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Thursday, 02/23/17

 

Former Congressman Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin, American Samoa’s longest serving non-voting Delegate to the U.S House of Representatives, passed away around 3:20p. (Utah time) yesterday at his home in Provo, Utah. He was 73 years old. Faleomavaega “passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family and a few close friends,” said Theresa Hunkin, who is Faleomavaega’s... + continue reading

Monday, 02/20/17

 

Five political parties in Fiji have made a joint call asking for the removal of the Elections Supervisor Mohammed Saneem, saying free and fair elections are impossible when the ruling party is in control of the election machinery. The five parties represent the opposition inside and outside of Fiji's parliament which is dominated by prime minister Frank Bainimarama's... + continue reading

Monday, 02/20/17

 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has warned the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. that it cannot continue to rely on the federal government for financial support, according to EPA project coordinator John Tinger. Tinger disclosed that CUC submitted an interim financial plan that depends on the federal government funding CUC projects. He described the plan as “... + continue reading

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Thursday, 02/23/17 - 1 comment(s)

 

Former Congressman Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin, American Samoa’s longest serving non-voting Delegate to the U.S House of Representatives, passed away around 3:20p. (Utah time)... + continue reading

Opinion

Wednesday, 02/15/17 - 2 comment(s)

 

I write this Open Letter to you to share my deep concern about the proposed amendment to Section 3 of Article III of our national constitution. This current provision of our...

News Releases

Monday, 02/20/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

On Jan. 31, 2017, the Micronesia Conservation Trust or MCT board approved a resolution instructing its Investment Advisor, Raymond James, to disburse $435,362 to the Palau... + continue reading

In Depth

Tuesday, 01/31/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

Last month, New Zealand-based analyst Jose Sousa-Santos commented on Twitter that “Indonesia’s attempt at buying support from the Pacific region seems to have little to no impact... + continue reading

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Monday, 02/27/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

"Pacific Island governments, nonprofits and a new group of entrepreneurs are trying to solve those problems. They are working to modernize kava cultivation in the hope that the... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Tuesday, 02/21/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

Entering its fifth year with 17 songs from nine countries the Pacific Song Competition (PSC) was a true representation of Asia-Pacific’s diversity of song and culture. ... + continue reading