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.
Unemployed and without a consistent water supply, a mother of five has a lot to think about. Flora Ieremia 27, of Alamagoto contacted the Village Voice team to share her plight and to also seek assistance. She said her children are her main priority.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi walked away impressed with the Tanumapua Farm swift recovery from Hurricane Gita at the end of a brief tour by Cabinet Wednesday this week.
Samoa Tag Incorporated has received $5000 from Bank South Pacific (B.S.P.) for the Teuila Tag Tournament. The cheque was presented to the President of Samoa Tag Incorporated, Faaofonuu Leota at the B.S.P. boardroom on Friday.
Bank South Pacific (B.S.P.) has secured the naming rights for the National Elite Touch Championships. A cheque of $6000 and merchandise worth $3000 was presented to the Samoa Touch Referee director and representative of the Samoa Touch Rugby Inc., Asiata Seve Gerard Anapu at the bank’s main branch in Apia
The membership increase of the World Rugby Council to include women will not help Pacific rugby player’s welfare, says a Pacific rugby players organisation. The World Rugby Council (W.R.C) last year increased its seats from 32 to 49, and all the new positions went to women.
National Health Service general manager, Palanitina Tupuimatagi Toelupe, has rubbished claims by a family that hospital staff’s negligence led to their son’s paralysis. One-year-old Tovanse Meni was taken to the Moto’otua Hospital last year with high fever and later admitted for pneumonia.
The Cabinet will issue a response to the findings of a Commission of Inquiry that reviewed the proposed merger between the Ministry of Health (M.O.H.) and the National Health Services (N.H.S.). Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Malielegaoi said the findings of the inquiry were discussed by the Cabinet recently and it agreed on a new structure for the merger.
A request to write off loans is an embarrassment and it does not look good for any country, says Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Malielegaoi.
The Samoa Airport Authority (S.A.A.) spent more than half a million tala on a parking ticketing machine. This was revealed by the Controller and Chief Auditor, Fuimaono Camillo Afele, in his report to Parliament for the financial year ending 30 June 2013. The report says that the auditors found upon their review of fixed assets that an amount totaling $529,398.77 was paid for the new ticketing machine project in 2013.
Samoa is a paradise in the heart of the Pacific, says Melanie Murphy. Melanie, who lives in Auckland, New Zealand, flew into Samoa on August 6 for a relaxing holiday and to do a lot of sightseeing around the island.
No matter where you are in the world, there is no place like home. So says Fuatai Mataia, a Samoan who was born and bred in the islands and moved to Colorado, United States at the age of 20.
Think a minute…A young man bought a plane ticket to Auckland, New Zealand. Later when he got home and looked closely at his ticket, he saw the travel agent had sold him a ticket to Oakland, California.
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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