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Samoa to host region's largest solar array
Daniel J. Graeber WELLINGTON, New Zealand, April 24 (UPI) -- New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully said his government was helping to support the construction of the region's largest solar energy project.(4/24/2014 9:48:16 AM)
Pink eye extends school closures in American Samoa
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — American Samoa is keeping most schools closed for the rest of the week as the U.S. territory tries to contain a pink eye outbreak that has affected at least 2,400 students and teachers, disrupted court hearings and kept some passengers from boarding flights.(4/9/2014 5:42:40 PM)
American Samoa schools reopen after pink eye woes
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Public schools in American Samoa fully reopened Monday after some 3,000 students and teachers contracted pink eye, an outbreak that prompted tourism officials to warn cruise passengers heading to the group of islands in the South Pacific.(4/15/2014 9:47:59 AM)
Pink eye outbreak shuts schools in American Samoa
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Officials in American Samoa on Friday ordered all public schools in the U.S. island territory closed after nearly 2,300 students and more than 100 teachers contracted pink eye.(4/4/2014 6:08:11 PM)
New American Samoa law fights human trafficking
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — American Samoa's anti-human trafficking measure will take effect in June after the acting governor signed it into law last week.(4/2/2014 6:18:21 PM)
Review: 'Next Goal Wins' turns losing soccer team into champs
Movie review: Filmmakers score with understated look at a collective spirit and openhearted determination of the American Samoa soccer team. "Next Goal Wins" is an irresistible underdog story — sports-fan credentials not required. The lively documentary follows the biggest loser in international soccer as it tries to break a 17-year winless streak.(4/24/2014 6:05:35 PM)
At Least 5 Percent of American Samoa Has Contracted Pink Eye
A massive outbreak of conjunctivitis has brought life in American Samoa to a standstill. Among the impacted are an estimated 2,400 students and teachers as well as travelers angling to fly away from the remote island chain and even the courts, which have postponed hearings in accordance with containment efforts.  But only four schools in the remote island group of Manua are back in session ...(4/9/2014 7:48:00 PM)
New Zealand 42-24 Samoa | Rugby League World Cup match report
• New Zealand 42-24 Samoa The All Blacks and Sonny Bill Williams will be glad to see the back of Samoa and Warrington. The world champions marked their arrival in the tournament with a win after a ruthless early display of dazzling, attacking panache, but Samoa almost produced an unlikely comeback following a valiant second-half performance that greatly endeared them to the local support. New ...(4/20/2014 1:19:34 AM)
NZ support for largest solar array in the Pacific
Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that New Zealand is supporting the construction of the Pacific’s largest solar energy array in Samoa. "New Zealand is working in partnership with the Government of Samoa, the European Union, and the Asia Development Bank to increase the generation of renewable energy in Samoa," Mr McCully says. This array will provide the highest electrical output ...(4/22/2014 11:07:43 PM)
Pacific's Largest Solar Power Plant Planned For Samoa
WELLINGTON, April 23 (Bernama) -- A number of international organisations are to support the construction of the Pacific's largest solar energy array in Samoa, Xinhua news agency reported.(4/23/2014 2:22:12 AM)
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