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Dame Meg Taylor
Canberra, AUSTRALIA — As is the case the world over, the early part of 2021 will see no let up in the impacts of COVID-19 in the region. That is not to say that it will simply be ‘more of the same’ as we saw in 2020. The advent of vaccines will have a significant effect, and they are already being...
Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegoi in a facemask
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa is expecting to take delivery of Covid-19 vaccines as early as February and the rollout is estimated to follow soon after, the Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegoi has revealed. The Samoa Observer reports Tuilaepa was speaking during his weekly programme on Wednesday with...
(L-R) Agafili Tomaimano Shem Leo, Interim Chairman NEOC and Director General of Health Leausa Samau Dr. Take Naseri.
Apia, SAMOA — At the recommendation by Cabinet the Head of State, le Ao Mamalu ole Malo le Afioga Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II has appropriated the extension of the State of Emergency Orders COVID19 to the 14th February 2021. The Cabinet’s recommendation to the Head of State was approved at...
Police officers at road block questioning motorist
Apia, SAMOA — Driving Under the Influence of alcohol was the second highest type of charge laid by Samoa Police in 2020. Responding to questions from Samoa Global News, Police Commissioner Su’a Fuiavailiili Egon Keil confirmed that Samoa Police made 3,704 arrests in 2020. 523 of those were DUI...
MP Fiame Mataafa
Apia, SAMOA — In a response from the Office of the Attorney General to claims by Individual MP Fiame Mataafa, that the press releases issued by the AG are “propaganda" made the following statement: “With respect, Hon. Fiame Mataafa’s opinion in the Samoa Observer of today, that AG press releases...
CNMI Governor Ralp DLG Torres
U.S. PACIFIC TERRITORIES — Northern Marianas and Guam have denounced the protests in U.S. Congress. In a statement, CNMI's Governor, said he was disappointed and saddened to see the nation's senators and representatives threatened and law enforcement officials overwhelmed by this unprecedented act...
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Apia, SAMOA — The eased restrictions to Samoa’s State of Emergency Orders announced on the 21st of December have been extended for another two weeks to the 17th of January. A media release from the cabinet Press Secretariat confirms the Head of the Sate, le Ao Mamalu ole Malo, Afioga...
(L-R) RN Lautasi Alao, RN        Amanaki Lautusi, Koreta and Visesio with Samoa's New Year baby of 2021. [
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa’s first born baby for 2021 was born to Koreta Keti and Visesio Roma from Fusi Safotulafai, and Puapua village in the north east coast of Savaii. A baby girl, just under 7 pounds was born at Motootua National Hospital at 2.35am this morning in what was not an easy delivery as...
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Apia, SAMOA — New entry to Samoa rules have come into effect, including a ban on people recovered from COVID-19 and a fresh list of travel bans as a new strain of the virus circulates the globe. Anyone who had COVID-19 in 2020 and wants to get to Samoa now has to wait six months from their first...
Two police officers walking out of police headquarters in Apia
Apia, SAMOA — It is not a happy new year for the families of three men, reported by police to have been victims of two separate alcohol-related homicide incidents in Samoa following the celebrations of New Years Eve 2021. DOUBLE HOMICIDE INCIDENT AT AFEGA An incident that resulted in the death of...

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