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  1. 'Safeguarding Precious Resources for Island Communities" World...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | World Heritage Centre News

    ... the third International Conference on Small Island Developing States will be held from 1 to 4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa. The SIDS Conference will focus the world's attention on a group of countries that remain a special case for sustainable ...

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  2. UN expects upcoming Samoa small island conference to generate vital partnershipsRead the original story

    Thursday | United Nations

    Taufua Beach Fales in Samoa, the country hosting the Third UN Conference on Small Island Developing States, which will take place from 1 to 4 September 2014 in the capital Apia.

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  3. NZ welcomes Un Sids visitorsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Scoop

    Foreign Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the dignitaries and leaders that will visit New Zealand on-route to the Small Island Developing States Conference in Samoa from 1-4 September.

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  4. Sonny Bill a shoe-in for nice guy awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... humbling experience for the sports star, when he walked off the field minus his shoes and socks. The 29-year-old is in Samoa to help promote the NRL's new Pacific Strategy - an initiative to help expand interest in rugby league in the Pacific ...

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  5. Pacific Community Launches a new Web-based Map of Epidemic AlertsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Directions Magazine

    ... now and for future generations. The UN Conference on Small Island Developing States (14 September 2014, Apia, Samoa) will focus on building partnerships for sustainable development. The conference offers unique opportunities for the region and SPC ...

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  6. Kazakh FM to embark on tour to South-East AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Trend

    ... of Civilizations (Bali, Indonesia) and the 3rd International Conference on Small Island Developing States (Apia, Samoa)," the ministry said. The ministry also said that the meeting was attended by the ambassadors of Vietnam Nguyen Van Hoa, Indonesia ...

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  7. PC launches a new web-based map of epidemic alertsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Scoop

    ... now and for future generations. The UN Conference on Small Island Developing States (1-4 September 2014, Apia, Samoa) will focus on building partnerships for sustainable development. The conference offers unique opportunities for the region and SPC ...

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  8. Samoa's new consul-general to...Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Samoa News

    An entertainment businessman in Hawai'i, Papali'i Jack Thompson, has been named as Samoa's Consul-General in the American state.

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  9. Lolo and Eni commit to open and...Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Samoa News

    ... territory. The two leaders genuinely have adopted the mantra that through unity the needs of the people of American Samoa will be maximally served," he said. Additionally, "Faleomavaega also extended his appreciation to Governor Lolo for the bold ...

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  10. Togiola and Faleomavaega agree - ...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Samoa News

    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.

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  11. Pacific Island: Call for Action on Coastal Fisheri...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Scoop

    The fisheries ministers of Cook Islands, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu have urged Pacific Island nations take urgent collective action to address existing and future threats to bche-de-mer and other coastal The fisheries ministers of Cook Islands, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and ... (more)

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  12. Pacific Island: Call for Action on Coastal FisheriesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Scoop

    The fisheries ministers of Cook Islands, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu have urged Pacific Island nations take urgent collective action to address existing and future threats to bAache-de-mer and other coastal fisheries in the region.

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  13. Kiwi Fulbright scholar excavates Pacific storiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Scoop

    ... and the wider Pacific region. Inspired by the discovery of a box of old family photographs from nineteenth century Samoa, Leilani Tamu says the ideas for The Art of Excavation started to unfold as she was completing a Masters in Pacific History at ...

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  14. AEDs And Training For SamoaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Scoop

    Next week one of three trustees from Vivere, Byron Williams is travelling to Apia Samoa to deliver 3 new AEDs and training on how to use them to both FESA and the NHS and training on how to use them to both FESA and the NHS .

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  15. Scathing report into Auckland man's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Dalton, 28, was found upside down in a water barrel and his death was initially ruled a suicide. On Christmas Day 2012 Samoa Police, rather than help him, sent him to the notorious main prison at Tafa'igata, outside Apia, where he was thrown into a ...

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  16. ASCC Faasamoa Association to give...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | Samoa News

    Members of the Student Association for Fa'asamoa , under the aegis of the Samoan Studies Institute at the American Samoa Community College , will depart this weekend to spend seven days in the Independent State of Samoa, where they will tour historical and cultural sites and also give several performances.

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  17. "Fai Ia Mafai" is Our Motto for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Samoa News

    The victorious American Samoa All Star Football Team touched down home this past Tuesday evening after beating their Australia counterparts, 93-7, in the Under 19 Championship game two weeks ago in Brisbane, Australia.

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  18. Tolotolo O Tama Uli has a colorful...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Samoa News

    The Salelologa crew on board their fautasi for the local race - it's not their 'usual' one. To compete in American Samoa waters, they have borrowed the fautasi from the village of Lepea, Samoa, and the Segavao Olympic scoop oars from the Si'usega ...

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  19. Off to get island dogs under controlRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | The Otago Daily Times

    Dunedin City Council animal control officer Karan Whyte, with springer spaniel Tess, is travelling to Samoa to help introduce new dog control measures in the islands.

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  20. WW1: Mother loses four sons in two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | The New Zealand Herald

    In the space of just two years Mrs Browne lost four sons. A fifth, Private Edward Browne, survived the war but was sent home after he fell ill.

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