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Senate expense report shows...

The numbers are in and there are some questionable payments noted on the detailed list of expenses for the Senate between October 2012 and February 2013.

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Related Topix: Travel, Oceania, Samoa Travel, World News, Pacific Travel, 9, Prison

Thu Aug 21, 2014

United Nations

UN expects upcoming Samoa small island conference to generate vital partnerships

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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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Sonny Bill a shoe-in for nice guy award

Sonny Bill Williams' training session in Apia ended with the league star giving his shoes and socks to Toe Evile.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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PC launches a new web-based map of epidemic alerts

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community has just launched a new web-based interactive map showing current epidemic and emerging disease alerts in the Pacific region.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Oceania

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Samoa News

Samoa's new consul-general to...

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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Samoa News

Lolo and Eni commit to open and...

Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has expressed his appreciation for Congressman Faleomavaega Eni's support of the territorial administration's initiative to reform local immigration laws, which need to be strengthened in order to prevent the federal government from taking over local immigration, says the governor's executive assistant Iulogologo Joseph ... (more)

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

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Samoa News

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.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Togiola Tulafono, Oceania, World News, American Samoa, US News, US House of Representatives, Eni Faleomavaega, Democrat

Tue Aug 12, 2014

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Pacific Island: Call for Action on Coastal Fisheri...

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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Kiwi Fulbright scholar excavates Pacific stories

Leilani Tamu launches her first poetry collection: The Art of Excavation Kiwi Fulbright scholar, former diplomat, Pacific historian, mother and poet, Leilani Tamu launched her first poetry collection, The Art of Excavation, to literary acclaim, at an event at Fale Pasifika, the University of Auckland's Pacific Studies centre, last night.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Oceania

Mon Aug 11, 2014

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AEDs And Training For Samoa

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 .

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Scathing report into Auckland man's murder

A mentally ill Auckland man spent his last hours in a Samoan prison punishment cell on Christmas Day pitifully crying out for his wife and children before being murdered, an official report has found.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Samoa News

ASCC Faasamoa Association to give...

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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Samoa News

Tolotolo O Tama Uli has a colorful...

The Salelologa crew on board their fautasi for the local race - it's not their 'usual' one.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Off to get island dogs under control

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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The New Zealand Herald

WW1: Mother loses four sons in two years

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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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Trouble in paradise

A now-forgotten Royal Navy paymaster standing on a wharf under a white flag of truce and demanding that Germany surrender Samoa marks the opening act in the creation of New Zealand's multiculturalism.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, US Military, US Navy, China

Thu Jul 31, 2014

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NZ exceeds commitment to Pacific renewable energy

Foreign Minister Murray McCully today updated Pacific leaders and post Forum dialogue partners on the progress being made to implement renewable energy projects agreed to at the 2013 Pacific Energy Summit.

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Samoa News

ASCC Alumni Association awards...

Ms. Malelega Atau celebrates receiving the semester's ASCC Alumni Association scholarship with her father Kise and her mother Salafune.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, American Samoa, University of Hawaii Hilo

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Samoa News

Cool Stuff: Ultimate Seiko Samoa

CAPTION: The new solar Seiko Chronograph dive watch is a dream come true for our daily Samoa lifestyle and adventures.

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Samoa News

Governor's final Flag Day address...

In his last Flag Day address as chief executive, Gov. Togiola Tulafono says its time for American Samoa to revisit its political status with the United States and called on residents to seek appropriate changes in order to be truly self-governing, with self-determination.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Prison, American Samoa, US Governors, Togiola Tulafono

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