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.
A young couple who spent almost three weeks in Samoa says they’ve had the best holiday. Michael O’brien and partner Georgina Valention heard about Samoa by word of mouth.
The Samoa Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Samoa In-country Training Programme of the Oloamanu Centre for Professional Development and Continuing Education of NUS, hosted a 5 half day course on Credit Management and Debt Recovery this past week.
The Samoa School Principal Association hosted a welcoming dinner for the Under 18 Gold Medalists team from the recent Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas at the Taumeasina Island Resort.
The president and owner of McDonald’s Restaurant, Tautolo Aogaleatu Charlie Tautolo is a man on a mission. There is currently one McDonalds in Samoa located in the heart of Apia.
A work release programme is in the pipeline for inmates in Samoa, says the Minister of Prison and Correction Services, Tialavea Tionisio Hunt. In an interview with the Samoa Observer, Tialavea said the issue has been discussed amongst the stakeholders and it’s something the government is seriously looking at.
Vaiala Beach School students really know their Science, and what’s more, they can tell you all about it. This is the second year that the school has held a Science Fair and the quality of all their projects has really impressed the judges, the teachers, parents and peers.
United Nations, Human Rights experts who are in Samoa for a 10-day fact-finding mission, have concluded an open dialogue on ‘taboo’ subjects, the meaning of the ‘Samoan way of life’ (Fa’asamoa) and ensuring women’s rights to equality within the family.
It was an emotional moment for historian and author, Dr. Patricia O’Brien, on Wednesday evening. She was at the National University of Samoa standing in front of dignitaries, members of the Diplomatic Corps, and invited guests in the Samoan Fale there, and she was about to deliver her presentation on her book, ‘Tautai", about the life and history of Ta’isi O.F. Nelson.
Yesterday morning, the Samoa Police Service officially opened a new Records and Exhibits Office. The project was funded by the Australian Aid through the Samoa Australian Police Partnership (S.A.P.P.) and cost close to $800,000.
With the Miss Samoa Pageant still to be staged next month, the Samoa Events Inc (S.E.I.) has already had to deal with a pre pageant drama out of Australia. An incomplete application from Miss Samoa Victoria Beauty Pageant for a Miss Adele Fa’aosofia to S.E.I. did not meet the requirements or adhere to the rules of the pageant and was duly rejected.
The owner of Samoana Rentals, Leiataua James Arp believes that hybrid cars are ideal for Samoa. Last year, Samoana Rentals scored a first, by bringing the first electric car into Samoa, the Nissan Leaf. “I have both an electric car and the hybrid car,” he told the Samoa Observer.
Think a minute…During a football game of Augsburg University in the U.S., Augsburg was losing. Then late in the game, defensive tackle David Stevens was put in to play and sparked a comeback in his Augsburg teammates.
Early in 2015, Dr Peter Swain paid me a courtesy visit at my office.
LATER! So the new Tanumalala Prison will be finished in about July next year? Correct us if we’re wrong, but did we not hear our Prime Minister inviting a certain 60 Minutes reporter, Liam Bartlett to the opening of the new prison in June this year?
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