Prince Chandra Dangi

Hospital bill for world's smallest man shocks chief

Known as the smallest man on earth Mr Dangi died in the LBJ's intensive care unit after being admitted with pneumonia nearly two weeks ago.

American Samoa Governor Lolo Moliga and the chief executive of the LBJ hospital, Taufetee John Faumuina Jr, agreed to the reduction.

Pulu says he was astounded when presented with the hospital bill for Mr Dangi of US$6,953.

He said it was insulting to get such an exorbitant bill and he could not believe the charges for the ICU are more than US$1,000 a day for foreigners.