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 Prime Minister Tuilaepa promoting Samoa Rum
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa’s very our very own, Samoa Rum, will soon make its debut on the international airport duty free shelves. This was announced by the Government in a statement issued on Friday. Samoa Rum is the latest achievement by the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa (S.R.O.S.) at...
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SINGAPORE — Swire Shipping is pleased to announce the launch of a market-leading weekly service connecting North Asia and the Pacific Islands in October 2018. Jeremy Sutton, General Manager of Swire Shipping said: “Swire Shipping remains committed to offering our customers sustainable shipping...
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Apia, SAMOA — The national airline Samoa Airways has announced that it is offering travelers cheap travel packages to mark its one-year anniversary milestone.  To celebrate its first birthday in November, it will launch its Brisbane flights with special fares ranging from as low as $641 Tala for a...
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Apia, SAMOA — Four men who assaulted and kidnapped a taxi driver before stuffing him in the boot while they went on an all night drinking spree, have been sent to jail in Samoa. TV1Samoa reported Justice Leiataualesa Daryl Clarke told the young offenders that their actions were indicative of being...
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BOSTON, MA (HawaiiNewsNow) — Travelers will soon have a new option if they want to fly nonstop between Hawaii and Boston.  Hawaiian Airlines on Thursday announced that it is offering nonstop service from the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport to Boston Logan International Airport starting April...
 Young students do school work to pass the time while seeking shelter Monday at Astumbo Elementary School.
Hagåtña, GUAM — Guam's delegate to the United States Congress has written to President Donald Trump, asking for assistance with the fallout of Typhoon Mangkhut. On Tuesday, Madeleine Bordallo told Mr Trump she expected Guam Governor Eddie Calvo would request federal assistance soon. In her letter,...
David Henkin (right) meets with Tinian residents
CNMI — Northern Marianas residents have appealed a court ruling regarding impact of the US Navy's relocation plans in the region. The US military plans to relocate as many as 5,000 Marines from Japan to Guam, and use the Northern Marianas islands of Tinian and Pagan for live-fire exercises. A...
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NEW CALEDONIA — A man in New Caledonia has been detained for a post on Facebook and risks being imprisoned. According to the prosecutor, the 43-year-old individual posted a message related to the November referendum on independence from France which could be classified as hate speech. The Nouvelles...
Samoa's PM Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa's Prime Minister has urged the police commissioner to do more to remove officers who are involved in extra-marital affairs. Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi said the commissioner had yet to fully implement his decision last year to weed out at least one half of police 'couples' in...
PACIFIC ISLANDS — A spokesperson for UNICEF says destructive attitudes towards violence and discipline in the Pacific need to change. A survey by the body says teenagers in Pacific countries face school bullying at a rate way higher than the global average. More than half of 13-to-15-year-olds in...

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