Two die in acute fever and rash outbreak in Samoa
Samoa's Ministry of Health has reported two deaths from acute fever and rash, saying it is now an outbreak. A press statement from the Director General, Leausa Toleafoa Dr Take Naseri, says there have been 21 recorded cases as of earlier this week with ...
Radio New Zealand - Thu, 07 Aug 2014 01:09

Samoa to offset SIDS carbon emissions
Samoa is encouraging people to plant trees, compost and mulch to help offset carbon emissions caused by the Small Islands Developing States conference being held there in a month. The Offset Islands campaign has been launched to counter carbon ...
Radio New Zealand - Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:41

Two Samoas in visa fees stand-off
APIA, Samoa --- Samoa and American Samoa appear to be in a stand off to see who blinks first about immigration fees both countries had apparently promised to remove during the recent inter-Samoa talks held in Apia. Asked if the fees on Samoan citizens ...
Islands Business - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:45

Samoas haggle over entry fees
Radio New Zealand - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:41

Samoa readies for by-election
Five candidates will be contesting tomorrow's by-election for Samoa's Gagaifomauga number one territorial constituency. This follows the death of the ruling HRPP party MP and Associate Minister, Tuilo'a Anitele'a Tuilo'a, last month. Four HRPP party ...
Radio New Zealand - Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:18

American Samoa dismisses telco head
The board of the American Samoa Telecommunications Authority has voted to end the contract of the Chief Executive Officer, Moefaauo Bill Emmsley, with immediate effect. Our corespondent says according to reliable sources say Moefaauo was served on ...
Radio New Zealand - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:37

American Samoa to use frequent flyer miles for sick patients
The American Samoa government is to use its accumulated Hawaiian Airlines frequent flyer miles to help patients who need medical treatment off island. Last year, Governor Lolo implemented a policy to transfer Hawaiian Air frequent flyer miles for ...
Radio New Zealand - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:40

American Samoa govt to pay outstanding overtime
American Samoa's government has agreed to pay nearly 200 thousand US dollars in back wages to more than 100 employees. The US Labour Department says that following an investigation, the territory's government owes 177 thousand dollars to 111 ...
Radio New Zealand - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:30

Lolo favours American Samoa constitution change
American Samoa's Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga says the time is right to change the constitution in order to give the Fono veto override authority of legislative measures. At present if a bill that was vetoed by the governor is approved again by the ...
Radio New Zealand - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:15

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