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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Senate Government Operations Committee, chaired by Sen. Togiola T.A. Tulafono has been tasked with communicating with the Department of Public Works to find out the status of the new Fono building — as seen in this Samoa News photo taken Wednesday this week. Status...
Motusa Tuileama Nua shakes hands with a senator
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Health Department’s acting director Motusa Tuileama Nua told senators yesterday that the first repatriation flight bringing more than 100 residents has been moved to Feb. 1st, from the original date of Jan. 29th. Motusa made the revelation when he appeared yesterday...
ASG Treasurer, Malemo Tausaga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a brief news release early yesterday afternoon, the Fono confirmed that ASG Treasurer, Malemo Tausaga announced that the US Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have approved American Samoa's implementation plan for the disbursement and distribution...
Human Resources director-nominee Lynn Pulou-Alaimalo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Complaints have reached several senators about director-nominees — including the acting Human Resources director, Lynn Pulou-Alaimalo — that upon being appointed as acting directors for ASG offices and departments, they brought in their own deputy directors and new...
A crowd with masks at DoH
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga “remains hopeful and optimistic” that repatriation flights “will be successful and that the Territory will maintain the least amount of COVID-19 cases globally.” This is according to a statement from the Governor’s Office,...
Catherine A. Saelua
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Fono has officially confirmed the first two cabinet directors of the Lemanu Administration following separate confirmation hearings and votes in both the Senate and House. Both confirmation votes were made yesterday in both chambers. In the Senate, Malemo Lafoia...
ASG’s new Treasurer, Malemo Tausaga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Acting Treasurer Malemo Tausaga during his confirmation hearing before House Ways and Means Committee this week highlighted a few issues regarding the status of the ASG economy. He said that according to the First Quarter of this Fiscal Year 2021 (FY2021), the ASG...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Telecommunications Authority (ASTCA) has expanded its LTE mobile phone and data service to the village of Fagamalo, Lealataua County. The new service expansion was commissioned on Friday, January 15, 2021. ASTCA launched its LTE mobile network in the...
Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Five people out of the 166 passengers screened for the 10-day quarantine in Honolulu, Hawai’i before catching the first scheduled repatriation flight to American Samoa tested positive for the coronavirus yesterday. These five people are now under special care quarantine...
Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata attended the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., and Vice President Kamala Harris, and echoed the call for unity.  “I’ve been to a number of inaugurations, and each one is memorable because the beginning of a new presidency is a part of...

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