Last night was Week Seven of Samoa’s inaugural Faletalimalo Siva Afi Challenge. Jet Over Hotel Fire Knife Dancers Vaela’a Iloa and Fereti Avia brought their talents to another packed house at Ooh La La Ice Cream bar, home of the Ailao Club.
Students attending private schools are performing better than students attending government schools in both literacy and numeracy, according to the Benchmarking for Education Results (PaBER) report which was published last year.
The reason for the title of the book is because it is based on our generation or the new generation not gaining any of the richness of the stories and myths or legends of Samoa because our ancestors have passed on without having the opportunity to share them with the new generation.
The Minister of Finance, Sili Epa Tuioti believes that strengthening ties and relationships with the community is vital if we want to develop the tourist industry.
The Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labor in partnership with S.R.O.S. Samoa, E.I.F. and the Government of Samoa celebrated “World Intellectual Property Day in Samoa on Wednesday.
The Samoa Chamber of Commerce held its monthly members’ meeting on Monday 24th April at the Tanoa Tusitala Hotel Conference Room. The event was made possible with the kind assistance and sponsorship of Digicel Samoa.
To date, the Independent Prosecutor Satiu Simativa Perese’s legal fees billed to the Attorney General’s office “are just under SAT$16,000,” according to Attorney General, Lemalu Hermann Retzlaff.
The Office of the Regulator (O.O.T.R.)celebrated Girls in Information Communication Technology (I.C.T) Day in a ceremony held at the Samoa Conference Centre at T.A.T.T.E. Building yesterday morning.
The tide was definitely in Darren Moore’s favour once more. On Day 3, Darren reeled in a 207.6kg Blue Marlin. Moore is part of Team Yellowfin with the boat’s skipper, Roy Lee.
“Poor implementation of the bilingual policy has affected student literacy and numeracy in English. The current bilingual policy that prioritizes Samoan as the language of instruction in primary levels also calls for the integration of English instruction as students’ progress through school.”
The motion was made in court on Wednesday this week by prosecutor Lucy Sio in the criminal case against, Talamua Naotala who is charged with theft as a servant.
It’s a first! To celebrate the inaugural Super Rugby game to be played in Samoa, the Samoa Observer has launched a competition for some lucky rugby fans. And there are other firsts to be celebrated on the 2nd of June match.
Think a minute…Can you imagine life without machines? If we didn’t have cars, buses, telephones or radios, we’d be lost without these basic machines we use every day.
Today, 25 April 2017, marks 102 years since the landing of thousands of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli and the birth of the term ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps).
ALL PUBLICITY IS GOOD PUBLICITY It was wonderful to see instant and very positive feedback to the ‘Clash of the Colours’ promotion of the Blues-Reds rugby game on the evening of June 2 at Apia Park.
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