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Sen. Utu Sila Poasa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Another bill is before the Senate seeking to increase the contribution rate for both government and employees to the ASG Employees Retirement Fund (ASGERF) after a similar measure — approved by the Fono in the first regular session — was vetoed by the governor. The new...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In its push to get the local population eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination to get their shots, the Health Department launched this week a new social media public awareness campaign “Roll Up Your Sleeves Amerika Samoa”. The campaign to “Protect AS One”, promotes the...
Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga is hoping that changes in fiscal and economic policies by US President Joe Biden will reenergize the local economy as there are some issues, which need U.S government support to sustain federal incentives of benefit to the...
Participants at opening ceremoney of Summer Youth Program
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In interviews with several of the young people taking part in the 2021 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), the common thought offered has been how much they have matured since working in the program. While, the program is touted as a forward step for participants to...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 30-year-old man from Ottoville is now in custody on the allegation that he forcibly pulled his girlfriend inside a vehicle and assaulted her, on Oct. 23, 2020. It was during his arrest that police discovered illegal drugs in his possession. Taumafai Uale, the defendant...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Court has given 3 months for a taxi driver to pay his fine in the amount of $1,000 in full, or he will be found in contempt of court for failure to comply with conditions of his 2017 probation. Leaia Asuni appeared in Court last week for a Probation Review hearing....
Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs announced $174,900 in Technical Assistance Program grant funding to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) for and on behalf of American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, the...
Education director Talauega Dr. Samasoni Asaeli
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Department of Education (USDOE) has given approval for use of the COVID-19 Education Stabilization Fund (ESF II) to pay for salary adjustments for public school educators, while the local Education Department (ASDOE) already has a plan to cover the adjusted...
5 young trombone players
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  Strike up the band!  Participants in the “Summer Band Institute” organized by the ASDOE Office of Curriculum and Instruction are making music. The institute was held June 28 to July 15 and participants, who completed the course, were awarded a Certificate of Completion...
Wires running through trees in Alega
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The four Alega residents who brought a federal lawsuit which targets only AST Telecom, d.b.a, Bluesky Communications along with the company’s current and former executives for alleged violations of US Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations, have not...

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