Dr. Kaylarina Fuata’i is a third generation graduate doctor from Otago University. She follows her grand uncle Dr. Ailao Imo senior (1958) and her uncle Dr. Sirovai Fuata’i (1981) of Moataa village, Vaimauga.
Manu’a Fetineia’i and her family of Falevao have never had access to clean drinking water for over 20 years. The mother of two lives with her husband, their two children, her grandmother, and her four brothers in a dilapidated small house.
The Asia Development Bank’s latest Pacific Economic Report says Samoa’s first marginal fiscal surplus since 2009 shows it’s on its way to achieving higher development outcomes.
The village of Apia welcomed 16 new matai titleholders on Friday. Among the titles conferred were: Sailimalo, Saveatama, Laloataata, Sagauga, Vaigalepa, Va-i-ao and Leapai.
Fa’asagafa’aifomanumailelagi Fa’alafi from Malie and Falelatai is the 2018 Dux of Peace Chapel Primary School. The 12-year-old, who dreams of becoming a school principal, topped his Year 8 class in social science, mathematics and Samoan studies.
The Ah Liki Wholesale and Chef Choice Tuna have announced the winners of their Christmas promotion. The promotion attracted over 30,000 entries from around the nation with 16 winners announced yesterday.
Meet the woman behind Eveni’s international success. Lisa Vaai has been part of the company since 2010, and now she is responsible for the designs, creativity and marketing side of Eveni.
Protecting and reclaiming customary land was at the heart of a peaceful protest march yesterday by members and supporters of the Samoa Solidarity International Group. A small crowd of people, number just over 100, gathered in Apia early yesterday morning to protest and call for the repealing of the Land Titles Registration Act 2008 and mark Black Saturday.
Members of the Samoa Solidarity International Group held a peaceful protest march yesterday to call on Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi and his Government to repeal the Land Titles Registration Act 2008.
The Samoa Law Society is yet to respond to a call from Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi for it to crack down on lawyers who were de-registered overseas for professional misconduct. The Prime Minister made the appeal in a speech at a function to mark the 10 years anniversary of the Samoa Law Reform Commission.
On the third night of Thirteen Days of Christmas, Safata College took to the podium and continued the countdown to Christmas at Vaitele Uta. Prior to the performances, school principal, Tu’ave Titi To’a commenced the night with a prayer.
The Samoa Cancer Society (S.C.S.) marked its 20th anniversary this week with a gathering, reflecting on the Society’s humble beginnings and achievements.
Think a minute… The first, most important ingredient for success is motivating yourself to act. You must believe every day that your choices and actions are moving you closer to your goal. You are the one who makes or breaks your own success.
A muamua le viiga o le Atua, auā o le fa’amoemoe ua taunu’u o le lā’au lea o le soifua. Ua savinifaapunuomanu ai lagona o lenei aso auā o lea ua a’e i fanua le faiva o le manusina sa ta’atiu I ā’au mamao ma ua tepa ai nei i ‘ula, ua taga’i i ‘ula, ua tago foi i ‘ula le asō. Ia tumau pea lona vi’iga e lē aunoa.
P.M. on Church leaders It seems Prime Minister Tuilaepa can’t leave members of clergy alone. During a radio programme last week, he had plenty to say about Church Ministers. For instance, he reminded them that Church Ministers were only taught on spiritual matters, not on Economics.
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