Manamea’s art exhibition “ The New Samoa: Samoa Fou” officially opened yesterday evening to the public at their studio in Vaigaga. A principal painting in the collection by artist Lalovai Peseta, features a portrait of Prime Minister Tuilaepa.
Meet Tania and Steve Davies from Hamilton, New Zealand. Since their arrival last week Saturday, they have been enjoying the local culture and the island vibes. They are originally from Wales but moved to New Zealand 30 years ago.
Samoa’s weather is why Paul and his wife, Jaisha Trebilcock, came to the islands. For the couple, it’s a good relaxing getaway from their busy schedules back at their home in Christchurch, New Zealand. For one thing, it is a nice break from the freezing weather of New Zealand at the moment.
A Health Ombudsman should be set up to deal with complaints and grievances at the Ministry of Health. This is what the Director General of the Ministry of Health, Leausa Dr. Take Naseri, told the Health Commission Inquiry hearing.
The Assemblies of God (A.O.G.) in Samoa is holding its 49th District Conference this week. The conference, which started at the beginning of the week, highlighted the Feast of Restoration.
Le Independence Fashion Expo Convention (L.I.F.E – Con) brought to you by E.M.D. is ready to kick off next week during the Samoa Independence Day celebrations. The two-day event, which opens on 1st June with a business expo, will be held at Tanoa Tusitala Hotel.
Leiataualesa Komisi Koria is the Samoa Law Society’s (S.L.S.) new President. A Partner at Clarke Ey Koria Lawyers, Leiataualesa specialises in Court litigation and advisory work across a wide range of sectors including tourism, manufacturing and financial services.
A 40-year-old father has admitted raping his 16-year-old biological daughter twice. The matter was presented before Supreme Court Justice Tafaoimalo Leilani Tuala-Warren. She issued a suppression order on the name of the defendant.
More drugs have been found at Tafa’igata Prison. This was confirmed by Police Superintendent and Media Spokesperson, Auapa’au Logoitino Filipo. It happened last week when Police officers were at the prison compound investigating a separate case.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Malielegaoi is firm. If Ministers of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (C.C.C.S.) – or any other Church Minister for that matter – continue to refuse to pay their taxes, they will face the full brunt of the law.
An undated video of how a Fijian singer butchered the Samoan national anthem during an netball game between Samoa and Silver Ferns is going viral among the Samoan community.
Farming has been a source of hope for a father from Tanugamanono to provide for his family. Foemua Faiilagi Saili Tanu’s farm was showcased during the strengthening Multi-Sectoral Management of Critical Landscapes (S.M.S.M.C.L.) for Samoa project.
Land is the most important part of culture. This is according to Mikaele Maiava, who is the Manager for Pope Benedict XVI Hostel in Moamoa, which hosts Tokelauan students during their stay in Samoa.
The consultation for sustainable management of soil resources in Samoa was held at the Samoa Conference Convention Center, T.A.T.T.E. building yesterday. The consultation was to highlight the celebration of soil resources as the physical cornerstone of life on earth.
The Komiti o Feau Eseese has asked the General Assembly of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa for an additional $2million to complete the renovations of the John Williams building. This is according a copy of its report for the 2018 Conference, which is held in Malua this week.
The One Million Stars to end violence project by Samoan master weaver, Maryann Talia Pau, was one of the most talked about public art installation in the world this year. The record breaking public installation at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games was the end point for a project that started out in 2012 when the exhibiting artist found an outlet to respond to a tragic event.
The Congregational Christian Church of Samoa’s annual payment of $1.7 million to the Samoa National Provident Fund (S.N.P.F.) for their $15.11 million loan should be reconsidered. That is the recommendation by the Komiti o Feau Eseese in their report leaked to the media. The loan from the S.N.P.F. was to assist with the building of the Jubilee Church project and other developments.
There was no consultation between the National Health Services and Ministry of Health prior to submitting the merge proposal to Cabinet for their review. That is what the Director General of the Ministry of Health, Leausa Dr. Take Naseri told the Commission of Inquiry appointed by Cabinet to consider the proposed organisational structure for the re-merge of the National Health Services and Ministry of Health.
Think a minute…On a TV game show I watched a woman win a shopping spree in a supermarket. She had just five minutes to fill her cart with anything she wanted in the store. In those few minutes, she had to be smart enough to find the most valuable things to fill her cart. Our life is just like that shopping spree. Life is short—so we are given only a limited amount of time to get the most valuable things we can.
As we all very much know, having a job is or must be an integral part of our everyday life. We all yearn for one. That is for sure. What we don’t know is, how do we go about getting “our” job. Period. That is the purpose of this article.
Banking whispers Whispers about the change of ownership for a major player in the banking industry in Samoa has been laughed off.
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