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  1. National U17 team in campRead the original story

    Thursday | Fiji Times

    ... he JS Blatter Stadium in Apia while matches of the other pool will be held at the Pago Pago Soccer Stadium in American Samoa.

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  2. Pago's Worst Air Disaster, Pan Am...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Samoa News

    An independent filmmaker, Paul Crompton, based in London, England will be visiting the territory later this month to interview local residents for a documentary about the 1974 crash in American Samoa of a Pan American World Airways plane, which is the worst aviation disaster in the territory's history. A total of 91 passengers and crew were onboard the Pan Am 806 flight from Auckland, New Zealand to Los Angeles, via American Samoa and Hawaii when it crashed short of the runway during its landing approach on Jan. 30, 1974, according to the American Samoa Visitors Bureau, in its January 2014 eNewsletter released over the weekend about the documentary.

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  3. ASCC Alumni Association Announces Fall 2014 Schola...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Scoop

    The American Samoa Community College Alumni Association offers one of several scholarships available to students who do not quality for the federal financial aid available to those born as US nationals or citizens. Students born in the US and its territories have access to resources such as the Pell Grant to help them meet the cost of college, but for those who do not qualify for this assistance pursuing a college education can be a formidable financial challenge.

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  4. Inter-Island flight service...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Samoa News

    ... of service as soon as possible." Without Inter Island flights, only Polynesian Airlines is operating the inter Samoa route and air service to Manu'a has no service at all, unless the government aircraft Segaula is utilized. To make comments, you ...

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  5. Death of former health minister of...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Samoa News

    Samoa's former minister of health, Mulitalo Siafausa Vui, has died at the Tupua Tamasese Mea'ole, hospital in Apia from a heart failure according to an outpatient nurse. Mulitalo was the ruling HRPP party whip for many years and had held the seat of Fa'asale'leaga number four constituency in parliament.

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  6. All Blacks: Rugby Union waits for decisions from McCaw and NonuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Faumuina and Keven Mealamu - would decide on their own futures by the time the All Blacks play their test against Samoa in Apia on July 7. It is understood that there are not likely to be any more announcements before Christmas but that there could ...

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  7. Mla Michael Poole Attending Small Islands Developing States Conference in SamoaRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association

    Falklands : MLA MICHAEL POOLE ATTENDING SMALL ISLANDS DEVELOPING STATES CONFERENCE IN SAMOA Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 01.09.2014 MLA Michael Poole is currently overseas attending the United Nations Third International Conference on Small Islands Developing States in Apia, Samoa. The theme for the conference is 'the sustainable development of Small Island Developing States through genuine and durable partnerships.'

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  8. Samoa church objects to membership...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Samoa News

    The Samoa Congregational Christian Church has objected to the new London Missionary Society church, LMS Toe Fuata'ina, becoming a member of the National Council of Churches. The General Secretary of the Council Reverend Ma'auga Motu says a letter of objection has been received and will be discussed in next month's executive meeting.

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  9. Call for pageant supportRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Fiji Times

    This was the message from Nanise Rainima as she hopes to win the Miss Internet title at the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant in Apia, Samoa. "A win would mean the Miss Internet title for Miss Fiji.

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  10. Attny: Proposal has no impact on...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Samoa News

    Congressman Faleomavaega Eni's proposal to ask the Fono and the Togiola Administration to develop appropriate legislation to have the issue of US citizenship placed on the November general election, will not impact the citizenship lawsuit now pending in the federal court in Washington DC, says Charles Alailima, the local attorney for the plaintiffs in the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of federal laws that deny automatic US citizenship to persons born in American Samoa. "We've been pleased with the support [this case] has received from American Samoans, both living in American Samoa and throughout the rest of the United States.

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  11. The best to rep FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Fiji Times

    ... esentative to the regional South Pacific pageant. As such, reigning Miss Hibiscus, Nanise Rainima, is already in Apia, Samoa, for the 28th Miss South Pacific competition this week.

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  12. Samoan Rugby agrees to meet players after crisis talks with World Rugby bossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Rugby Players' Association (IRPA) in order to work through grievances. WR does, however, plan to send a delegation to Samoa late next month, or in early February, to check on any progress. Although enforced change sits outside the organisation's ...

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  13. PN1142Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2014 | U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Mark Gilbert, of Florida, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to New Zealand, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Independent State of Samoa. March 11, 2014 - Placed on Senate Executive Calendar.

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  14. Le'i recommends Tonga and Samoa...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Samoa News

    "My recommendation to Governor Lolo Moliga is to pursue both land matters, in Tonga and Samoa, this will inevitably support the governor's mission of reaching out to our neighboring islands and share our common interest to expand our economic stabilization," Le'i Sonny Thompson, Human Resources Director in responding to Samoa News queries on their findings of the lands in Tonga and Samoa. The HR Director, ASG's Petroleum Officer, Sione Kava and Department of Commerce Keniseli Lafaele were tasked by Governor Lolo to go on a trip to Tonga to find out about the land given to the American Samoa government in the island kingdom.

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  15. WWI: From the mountains to the trenchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    Fifty-two when he left for Egypt, he had carved out a reputation as a newspaperman, photographer, mountaineer and sportsman. As a war reporter he had runs on the board, having covered a bloody conflict in Samoa in 1899 and returning to Apia in 1914 when 20 German occupiers surrendered without a fight to a convoy carrying New Zealand troops.

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  16. CARICOM-Cuba summit stresses Caribbean unity and integrationRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... the commitments made at the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States that took place in Apia, Samoa, 1st - 4th September 2014, as well as the commitments outlined in the Outcome Document. Affirmed the readiness to work ... 3 comments

  17. Sanford wants to quit Pacific tuna fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Stuff.co.nz

    New Zealand's biggest fishing company wants to quit the tuna sector in the wake of the failure of international talks to control the fishery. "If somebody came along and said 'we want to buy your vessels,' we would sell them immediately," Sanford Fisheries chief executive Volker Kuntzsch said.

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  18. Pegasus Lodges Launches Eco-Luxury Surf Lodge in SamoaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sys-Con Media

    Pegasus comes to Aganoa through a partnership with www.pegasuslodges.com , " border="0" alt="Aganoa Lodge Samoa, www.pegasuslodges.com , " align="middle" > The small-format lodge offers surfers and non-surfers alike an unparalleled experience, while preserving the natural and cultural integrity of one of the last untrodden surf wonderlands on the planet. Transformed from a rustic beach camp, to eight, newly-renovated, open-air bungalows at the water's edge, the lodge provides a whole new, highly-choreographed personal experience at a one-of-a-kind location.

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  19. Samoa MP fears Fiji might pinch...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Samoa News

    "Protect our new taro varieties - Fiji might take them." Such was the call by Faleata West MP Aveau Nikotemo Palamo in Parliament.

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  20. Teletok selects Kacific for satellite broadband solutionRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... fundamentally change every aspect of life in Tokelau.' ) to cover the three small atolls, which are situated north of Samoa. Kacific expects to launch its Kacific-1 satellite by early 2017 and to provide operational service shortly thereafter. The ...

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