The Central Bank of Samoa congratulated the winners of their “Be Money Wise Poster Competition and Build Your Savings Piggy Bank/ Money Box Competition” last Friday.
Two of Sheraton Hotel and Bungalow’s best fire knife dancers went head to head on Tuesday evening for an opportunity to advance to the next round of the Faletalimalo Siva Afi challenge.
The Development Bank of Samoa’s (D.B.S.) earnings after tax for the financial year 2017 was $71,000. The bank also recorded a surplus of $1.3 million. The figures are revealed in the D.B.S. 2017 Annual Report obtained by the Samoa Observer.
The battle of being a transwoman sworn to serve in the U.S. Army was a challenge for Arrianna Princess Haserota Auva’a. S.P.C. Auva’a is from Vaoala, Falealupo and Malaeloa in American Samoa. Auva’a is based in Fort Stewart Georgia, South Carolina
A 46-year-old father has been convicted and ordered to pay $250 to Court before 12:30pm today. Tanielu Tui was charged with one count of possession of a glass pipe used to smoke marijuana, one count of bringing in a glass pipe into the country and one count of making a false statement at the Faleolo International Airport.
Taxi operators are frustrated with the Land Transport Authority (L.T.A.). They are unhappy claiming that contrary to assurance the policy to disregard vehicles older than 2003 for commercial transport has been delayed, many of them have already been affected.
Local officials will be a lot better prepared to deal with doping cases when the Pacific Games come around next year. That’s after local Doping Control Officers (D.C.O.) complete a three-day training workshop at the Samoa Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (S.A.S.N.O.C.) headquarters.
Police Commissioner, Fuiava Egon Keil, has confirmed that several untitled men from Luatuanu’u have been arrested. He did not have the exact numbers. The arrests were made when more than 50 Police Officers descended upon Luatuanu’u to try and calm a situation there where angry villagers had taken to block the road.
Recycled Handicrafts is a new home-made business. It provides eye catching handbags, bowls, table mats and Bible bags made from coffee sachets. They also supply r products to well-known local businesses.
Samoa now possesses a central database of archeological sites or historic places thanks to the work of archeology students from the National University of Samoa (N.U.S.).
The Australian High Commission in collaboration with the Samoa Chamber of Commerce hosted a special Education Roadshow for the private sector on Wednesday at the Hotel Elisa conference room.
Think a minute…Ann Scheiber lived alone in her small apartment in New York City having never married. She did not own a car, so she walked everywhere wearing the same old black coat.
About a month ago, we were in a meeting with three village Mayors (male Chiefs) to discuss the implementation of the first carbon offsetting project for Samoa by replanting more than 12,000 native trees in the O le Pupu Pue national Park.
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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