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Boxers set to go to Apia meet
Pictured are fighters that train under the tutelage of Toleafoa bottom row-Toleafoa, Onolima Viliamu , George Tanoa Jr. , back row-Wells , Aasa and Riley Tuala .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Samoa establishes a National Human Rights Institution
The institution is part of the Komesina o Sulufaiga , and has the mandate to protect and promote human rights in the country.
ASCC Alumni Association Awards Fall 2013 Scholarship
As part of its mission to support the intellectual, cultural and social advancement of American Samoa Community College students, each semester the College's Alumni Association awards a scholarship of $500 to a young man or woman who does not have access to the same federal funding for education as most students in the Territory.
NZ High Commish visits territory on fact-finding trip
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga is exploring with three Pacific airlines the possibility of extending their air service to the territory, which will help boost tourism development and improve exports from the region, says the governor's executive assistant Iulogologo Joseph Pereira.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Vaimasenu'u Zita Martel receives Star of Oceania Award
Samoan woman leader, mother, diplomat and well known longboat skipper Vaimasenu'u Zita Martel is one of the recipients of the 2013 Star of Oceania Award recognizing her courage and leadership in a special function at the Hale Koa Hotel in Waikiki.
Local CoC signs MOU with Samoa CoC and Small Biz Enterprise Center
The local Chamber of Commerce has signed two Memorandums of Understanding with their counterparts in Samoa in an effort to facilitate trade and promote the service industry between the two Samoas, according to CoC chairman David Robinson.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Committee continues work on agenda for Samoa talks
While no new date on the inter Samoa talks was announced during last week's cabinet meeting, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga did tell directors who are members of the ASG committee on the talks, to continue to work with their counterparts in Samoa to put together a firm agenda on issues for American Samoa, before the two-Samoa summit is convened.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Citizenship plaintiffs ask Fed appeal's court to deny affirmation of decision
Plaintiffs in the citizenship lawsuit have asked the federal appeals court in Washington D.C. to deny a motion by the U.S. government to affirm a lower court's decision, which dismissed the lawsuit.
Samoa trade fair runs Thursday and Friday in Apia
More than 100 small businesses from all over Samoa and American Samoa will be exhibiting their products and services today and Friday in front of the government building.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The journey continues
A young girl holds the Queen's Baton following a church service in Apia, on the island of Samoa in the South Pacific Ocean yesterday.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
StarKist launching new tuna product at Samoa Trade Fair
StarKist Samoa is set to launch a new product for Samoa at next week's Trade Fair in Apia, according to the draft program of the two-day event that will open Nov. 28. Responding to Samoa News inquiries, StarKist Co., cooperate spokesperson Michelle Faist said, the "launch of the new StarKist Samoa product is our 5 oz.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Federal drug trial of Kaisa Tai begins today
The federal trial of an American Samoa man, who was arrested in the territory two years ago and taken to Hawaii on a major drug case, is set to begin today at the federal court in Honolulu, where a co-defendant has sought to dismiss the English translation of Samoan telephone conversations used during alleged drug dealings.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
CoC Chair disappointed by local lack of interest in Apia Trade Fair
Chamber of Commerce chairman David Robinson is disappointed there has not been much interest expressed by local businesses to participate in next week's Trade Fair in Apia.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Stevenson's house in Vailima
In Vailima, near Apia you can find the house of Robert Louis Stevenson, the famous author of Treasure Island and other novels.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Summit: Conquering NCDs takes effort by everyone
Department of Health Director, Motusa Tuileama Nua told Samoa News, both Samoa's are seeing progress in the fight against NCDs and a multi-sector approach is the biggest reason for this advancement.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Op-Ed: Looking back and looking forward to the 10th Tattoo Fest
As Tisa'a Annual Tattoo Fest grows, so does the interest in our community to return to the joy of being Samoan, living in our island paradise and celebrating the Traditional Tatau art and its diversity on Tutuila Island.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Prince George Citizen
Gold for Margelidon, Guica, Tremblay and Renaud-Roy at Apia Oceania Open
Four Canadian judokas claimed gold medals and another added a bronze at the Oceania Open on Friday and Saturday in Samoa.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Tuitama: Samoans Were Healthy and Fit Before Lifestyle Changes
Members of the Delegation from American Samoa attending the the 4th Annual Bilateral Summit of the two Samoas.
The White House
Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate
Mark Gilbert, of the District of Columbia, to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Independent State of Samoa.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
DOC chief attempts rescue of economic development aid
Sent on a mission by Governor Lolo M. Moliga, to try to recapture the $10million, which the American Samoa Government stood to lose, after failing to present an acceptable State Small Business Credit Initiative Plan to the United States Department of Treasury, Department of Commerce Director, Keniseli Lafaele met with Outreach Manager of the US ... (more)