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Small business: Mentoring - Lufi Rasmussen and Icehouse
Lufi Rasmussen, owner of the Misiluki Day Spa in Apia, Samoa, is developing a luxury natural skincare range under her brand.
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Fautasi Fiva Begins
Ga'ote'ote Pala'ie Tofao wants to suspend the registration fee for this year's Flag Day fautasi race.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Vice Chair of LBJ board: Recruiting physicians, nurses is our most important goal
The Vice Chair of the hospital board, Tofaeono Dr. Victor Tofaeono says the hospital CEO Joseph Davis-Fleming is not familiar with the physicians that he and Hospital Board Chairman Mase Akapo are trying to recruit to come work for the local hospital.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Turtle Believed to have Come from Samoa Found Dead in Philippines
A green sea turtle was found dead by La Union fishermen on Friday after it was believed to have swum 8,000 kilometers from Samoa.
$20 million in damage to Tonga's agriculture and fisheries
NukuA alofa, Tonga/Apia, Samoa, 4 March 2014 -- A joint report by Tonga's Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Forests and Fisheries and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN has found that Tropical Cyclone Ian caused $20.6 million of damage and losses to Tonga's agriculture and fisheries sectors.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Regional tourism plan subject of workshop Monday
Local stakeholders, including private and public sectors, will convene Monday at a 2-hour consulting workshop at the Tradewinds Hotel on the Pacific Regional Tourism Strategy .
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Samoa to host SIDS
Samoa will host the first United Nations Small Island Developing States Conference to be held in the Pacific region, estimated to bring over 3,000 delegates to Apia in six months time.
New edition of Biz Directory available
The 2014 edition of the 'Samoa Islands Business Directory' - covering American Samoa and Samoa - was released yesterday in Pago Pago.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
UN kicks off International Year to raise profile of small island developing countries
"This Year takes place at a time when the vast majority of islands are combating the ravages of climate change, and some, like the Maldives are literally sinking because of it," the current UN General Assembly President, John Ashe, said during a ceremony that included singing, dancing and story-telling.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Seven Talavalu chosen to train in Australia
Seven Talavalu players are enroute today to Canberra, Australia to participate in the Oceania 7s academy at the Australian Institute of Sports, Feb. 24- 27. Participation in the elite academy is by an invitation extended and funded by the IRB when American Samoa qualified for the Hong Kong Series.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Talavalu heads into quarter finals today
American Samoa national rugby team training squad, Talavalu 'TATOORS' participating in the Vailima Marist 7s International tournament in Apia, Samoa is heading today into the quarter final.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Talavalu off to Apia for Marist 7s
The American Samoa Talavalu training squad left yesterday to compete in the 26th Vailima Marist International 7s in Apia on the 21st & 22nd of this month as part of their training regiment in preparation for the HSBC Hong Kong world series next month.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Eni to Ascc: Atamai, T F Mamao,...
Se vaaiga i se vaega o le Vasega Faauu o le 2013 a le Kolisi Tuufaatasi i le taimi o le latou faauuga i le aso ananafi i le fale taalo a le kolisi i Mapusagafou.
Australia has a new High Commissioner to Samoa
"Australia and Samoa share a close bilateral relationship through our aid, trade and security cooperation," Ms.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Rep faces off with DOE director over Samoa teacher junket
Rep. Toeaina Faufano Autele faced off in an exchange with Education Department director Vaitinasa Dr. Salu Hunkin-Finua during a House Education Committee hearing last week over the number of DOE officials who travel to Apia to recruit teachers from Samoa Vaitinasa led a three-member delegation to Samoa last month but Toeaina - a long time educator ... (more)
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Training targets heritage site managers
Update: 2:32PM NATIONAL heritage site managers from around the region met in Suva this morning for a regional training course on world heritage sites management in the Pacific.
ASRU fundraiser nets just over $50K
The American Samoa Rugby Union has raised just over $50,000 during last Friday's fund raising event, to help prepare and send the national rugby team, Talavalu, to the Hong Kong Sevens International tournament next month.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Amata's Journal: Empowering the People
Aumua Amata on the platform with San Diego Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer as he addresses supporters on election night.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Tautai Assoc. asks feds for "temporary moratorium" on regulations re: closed local areas
Tautai o Samoa Longline & Fishing Association has requested the federally established Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council for a "temporary moratorium" or waivers" from regulations governing the 50-mile area closures of ocean areas around the islands of American Samoa.
Samoa fish exporter to close for a month
Samoa's main fish exporting company Apia Export Fish Packers Ltd at Savalalo will be closing down its doors for a month.