Representatives from four projects receiving support this year under the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives met earlier this month with officials from the¬¬¬ Government of Canada to share information on their development initiatives.
The Samoa Weightlifting team wraps up the Asia Indoor Games 2017 securing the only medal for Samoa with a bronze medal from Iuniarra Sipaia in the Women90+kg.
The Supreme Court has given a man accused of possession of ‘ice’ two weeks to find a lawyer. Teremoana Dan Tumama faces charges of possession of methamphetamine (ice), two counts of possession of marijuana and one charge of possession of utensils.
The Samoa Shipping Corporation (S.S.C) is continuing to develop the Mulifanua and Salelologa Wharves for a better travelling experience for members of the public.
A new hotel will soon take shape in Sogi. Next month, Digicel Samoa, is expected to host a groundbreaking ceremony to kick-start their $40million tala hotel development. The hotel will be located on S.I.F.A land, where the government parked all the cars and buses during the S.I.D.S Conference
Shark sightings and attacks in Samoa’s waters are not new. So alerts the Assistant Chief Officer Legal for the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Maoi’autele Amitonu Brigitta Fa’afiti-Lo Tam.
Culture is your identity. This was the theme of Avele College’s Culture Day. School Principal, Matafeo Lesaisaea Reupena, said the day was an important occasion to remind students about the value of the Samoan culture.
Member of Parliament, Olo Fiti Vaai, has called on the government to end commercial sex work in Samoa. He has also strongly criticised plans by the Ministry of Health to offer educational and counseling services to “commercial sex workers” as part of a bid to promote healthy living.
Bodybuilding might have been excluded from the list of sports for the 2019 Pacific Games but the man at the helm of the sport in Samoa, Benjamin Tamanikayaroi, remains upbeat.
Pele Vaifale Alaovai of Leauva’a and Aleisa faces a water problem. The 30 year old told Village Voice they have been stuck with this problem for five years and they deserve help.
Think a minute…A cemetery in Indiana, America has a gravestone with these words on it: “Stop stranger, when you pass me by. As you are now, so once was I.
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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