The Government is seeking to amend the Constitution to add three new members to the Judicial Service Commission (J.S.C.). Currently J.S.C. comprises the Chief Justice, the Attorney General and a representative of the Ministry of Justice.
The China Navigation Company (C.N.C.) and the Vailima-based Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment (S.P.R.E.P.) have signed a memorandum of understanding (M.O.U.) to address critical waste management issue in the Pacific islands.
The Samoa Qualifications Authority held its second awareness workshop on the Foreign Qualifications Recognition Service (F.Q.R.S.) at the Development Bank of Samoa conference room yesterday.
Tomorrow is shaping up to be an exciting day for the Outrigger Canoe Paddling community in Samoa. The excitement is particularly evident for one local who is set to tackle the 33km Sheraton to Sheraton regatta.
Nicky Mary from Palmerston North, New Zealand, chose Samoa to escape her busy life. She’s in Samoa with her husband and her two kids aged 10 and 7 just to get a prefect family time. And Samoa for her has delivered just that and more.
Meet Kerrilyn Boakes, from Christchurch, New Zealand. She finds Samoa’s white sandy beaches beautiful and attractive. She adds that Samoa was a good choice for her because it is surrounded by beautiful beaches.
Amy Te Whetu finds Samoa a friendly destination. According to her, it is the right place to go for a family holiday. She’s in Samoa with her husband, and her two sons, a four-year-old and seven-year-old.
The Gambling Control Authority (G.C.A.) presented a cheque of $5,000 to the Samoa Tennis Association yesterday. Held at the G.C.A. headquarters in Apia, the Manager of Licensing Regulatory and Compliance of G.C.A. Auimatagi Fa’afetai Ah Kuoi presented the assistance.
The Samoa Fire and Emergency Services Authority (F.E.S.A.) received a much needed assistance yesterday. Thanks to Toyota Asco Motors Samoa, F.E.S.A. received $10,000 worth of equipment at their main office in Apia.
Member of Parliament, Olo Fiti Vaai, has challenged Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Maliegaoi, to take him to Court to prove if he is indeed Samoa’s most wanted blogger, known as O.L.P. Olo issued the challenge in Parliament yesterday.
A man from Aele, who is facing a charge of attempted murder, has changed his plea to guilty. Oge Kigi changed his plea during a hearing before Supreme Court Justice Vui Clarence Nelson.
TV3 is set to host a spiritual rally in support of Lupesoliai La’auli Joseph Parker this Sunday. Lupesoliai will take on Anthony Joshua in the first major boxing bout in Cardiff, Wales.
Fishing is a source of livelihood for many on small islands such as Samoa. Unfortunately, going fishing on the reef could be life threatening for Leuluai Pepese, a 56–year-old man of Faia’ai.
Solomona Tavita is one lucky man. He is heading to Cardiff, Wales, next week to watch Samoa’s world heavyweight champion, Lupesoliai Joseph Parker, take on Anthony Joshua.
The Electric Power Corporation (E.P.C.) has paid $20,000 to the family of an eight-year-old boy who was allegedly electrocuted from a faulty electrical wire last month. This was confirmed by E.P.C. Chief Executive Officer Tologata Tile Tuimaleali’ifano.
Cigarettes and tobacco licensing was on the agenda in Parliament yesterday. It was raised during the tabling of the Tobacco Control Amendment Bill 2018 where the Government is proposing to establish a tobacco licensing body.
It’s been said that education is the key to a successful life. For Jeremiah Leo of Falelauniu, life has taught him the importance of education. But instead of a successful life, his academic struggles are the reasons for his daily struggles.
Think a minute…There was a young married couple who really struggled to make enough money just to live on. One day the husband took all their money and bought a small service station. His wife Jane did not think this was a smart, good investment.
If you concern yourself with backing away from or avoiding repeated mistakes, you are not likely to find yourself “backing –up” into achievement or success. It has been traditional to believe that the avoidance of mistakes will result in progress.
THE BEST A big fa’amalo to the skilled and courageous E.P.C. staff who braved the winds and rain to restore power from broken and dangerous power lines on Cross Island Road on Wednesday night in pitch darkness.
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