When you are surrounded with people who love you; you will stop at nothing to give them a better life. Some say they will climb the mountains for their families and this is all out of love.
A two-day hearing against two men accused over a package intercepted by Customs Officers at the Fagali’i Airport, which contained ice, started last week. Scott Barlow and Fatu Vagana are facing one joint charge of possession of methamphetamine to which they have both pleaded not guilty.
The “unfortunate” increased permit fees targeting only American Samoan born citizens entering Samoa will be addressed at the Two Samoa Talks next month in Apia.
As of 1st October, the Samoa Shipping Corporation will be charging customers with vehicles extra fees. But that is only if they decide to change their already confirmed bookings with the Corporation to an earlier or later date.
A handover ceremony for $6,000 worth of Science equipment and supplies from the Australian Government Direct Aid Program (D.A.P.) was held Friday at the Faleu Primary School Hall.
Nothing comes easy in life. Sam Tau, of Leauva’a, knows this is true. A 33-year-old farmer, Sam was spotted yesterday on his way to do some shopping for Sunday’s to’onai.
Special Olympics Samoa began their Prevention Programme against Tooth Decay for Dental Health last week. They started at Aoga Fiamalamalama with assistance from the National Health Services Dental team.
Samoa’s distinctive elei is something the passionate co-owner of Rimani Samoa, Laureen Lees-Vaai, cares deeply about. Established in 2007, Laureen shares the business load with her husband, Saleimoa Vaai, who is an international Pilot.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has endorsed the “Treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons”. Tuilaepa signed the treaty in New York where is for 72nd United Nations General Assembly meeting.
The Owner of Rendezvous Restaurant & Bar at Maluafou, Manwell Kurene Endemann, is appealing to the public for help to find equipment stolen from his business ransacked by a thief of thieves yesterday morning.
A total of $11.49 million was spent on “unforeseen expenditures” for the financial year ended 30 June 2016. This was revealed by the Public Accounts of the financial year for 2015-2016 compiled by the Ministry of Finance.
The Samoa Observer’s Chief Reporter, Joyetter Feagaimaali’i Luamanu, has been awarded the first Indigenous Climate Change Media Partnership (C.C.M.P.) Fellowship by Internews.
Samoa joined the Peoples Republic of China to celebrate the 68th anniversary of its founding on Friday night. The celebration was held at the Chinese Embassy, Vailima.
The Court of Appeal has upheld a Supreme Court decision in a lawsuit brought by prominent lawyer, Leuluaiali’i Olinda Woodroffe, against Justice Robert Lloyd Fisher.
Think a minute…A cemetery in Indiana, America has a gravestone with these words on it: “Stop stranger, when you pass me by. As you are now, so once was I.
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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