Ads by Google Ads by Google

Regional

SAMOAN POET HIGHLIGHTS MOTHER'S TREATMENT A Samoan poet has published a heartfelt piece of poetry in motion on social media in response to her mother's residential care home subsidy application being declined in New Zealand. Titled Dear Loyal New Zealand Citizen, Grace Taylor reads a letter...
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A new volcanic fissure on Hawaii’s Big Island sent gases and lava exploding into the air, prompting officials to issue calls for more evacuations as residents awaited a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcano’s summit. Hawaii County Civil Defense issued an emergency...
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii (all times local): 6:55 a.m. Officials say a new lava fissure has been reported and are ordering more evacuations on Hawaii’s Big Island. The Hawaii County Civil Defense issued an alert Sunday morning that steam and lava...
Wellington, NEW ZEALAND — New Zealand Defence Force aircraft are spending hundreds of expensive hours every year looking for missing fishing boats and ferries in the Pacific. While there are moves afoot to improve maritime safety in the region, some say it's time for a total rethink on where aid...
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa's Attorney General is set to appeal a decision by the District Court to discharge without conviction the country's President of the Land and Titles court, Fepulea'i Attila Ropati, on charges of assault and causing grievous bodily harm. The defendant had pleaded guilty to one...
Apia, SAMOA — Based on the Memorandum of Understanding on Friendly Cooperation between City of Huizhou, the People's Republic of China and the Independent State of Samoa co-signed by Mayor Mai Jiaomeng of Huizhou and Honourable Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi of Samoa in 2015...
Apia, SAMOA — Mother’s Day came early for the elderly mothers of Mapuifagalele Home for the Elderly in Vailele yesterday.  This was after they were presented 30 gift hampers from Chan Mow Supermarket.  The 25 elderly mothers sang songs of thanksgiving as they accepted their gifts. “On Mother’s Day...
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa has moved a step further to becoming the aviation hub of the South Pacific. The new and improved Faleolo International Airport was officially declared open yesterday in a grand ceremony.  The opening was attended by the Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, Cabinet...
Apia, SAMOA — A 53-year-old-man who impregnated his friend’s 14-year-old daughter has been sentenced to jail.  Lupematasila Ta’i, a fisherman of Siufaga Falelatai, appeared before Supreme Court Justice Mata Keli Tuatagaloa to be sentenced on eight counts of sexual connection with a girl who was...
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii volcano is threatening to blow its top in coming days or weeks after sputtering lava for a week, forcing about 2,000 people to evacuate, destroying two dozen homes and threatening a geothermal plant. Experts fear Kilauea volcano on the Big Island it could send ash and...

Pages