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Yesterday | Samoa News

Three cruise ships scheduled for...

Three cruise ship are scheduled to call into the Port of Pago Pago for October with the first set to sail into port, Tuesday, Oct. 2. The 'Rhapsody of the Seas' arrives around 8 a.m. from Lahaina, Hawai'i and departs around 5 p.m. for Apia, Samoa, according to the American Samoa Visitor's Bureau schedule.

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Related Topix: Oceania, American Samoa, Honolulu, HI

Yesterday | Samoa News

Young Americans learn rugby ropes

To say that Samoans are passionate about rugby is quite an understatement. Some young Americans studying at the Coral Reef Academy found out the hard way last week.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Samoa News

Nz's Gift of Canoe Will Help...

O le alia lena o le Gaualofa mai Samoa ua fausia i fausaga o alia sa folau ai tagata Polenisia i aso anamua.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Samoa, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

United Nations

Ahead of Sendai conference, Ban pushes for 2015 global agreement on disaster risk

"The aim is simple: to leave a more resilient world to future generations," Mr. Ban told high-level representatives of Member States attending a briefing on the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction to be held next year in the Japanese city of Sendai.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Oceania, World News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Samoa News

ASG office to stay open in Hawaii

In an unsurprising move, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga is keeping open the American Samoa Government's office in Hawai'i and yesterday appointed Afimutasi Gus Hannemann as the new director.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, American Samoa, Honolulu, HI

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Samoa News

ASCC selects Spring 2014 Presidential Merit Scholar

Accounting major Ms. Miranda Galo leads a tour of the ASCC campus for high school business club members.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, American Samoa, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Tue Apr 08, 2014

International Monetary Fund

Samoa: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF Mission

An International Monetary Fund team led by Mr. Geoffrey Bannister visited Samoa during March 31- April 4 to hold discussions with the Samoan authorities and other stakeholders in advance of the 2014 Article IV Consultation mission, which will be held during September 29 - October 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Samoa News

"Faigamea Ile Tai" 2014 is All About the Teams, the Captains, and the Fautasi

Coors Light, the major sponsor for the 2014 American Samoa Flag Day Fautasi Race is pleased to present the 10 long boats that will compete on April 16. They are: Fua'o , Paepae O Ulupo'o , Aeto , Fealofani Samoa , Iseula , Fetu Ole Afiafi , Manulele Tausala I/II , Fa'asaulala , Matasaua .

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, American Samoa

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Samoa News

Matson marks six months of...

After six months of providing a very stable and reliable shipping service direct from New Zealand on a 21-day shipping schedule, Matson South Pacific is pleased to announce an enhancement to its current service from New Zealand to American Samoa.

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Related Topix: Oceania, American Samoa, World News

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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Related Topix: Oceania, US Governors, Togiola Tulafono, Boat Disaster

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Amata's Journal: AmSam's...

Aumua Amata with Alualu Claxton and Loka Muna of Pago Pago who hosted her visit, along with members of the Samoan community at Fort Stewart.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Fort Stewart, GA, Hinesville, GA, Travel, American Samoa Travel, American Samoa

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Samoa News

Samoa PM tired of "blah! blah!...

Five "Palagi" - white people - who all the MPs saw came to him in Parliament with a proposal to burn waste to generate electricity.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Samoa News

CAC calls for citizenship for...

Congressman Faleomavaega Eni has written to the Constitutional Accountability Center , a think tank group law firm based in Washington D.C., voicing his opposition to the group's planned lawsuit in federal court that would make the citizenship clause of the U.S. Constitution apply to persons born in American Samoa.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US House of Representatives, Eni Faleomavaega, Democrat, Oceania, World News, American Samoa

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Commentary: Samoa for Samoans?...

This is one in a series of articles concerning data included in the 2010 Census of American Samoa, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, American Samoa

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PM: Church warning on casinos a "...

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi has brushed off a warning from the National Council of Churches about the perils of casinos and gambling in Samoa.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Travel, Samoa Travel, Pacific Travel

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Scoop

Lifestyle Disease - Human Tsunami' Threatens Pacific

The "human tsunami" of lifestyle diseases will overshadow climate change and other big Pacific economic stories for some countries, a regional conference in Sydney has been told.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Samoa News

Pacific Rim Fest a Treat - and...

Sinh Lam mans an overflowing grill Sunday in Old Sacramento, preparing his San Jose company's Thai Kabobs.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Asian-American, Chinese-American, Oceania, Samoa, CA, World News

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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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, American Samoa, US Governors, Togiola Tulafono, US Military, US Marine Corps

Samoa News

Governor asks; UH responds with a...

Local teachers, under the direction of Dr. Deb Zuercher and others from the U.H. graduate School of Education, have been working this summer at Tafuna Elementary, creating culturally relevant mathematics as an effective way to teach math to the children of American Samoa.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Oceania, World News, American Samoa, Micronesia

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Samoa News

Mormon elder denies banning Samoan...

The President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for the Pacific, Elder James Hamula, says there is no truth in reports that the church has banned the Samoan language.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion

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