Growing exports, and looking for new potential exports and markets were two of the main points discussed at a workshop organised by the Market Access Working Group (M.A.W.G.) of the regional Pacific Horticultural and Agricultural Market Access (P.H.A.M.A.) programme.
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (S.P.T.O.) is creating greater awareness of tourism in the South Pacific Islands region across Europe, through a series of marketing events over the next two months.
Three Samoan officials are among Pacific trade, commerce, investment and fisheries officials in Honiara at Forum Fisheries Agency (F.F.A) HQ for two weeks of training.
For Le’emo Tifaga, 38, and a father of six from Letogo, his gift is to make elei prints. He works for a company that makes lavalava and other materials.
Digicel Diaspora serves the community of customers who are living in countries across the world but still have strong connections to their loved ones at home.
An International Monetary Fund (I.M.F) team led by Niamh Sheridan visited Samoa last week. They were to hold discussions with authorities on the 2017 Article IV* Consultation.
Positive thinking produces positive results. This was the message from the Chairman of the Samoa Rugby Union and Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, to the Manu Samoa Sevens team yesterday.
A registry to increase access to credit by Samoa is to be launched next week. Samoa’s Personal Property Security Register will be launched by the Minster of Commerce, Industry and Labour, Lautafi Fio Purcell, at the Taumeasina Island Resort on Monday.
The World Bank is to “significantly increase” its support for Samoa over the next few years. The assistance will come from the International Development Association funds available to the Pacific region, which covers Samoa.
“For all of us who call Samoa our home, this is a time to celebrate a very special part of our natural environment – the “wetlands.” - Deputy Prime Minister, Fiame Naomi Mataafa
Think a minute…A pilot was flying his small airplane, a Cessna 150, when suddenly he lost control. His plane began spinning and falling to the ground! He panicked and began doing everything he could think of with the controls.
I thank Dr. Falepo for his wise words for as we know we must be forever grateful to the Lord for the work we do.
We really need another airline that is not affiliated to an existing one which is also flying in and out of Samoa. In other words, competition please, not a cosy relationship where you both maintain the status quo at the expense of the trapped customers
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