The 45-year-old from Fasitoo-Uta firmly believes that farming is the way to make a decent living but with a little bit of a push from the government, Samoans can become millionaires by expanding their operations.
The challenging business environment of today is not just being felt by the executives and the high-flying officials running government ministries and big corporate companies.
“I have gone through those problems many times as well but I was able to overcome it all by sometimes pretend that nothing is happening but most of the times I talked it through with people whom I know are able to help.” - Mataafa Fa’atino Utumapu
Air New Zealand’s inaugural Apia flight landed 70 years ago this April - the start of our commitment to stimulating Samoa’s trade and tourism and connecting our island nations.
From the rural planes of Salelologa and Sale’aula, Savai’i to travelling the world with the Manu Samoa Sevens to Las Vegas, it’s hard for Elisapeta Alofipo to hide his excitement.
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.
Think a minute…This is a true story about a famous woman whose mother’s name was Gladys. Gladys was a beautiful woman who was instantly attracted to a handsome man named Edward who rode a motorcycle.
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.
WHAT A TEASER! If the Samoa Rugby Union needed some publicity for the upcoming game to be held at Apia Park later in the year, the Auckland Blues rugby side gave it to them by defeating the Melbourne Rebels 56-18 on Thursday night.
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