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SUVA, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- Miss American Samoa, Matauaina Toomalatai, was crowned on Saturday night Miss Pacific islands 2017 in Nadi, the third largest city of Fiji, which hosted the 31st beauty pageant of the South Pacific island states. Toomalatai's victory in the beauty contest has ended American ...
The American Samoa government is thinking about buying a small aircraft to fly between Tutuila and Manu'a. No caption. Photo: lenor/123RF. The Director of commerce Keniseli Lafaele and a former senator Paepae Iosefa Fiaui travelled to the US last month to look at planes. Mr Lafaele said while Samoa ...

American Samoa has asked Samoa to ensure that longliners that have shifted there deliver to the the territory's StarKist cannery instead of to Asia. The request was made during the two Samoa talks which were held this week in Apia, the first time in three years. The StarKist Samoa cannery has closed ...
American Samoa wants a new entry permit programme for US Nationals born in the territory to enter Samoa. no caption. Photo: piccolamarina/123RF. The proposal was discussed during Thursday's two Samoa meeting between leaders of American Samoa and Samoa in Apia. American Samoa has ...
As the United States Senate debates whether to pass a tax reform bill, the tiny territory of American Samoa is hoping a proposed tax credit extension will stick with the proposed legislation. U.S. Delegate Aumua Amata, America Samoa's non-voting congressional representative, said extending the American ...
January will mark two years since a groundbreaking ceremony at a site in American Samoa where Filipino company AVM Bernardo planned to build a multi-line food processing plant. no caption. Photo: RNZI / Monica Miller. When asked what has happened to the venture, Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga ...

Mr Bala said Miss Solomon Islands Emily Chan and Miss American Samoa Matauaina To'omalatai arrived earlier this week and the rest of the seven contestants were expected to arrive tomorrow. He said the nine contestants would be vying for the Miss Pacific islands title compared to eight contestants ...
The police began carrying firearms three months ago but there are concerns over the amount of training officers have received and whether there's been enough vetting. Our correspondent in Pago Pago Monica Miller said a selection of officers have received training from a retired officer from the Los ...
The criticism surfaced early this year when the governor denied a request by StarKist to construct cold freezer storage on government land at the shipyard facility. So when StarKist, which is the largest private employer in American Samoa, closed down for two weeks in September this year due to a shortage ...
Officials in American Samoa say a Philippines-based company is moving forward with its food processing plant in the territory. AVM Bernardo engineering has plans to invest $US106 million to set up the plant which is expected to provide 800 jobs. Pago Pago Harbour, American Samoa Photo: AFP ...
... are just starting to suffer from kidney disease. Faumuina said the staff involved in the clinc, such as nutritionists, pharmacists, doctors and nurses are volunteering their time to tend to patients. He is optimistic the clinic will help slow down the fast spread of diabetes and kidney disease in American Samoa.
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck west of Samoa and American Samoa but there is no tsunami warning. Associated PressNovember ... It struck shortly before 7am AEDT on Tuesday and was centred 334km west of Apia, Samoa, and 466km west of Pago Pago, American Samoa. The Pacific Tsunami ...
American Samoa's Department of Public Safety is reported to be tracking the whereabouts of a former police officer Steve Tuatoo and has ...
Lessons to be learned after American Samoa hit by quake ... Authorities in American Samoa say there are important lessons to be learned after ...
This would reduce federal taxes on income earned by qualifying US firms in American Samoa, such as those in the tuna industry.
American Samoa's attorney general says as far as his government is concerned it has paid a company for its services to the Department of ...
Another tweeted: "earthquake here in American Samoa! ... A third added: "A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit American Samoa about 10 minutes ...

At 2 a.m. local time Sunday, daylight saving time bids adieu and standard time re-emerges for most people in the United States. The shift ...
David Vaeafe, executive director of the American Samoa Visitors Bureau, has replaced Tahiti's Ollivier Amaru as chairman of the South Pacific ...
He traveled about 300 miles north to American Samoa, where he was ... U.S. Marshals escorted him to Honolulu because American Samoa ...
After making the move from American Samoa to Pullman, Washington state seniors Frankie Luvu and Daniel Ekuale will play college football in ...
American Samoa is not part of Samoa. American Samoa is owned by the United States government, a prize of post-World War II negotiations.
New Zealand construction firm, McConnell Dowell, has been awarded the contract for the upgrade of the Pago Pago airport runway in ...
It's been revealed the American Samoa government has again been the victim of a hacker. In 2011 $US1.2 million dollars was transferred from ...
New Zealand construction firm, McConnell Dowell, has been awarded the contract for the upgrade of the Pago Pago airport runway in ...
American Samoa official calls for improved fishing access ... An American Samoa fisheries official says the US tuna fleet is "under siege" from ...
American Samoa's representative in the US Congress Aumua Amata has appealed to fellow lawmakers to support her call for financial ...
In a preliminary preferred amendment tabled Friday (Oct. 20) to the American Samoa longline limited entry program, the WPRFM would allow ...
fish supply remains a challenge for the American Samoa-based StarKist cannery, but the company is hoping things will improve by the new ...
EAST LANSING - Bob Apisa was 7 years old when he left his Native American Samoa for Hawaii. One of 11 children in the family, he didn't ...
A team of doctors and medical personnel form Samoa's Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation has been in American Samoa to discuss with local health ... He said they were planning to have a mass treatment campaign similar to one carried out in American Samoa a number of years ago.
... made to go back to Samoa on the return trip eight hours later. American Samoa has a 20-year-old policy that forbids foreign women who are six, or more, months pregnant from entering the territory. It was intended to stop them giving birth in American Samoa and the child qualifying for US national status.
Nearly 2,000 employees at a cannery in American Samoa will be returning to work this week, after five weeks without pay. Cannery, American Samoa Photo: Supplied. The workers at StarKist Samoa have been without pay cheques since production was shut down to upgrade the plant, which was part of a ...
More than 1600 care packages were distributed to employees of American Samoa's StarKist Samoa and the can plant, Talofa Systems, at the ...
In American Samoa torrential rain has flooded roads and felled trees and a flash flood warning in effect remains in force this morning.
Dock charges to rise by 60 percent in American Samoa ... The American Samoa governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga has approved a rise in wharf ...
US$107,000 dollars has been raised in American Samoa for victims of natural disasters on the United States mainland and its territories.
robot to patrol American Samoa marine sanctuary ... monitor and patrol marine sanctuaries and monuments in American Samoa and Hawaii.
elections authorities in American Samoa have announced three polling places for a special election this week. Voters will choose a new ...
The United States' ambassador to Turkmenistan has hosted a reception for Athletes and delegation members from the American Samoa ...
American Samoa's Governor Lolo Moliga is reported to have written a letter of apology to a diplomat from Indonesia who was denied entry ...
Department of Public Safety officials in American Samoa have apologised for purchasing two vehicles from an account that required Fono ...
Jason Stahlhut holds a ladder while Michael Acosta climbs up to straighten the American Samoa flag recently added to the many national flags ...
Jason Stahlhut holds a ladder while Michael Acosta climbs up to straighten the American Samoa flag recently added to the many national flags ...
American Samoa's Attorney General, Talauega Eleasalo Ale, has been asked by the governor to develop policies and protocols around ...
The Philippines-based company wanting to establish a multi-food processing plant in American Samoa, is expected to begin construction next ...
American Samoa's government is predicting a seven percent loss in revenue from the looming temporary closure of a tuna cannery.
The notice from the AG's office said immigration officers may refuse entry to any traveller whose entry violates American Samoa law, or who ...
"Working with our partners at American Samoa EPA, we will monitor the company's progress toward full compliance with all federal ...
Canned tuna company StarKist will pay a $6.3 million fine and make upgrades to its operations in American Samoa following an investigation ...


 

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