The Maota o Poutoā at Sapapali’i, Savai’i, was a place of great celebration last Saturday. It was where seventy-two family members of the family of Malietoa Moli were bestowed with three different chiefly titles.
A CONCERNED MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC AT VAITELE WRITES: I remember a lady across the road wrote a letter to the editor early this year about this Chinese Wholesale and their rubbish but nothing happened.
A Supreme Court Justice has called on the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture to encourage the education of students and parents alike about what she calls “stranger danger.”
The influx of illegal immigrants entering American Samoa with drugs and contrabands is the reason behind the stringent revision on entry permit waiver for certain countries, requiring an “OK to board” to enter the U.S. Territory.
The Minister of Public Enterprises, Lautafi Fio Purcell, has assured members of the public that the Accident Compensation Corporation (A.C.C) building is safe.
Manu Samoa’s new coach, Fuimaono Titimaea Tafua, knows the odds are against him but the term “mission impossible” is not part of his vocabulary. That’s his attitude to his new role and the man who coached Samoa to one of her most famous rugby victories over Australia would need it.
In case of a natural disaster, especially a tsunami, residents of Fasito’o-uta would be well versed with what to do. That is the objective of a drill hosted by Adventist Development and Relief Agency (A.D.R.A.) The tsunami drill took place at the Matailiili residence yesterday.
The sun is high and at its hottest as young 18-year-old Iosefo makes the long walk back home to his family home in Taga Savaii. He takes a few minutes rest under the shade of the tree to talk with the Village Voice about his day.
Utu Fa’aifo, of Faleasi’u-uta, could do with some help. Speaking to the Village Voice team yesterday, the 49-year-old said a water tank would make a huge difference for her family.
Although jobs are practically non-existent in Auala and you would be lucky to have even just one member of your family working, Ferina Tofa is still smiling and optimistic about her future.
Clean air, land and sea for healthy people is the focus of the new “Stop the POPs” Pacific campaign led by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (S.P.R.E.P), revealed this week at the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Forum on the Environment in Bangkok.
Rotary President, Louise Main, and representatives from the Rotary Club of Apia gathered with members from the Moata’a Village’s Women’s Committee and Moata’a Village Matai to officially open the recently completed Moata’a Community Playground.
“You at your age now must start making healthy choices.” That is the message being promoted by Nobesity Samoa to the young people of the nation as they push for a healthier Samoa. The B.S.L Nobesity Samoa team is no stranger to Samoa.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Ulu Bismarck Crawley, is the new Chairman of the Noumea Convention.
A Samoan is among four successful applicants of a programme designed to address development challenges in the Pacific Island Countries with the help of Japan.
Think a minute…Why do bad things happen to good people? Why does that kind, honest person who does the right thing get fired from his job? And why does that evil crook become rich and get away with lying and cheating?
Only a few more days to go before New Zealand voters find out whether the National Party will have a fourth term in government.
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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