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  • Samoa dismisses 'Pacific travel bubble' as NZ won't pre-test travellers TVNZ
  • Reservations about reopening borders - Samoa PM RNZ
  • International Consultant - Immunization training consultant in Samoa ... Reliefweb
  • Samoa's former Head of State questions PM's bid to change ... Matangi Tonga
  • Workers on Samoa hotel project fired for working on Sunday RNZ
  • Samoa union urges employers to meet NPF commitment RNZ

    Finance


  • World Bank Provides Additional $3.4 million for Samoa's Fight ... ReliefWeb
  • ADB boosts Covid-19 response in Tonga and Samoa RNZ
  • What does Europe's anti-money laundering overhaul mean for trade ... Global Trade Review (GTR)
  • No COVID-19 Cases After Measles Campaign with MMR Vaccine in American Samoa According to World Organization Yahoo Finance
  • International capacity developments to benefit the telecoms sector in Samoa Yahoo Finance
  • The Omnibus Coronavirus Relief Bill Includes At Least $175 Billion For Renters And Homeowners Forbes

    Celebrities


  • One Potato Adds Smoothie Kits to Offerings NOSH
  • Over 76,000 dead as 33 million file for unemployment in U.S. NBCNews.com (blog)
  • Explore America’s lesser-known destinations thru interactive virtual road trip Travel Daily
  • Ma'a Nonu and other celebrities of Samoan heritage in Samoa ... Fijivillage
  • Column: A look at some of the best sports documentaries The State
  • Over 76,000 dead as 33 million file for unemployment in U.S. NBCNews.com (blog)

    Culture


  • Where is Tua Tagovailoa from? Exploring his faith, family history and Samoan roots Sporting News
  • State Dept calls for reversal of American Samoa citizenship ruling RNZ
  • American Samoa citizenship case challenged RNZ
  • The Long Shadow of Cultural Anthropology The Nation
  • Rugby Matters: South Sea Bubble could provide tonic for rugby The Rugby Paper
  • In LA County, Pacific Islanders Are Dying From Coronavirus At A ... LAist

    Criminal


  • Debating constitutional change in Samoa | The Interpreter The Interpreter
  • Samoa's associate Minister of Justice under investigation RNZ
  • Samoa PM's letter disregarded in alleged assassination plot case RNZ
  • Fiji woman is first Pacific counsel to the International Criminal Court RNZ
  • Samoa media operator starts bounty for escaped criminal RNZ
  • Why the EU anti-money laundering list is so short EUobserver

    Religion


  • Samoa's constitutional crisis: Undermining rule of law The Interpreter
  • Where is Tua Tagovailoa from? Exploring his faith, family history and Samoan roots Sporting News
  • Rugby League: Kiwis at the centre as NRL league re-start hits ... New Zealand Herald
  • NFL Draft 2020: Who Is A.J. Epenesa? The New York Times
  • “Satanic” Vaccines And Satire Gone Wild: COVID-19 Disinfo Meets ... bellingcat
  • In Fiji, Noelene Nabulivou fights for a 'liberated' world Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Politics


  • Samoa PM hits out at NZ Law Society RNZ
  • NZ Law Society raises concerns about court changes in Samoa RNZ
  • Samoa Govt pushes major change under cloak of Covid-19 - law society RNZ
  • Samoa Law Society says govt could undermine constitution RNZ
  • American Samoa hopes Trump will declare territory a health disaster area RNZ
  • Rugby Matters: South Sea Bubble could provide tonic for rugby The Rugby Paper
  • Increase in family violence in Samoa during lockdown says NGO RNZ
  • American Samoa official upset at Samoa PM comments RNZ
  • Bloomberg Spends Over $1 Billion to Buy American Samoa NRA ILA
  • American Samoa receives $US35 million in Covid-19 funds RNZ
  • Samoa former Head of State V Prime Minister Matangi Tonga
  • Reservations about reopening borders - Samoa PM RNZ
  • Samoa PM hits out at NZ Law Society RNZ
  • Samoa dismisses 'Pacific travel bubble' as NZ won't pre-test travellers TVNZ
  • Samoa PM defends world rugby vote RNZ
  • Samoa PM's stoush with deputy a breach of protocol - former AG RNZ
  • Samoa political parties call on PM to delay controversial bills RNZ
  • Samoa's PM and Deputy PM face off in the House RNZ
  • Samoa's constitutional crisis: Undermining rule of law The Interpreter
  • Debating constitutional change in Samoa | The Interpreter The Interpreter
  • Executive Board Approves a US$22.03 Million Disbursement to Samoa to Address the Covid-19 Pandemic International Monetary Fund
  • Virus tourism collapse threatens many in Pacific with poverty Asia Pacific Report
  • COVID-19 hitting tourism hard: What does this mean for the world's ... Trade for Development News (press release) (blog)
  • Economic Consequences of COVID-19: The outlook so far marketscreener.com
  • ADB boosts Covid-19 response in Tonga and Samoa RNZ
  • Two piglets for a kayak: Fiji returns to barter system as Covid-19 hits economy The Guardian
  • The Pacific's economic response to COVID-19: will it be sustainable? devpolicy.org
  • Eco-tourism major key to 'tricky' Pacific economic reset, says Leary Asia Pacific Report
  • Automotive Central Lubrication System Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2020-2025 Focusing on Leading Players are Samoa Group, Pricol, Herg (Foshan) Automotive Lubrication System Manufacture Co., Ltd., Wenzhou Weidong Lubrication Equipment Co., Ltd., SKF AB Jewish Life News (press release) (blog)
  • BSP highlights impact of COVID -19 on the economy Loop PNG
  • Virus tourism collapse threatens many in Pacific with poverty Asia Pacific Report
  • Government Supports Samoa Export Awards 2020 EIN News (press release)
  • Australia needs a comprehensive plan for Covid-19 in the Pacific The Interpreter
  • The Pacific diaspora as drivers of impact investment devpolicy.org
  • New UN project to boost women's entrepreneurship launched in ... ESCAP News (press release) (blog)
  • High-Level Review Calls for Increased Support for SIDS' Disaster Management, Sustainable Development | News IISD Reporting Services
  • How can de-carbonized shipping benefit developing countries? World Economic Forum (blog)
  • Adaptation Finance Update: Growing Need Calls for Additional Public and Private Funds | News IISD Reporting Services
  • Pacific ports join Australian network amid growing Chinese presence in region The Sydney Morning Herald
  • Global Growth: Modest Pickup to 2.5% in 2020 amid Mounting Debt ... World Bank Group
  • Study uncovers Samoa's rare small population during first settlement RNZ
  • Executive Board Approves a US$22.03 Million Disbursement to Samoa to Address the Covid-19 Pandemic International Monetary Fund
  • International capacity developments to benefit the telecoms sector in ... GlobeNewswire (press release)
  • A surge in poverty as tourism jobs in Samoa disappear RNZ
  • Tourism collapse threatens Pacific islands with deepening poverty World Socialist Web Site
  • The curve and the k?k? The Spinoff
  • English youth rugby's obsession with size stunts the progress of talent The Guardian (blog)
  • Australia needs a comprehensive plan for Covid-19 in the Pacific The Interpreter
  • American Samoa population drops RNZ
  • Review: Need some pandemic reading? These two books offer ... East Village Magazine
  • China and Samoa sign new trade agreements | Leadership Business Chief Australia
  • Balancing Samoa's trade deficit – one banana at a time Scoop.co.nz (press release)
  • Tuna-Fishing Deal Dispute Keeps U.S. Boats Out of Pacific Waters Wall Street Journal
  • The role of Australian imperialism in the Asia-Pacific region Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal
  • Samoa's Budget to have a deficit of over $US32million RNZ
  • T&TFA risks suspension in pursuit of justice against FIFA Trinidad Guardian (press release)
  • GovGuam debt doubles to $2.6B in decade | Guam News The Guam Daily Post
  • Australia is edgy about China’s growing presence on its doorstep The Economist
  • US GAO - US Territories: Public Debt Outlook Government Accountability Office
  • Samoa's statesman New Zealand Herald

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    President


  • NZ Law Society raises concerns about court changes in Samoa RNZ
  • Samoa PM hits out at NZ Law Society RNZ
  • Samoa Govt pushes major change under cloak of Covid-19 - law society RNZ
  • Samoa Law Society says govt could undermine constitution RNZ

    Speaker of Parliament


  • COVID-19: Samoa Parliament to continue crucial functions despite ... EIN News (press release)
  • Measles death toll in Samoa rises to 75 RNZ
  • Samoa's MPs offer condolences to measles victims RNZ
  • MP calls for inquiry into Samoa's measles epidemic RNZ

    Prime Minister


  • Reservations about reopening borders - Samoa PM RNZ
  • Samoa former Head of State V Prime Minister Matangi Tonga
  • Samoa PM hits out at NZ Law Society RNZ
  • Samoa PM defends world rugby vote RNZ

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Samoa's PM and Deputy PM face off in the House RNZ
  • Samoa PM's stoush with deputy a breach of protocol - former AG RNZ
  • The Pacific bubble takes shape devpolicy.org
  • Tasmanian Premier, NZ deputy PM excited about idea of flights to Hobart RNZ

    Minister of Economy


  • Morning Briefing May 14: Level 2 legal framework causes controversy TVNZ
  • Coronavirus: Winston Peters says 'no value' in saving people at the ... Stuff.co.nz
  • Many Pacific islands are untouched by COVID-19. Its arrival could be disastrous PBS NewsHour
  • The Future of Tourism Post-COVID-19 ESCAP News (press release) (blog)

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Blaze destroys Samoa Regulator office in third major fire in days RNZ
  • World Bank Provides Additional $3.4 million for Samoa's Fight ... ReliefWeb
  • Government Supports Samoa Export Awards 2020 EIN News (press release)
  • Q&A: Inside the Pacific Week of Agriculture with ACIAR Devex

    Minister of Culture


  • Rugby Matters: South Sea Bubble could provide tonic for rugby The Rugby Paper
  • HONORABLE MINISTER, LAUTAFI FIO SELAFI PURCELL KEYNOTE ADDRESS, WORLD SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK DAY, 28 APRIL EIN News (press release)
  • In Fiji, Noelene Nabulivou fights for a 'liberated' world Thomson Reuters Foundation
  • When Tropical Cyclone Harold meets the novel coronavirus Asia Pacific Report

    Minister of Defense


  • Chinese Military Base In The Pacific Near Australia Could Be A ... EurAsian Times
  • West Papua: The Issue That Won't Go Away for Melanesia The Interpreter
  • Pandemic in the Pacific: COVID-19 to Hit Pacific Economies Hard The Diplomat
  • High Covid-19 rates for Pacific islanders in the US RNZ

    Minister of Education


  • Samoa's constitutional crisis: Undermining rule of law The Interpreter
  • Morning Briefing May 14: Level 2 legal framework causes controversy TVNZ
  • World Bank Provides Additional $3.4 million for Samoa's Fight ... ReliefWeb
  • Handover Ceremonies for the Project for the Reconstruction of Sili ... ReliefWeb

    Minister of Energy


  • World Bank Provides Additional $3.4 million for Samoa's Fight ... ReliefWeb
  • Independent State of Samoa announces Request for Proposals at ... GlobeNewswire (press release)
  • Many Pacific islands are untouched by COVID-19. Its arrival could be disastrous PBS NewsHour
  • Pandemic in the Pacific: COVID-19 to Hit Pacific Economies Hard The Diplomat

    Minister of Finance


  • World Bank Provides Additional $3.4 million for Samoa's Fight ... ReliefWeb
  • Prominent Beirut university faces fight of its life as crises hit Reuters
  • Questions emerge over future of Tonga's domestic airline RNZ
  • US$10m Emergency World Bank Funding for Vanuatu Mirage News

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • NZ Law Society raises concerns about court changes in Samoa RNZ
  • Coronavirus: Four Air NZ flights to bring Kiwis stuck in Samoa home Stuff.co.nz
  • Joint Press Release of The Vice Ministers' Special Meeting on ... MFA China
  • Is Samoa using Covid-19 to push constitutional changes? Newsroom

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • The virus does not take them “Kommersant” has studied the phenomenon of 14 countries affected by the pandemic The KXAN 36 News
  • Samoan students in China won't be evacuated - Samoa govt RNZ
  • UNICEF delivers over 260,000 vaccines and medical supplies to ... UNICEF (press release)
  • The countries with no recorded cases of coronavirus SBS

    Minister of Justice


  • Samoa's associate Minister of Justice under investigation RNZ
  • Samoa Govt pushes major change under cloak of Covid-19 - law society RNZ
  • Samoa Supreme Court judge did not leak letter says lawyer RNZ
  • Samoa's constitutional crisis: Undermining rule of law The Interpreter

    Minister of Health


  • Reservations about reopening borders - Samoa PM RNZ
  • World Bank Provides Additional $3.4 million for Samoa's Fight ... ReliefWeb
  • Joint Press Release of The Vice Ministers' Special Meeting on ... MFA China
  • HONORABLE MINISTER, LAUTAFI FIO SELAFI PURCELL KEYNOTE ADDRESS, WORLD SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK DAY, 28 APRIL EIN News (press release)

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • World Bank Provides Additional $3.4 million for Samoa's Fight ... ReliefWeb
  • Australia increases COVID-19 testing capacity in the Pacific Defence Connect
  • China's actions in Papua New Guinea provide an opening for Australia's 'step-up' The Strategist (blog)
  • Covid-19 live updates, April 29: WHO praises NZ response; commercial rent relief an option The Spinoff

    Minister of Sports


  • Leo hopes Kean controversy can influence long-term governance ... Insidethegames.biz (blog)
  • Coronavirus: NSW health minister tells NRL to 'stick to the deal' over flu vaccine Yahoo Sport UK
  • Sport: Rugby welfare group condemns nomination of Fiji's Kean RNZ
  • Rugby League: Kiwis at the centre as NRL league re-start hits ... New Zealand Herald

    Director of State Security Service


  • In LA County, Pacific Islanders Are Dying From Coronavirus At A ... LAist
  • A surge in poverty as tourism jobs in Samoa disappear RNZ
  • Senior Programme Manager Reliefweb
  • Over 76,000 dead as 33 million file for unemployment in U.S. NBCNews.com (blog)

    Chairman National Bank


  • China's actions in Papua New Guinea provide an opening for Australia's 'step-up' The Strategist (blog)
  • National Bank of Fujairah appoints new Deputy Chairperson CPI Financial
  • U.K. Court Orders Russians to Pay $900 Million Over Bank Collapse Wall Street Journal
  • National Bank Of Romania Regulation No. 2/2019 On The ... Mondaq News Alerts

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • When Tropical Cyclone Harold meets the novel coronavirus Asia Pacific Report
  • PM Modi arrives in New York for 74th UN General Assembly session The Hindu
  • Fifty-one Countries Preparing Voluntary National Reviews for 2020 HLPF | News IISD Reporting Services
  • News from COP25 - 12 December, 2019 | Scoop News Scoop.co.nz

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Grab the Tinfoil: People on the Internet Are Going Batshit Over 2020 ... CoinWeek
  • 1 place in the US has no COVID-19 cases: American Samoa Yahoo Lifestyle
  • Mike Bloomberg invested over $20 million in Hawkfish weeks after ... CNBC
  • Masks, meals, messages: Donations pour in to local hospitals Lewiston Sun Journal

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Nudgee College: Top former students revealed | List | Quest News Courier Mail
  • Mike Bloomberg’s $620 Million Campaign Did Really Well—in American Samoa Wall Street Journal (blog)
  • Utah Court rules that American Samoans are US citizens at birth JURIST
  • Supreme Court to Decide Cases on Access to Trump’s Financial Records Wall Street Journal

    Opposition


  • Curbs on government lawyers latest move in Samoa controversy RNZ
  • Samoa's constitutional crisis: Undermining rule of law The Interpreter
  • Samoa PM hits out at NZ Law Society RNZ
  • Protesters make presence felt over controversial bills in Samoa RNZ

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • COVID-19 hitting tourism hard: What does this mean for the world's ... Trade for Development News (press release) (blog)
  • International capacity developments to benefit the telecoms sector in ... GlobeNewswire (press release)
  • Covid-19 and Pacific labour | The Interpreter The Interpreter
  • COVID-19 shocks too big to handle for small island nations, UN warns UN News
  • Tourism collapse threatens Pacific islands with deepening poverty World Socialist Web Site
  • Economic Consequences of COVID-19: The outlook so far marketscreener.com
  • Australia needs a comprehensive plan for Covid-19 in the Pacific The Interpreter
  • Two piglets for a kayak: Fiji returns to barter system as Covid-19 hits economy The Guardian
  • Many Pacific islands are untouched by COVID-19. Its arrival could be disastrous PBS NewsHour
  • Chinese Military Base In The Pacific Near Australia Could Be A ... EurAsian Times
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    Investment

  • Virus tourism collapse threatens many in Pacific with poverty Asia Pacific Report
  • Government Supports Samoa Export Awards 2020 EIN News (press release)
  • Australia needs a comprehensive plan for Covid-19 in the Pacific The Interpreter
  • The Pacific diaspora as drivers of impact investment devpolicy.org
  • New UN project to boost women's entrepreneurship launched in ... ESCAP News (press release) (blog)
  • High-Level Review Calls for Increased Support for SIDS' Disaster Management, Sustainable Development | News IISD Reporting Services
  • How can de-carbonized shipping benefit developing countries? World Economic Forum (blog)
  • Adaptation Finance Update: Growing Need Calls for Additional Public and Private Funds | News IISD Reporting Services
  • Pacific ports join Australian network amid growing Chinese presence in region The Sydney Morning Herald
  • Global Growth: Modest Pickup to 2.5% in 2020 amid Mounting Debt ... World Bank Group
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    Demographics

  • Study uncovers Samoa's rare small population during first settlement RNZ
  • Executive Board Approves a US$22.03 Million Disbursement to Samoa to Address the Covid-19 Pandemic International Monetary Fund
  • International capacity developments to benefit the telecoms sector in ... GlobeNewswire (press release)
  • A surge in poverty as tourism jobs in Samoa disappear RNZ
  • Tourism collapse threatens Pacific islands with deepening poverty World Socialist Web Site
  • The curve and the k?k? The Spinoff
  • English youth rugby's obsession with size stunts the progress of talent The Guardian (blog)
  • Australia needs a comprehensive plan for Covid-19 in the Pacific The Interpreter
  • American Samoa population drops RNZ
  • Review: Need some pandemic reading? These two books offer ... East Village Magazine
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    Export/Import

  • China and Samoa sign new trade agreements | Leadership Business Chief Australia
  • Balancing Samoa's trade deficit – one banana at a time Scoop.co.nz (press release)
  • Tuna-Fishing Deal Dispute Keeps U.S. Boats Out of Pacific Waters Wall Street Journal
  • The role of Australian imperialism in the Asia-Pacific region Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal
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    Public Spending

  • Samoa's Budget to have a deficit of over $US32million RNZ
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    Public Debt

  • T&TFA risks suspension in pursuit of justice against FIFA Trinidad Guardian (press release)
  • GovGuam debt doubles to $2.6B in decade | Guam News The Guam Daily Post
  • Australia is edgy about China’s growing presence on its doorstep The Economist
  • US GAO - US Territories: Public Debt Outlook Government Accountability Office
  • Samoa's statesman New Zealand Herald
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