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Mangere members head out for some exercise. [courtesy photo]
With a prayer and a stretch the walkers are off. There's music and laughter – a mix of Samoan and English chatter – as the flower-festooned group begins to walk around the lagoon. Those that get tired sit by the water, listen to some tunes and cheer on the others but the party atmosphere belies a...
  The Central Bank of Samoa [Photo: RNZI/ Koroi Hawkins]
The Central Bank of Samoa is warning locals about the dangers of Facebook and other social media networks being used by scammers to take their money. The bank has issued the warning in a press statement for the general public to be on the lookout for internet organized crime. The Bank says it's has...
The consignment of 23 pigs imported from Hamilton New Zealand recently touched down at Faleolo International Airport. [courtey photo]
The Livestock Division under the umbrella of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is topping up its pig stocks with the arrival on new genetics imported from Hamilton New Zealand which promises to revolutionize the local piggery industry. Arriving by commercial flights, the 23 pigs includes 8...
View of the apron, east side. [courtesy photo]
Apia, SAMOA  – In the coming months, Samoa Airport Authority (SAA) will be Following the World Bank’s No Objection in October 2017and a Cabinet Approval in November 2017, SAA signed a USD 31,400,750.00 contract on 18 January 2018 with Downer NZ Ltd to undertake the design and construction of...
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Apia, SAMOA — Landowners will be prosecuted if they plant trees not less than 10 meters from electricity poles. Law amendments to this effect are now with the Attorney General’s Office, the General Manager of the Electric Power Corporation, (EPC) Tologata Tile Leia Tuimalealiifano told a press...
(2nd from left) Digicel Samoa CEO, Mr. Farid Mohammed and (3rd from left) SSCC Board Chairman, Leiataua Alden Godinet with Digicel and SSCC officials announced on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 that it’s the first company to sign up with the Tui Samoa cable.  [Courtesy photo]
Apia, Samoa – Digicel today announced, it’s the first company to sign up with the Tui Samoa cable. This announcement follows the announcement made earlier this month about it investing WST $25-million in upgrading its network. The official contract signing ceremony took place at the Samoa Submarine...
Tupulaga O Samoa Mo a Taeao, representing Samoa, will perform Friday night as part of the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s International Nights 2018. [Photo courtesy of BOB DOUGLAS]
The University of Hawaii at Hilo International Student Association will present International Nights 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the UH-Hilo Performing Arts Center. As one of the most diverse college campuses in the nation, this annual event features performances from around the world...
Paul Bayly (l) surveying the damage done by TC Winston with ​DS at RKS school library in Viti Levu, with one of his deputies Puamao Sowane (r).  [Courtesy photo]
WANGANUI, 21 February 2018 — Speaking on the second anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Winston, and having just faced the brunt of Cyclone Gita in New Zealand, Paul Bayly former Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in Fiji, calls on more Pacific led research to contribute...
Convicted rapist, Lauititi Tualima [file photo]
A notorious prison escapee and convicted rapist, Lauititi Tualima, who brought much shame to Samoa when his offending attracted the attention of 60 Minutes last year, has refused to cooperate with the Chief Justice, His Honour Patu Tiava’asu’e Falefatu Sapolu. A Court official said he appeared to...
A lawyer in Honolulu representing students who suffered decades of horrific abuse at the hands of a doctor says victim complaints were ignored by staff and key evidence destroyed to protect the school's reputation. Kamehameha Schools has now agreed to pay out a record $US80 million to 32 victims...

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