Police Commissioner; Fuiavailili Egon Keil, did something “unheard of” when he approached the Chief Justice, His Honour Patu Tiava’asu’e Falefatu Sapolu, to ask for a warrant of arrest against the Director of the National Prosecution Office (N.P.O.), Mauga Precious Chang.
Working hard is the life of Toluao Tupua. The 53-year-old father from the village of Sapapali’i, Savai’i does this because he knows life is getting tougher by the day.
“I don’t want to go into details of how much I struggled (in the past) for my children to be well educated, but I thank the man above for the wisdom and the strength.” - Fanaafi Maiava
The 45-year-old from Fasitoo-Uta firmly believes that farming is the way to make a decent living but with a little bit of a push from the government, Samoans can become millionaires by expanding their operations.
The challenging business environment of today is not just being felt by the executives and the high-flying officials running government ministries and big corporate companies.
“I have gone through those problems many times as well but I was able to overcome it all by sometimes pretend that nothing is happening but most of the times I talked it through with people whom I know are able to help.” - Mataafa Fa’atino Utumapu
Air New Zealand’s inaugural Apia flight landed 70 years ago this April - the start of our commitment to stimulating Samoa’s trade and tourism and connecting our island nations.
From the rural planes of Salelologa and Sale’aula, Savai’i to travelling the world with the Manu Samoa Sevens to Las Vegas, it’s hard for Elisapeta Alofipo to hide his excitement.
Growing exports, and looking for new potential exports and markets were two of the main points discussed at a workshop organised by the Market Access Working Group (M.A.W.G.) of the regional Pacific Horticultural and Agricultural Market Access (P.H.A.M.A.) programme.
Think a minute…On this journey called life, do you sometimes feel like just pulling over and parking? You feel like you’ve done enough, worked enough, and learned enough.
WHAT A TEASER! If the Samoa Rugby Union needed some publicity for the upcoming game to be held at Apia Park later in the year, the Auckland Blues rugby side gave it to them by defeating the Melbourne Rebels 56-18 on Thursday night.
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