Hairdressing is not just about fixing hair for Uini Purcell. It is also a process of building unbreakable bonds. This week, Uini is in Samoa. She is relaxed.
The U.S. Embassy in Apia has announced that Samoan students have an opportunity to apply for the United States-South Pacific Scholarship Programme, which supports Master’s and Bachelor’s degree study at the University of Hawaii.
Faith is essential when you want to get through any struggle in life, even when people tell you it’s not okay. And holding on to faith could be the ultimate hope of overcoming pain and sorrow.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi is unrepentant over the government’s decision to tax the incomes and gratuities for church ministers. Amidst growing criticisms of his administration from the church and members of the public, Tuilaepa remains defiant.
Samoa’s flag carrier, Samoa Airways, appears to have sorted out a teething problem with their boarding passes. That’s according to Attorney General, Lemalu Hermann Retzlaff, on a Facebook post yesterday.
Ever doubted the government’s vision behind Samoa Airways? If yes, you are probably not the only one. Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi knows this. But the government through its Press Secretary has countered this by releasing a statement revealing the key people involved in getting the airline off the ground.
Simone Johnson, the daughter of Samoa’s most famous Hollywood son, Seiuli Dwayne Johnson, has been selected as the Golden Globe Ambassador for the 75th anniversary of the Golden Globe Awards.
Despite the challenges, Samoa is no doubt still the land of milk and honey. Talking to the Village Voice team yesterday, Ulisese T. Ioane, he is grateful to be living in Samoa.
This is what Fetu Fetaia’i, 77, from the village of Faleula-Uta, believes. Mrs. Fetaia’i spoke with the Village Voice team yesterday afternoon while doing some work at her plantation – a walking distance from her house.
The cost of living in Samoa is expensive. But it would be a lot worse it if weren’t for the existence of Chinese businesses who have helped eased the burden for many locals. Iosefo Lili’a, 56, from the village of Nu’u Fou accepts that the quality of products is not exactly the best.
There are consequences for every bad decision we make. For Laina Ete from Nu’u, his alcohol addiction cost him the most valuable treasure in life – his family. “My wife and my four children left me because I was not able to control my desire for alcohol,” he said.
On their way to have breakfast in Apia yesterday were Dallas and Elaine Walton of Melbourne, Australia. It was a gloomy and cloudy day in the central part of Upolu when Dear Tourist bumped into the happy couple who are in Samoa for an eight-day holiday.
Travelling for work is one of the greatest perks a job can offer you for many different reasons. For Pip of Wellington, New Zealand, coming to a tropical island gave her a little teaser of what Samoa had to offer.
Samoa’s flag carrier, Samoa Airways, appears to have sorted out a teething problem with their boarding passes. That’s according to Attorney General, Lemalu Hermann Retzlaff on a Facebook post today.
I am privileged today to give comments on behalf of our government and our leaders especially on a topic that has a big impact on health if we are not to address it now.
Think a minute…I know a woman who gets sad when her husband sends her roses! She says: “The only reason my husband gives me flowers is because it’s Valentine’s Day and he thinks he’s expected to.
Talofa Lava and Welcome to this important and historical occasion for our people and our country.
SLOW DOWN PLEASE Those midnight rally drivers might want to be careful out there.
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