PAGOPAGO, American Samoa --- There’s been a noticeable increase in sea cucumber fishing activities in American Samoa and the Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources is taking action to control it.
PAGOPAGO, American Samoa --- There are hopes that the experience of Micronesia may help American Samoa authorities understand the reluctance of some villages to sign up to ’no-take’ fisheries agreements or management plans.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa --- In American Samoa, a new airline that was established specifically to serve the Manu’a islands is to start commercial services in the first week of December.
PAGOPAGO, American Samoa--- The federal Western Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Council has recommended that its staff work with the American Samoa government to fight against illegal fish imports.
PAGOPAGO, American Samoa ---- American Samoa Treasurer Falemao Pili says the United States Government shutdown will have a devastating impact on the territory's economy.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa --- The new American Samoa governor, Lolo Matalasi Moliga, has written to the Samoa government saying his administration is now ready to hold the annual inter Samoa talks, or the Samoa Summit.
PAGO PAGO, Amercian Samoa --- The American Samoa government has paid over US$900, 000 in back wages to 256 employees, resolving findings of an investigation by the US Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division in 2011.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa ---- The Global economic forecast remains guarded even though signs of economic recovery are being experienced, said Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga in his cover letter for the budget sent to the American Samoan Fono last week. He noted the political unrest in the Middle East, the ...
PAGOPAGO, American Samoa --- American Samoa Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga has submitted a budget of more than US$456 million to territorial lawmakers, 8 per cent less than the last fiscal year.
PAGOPAGO, American Samoa --- Ocean explorer Jean Michel Cousteau will visit American Samoa next month to undertake an expedition to Swains Island. His father was also a famous ocean explorer, Jacques Cousteau.
PAGOPAGO, American Samoa ----The first airline to charge passengers by their weight says the policy has been a success, with profits boosted by 20 percent.
PAGOPAGO, American Samoa --- Air Samoa has started an extra large seat service in which larger passengers are given more room.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — American Samoa will begin drilling for geothermal energy next year as part of a US$2.3 million project to reduce its dependence on diesel, the head of the territory's energy office said.
A US study has found some American Samoan babies as young as 15 months are being classified as obese. According to an ABC report, the Brown University study of 800 babies born in American Samoa between 2001 and 2008 found 23.3 per cent of boys and 16.7 per cent of ...
PAGOPAGO, American Samoa --- American Samoa’s Congressman, Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin, has told a group of graduates that they need to consider the political future of the territory and its relationship with the United States.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa --- The High Court in American Samoa is yet to schedule a status hearing in the $150 million lawsuit filed by Tapa’i Tervola against the ANZ Amerika Samoa Bank last week.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa ---- A bank customer in American Samoa is suing the ANZ Bank for over US$150 million in damages from what she claims are bad faith actions and misrepresentations made by the bank.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa --- American Samoan Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga spoke briefly about the territory’s “political status” with the United States at last week’s cabinet meeting saying that it is “something that we all should think about.”
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa --- The Lolo Administration in American Samoa is “exploring” all options to bring down airfares for travel between Honolulu and Pago Pago.
APIA, Samoa ---- Tokelau is looking to increase penalties for illegal fishing in its exclusive economic zone.
PAGOPAGO, American Samoa --- The world's first airline to charge passengers by their weight rather than per seat says the policy has helped to raise obesity awareness and improve public health.
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