A ‘local company’ has won the tender to lease the ‘abandoned multimillion tala’ former Desico Samoa factory at Vaitele. This was confirmed by a senior officer of the National Provident Fund who spoke to the Samoa Observer on the condition of anonymity, yesterday.
Life is a beach for Roze Leclerc, 27, and Emily Chichalon, 25, all the way from Southern France. Roze and Emily were touring the Cultural Village when Samoa Observer approached them for an interview.
Samoa, as one of the three countries that submitted bids to host the Pacific Games 2019 after Tonga’s withdrawal earlier this year, is looking like a front runner. Samoa, along with Guam and Tahiti, has expressed interest in the hosting role, with less than two years to go.
This week, all Pacific Meteorological Services, donors, development partners and stakeholders are gathering for the Fourth Pacific Meteorological Council meeting in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
They might be far from home but the Filipino community in Samoa under the umbrella of the Pilipino in Samoa Organization (P.I.S.O.) made sure the fathers felt right at home when the nation paused to honour fathers last weekend.
A date has been set for an inquest into the death of prisoner Siliva Auali’itia who was found dead at Tafaigata Prison two weeks ago. The hearing is scheduled for 30 August 2017.
Counterfeit money is a growing problem and the people behind them are targeting nightclubs and gas stations. This was confirmed by the Governor of the Central Bank of Samoa, Maiava Atalina Ainu’u-Enari, during an interview with the Samoa Observer.
The Supreme Court has rejected claims that the Police had fired gunshots towards a vehicle driven by a man who then crashed into the Police cars during an incident in 2015. In the Supreme Court yesterday, Justice Lei’ataualesa Daryl Clarke, rejected the claims made by Laki Jr. Nauer.
The McDonald’s Family Restaurant has secured the naming rights for the Miss Samoa Pageant 2017. The $100,000 deal was announced during a press conference at McDonald’s in Apia yesterday.
Family, friends and relatives of Sister Anne Mary of the Assumption from Tonga and Samoa gathered at the Carmelites Monastery Chapel at Vailima to witness her first profession’s ceremony on Monday. Archbishop Fr. Alapati Mataeliga conducted the service.
Think a minute…Remember Christopher Columbus? The bold explorer from Europe who intended to sail across the Atlantic Ocean to find Asia but failed. Well, he didn’t fail completely.
Early in 2015, Dr Peter Swain paid me a courtesy visit at my office.
LATER! So the new Tanumalala Prison will be finished in about July next year? Correct us if we’re wrong, but did we not hear our Prime Minister inviting a certain 60 Minutes reporter, Liam Bartlett to the opening of the new prison in June this year?
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