Despite the rain yesterday, children from 32 pre-schools turned out in numbers for a ‘Day in the Sun. The event, supported by the Sinaupualofa Trust, was held at the Samoa Football Federation Field at Tuanaimato. Director of Sinaupualofa Trust, Kuinimeri Tamati said the idea behind Day in the Sun was to create an opportunity for children to gather and enjoy a day of fun.
Samoa Airways has moved to clarify that they still issue the lowest airfares in the country and the 599 tala roundtrip was just for their Christmas specials. This is according to Samoa Airways Marketing Manager, Dwayne Bentley, in response to questions from the Samoa Observer.
“A breach of trust is unacceptable and the court will take a tough stand against this type of offending in the efforts to eradicate it. "There is a Samoan saying, ‘A malu i fale, e malu foi i fafo’ which means: ‘If you are safe in your family, you will also be safe outside’. “I sincerely hope that young girls of Samoa are safe.”
Retired Manu Samoa Vili Alalatoa is two hundred per cent behind the resurrection of the national pride, Samoa Airways. Enjoying his retirement in Sydney Australia, Alalatoa who played for his country of birth in 53 internationals from 1988 until the 1991 World Cup, is travelling to Apia for a family reunion later this month on Samoa Airways.
The cyber bullying workshop organised by the Samoa Fa’afafine Association (S.F.A.) has been hailed a success. Held last week Saturday, the workshop was considered a milestone achievement for S.F.A. because it brought out in numbers the young members of the association between the ages of16 and 40.
Member of Parliament, Olo Fiti Vaai, is worried. He is concerned that so far there has been no solid information as to what action the Ministry of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (M.P.M.C.) has taken since evidence was provided that someone is “selling Samoan passports” online.
Think a minute…Thomas Edison is one of history’s greatest inventors with more than 1,000 inventions and patents to his name. It is interesting that he gives much of the credit to his mother.
New Zealand, a member of the Pacific family of nations, has an exemplary record in the development and the maintenance of democratic governance in its modern history.
LEARNING THE AIRLINES LINGO Heard the term “close in bookings”? Chances are, you are one of the many Samoans who fall into that category used by airlines to describe your booking when you travel.
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