"Time-traveling Samoans get jump start on New Year’s parties as world bids adieu to tough year"- The Washington Post
Samoa and neighboring Tokelau lie near the date line that zigzags vertically through the Pacific Ocean, and both sets of islands decided to realign themselves this year from the Americas side of the line to the Asia side, to be more in tune with key trading partners.
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The New Zealand "Stuff" reported that the date change was bad timing for some.
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