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ASG get $2.8 million in grants from OIA

The Executive Director of the Office of Insular Affairs, Department of Interior, Nikolao Pula, signed yesterday with Governor Lolo Moliga documents for $2.8 million in grants for the American Samoa Government. Under the Capital Improvement […]

Task Force named to assess ASPA

Governor Lolo Moliga has seen it fit to establish an ASPA Assessment Task Force. An August 13 memo from the governor says that ASPA has made known that revenues generated through the sale of electricity […]

“Unconventional & unprecedented bold steps”

The Lolo Lemanu Administration boasts in the executive summary of the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budge for ASG of taking “unconventional and unprecedented bold steps” to advance and improve the territory’s social, economical and political […]

Faipule wants imported taro sold at marketplace

Aunuu lawmaker Kitara Vaiau is recommending that the policy which prohibits the sale of agricultural imports from Samoa the Fagatogo marketplace be relaxed at least for one day a week. Kitara says he feels for […]

Task Force to review chemicals & fertilizers

There’s concern that chemicals and fertilizers entering the territory are posing a threat to the land as well as to the health of residents. This has prompted Governor Lolo Moliga to set up a Chemical […]

Community health centers under review

A review of community health centers and programs that are funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has brought a top level […]

Amouli village takes action on sea level rise

The impacts of climate change in American Samoa and initiatives to build climate resilient communities were highlighted at a session this morning of one of the working groups for the US Coral Reef Task Force. […]

Girl who died jumped off a bus to get phone

Samoa Police have confirmed that a young woman reported earlier this week as having died after falling off a moving bus in Samoa last weekend, had actually jumped off the bus. Talamua Online reported yesterday […]