Monday Aug 25
Territory rallies to provide...
The American Samoa Government has started accepting relief supplies to help neighboring Samoa recover from the devastation of tropical cyclone Evan, which has so far killed four people, while eight are missing.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Jury trial is Nov 4 for alleged...
Three years after the government charged Siaumau Siaumau Jr. in the shooting death of DPS Detective Lusila Brown on July 22, 2010 in front of the temporary court house in Malaloa, Associate Justice Lyle L. Richmond has finally scheduled a jury trial for November 4, 2014.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Togiola and Faleomavaega agree - ...
Gov. Togiola Tulafono believes that American Samoa should have primary elections where voters decide the top two gubernatorial teams for the general election, instead of the current process of a run off when none of the teams garner enough votes during the general election.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Guns for cops: Only in 'an...
Sen. Galeai M. Tu'ufuli, a former police commissioner, says he has no problem with arming police officers, as long as the governor declares such a move an "emergency" situation and that only senior officers are trained and allowed to carry weapons in the course of their duties.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Flag Day song groups praise,...
One of the things that attracts a lot of attention at every Flag Day celebration are the statements made by groups through their "pese", which at times criticize the government or request support.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
AG testifies $6.8 MIL tobacco is...
Based on testimony last week by Attorney General Fepuleai A. Ripley Jr., the Fono's Joint Budget committees are now looking into the actual status of the $6.8 million ASG windfall money from the tobacco settlement.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Togiola announces teacher...
Gov. Togiola Tulafono says the Department of Education has completed the teacher reclassification, which would increase salaries in accordance with a person's attained higher credentials, such as a degree.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
"Self motivation" constant...
Despite the success of the American Samoa National Emergency Grant program in training and graduating 30 participants in Guam, the "constant challenge" faced by the Center for Micronesian Empowerment and the ASNEG staff was "self motivation" by some members of the group, says Evelyn Vaitautolu Langford, director of the local Department of Human ... (more)