Ads by Google Ads by Google

samoa

Court Report logo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A domestic violence case came before District Court last week for sentencing and District Court Judge Elvis P. Patea told the male defendant that he court doesn’t take these cases lightly. He told the defendant that a week doesn’t go by without these cases coming before...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man from Samoa pled guilty last week to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl over a span of nearly five months. Polani Taumaloto, 24, is an overstayer who was initial slapped with 8 felony charges — two counts of rape, two counts of sodomy, and 4 counts of sexual...
Tailani Salanoa and Dave Chung
Apia, SAMOA — Lovers of Korean food now have ready access to the most basic staples of its rich cuisine: the humble fermented cabbage dish called Kimchi is now for sale out of a little kitchen in Papauta. Seoul Good is the three week old venture of partners Tailani Salanoa and Dave Chung, who are...
The flooded road at Satapuala, Samoa with cars attempting to drive through
Apia, SAMOA —The Samoa Observer is reporting some residents on the Samoan island of Savai'i are stranded due to rivers flooded by the weekend's Cyclone Wasi. Although there were no casualties or major building damage reported due to the cyclone, some rivers and roads remained flooded. Two rivers on...
P&O cruise ship
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa has issued a blanket ban on all cruise ships wanting to visit as part of its on going prevention plans against the novel coronavirus. In the latest travel advisory issued by the Ministry of Health on Friday, it said all cruise ships will not be granted entry into Samoa until...
Track of TS Wasi
Apia, SAMOA — The Samoa government has activated the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) to prepare for Tropical Cyclone Wasi. A tropical cyclone warning remains in effect for all of Samoa. "Heavy rain warnings remain in effect for Samoa; landslides are possible for vunlerable areas,"...
House in Sogi village in Samoa
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa's Supreme Court has issued an order supporting the eviction of families living on government land in Sogi village. The Samoa Lands Corporation has been trying to move families to new settlements at Tafaigata and Falelauniu for years. Several families have already left but the 20...
Tugia Tuliau
Apia, SAMOA — A former Samoa Methodist church minister has been jailed for four years and ten months for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. Togia Tuliau pleaded guilty last year to eight charges of sexual connection and one charge of indecent assault. The victim, a member of Tuliau's church,...
Director General of Health, Leausa Take Naseri
Apia, SAMOA — Five Samoa patients and three caregivers returning from India after successful medical treatment are undergoing 14 days of self-quarantine in Nadi, Fiji for precautionary measures as mandated by Samoa’s Coronavirus Border Security Travel Advisory. On their way home, the Samoans had...
A small marijuana plant in a garden pot.
Apia, SAMOA — A youth who appeared in Court this past week charged  with escaping from Olomanu centre last December has been blamed for cultivating marijuana inside the jouvenile detention centre. A detainee escaped from Olomanu juvenile detention centre, went straight to Faleolo Police post and...

Pages