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SAMOA ASSURED OF USA’s CONTINUED SUPPORT Apia, SAMOA — The U.S. Charge de Affairs to Samoa, Angeline Wilinson has assured the Samoa media that the United States Government will continue supporting Samoa whoever becomes the 45th President, this was based on reports out of outlets in Samoa. The...
Apia, SAMOA — Newly appointed Acting Police Commissioner, Leiataua Fata Aviga Salale has dismissed rumors that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) are leaving following an incident that occurred on Monday (Samoa Time) at the Apia Police Station during the arrest of Commissioner Fuiavailili Egon...
NO CHANGES IN VISA WAIVER FOR SAMOA, SAYS US EMBASSY Apia, SAMOA — The US Embassy in Samoa has made it clear that there are no changes to the US Visa Waiver for Samoa citizen to enter the United States. The announcement was made following an article that is being shared on social media by USA-Radio...
Ministry of Women, Community and Social Developments official Mema Motusaga during an interview after her presentation to the media at their week-long workshop. The media was told of the data regarding the low percentage of women in parliament and the evidence of gender inequality in Samoa. The workshop is sponsored by Samoa Alliance of Media Practitioners for Development (SAMPOD).  [Photo: JL]
Apia, SAMOA — With the total population of Samoa at 187,820, a total of 89% of the men hold chiefly titles, this is according to Ministry of Women, Community and Social Developments official Mema Motusaga during her presentation before the media during a weeklong training hosted by Samoa Alliance...
Members of the media in Samoa and American Samoa with U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Angelina Wilkinson who are participating in a training hosted by the Samoa Alliance of Media Practitioners for Development (SAMPOD). They received one of the grants from the US Embassy under the small grants scheme. The conference focuses on reporting on women and the LGBTQI community.  [Photo: JL]
Apia, SAMOA —“First days of training bring so much information that the media has been deprived of regarding women in government, women in parliament, women who are abused physically and verbally, the low percentage of women who hold chiefly titles in the villages and other issues that were never...
Te Vaka band which worked on the soundtrack for the Disney film Moana with Opetaia Foa'i holding the guitar. [Photo: Supplied / Te Vaka]
Pacific contributors to the soundtrack of Disney's latest animated film Moana say the music is an authentic reflection of the sound and culture of the South Pacific. Moana follows the adventures of a young Polynesian princess and navigator who is accompanied by the superhero-demigod Maui, but in...
Apia, SAMOA — “You should be ashamed of yourself,” were the words uttered by Supreme Court Justice Vui Clarence when handing down sentencing for Superintendent of Maritime Division of the Minister of Police, Tagaolo Iosefatu Wright. Vui pointed out the defendant was found guilty on three counts of...
Three of the six Honolulu police officers accused in a civil lawsuit filed by relatives of an American Samoan man who died after being arrested by the officers in downtown Honolulu in March of last year have asked a federal judge to “dismiss with prejudice” the civil case now set to go to trial on...
Apia SAMOA — Supreme Court Justice, Lesatele Rapi Va’ai has dismissed the criminal charges against Samoa’s Police Commissioner Fuiavailili Egon Keil. The Commissioner was facing charges, which included making a false statement, perjury, unlawful detaining and misconduct in a public place.  This was...
SEASONAL WORKERS MEET WITH PM Apia, SAMOA — “We take zero tolerance against those who break agreements,” was the message from Principal Officer of Regional Seasonal Employment (RSE), Fitu Fuimaono during a meeting between the RSE and the Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi regarding the...

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