A top fashion designer, Rupi Taitu’uga Rokeni, has sacrificed the trip of a lifetime to China for his 73-year-old mother, Fa’amomoi. Today, Mr. Taitu’uga should have been among 32 members of the local fashion industry who are in China to learn from garment and fashion industry experts there.
“Let thy food be thy medicine” In a move where holistic meets conventional medicine, the Matuaileoo Environment Trust Inc (M.E.T.I.) has moved their Sleep and Healthy Living Clinics to the old hospital at Moto’otua.
CONGRATULATIONS JOE: A top local chef has been recognised with a global medal by the the President of the World Association of Chefs Societies (W.A.C.S.), Thomas Gugler.
The Chief Executive Officer of Electric Power Corporation, Tologatā Tile Tuimalealiifano has refused to confirm or deny reports that electricity prices could soon increase. The fears about an increase have surfaced following public consultations – including with the business community – about a new “Multi-year Tariff Proposal 2017/2018” from the Corporation.
The Police are investigating an incident where a 56-year-old male was found dead and hanging inside his house at Afega last week. This was confirmed by the Acting Assistant Police Commissioner Sala’a Moananu Sala’a, yesterday when he was contacted by the Samoa Observer.
Most teenagers live life not knowing what they are called to do. For Pese Siaosi, he says a dream is merely a wish if you don’t move towards achieving it.
Representatives of the 26 countries and territories that govern the Pacific Community (S.P.C) – including Samoa – have launched a regional campaign that celebrates the legacy of Pacific women.
Young Samoans are becoming sexually active as early as 14 years of age. So reveals a survey by the Samoa National Youth Council which has found evidence that a minority of young people between the ages of 14-19 are currently married or in defacto relationships.
Money is always the problem. That is the opinion of Jerry Ma’umaga of Maninoa Siumu and Mulifanua when he spoke with the Village Voice yesterday.
Attorney General, Lemalu Hermann Retzlaff, has commended the “brave officers” who stood up for justice in the wake of the recommendations by a Cabinet-appointed Commission of Inquiry to terminate the services of two senior police officers.
Prime Minister travels to Australia and New Caledonia. Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has left the country for Canberra Australia and New Caledonia.
The government’s vision for Polynesian Airlines to return as a full international airline under the banner of Samoa Airways took a gigantic leap forward yesterday with the signing of a key agreement.
The two men accused over a package intercepted by Customs Officers at the Fagali’i Airport, which contained ice, made their initial appearance in the Supreme Court yesterday. Scott Robert Barlow, of Samoa, and Fatu Vagana, of American Samoa, are facing drug charges.
A mother and her step son have been charged with incest. This was confirmed by the Acting Assistant Commissioner, Sala’a Moananu Sala’a, who said the alleged relationship dates back to 2015. “The incident started in 2015 when the family were staying at one of the villages at the Itu o Tane District in Savai’i,” said Sala’a.
Think a minute…Chris Spielman was a professional football player in the U.S. for 10 years. He was famous for his aggressive playing and tough tackling. But just before the 1998 professional football season, his wife discovered she had cancer.
A good friend, smart also, once told me I live with ghosts. By ghosts he was referring to my childhood days.
LEARNING FROM OTHERS Oh no! First we got a lesson in rugby success from the visiting Flying Fijians and now we have to swallow our pride and learn from their successful airline, Fiji Airways.
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