One of the greatest blessings in life is to serve our parents. This is the belief of a young fisherman, Moe Iafeta, 23, from the village of Tufulele. Mr. Iafeta said the only reason he went out fishing was because of his grandmother.
Just like the sides of a coin, there is always a good and bad side of life. And with the considerable changes in Samoa today, evading the negative impacts are inevitable. This is the belief of a 40-year-old father, Ilalio Vaifale, from the village of Leauva’a Uta.
There will always be someone worse off than you. That is the philosophy that drives Felu Filiva’a from the village of Aele. Speaking to the Village Voice team yesterday, the 26-year-old explained how blessed he is to be working under a government ministry.
Sione Iosefa from the village of Satupa’itea believes everyone has two options when it comes to struggles. You either sit around complaining which leads nowhere or you get up and work to improve your situation.
Apiliato Tulifao has made his parents very proud. He was named the top student for the Year 7 level of Fagali’i Primary School. The 12-year-old dedicated his achievement to his parents for all that they have done for him.
Business Systems Limited (B.S.L.) continued the celebration of its 40th birthday in Savai’i last week. Owner Meilan Meredith, her staff and the company’s supporters all share the belief that what is good for Upolu is also great for the big island.
The United Nations Development Programme Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (U.N.D.P. GE.F-S.G.P) continues to support efforts to improve knowledge and technical expertise in sustainable agricultural practice, including organic farming and gardening, as well as the preservation and protection of spring water resources in Samoa.
Heaven sent with Alofa from Samoa is the Koko Loa promise with their newly-launched product of an assorted gift pack of chocolates. This pack was on display at their official press conference in the Wilex premises in Lelata.
The aroma of love filled the Immaculate Conception Cathedral at Mulivai on Saturday when lovebirds, Maria Alosia Matilda Leota and Andrew Chan exchanged vows in front of God, families and friends.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has encouraged firefighters to use “common sense” in their line of duty. His comments were made at the Promotion ceremony of 15 firefighters who took another step forward in their career with the Fire and Emergency Services Authority (F.E.S.A.) last week.
The Ministry of Police want everyone to have a safe week as the nation prepares for Christmas next Monday. As such, they are advising the public to stay safe and make sure family members and loved ones are protected.
A heavily drunk man who struck his 15-year-old son on the neck with a machete, killing him instantly, has been jailed for 15 years after he was convicted of manslaughter. But it could have been his mother who would have copped the treatment.
The Samoa Police Service executive has bid farewell to six of its police officers who will be leaving for Sudan as part of a UN deployment mission for a period of 12 months.
With 13 gold medals, eight silvers and five bronze, President and Coach of Samoa Weightlifting Federation, Tuaopepe Asiata Wallwork, is proud of his team’s performance at the Vanuatu Mini Games 2017.
With technology moving at such a fast pace and the attention of many young people focused on their devices, it leaves less room to realize what is important around them, their family. That is according to Foma’i Matale from the village of Satuiatua, Savaii, who expressed his concern to the Village Voice team yesterday.
Think a minute…You know that all of the world’s progress has come from people who just weren’t satisfied to let well enough alone. Sir Francis Bacon said: “Acorns and nuts were good, until someone invented bread.”
If you are unemployed, blame yourself. Nobody else. Almost. Let me explain. People say I need a job. Doesn’t anybody? Unfortunately, those who proclaim that way, and I don’t blame them, do not know, with all certainty, what kind of a job they want.
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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