Twenty six years ago, was when the founding members of Women in Business officially became a Non-Governmental Organisation. The idea of having a significant space for a processing facility was just a mere thought, an out of reach dream.
Life is always great for Laasaga Keti, 28 of Leauvaa-uta. Despite a busy life and the high cost of living, Laasaga is still grateful for the life he is living in today.
The American Samoa Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga has ordered the government’s designated phone company for internet, landlines and cellular phones to be the American Samoa Telecommunications Authority.
The United Nations Human Rights experts have called on the Samoa Government officials to lend more assistance to the country’s sexual and reproductive health agenda and reduce their dependency on international assistance.
On Friday 18th August, the U.N.D.P./G.E.F. Small Grants Programme in collaboration with Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries held an awareness seminar session led by Aquaculture Advisor for Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Dr Timothy Pickering.
Government is considering relocating the Samoa Land Corporation from the top floor of the Vaitele Market, back to the empty, former headquarters of S.L.C. at Tuanaimato.
Member of Parliament, Olo Fiti Va’ai is calling on Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi to step down as the Chairman of the Samoa Rugby Union. Olo also challenged Tuilaepa to appoint himself as the new Head Coach for the Manu Samoa.
The Chinese Embassy hosted a farewell reception for 22 students who have been awarded scholarships to study in China. Samoa’s Chinese Ambassador, H.E. Wang Xuefeng congratulated all the students who are making the journey to China to further their studies in universities in various cities.
Samoa’s National 2AP Radio Senior Reporter, Meritiana Oti, has been awarded an international fellowship from the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma.
Samoa’s freedom fighter, successful entrepreneur and a man who did not shy away from defying world leaders he did not feel uncomfortable with during his time, the late Ta’isi Olaf Frederick Nelson was honoured yesterday during the launch of a book dedicated to his life, at his old home at Tuaefu.
Samoa Breweries hosted a tasting of their newly-available alcoholic product called ‘MONI’ at their headquarters at Vaitele on Friday. MONI consists of five different flavours including, Le Moana (Blue), Le Afi (Red) , Le La (Yellow), Le Mauga (Green) and Le Masina (White).
The Minister of Public Enterprises, Lautafi Fio Purcell has leapt to the defence of the Samoa Airways logo following criticism and numerous public complaints. Citing costs and priority spending, Lautafi reassured the public that they will change their opinions once they see it on the tail of the plane.
It has been said that family is where life begins. And it is within families where trouble begins as well; that’s if the parents are not carrying out their duties anymore.
Solomona Vasasou Leiataua is not new to the world of farming and fishing. The 28 year old said that this is his way of earning a living and supporting his family.
Think a minute…Do you wish you were somewhere else right now? At the beach? Away on a nice holiday? At Disneyland? Many of us spend a lot of our time wishing we were somewhere else.
Early in 2015, Dr Peter Swain paid me a courtesy visit at my office.
NUMBERS PLEASE Is it our imagination or has there been a genuine upsurge in the number of tourists in Samoa? We say genuine, because we are not counting those who are our own ‘sons and daughters (and other aiga) for the return home’!
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