Samoa Newswire (Page 12)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Samoa. (Page 12)

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  1. Second Quake As Major Tremor Hits PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | LBC 97.3

    An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude has struck off Samoa in the Pacific Ocean just hours after a major tremor rattled nearby Papua New Guinea. The epicentre of the second quake was 77 miles west-southwest of the capital Apia, at a depth of 72.2 miles.

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  2. Work on demolishing of Tokelau buildings in SamoaRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Scoop

    Tokelau Liaison Office in Apia building located at Savalolo, opposite the St Mary's Primary School, and main building at the Lelata compound will soon be gone with General Fono approving funding for the demolition work, now up for tender. The decision by council for the ongoing government of Tokelau to demolish and relocate the main office in Apia came after cyclone Evans struck Samoa back in December 2012.

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  3. Strong earthquakes strike off Tonga and SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Age

    A series of strong earthquakes struck off the neighbouring South Pacific Ocean states of Samoa and Tonga on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, just hours after a major tremor rattled Papua New Guinea to the west. A number of 6.8 magnitude quakes struck south-west of the Samoan capital Apia, in waters between the two island states of Tonga and Samoa.

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  4. Quakes rattle Samoa, TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    A series of strong earthquakes struck off the neighbouring South Pacific Ocean states of Samoa and Tonga on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, just hours after a major tremor rattled Papua New Guinea to the west. A number of 6.8 magnitude quakes struck southwest of the Samoan capital Apia, in waters between the two island states of Tonga and Samoa.

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  5. Two earthquakes hit off Samoa in Pacific Ocean: authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | ABC News

    The epicentre of the first was measured 124 kilometres west-south-west of the capital Apia, at a depth of 116 kilometres at 9:56pm local time.

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  6. Strong quakes strike off South Pacific islands - USGSRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | AlertNet

    A series of strong earthquakes struck off the neighbouring South Pacific Ocean states of Samoa and Tonga on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, just hours after a major tremor rattled Papua New Guinea to the west. A number of 6.8 magnitude quakes struck southwest of the Samoan capital Apia, in waters between the two island states of Tonga and Samoa.

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  7. Samoans rally to help desperate VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Scoop

    One of the Fatu Feuu paintings that will be auctioned at Voices 4 Vanuatu fundraisertomorrow night at Home Caf, Lelata. One of the Fatu Feu'u paintings that will be auctioned at Voices 4 Vanuatu fundraisertomorrow night at Home CafA , Lelata.

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  8. Video: Only One Local on the Poly-...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Samoa News

    Tafuna High School football Warrior Abraham Maiava benching 4 plates of 45 pounders at his regular workout. He will be representing American Samoa in the 4th Annual Polynesian All American All Star Bowl Game on Saturday Jan. 18, 2014.

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  9. Community BriefsRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Samoa News

    ... hosted by Allen Ludden in 1961. (Ta'u Mai means "Tell me"). Last year, OPI director Fagafaga Daniel Langkilde told Samoa News he was looking into reviving "Ta'u Mai", which was popular on KVZK-TV years ago. Asked during last Friday's news conference ...

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  10. Following census, PM says: "have...Read the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Samoa News

    The Samoa government released yesterday morning its first ever Population and Housing Census with the strong message to have more kids. Samoa's population count for 2011 stands at 187,200.

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  11. APTC celebrates studentsa achievementsRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Scoop

    Over 100 students graduated from the Australia-Pacific Technical College with qualifications in 12 specialised technical and vocational programs during the graduation ceremony held at the Ekalesia Faapotopotoga Kerisiano Samoa Hall, in Apia Over 100 students graduated from the Australia-Pacific Technical College with qualifications in 12 specialised technical and vocational programs during the graduation ceremony held at the Ekalesia Faapotopotoga Kerisiano Samoa Hall, in Apia on 24 March 2015. APTC is a development initiative funded by the Australian Government to deliver training and to increase the supply of skilled workers in targeted sectors in the Pacific region.

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  12. Fugitive priest pleads guilty...Read the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Samoa News

    (In 2004 Samoa News received a request from the Dallas Morning News to provide a photographer and translator to accompany their reporter Reese Dunklin to Samoa to search out fugitive priest Frank Klep. Lilomaiava Andrew Fa'asau, who now runs Naenae ...

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  13. Samoa to increase international...Read the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Samoa News

    An increase in international departure tax out of Samoa's international airports goes into effect July 1st , while the country's government is consulting with airlines for the fee to be included in the airline ticket price, says an official with the Samoa Airport Authority. Currently the international departure tax for passengers 12 years and older is WST$40 while children are exempt.

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  14. Tokelau Transport Services Disrupted by Bad Weathe...Read the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Scoop

    The unpredictable weather patterns have had its tremendous impact on Tokelaus shipping services with another sailing cancelled. The countrys only means of transportation and providing supplies to the villages has now been rescheduled once again.

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  15. Bluesky appoints Lewis Wolman as...Read the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | Samoa News

    Bluesky Communications has appointed Lewis Wolman to oversee its mobile telephone, Internet and cable television business in American Samoa as Country Manager. Bluesky President and CEO Aoe'e Adolfo Montenegro said that the new post was created in response to the company's growing ambitions.

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  16. Devastation in cyclone's wake illustrates need for targeted disaster...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... we are all in the most disaster-prone region on earth," he said, and while international action plans such as the Samoa Pathway are in place, when disaster strikes, mobilizing help under sever resource constraints, with vast distances to cover and ...

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  17. Need for targeted disaster response, Pacific leaders say at UN conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    ... we are all in the most disaster-prone region on earth," he said, and while international action plans such as the Samoa Pathway are in place, when disaster strikes, mobilizing help under sever resource constraints, with vast distances to cover and ...

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  18. Ten fautasi will run in 2015 Flag Day Fautasi RaceRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Samoa News

    A total of ten fautasi, including one from Samoa and two from Nu'uuli village, will race in this year's 2015 Flag Day Fautasi race regatta, with the race course of five miles starting outside the entrance to Pago Pago Harbor. The final meeting of the Fautasi Race Committee, chaired by acting Secretary of Samoan Affairs, Lualemaga Faoa, who is also the Western District Governor, was held last Friday at the Samoan Affairs Office conference room to discuss several issues, including confirmation of how many fautasi will participate in the race.

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  19. Boxing spotlights 2015 Pacific Games as prep heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Samoa News

    Amateur boxing sensation George Tanoa Jr who will be representing American Samoa in the upcoming 2015 Pacific Games that will be taking place from July 4-18 in Papua New Guinea. Samoa News will be highlighting the American Samoa teams and athletes in the upcoming weeks that will be representing the territory in these games.

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  20. Auckland's mayor humbled by...Read the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Samoa News

    The Mayor of Auckland, Len Brown, says he is humbled by the chiefly title bestowed on him during a visit to Samoa. The mayor says he was delighted to be bestowed the title by Samoan Prime Minister, Tuila'epa Sailele Malielegaoi, at his village of Lepa.

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