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3 hrs ago | Samoa News

Former PPYC board member facing...

A former member of the Pago Pago Yacht Club Board is facing embezzlement and stealing charges on allegations that she misappropriated funds belonging to the American Samoa Sailing Association without proper authorization.

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7 hrs ago | Samoa News

Lolo admin checks out the needs of...

During his first official visit to the Manu'a island group this week, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga promised to set up in Manu'a an office of every government department and agency that is on Tutuila.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Samoa News

Miss South Pacific to include...

The American Samoa Visitor's Bureau and the local organizing committee have confirmed the names of all ten contestants in the 2012 McDonald's Miss South Pacific Pageant and there will be three Samoans among the beauty queens vying for the regional title.

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Samoa News

BLAST project set to go into high...

The American Samoa Telecommunications Authority says completion of the BLAST project will provide American Samoa with access to a world-class network that will bring economic advancement to the territory.

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Samoa News

Lolo eases restriction on...

Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has amended the government's ban on the importation of older model vehicles saying that the previous prohibition of vehicles more than 10 years old, is "unduly restrictive".

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Saipan Tribune

Next to Guam, CUC residential customers are paying lowest rate'

A recent survey conducted by the Commonwealth Utilities Corp.'s rate consultant, economists.com, revealed that its residential customers have the second lowest monthly utility billing in the Pacific.

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Samoa News

Congressman Faleomavaega to speak...

The American Samoa Community College Admissions & Records/Financial Aid Office estimates that approximately 120 students will receive their degrees and certificates during the College's 57th Commencement Ceremony, scheduled for Friday, December 14th, at 10 a.m. in the ASCC Gymnasium.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Samoa News

Lawmakers approve extra money to...

Lawmakers in American Samoa have allocated an additional $100,000 to fund the 2012 general election, which has a historically high number of candidates.

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Samoa News

FY 2015 ASG Budget Call goes out set for May 2

The American Samoa Government's budget call letter for fiscal year 2015, slated to begin Oct. 1, 2014 states that each Department and Agency will include their utilities and communications costs for the new fiscal year, and this is the first time this has been required of ASG entities.

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Fiji Times

Shannon claims Easter tennis championship

The team from Norfolk Islands that took part in the Sports World Easter Open Tennis Championship at the Regional Complex in Nadovu, Lautoka.

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Examiner.com

Celebrate National Park week with Air Wick National Park collections

National Park Week is April 19 through 27. While not every family can jump on a plane or drive away in a car to one of the nation's majestic parks, Air Wick is bringing the scents of these glorious locations to the home.

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Samoa News

Flag Day coordinating committees...

Lt. Gov. Faoa A. Sunia, co-chair of the 2012 Flag Day Committee, issued a Mar. 30 memorandum with the appointed members and chairs of the Coordinating Committees for the 2012 Flag Day.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Samoa News

Op-Ed: Prosperity in peace - A...

Veterans Day is the day we honor the military service and sacrifice of all the men and women who have served this nation in our armed forces.

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Samoa News

ASG calls BoH move for...

The federal court in Honolulu has expedited a hearing date for the Bank of Hawai'i's urgent plea for its interpleader motion to be heard, while the American Samoa Government wants the bank sanctioned by the High Court of American Samoa for failure to comply with the local court's preliminary injunction to return the more than $800,000 frozen by the ... (more)

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MN.27.01.1983. Victor Hafkamp & Icom Icr-70

An early Media Network from 1983. We looked at the construction of KNLS in Alaska.

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Samoa News

ASG reimbursement process causes...

An audit of the American Samoa Government's federal grant reimbursement process found that the government is slow in processing reimbursements for local funds, as well as recovering indirect costs from federal grantors, causing in some cases temporary cash shortages at the ASG Treasury.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Samoa News

FBI agents arrive in territory to...

Remember the 1602 Program, the low-income housing grants administered by the Development Bank of American Samoa? A fact-finding mission into the program is why agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation are in the territory, arriving on Monday night's flight, says Special Agent Tom Simon, a spokesman for the Bureau in Honolulu, Hawai'i.

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Samoa News

Lolo-Lemanu VS Faoa-Taufete'E in...

A look at the Election Office training room where the absentee ballots for the gubernatorial race was counted on Nov. 6th.

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Samoa News

On the Campaign Trail 2012

Candidates for governor and Lt. governor Lolo Letalu Moliga and Senator Lemanu Peleti Mauga told members of American Samoa Chamber of Commerce Thursday that partnerships between the public and private sectors of the territory must be developed to provide the services needed by the people for economic success.

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Samoa News

AG Afoa orders Vaetagaloa Glen...

The legal battle between Vaetagaloa Glen Lefiti and the American Samoa Government has come to an end, with the ASG withdrawing its appeal.

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