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Apia, SAMOA — In a public notice released yesterday, signed by the CEO of the Samoa Ministry of Customs &  Revenue, Matafeo Avalisa Viali-Fautua’alii, ‘confidential’ waste is said to have been dug up from a landfill and outed on Facebook, as supposedly confidential documents/ waste found on the...
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Apia, SAMOA — The party of Samoa's caretaker government is walking back suggestions from its leader that Facebook could be banned before the next election. Samoa will go to the polls for the second time this year on 21 May, following a controversial decision by the country's Head of State last week...
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Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA — On Wednesday Facebook launched a public education campaign to help people in Samoa learn how to identify and combat health misinformation.  The campaign, which will run for the next five weeks in Samoa includes graphics and videos that will run in English and Samoan, and...
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Menlo Park, CA — With just over one week until Samoans head to the polls, Facebook will launch an Election Day Prompt encouraging voters to get out and vote ahead of the General Election on 9 April. The prompt will be available in Samoan and English and will encourage Samoans to vote and direct...
Newspaper headlines in Australia over Facebook move
BEIJING (AP) — For two decades, global news outlets have complained internet companies are getting rich at their expense, selling advertising linked to their reports without sharing revenue. Now, Australia is joining France and other governments in pushing Google, Facebook and other internet giants...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Department of Legal Affairs and Department of Public Safety have received reports of pyramid schemes operating in American Samoa. These pyramid schemes are being posted on Facebook group pages. For example, promising a person to receive $4,000 after paying a $500...
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Apia, SAMOA — A report by TV1Samoa details Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi saying that many people had complained about the popular social media platform and how it was being used to hurt people. "I am thinking about this a lot especially how it is being used to make defamatory...
Student speakers for the Pasifika Commencement Celebration
Honolulu, HAWAII — COVID-19 has transformed the way we engage with each other, and as a result, graduations have been cancelled across the country. Despite the pandemic, a dedicated group of Pacific Islander educators and professionals have come together to honor our graduates in a creative way and...
Scanlan building in Fagatogo on fire
Followers on Samoa News Facebook page are reporting firefighters and area residents battled to contain and extinguish a fire at The Scanlan Building in Fagatogo late Friday afternoon, April 25.  More information as it becomes available. See video elsewhere in this issue. [photo: Facebook]
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A woman, who is the victim of an assault that occurred in November last year has questioned the decision of the court regarding the two defendants who assaulted her inside a store in Tafuna. The two defendants, Taimane Brown, 48, and her daughter, Mary Maanaima, 18 were...

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