Member of Parliament, Olo Fiti Vaai, is worried. He is concerned that so far there has been no solid information as to what action the Ministry of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (M.P.M.C.) has taken since evidence was provided that someone is “selling Samoan passports” online.
More than 4,000 students from across the country have been sitting national assessment exams for the past week. According to the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture, more than 2,400 students are sitting the School Certificate (S.S.C.) while another 2,000 students are taking on the Senior Secondary Leaving Certificate (S.S.L.C.) examinations.
If you follow the delicious spicy aromas of a unique fusion of the orient and the Pacific up the hill to Vailima, you will be directed to the old but newly-renovated Curry House. The restaurant had been operating for 10 years before it was closed for a year to undergo renovations.
Attorney General, Lemalu Hermann Retzlaff, is confident Samoa is on to a winner with Samoa Airways working closely with Iceland Air. The A.G. fielded questions from the media around the lease arrangements of the Samoa Airways aircraft with Iceland at the airlines’ launch in Auckland.
Niko Maiava, of Lotofaga Safata, is worried about the future of Samoa. Speaking to the Village Voice team yesterday, the father of four is especially concerned about how the high cost of living is hurting people. He doesn’t see a light at the end of the tunnel in this situation.
The government needs to invest in factories in Savai’i to provide employment opportunities there. So says 24-year-old Selulo Fa’aso’otauloa from Sataua, Savai’i who believes the people on the big island deserve to have employment opportunities just like people in Upolu.
Thanks to the labour of university students supervised by qualified instructors and materials donated by L.D.S Charities (a charitable arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), mathematics and literacy students at the National University of Samoa (N.U.S.) now have a beautiful new study facility.
Think a minute…In 1972 Life magazine published a story about the true adventures of John Goddard. When he was 15-years-old John heard his grandmother sadly say: “If only I had done that when I was young…” At that moment, John determined not to have regrets at the end of his life, so he wrote down 127 goals for his life.
New Zealand, a member of the Pacific family of nations, has an exemplary record in the development and the maintenance of democratic governance in its modern history.
LEARNING THE AIRLINES LINGO Heard the term “close in bookings”? Chances are, you are one of the many Samoans who fall into that category used by airlines to describe your booking when you travel.
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