The Police has apprehended and charged the driver involved in the death of 79-year-old Lusi Loua Paulo at Nofoalii early this month. The accused, a 26-year-old male of Faleatiu and Satapuala, is remanded in custody and will appear before court on August 22, 2018.
Samoa’s newest eyeglasses specialist shop Malo Mata has ceased offering eye prescription tests until their optometrist’s registration is approved by authorities.
An appeal against the Court's decision to discharge Manu Samoa 7s captain Alatasi Tupou without conviction is set for hearing on December 3. The decision was made by Chief Justice Patu Tiavasue Falefatu Sapolu yesterday.
The owner of the Princessa chain of Supermarkets, Zhu Jian Chen, has been released from jail after paying off his debt. His brief imprisonment is in connection to a warrant of committal that ordered him to pay $107,171.70 to Chan Mow Company Limited.
Staff and volunteers of the United Nations (U.N.) in Samoa yesterday paid tribute to former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan. Kofi Annan passed away in his home over the weekend after a short illness. He was 80 years old.
A hundred young people representing different church denominations from the villages of Lepuia’i, Faleu, Apai, Salua in Manono Tai recently participated in a sexual and reproductive health seminar.
The inquiry into the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Sefuiva Charlene Malele, is about to be completed. Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr Sailele Malielegaoi, who is also Minister for the Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly (O.C.L.A.), said the report will be handed to him upon its completion and they will accept its findings.
Samoa Airport Authority illegally used public funds to host end-of-the-year Christmas and farewell parties and paid $1000 to a staff member whose house was damaged by fire. Controller and Chief Auditor, Fuimaono Camillo Afele, made these findings in his report on the financial affairs of the Samoa Airport Authority (S.A.A.) to Parliament for the financial year ending June 30, 2013.
As a little girl, Sonia Piva from Melbourne, Australia, has been visiting her mother, Maria Piva's families at Fagalii and Salelesi every year. But this time around, she has taken the quantum leap to live in Samoa.
The Government will remove the “Green Lane List” after cargo x-ray scanners are installed at the main wharf and Samoa’s two airports. This undertaking was given by the Minister of Revenue, Tialavea Tionisio Hunt, during an interview with the Samoa Observer, as the cargo express service continues to come under criticism.
A 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck the Fiji Islands region yesterday afternoon with the Samoa Government’s meteorology division later advising there is no tsunami threat. The earthquake at 1:19pm (Samoan local time) occurred at a depth of 559 kilometers and a distance of approximately 825 kilometers south west of Apia.
The Samoa Association of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Institutions (S.A.T.V.E.T.I.) held a special meeting on Friday 10th August 2018, at T.A.T.T.E. conference room to reconvene and elect new Executive.
More than fifty villagers from Safata District, turned up at the Alcohol and Cancer Free Talanoa Session, held at the Lotofaga, Safata Congregational Christian Church Parish.
A two-day seminar aimed at recognising and promoting the significant role that Members of Parliament (M.P.) play in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (S.D.G's) will be held in Samoa this week, from 22 – 23 August, at Taumeasina Island Resort.
Food plays a large part in defining our experiences, especially in Samoa. If the food was good, everything else that wasn’t was overlooked.
A total of $2.66 million in unpaid customs declarations is owed to the Ministry of Revenue (M.O.R.). This was revealed by the Auditor’s Report for the period November 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014.
Think a minute…You remember the first time you tried to ride a bike? It can be quite tricky. The bike shakes and wobbles everywhere until you finally learn how to balance your weight. Balance is important in everything.
There is a common Samoan saying: “Tau mai na o le pua e ulā; se’i mai le mui’a’a” – “Pick only the most fragrant of frangipani; harvest the royal roots”. It is both a directive and a gentle plea.
Those parking meters A lot has been said about the Government’s move to install parking meters - good and bad.
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