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Lani Wendt Young
Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — Facebook’s community standards allow women to be abused and threatened, especially when that abuse is not in English.  This is according to Lani Wendt Young, a Samoan writer, editor, publisher and journalist, who was invited by Netsafe NZ to speak at the 2018 Trans-Tasman...
Participants at the second Pacific Tourism Insights Conference in Apia, Samoa.
Apia, SAMOA — The second Pacific Tourism Insights Conference (P.T.I.C.) brought together 157 delegates from 95 organizations and 16 destinations to influence change and share their thoughts and ideas on the future of tourism in the Pacific. Organized by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (P.A.T.A...
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...

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