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Saturday Apr 12 | Samoa News

As American Samoa remembers...

Today American Samoa marks the third year anniversary of the disaster that claimed the lives of 34 people, causing millions of dollars in damage to homes and property.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Samoa News

Governor proposes to reapportion...

In addition to the proposed change to the elect of Senate members, Gov. Togiola Tulafono has also submitted amendments for Fono approval pertaining to changes in House of Representative districts.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Samoa News

Samoa Air gains 30 day okay to fly...

The U.S. Department of Transportation has granted limited authority for 30-days only to Samoa based Islander Enterprises Samoa Ltd., to operate specific flights between Tutuila and the Manu'a island group.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Samoa News

Governor says "no" to ASPA board...

Gov. Togiola Tulafono has again vetoed Fono approved legislation which seeks to amend the statute that allows the American Samoa Power Authority board of director members to continue to serve after their terms have expired.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Samoa News

Samoa fishermen still missing, 4,...

Samoa government reports that a total of 10 people including fishermen who were on board three fishing boats are missing while four are still confirmed dead following cyclone Evan last week.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Samoa News

Bluesky Chips in $20,000 for Asru...

Lewis Wolman, Bluesky's Country Manager for American Samoa, and Puleleiite Tufele, Bluesky's Chief Technology Officer officially present a $20,000 check to the American Samoa Rugby Union for the territory's national rugby team - Talavalu - to help them in their historic participation in the Hong Kong 7's.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Samoa News

Gov approves use of public...

Gov. Togiola Tulafono supports the use of government owned parks and public facilities for political functions and rallies.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Samoa News

McDonald's MSP pageant live on...

Gov. Togiola Tulafono announced today on his Saturday radio program that the 2012 McDonald's Miss South Pacific Pageant hosted by American Samoa will be broadcast live tonight on state run KVZK-TV, channel 2, whose signal is picked up by some areas of neighboring Samoa.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Samoa News

Gov talks about progress on...

Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has informed an official of the Taiwanese government that he is in the "process of establishing an Amnesty Program" that would allow all foreign nationals, including citizens of Taiwan, living in the territory without proper documents to resolve their immigration status.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Samoa News

A day to recognize the valor and...

The American Samoa Government is hosting its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Monday at the Veterans Memorial Stadium in Tafuna where Gov. Togiola Tulafono will deliver his last Veterans Day address as chief executive of the territory.

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Samoa News

$500K allocated in...

The Lolo Administration is set to develop and improve Su'igaula o le Atuvasa Park at Utulei Beach with a "Samoan Cultural Village" as part of the government's effort to identify areas to help boost tourism in American Samoa.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Samoa News

ASG Stimulus Office relocated to...

With no budget to operate in the current fiscal year, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has "relocated" the American Samoa Economic Stimulus and Recovery Office to the Treasury Department, and the ASESRO executive director is now the ASG Treasurer.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Samoa News

Governor vetoes court judgment...

Gov. Togiola Tulafono has vetoed two court judgment bills, calling the funding source used by the Fono "a fiction" and urged lawmakers to approve the initial funding sources, which were hikes in business license fees and excise taxes as well as a new corporate franchise tax.

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