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 Bula Kafe in Florida
Suva, FIJI — Outrage in Fiji over a United States businessman trademarking the word 'bula' shows little sign of abating. Florida-based Ross Kashtan has trademarked the common Fijian greeting, which is in the title of his businesses including a kava bar. It means he can take legal action to prevent...
Two policemen outside Samoa's police station
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa police are investigating the death of a man who allegedly died after he was beaten by his 58-year-old father. The incident was confirmed in a Police weekly update posted on their Facebook page. The 35-year-old man is from Vaitele fou and Safotu, Savai’i. “On the 10th September,...
Su'a William Sio (left) and Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson (right)
Wellington, NZ — The New Zealand Green Party co-leader says Pacific and Māori women need to keep disrupting the patriarchy to increase their say in society. Marama Davidson, the party spokesperson for Pacific people, was at a ceremony marking 125 years of women's suffrage in New Zealand. The event...
 Gordon Langkilde is tackled in a file photo
San Francisco, CA — Samoa sevens player Gordon Langkilde has pleaded guilty to misdemeanour charges in a San Francisco court after attacking Welsh players in the tunnel after a game. The charges were reduced from two criminal counts of battery and one of assault after he attacked Welsh players in...
Wesley Samoa
KAILUA-KONA — A man remains in critical condition following an assault that occurred early Monday morning in the parking lot of the Kona Seaside Hotel. Hawaii Police Department Maj. Robert Wagner said Tuesday that the victim, a 63-year-old security guard, is currently on Oahu receiving treatment...
Samoa Court building
Apia, SAMOA — The man convicted of the 1999 murder of Samoan Cabinet Minister Luagalau Levaula Kamu, has appeared in court on theft charges. Alatise Leafa appeared this morning and pleaded not guilty to two charges for stealing over 200 cartons of beer worth more than $US6000 from a distributor in...
Guam Lieutenant Governor Ray Tenorio
Hagåtña, GUAM — The Guam Lieutenant Governor Ray Tenorio, who is standing for re-election in November, is facing misdemeanour charges of official misconduct, reckless conduct and obstructing government function. The Pacific Daily News reported the complaint had been filed against him by the...
Associate Minister Peseta Vaifou
Apia, SAMOA — A $3.57 million tala contract to build a new airport at Tia’vea has been awarded to a company owned by the son of Associate Minister Peseta Vaifou Tevaga. A paper from Cabinet, F.K. (18) 28, issued on 15 August 2018 has advised that the airport contract has been awarded to Aldan Civil...
 Prime Minister Tuilaepa promoting Samoa Rum
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa’s very our very own, Samoa Rum, will soon make its debut on the international airport duty free shelves. This was announced by the Government in a statement issued on Friday. Samoa Rum is the latest achievement by the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa (S.R.O.S.) at...
Swire Shipping logo
SINGAPORE — Swire Shipping is pleased to announce the launch of a market-leading weekly service connecting North Asia and the Pacific Islands in October 2018. Jeremy Sutton, General Manager of Swire Shipping said: “Swire Shipping remains committed to offering our customers sustainable shipping...

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