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.
The Maota o Poutoā at Sapapali’i, Savai’i, was a place of great celebration last Saturday. It was where seventy-two family members of the family of Malietoa Moli were bestowed with three different chiefly titles.
A CONCERNED MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC AT VAITELE WRITES: I remember a lady across the road wrote a letter to the editor early this year about this Chinese Wholesale and their rubbish but nothing happened.
A Supreme Court Justice has called on the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture to encourage the education of students and parents alike about what she calls “stranger danger.”
The influx of illegal immigrants entering American Samoa with drugs and contrabands is the reason behind the stringent revision on entry permit waiver for certain countries, requiring an “OK to board” to enter the U.S. Territory.
The Minister of Public Enterprises, Lautafi Fio Purcell, has assured members of the public that the Accident Compensation Corporation (A.C.C) building is safe.
Manu Samoa’s new coach, Fuimaono Titimaea Tafua, knows the odds are against him but the term “mission impossible” is not part of his vocabulary. That’s his attitude to his new role and the man who coached Samoa to one of her most famous rugby victories over Australia would need it.
In case of a natural disaster, especially a tsunami, residents of Fasito’o-uta would be well versed with what to do. That is the objective of a drill hosted by Adventist Development and Relief Agency (A.D.R.A.) The tsunami drill took place at the Matailiili residence yesterday.
The sun is high and at its hottest as young 18-year-old Iosefo makes the long walk back home to his family home in Taga Savaii. He takes a few minutes rest under the shade of the tree to talk with the Village Voice about his day.
Think a minute…A famous man and woman who were neighbors were always arguing. They just could not get along with each other. One day the woman said to the man: “Sir, if you were my husband, I’d give you poison!”
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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