Anovale Aiono of Fasito’o uta has a simple need Water. The 56-year-old mother told the Village Voice that living without water is one of the hardest things their family puts up with every single day.
Sa Tevaga, a mother of two needs help. The family from Aleisa has not had water and electricity for eight years and she knows the struggle of living without these basic utilities.
Lack of water is a daily struggle. So says Dee Vaa, 45, of Faleasiu uta. The farmer says their family owns two plantations and that is their main source of income.
The lack of data collection by the National Health Services Laboratory was highlighted in the first H.I.V, A.I.D.S, Sexual Transmitted Infection and Tuberculosis Reference Manual launched by the Ministry of Health.
Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Hotel has become one of the more popular venues to host national and regional conferences in Samoa. On Monday, members of Samoa Chamber of Commerce were invited to see why.
Love is a progression. For Leata Tauofaga and Alatise Fualaau, they have taken their love to another level by pledging to be lifetime partners last week.
The airline does not own any aircraft. Instead, Virgin Australia operates services on behalf of the joint-venture airline. However, one Boeing 737-800 has been painted in a special Virgin Samoa livery.
Between 30 and 40 applicants have expressed interest in the vacant Manu Samoa coaching role following Namulauulu Alama Ieremia’s resignation. This was confirmed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Samoa Rugby Union, Faleomavaega Vincent Fepulea’i, yesterday.
The government’s plans to build a new prison at Tanugamalala has been delayed as the Tenders Board has demanded more information. This was confirmed by the Minister of Finance, Sili Epa Tuioti, who is also the Chairman of the Tender’s Board.
After climbing the tallest towers around the world, Jordon Milroy is ready to take on the high seas as his next challenge. Jordon is a member of the Apia Yacht Club.
A $600,000 Coin Save store was officially opened at what used to be the Vaitele produce market yesterday. And present to launch the venture was Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi who congratulated his fellow Falevao chief and Chinese businessman, Tuituioaiga Teeking Weng, for taking on the challenge.
Faleata College is celebrating a proud milestone this week. It follows the school’s sweet victory in TV3’s Year 10 Spelling Bee competition. The team of girls from Faleata overcame their much fancier opponents, Pesega College, in the final.
The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, La’aulialemalietoa Leuatea Polataivao Fosi, has resigned from his ministerial portfolios. But he is adamant that he is innocent. “I declare that only God knows the truth,” he said. “I claim my innocence and I can categorically state I am clean of all the things that I have been accused of.”
The Miss Samoa Pageant for 2017 received more assistance yesterday courtesy of Samoa Stationery and Books (S.S.A.B.). The company presented $10,000 worth of help to Samoa Events Incorporated (S.I.E.), $5,000 in-kind and $5,000 cash, to help out with preparations for the Miss Samoa Pageant on 9 September at Tuutuuileloloto Hall.
At 17 years old, Taira Lam Sam, of Leulumoega, is a young man with lots of responsibilities on his shoulder. None more important than the job of looking after his parents.
Think a minute…In a war rule number one is you must know who you’re fighting. Otherwise, you’ll waste a lot of time and energy fighting the wrong enemy. Our life’s daily struggles are like a battle.
Ou te mua’i fa’atalofa atu i le Paia ma le Mamalu ua tatou mafuta i lenei aso. Malo le Soifua Maua ma le Lagi e Mama.
NUMBERS PLEASE Is it our imagination or has there been a genuine upsurge in the number of tourists in Samoa? We say genuine, because we are not counting those who are our own ‘sons and daughters (and other aiga) for the return home’!
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