Yesterday marked a significant day for Pacific writers and Chinese readers. The occasion was the launch of the Chinese translation of the book, ‘Our Heritage the Ocean’ by Samoa’s diplomatic family from China, Ambassador Wang and Madam Tong Xin.
Manu Samoa coach, Namulaulu Alama Ieremia, relied on the experienced players to help Samoa qualify for the Rugby World Cup in 2019. Unfortunately that did not happen. What will happen next was to be determined during a Samoa Rugby Union Board meeting held last night.
The Chinese translation of The Samoa Observer Tusitala Short Story Competition’s book, “Our Heritage, the Ocean” was launched yesterday. The book was the result of the hard work of China’s Ambassador to Samoa, Wang Xuefeng, and his good lady, Madam Tong Xin. This is what he said:
Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, has paid tribute to the services of His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi as the Head of State for the past 10 years. Tuilaepa heaped praises on His Highness’s dedication and commitment to the development of Samoa during a farewell dinner hosted by Cabinet at Taumeasina Island Resort on Thursday night.
God is so good. He prepares everything for his children. That includes the abundance of fish in the sea, according to fisherman Teni Laumoli. The man with roots in Magiagi and Saleimoa said he is grateful everyday that there is always fish to catch.
Local Samoan communities in New Zealand and Australia have been urged to support products from Samoa by purchasing fresh taro and a range of new frozen products launched last week at Fale o Samoa in Mangere, Auckland.
Emergency workers are a lot better prepared to deal with an emergency landing at Faleolo – should it arise – following an emergency drill yesterday. The drill at the Faleolo International Airport focused on the scenario involving an emergency landing.
Prime Minister and the Chairman of the Samoa Rugby Union (S.R.U), Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, is standing by under-sieged coach of the losing Manu Samoa team, Namulauulu Alama Ieremia.
Independent Prosecutor, Satiu Simativa Perese, hired by the Attorney General’s Office, has filed a counter appeal in the case of the former Director of the National Prosecution Office (N.P.O), Mauga Precious Chang.
The Supreme Court heard firsthand of events during the fatal car crash at Puipa’a where a vehicle driven by a Chinese man exploded when it slammed into a bus, killing an elderly man.
A mother is fighting for her life at the Moto’otua Hospital after her husband allegedly stabbed her on the chest multiple times in public. What’s worse is that the alleged stabbing happened while their children looked on is sheer horror in broad daylight.
Samoa: Today, Filifilia and I stand before you, to greet you on this new morning in our lives. It is also a new morning in the history of Samoa. We salute you for the great honour that you have done us throughout the last ten years.
The outgoing Head of State, His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi, has delivered his final address to the nation. His Highness recorded his farewell message at TV3 Taufusi where he acknowledged the country for their support during the past 10 years.
Think a minute…The Greek philosopher Diogenes said that when a son does wrong or behaves badly, it’s the father who should be punished since he’s the one who failed to do his job. Many men are successful in their public career and job, but failures in their most important job: being a father.
Did the Minister of Agriculture just realize that it is “essential” for both to work together?
7 QUESTIONS THAT ARE KEEPING US AWAKE 1. So come July 26, the day after the current Tui Atua is no longer the Head of State, is he still His Highness? 2. After being addressed as His Highness for 10 years, what new honorific if any, will he be known by?
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