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Apia, SAMOA — Samoa's government is looking to place controls on alcohol advertising in a bill to be introduced to Parliament this year. The chair of the Liquor Board, Tialavea Tionisio Hunt, confirmed the Bill was being drafted and would include "criteria for the advertisement of alcohol," the...
Apia, SAMOA — The proposed ban on styrofoam products in Samoa has been deferred for six months. The ban, which was to start 30 January, has been put back to 30 June. A senior officer of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment confirmed the ban had been postponed to allow local companies...
a team from the local Dept. of Health is stationed at the Pago Pago International Airport
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has told cabinet members not to give up easily on enforcing current policies and regulations implemented for entry permits - due to the measles outbreak - for travelers from Samoa. Speaking at Sunday’s cabinet briefing on the measles update,...
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Apia, SAMOA — A former primary school teacher from Ti'avea is facing indecent assault charges related to four students in Samoa. The victims are from the age of 12 to 15 years. The alleged offences occurred between 2017 and 2019. The accused, Sola Alimanu, 69, is in police custody and will appear...
Police Commissioner Su’a Fuiavailiili Egon Keil
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa Global News is reporting that Samoa’s Police Service responded to 823 calls from the public throughout the festive season averaging 75 calls a day over the 11 days from 23 December 2019 to 03 January 2020. Responding to questions from Samoa Global News Police Commissioner Su’a...
Measles posters on display in Samoa.
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa's Prime Minister has ruled out an amnesty for parents whose children are yet to be fully vaccinated for measles. A law was passed at the height of the ongoing measles epidemic in December, mandating parents to ensure their children are vaccinated and making it a prerequisite for...
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Apia, SAMOA — The minimum wage increase in Samoa, which came into effect on 1 January, has been welcomed by the local association of manufacturers and exporters. Last year, Cabinet approved an incremental increase from $WST2.30 per hour to $WST3.00 per hour. Association president Tagaloa Eddie...
Apia, SAMOA — The Samoa measles epidemic has claimed two more lives, taking the death toll to 83. The latest deaths were confirmed by the Health Emergency Operation Centre in a statement issued on Monday night (Samoa time). The Samoa Ministry of Health confirms a cumulative total of 5,697 measles...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The owner of the alia from Samoa which was caught entering American Samoa on 20 December, without prior approval as required under the measles emergency declaration, is to be fined $6,000, this according to Talanei News as reported in Pacnews. American Samoa Homeland...
Two policemen in front of the Samoa police station.
Apia, SAMOA — The Samoa Police Service continue their pursuit to keep Samoa free of illegal substances and criminal activity with six arrests made over the weekend at Faatoia. Responding to questions from Samoa Global News, Police Commissioner Su’a Fuiavailiili Egon Keil confirmed that guns and...

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