Acting Prime Minister Tialavea Fea Hunt has reminded about the importance of the protection of the precious Blue Pacific Ocean. Tialavea made the point when he opened the 28th S.P.R.E.P. Meeting in Samoa this week.
Former Miss American Samoa, Antonina Lilomaiava, joined forces with S.S.A.B. Pago Inc. and Miss American Samoa Inc. (M.A.S.I.) to donate more than $8,000 worth of reading books, toys, educational games, puzzles, book shelves, kid’s desk and chairs to the LBJ Tropical Medical Center last week Friday.
Thanks to the Samoa Civil Society Support Programme, the Samoa Cancer Society was chosen as the site visit for the Asia Development Bank (A.D.B.) training participants from around the Pacific region.
Samoa Airways will make her international debut to Auckland from Faleolo on 14 November 2017, the Minister responsible for Polynesian Airlines, Lautafi Fio Purcell, has confirmed.
Australian’s have fallen in love with Ma’oi; Samoa’s own boutique range of traditional jams, spreads and puree’s handcrafted in the village of Poutasi.
Member of Parliament, Olo Fiti Vaai, did not mince words. He said tips opens the door to bribery and eventually corruption. And he believes the Minister of Revenue, Tialavea Tionisio Hunt, who is also the Acting Prime Minister, should be ashamed of encouraging Customs officers to accept tips.
Lets talk about sex. And do so openly without the shame, secrecy and silence around our bodies in Samoa and effectively we can take back our power of autonomy and end the epidemic of sexual abuse.
The Chairman of Samoa Submarine Cable Company (S.S.C.C.), Pepe Fia'ailetoa Fruean, has reassured members of the public there is absolutely nothing to worry about in terms of health in connection to the Tui Samoa Cable.
A young man has made his family in Samoa, American Samoa, United States of America and all over the world proud. Kenape Lesa who holds a Masters in Accounting from Brigham Young University recently became a Certified Public Accountant in the United States of America.
If what you do helps your family to survive, that is more than enough. Such is the philosophy of 41-year-old Atana Taiulu, of Nonoa Saleimoa, about life and work.
Lagomau-i-tumua Vena Laititi returned to his home village of Auala Savai’i from Idaho, U.S.A in 2009. Since then, he has seen the rise and fall of village living noting that things have improved somewhat since he and his late wife returned home.
Christine Walker and Linda Hendra from New Zealand have had the time of their lives in Savai’i. Although it was their first time on the big islandi, the ladies are definitely no strangers to Samoa as they have visited our shores before. This is their third visit.
Think a minute…It’s said that we human beings are the only creatures who refuse to be what we are. One writer put it: “When people are free to do as they want, they usually copy each other.”
Only a few more days to go before New Zealand voters find out whether the National Party will have a fourth term in government.
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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