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Woman racially harrassing two men
Kansas City, MO — A white woman in Kansas City was filmed shouting racial slurs at two men. "So yesterday me and my homie Sam were out taking photos in the power and light district via KCMO when we overheard this lady say 'these f*****g n*****s' when we walked by. I told her not to say that, and...
Two Samoa police officers outside heaadquarters in Apia.
Apia, SAMOA — The Police are investigating three separate deaths. They involve a three-month-old baby, 11-month-old toddler and a 24-year-old man.  This was confirmed by the Police yesterday. On 10 October 2018, the Police said they received a call from the Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital regarding...
 The panelists for a panel on New Zealand's response to Pacific climate change,
Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND — The message that Pacific people affected by climate change would rather stay in their homes than become refugees in New Zealand was reiterated by a panel at Canterbury University on Thursday. The panel in Christchurch discussed New Zealand's response to Pacific climate...
 Andrew Choe, President & CEO, StarKist Co.
San Francisco, CA — StarKist Co. has agreed to plead guilty for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices of packaged seafood sold in the United States, the Department of Justice announced Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. According to the USDOJ press release, a one-count felony charge filed today in the U.S....
Truck carries bananas for export to the port in Samoa.
Apia, SAMOA — Five hundred cartons of bananas set sail for New Zealand from Samoa just yesterday (17 October), which the industry hopes will pave the way for further commercial volumes. The first commercial trial shipment will spend five days in transit before clearing New Zealand customs and...
Two Samoa police officers outside heaadquarters in Apia.
Apia, SAMOA — Two former National Health Service workers in Samoa have been sentenced to jail after stealing paracetamol from the national hospital. The pair last year stole an estimated $US4,000 worth of the pain-killer in six separate incidents. TV1 Samoa reports the men pleaded guilty and were...
aedes aegypti mosquito
OCEANIA — A program which spreads infected mosquitoes to control dengue and other diseases is showing success in parts of Fiji, Kiribati and Vanuatu. The World Mosquito Program's Oceania director says there's evidence the wolbachia infection has spread through the insect population and there have...
Samoa flag
Apia, SAMOA — Laws for Samoa may soon be drafted in the Samoan language, or Gagana Samoa, according to the Chief Executive Officer of the Law Reform Commission. Newsline Samoa reported that Teleia'i Dr Lalotoa Mulitalo told a workshop in Apia recently that there is a push from lawmakers to draft...
Apia, SAMOA — The National Council of Churches and the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (C.C.C.S.) have declined to comment on the latest move by the Government to collect unpaid taxes from Church Ministers’ directly from their personal bank accounts.  General Secretary of the National...
 The image from the cover of the book, the Invading Sea
Wellington, NEW ZEALAND — The sea level is rising more in the South Pacific than in other regions, the author of a new book about the impact of climate change on coastlines says. Neville Peat yesterday launched his book The Invading Sea which examines adaptation to the affects of climate-change in...

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