Pua Tuaua, “have no idea...
The Honolulu Aloha Aina Warriors, along with members of 350.org Hawaii, the local Sierra Club, and several other indigenous organizations, turned out in force on Wednesday, November 2 in Hawaii to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline project—now referred to as DAPL— which is underway in North and...
“Celebrating American Samoa,” a fundraiser set for this Saturday, Nov. 5, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center in Dalles, Ore. is a cultural showcase put on by local students hoping to visit American Samoa next spring. The night will feature traditional Samoan food and...
Apia, SAMOA — A senior police officer who took a revolver home that belonged to the Ministry of Police was fined, after his wife reported him to the police, when she found out he was having an affair.  Samoa News is withholding the name of the defendant to protect the identity of the victim as this...
Courses will be offered at the University of the South Pacific (USP), Australian Pacific Technical College (APTC) and the National University of Samoa (NUS) for more than 700 Yazaki employees to prepare them for future job opportunities after their current employer Yazaki EDS Samoa shuts down next...
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Afamasaga Rico Tupa’i is calling on current Blue Sky Samoa employees “to put your faith in the hands of God, not in the hands of people at Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (ATH). At the same time he made it clear that the word...
MILESTONE IN SAMOA, DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM CHINA TO SAMOA SIGNED Apia, SAMOA — An Air Service Agreement has been signed between the Samoa Government and the Chinese Government Monday morning regarding direct flights from Beijing, China and Faleolo International Airport. Signed by the Ambassador of...
Around 3,400 years ago, humans made the intrepid journey to one of the most remote places on Earth – the islands of Oceania. How did that prehistoric population traverse such a huge expanse of ocean to colonise this region? And more importantly, where did they come from? Researchers led by Alvaro...
TODDLER BURNED TO DEATH AFTER HOUSE CAUGHT ON FIRE Apia, SAMOA — Samoa’s police are investigating the death of a one-year old toddler who was burned to death when their home caught fire in Lauli’i, Samoa over the weekend. Superintendent and Police Spokesperson Su’a LeMamea Tiumalu confirmed with...
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa’s Ministry of Police is currently investigated three homicide cases and one severe traffic accident, according to the weekly Police Press Conference , with their Spokesperson, Su’a LeMamea Tiumalu saying that deaths seem to increase by the month. He said two men from Aele were...

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