The latest contribution to the promotion of the Economic and Social Development of Samoa was presented in the form of dental equipment from Japan through a handover ceremony at the dental clinic of the Tupua Tamasese Meaole (T.T.M.) Hospital.
Living in poverty means asking is a must when in dire need of assistance. In Poufa Fitufa’s case, she lives in a home that is about to collapse, a floor with holes and a kitchen table directly placed on the ground.
There is no doubt that the Scientific Research Organization of Samoa (S.R.O.S.) has achieved its mandate as the government initiative celebrated its 12th anniversary this year.
Assault charges have been filed against the step father of the seven-year-old girl who went missing for two nights in Falelauniu. Va’aiga Amosa, who had been missing since Wednesday, has been found but in an interesting twist, her step father faces allegations to assault and abuse.
The life of a prominent businessman who has made a huge difference in Samoa, Robert Geoffrey Marfleet, was celebrated during a special gathering at Taumeasina Island Resort last night. Mr. Marfleet passed away peacefully on Friday 16 February 2018 at North Shore Hospital, in Auckland New Zealand.
By letter of 13 November 2017, Telei’ai Lagipoiva Dr. Lalotoa Mulitalo Seumanutafa was invited to be an expert panellist at the Conference ‘Pacific Law, Custom and Constitutionalism: A Three Part Series: Conference 1: Aotearoa NZ and Samoa in Dialogue: Law Reforms in Customary Land Tenure, Religious Rights and Traditional Leadership” Faculty of Law, University of Auckland, 12-14 February 2018.
The Executive Director of the Samoa Law Reform Commission (S.L.R.C.), Telei’ai Dr. Lalotoa Mulitalo Seumanutafa, is absolutely steadfast. She is adamant that the much maligned Lands and Titles Registration Act (L.T.R.A.) 2008 is "incapable of alienating" Samoa’s customary lands.
After half a day of heavy downpours, the areas in the Apia Township that are vulnerable to flooding are under water once more. Starting from Pesega, if you are heading to town, roads have been flooded and families living nearby rivers and streams are urged to be prepared.
The Fire and Emergency Services Authority (F.E.S.A.) has been working with the Melbourne Fire Brigade (M.F.B.) to develop a Fire Investigation Programme for Samoa.
Walking the seawall in search of a beach, Amina Kluge instead found something else uniquely Samoan, one of our brightly coloured buses sporting the two clashing figures of Joseph Parker and Anthony Joshua.
The Samoa Airport Authority (S.A.A.) is preparing for major airport pavement and drainage improvement works to key aeronautical infrastructure assets in the coming months.
Think a minute…There was a baker who bought his butter from a local farmer. One day the baker decided to weigh the butter. He was surprised that the farmer had been giving him less butter but still charging him the same price.
Talofa Samoa! Someone asked me the other day whether the whole food, plant based (W.F.P.B.) diet that M.E.T.I. is promoting can help reverse heart disease. The answer is a loud YES.
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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