The Samoa Land Corporation-owned Malifa Lodge – which was once described as a failed project –is now collecting $108,000 on an annual basis.
The blacklisting by the European Commission over anti-money laundering (AML) processes will have next to no impact on profit motivated crime, according to senior researcher and principal at AML Assurance, Dr Ronald Pol.
Cardinals attending Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse called Friday for a new culture of accountability in the Catholic Church to punish bishops and religious superiors when they fail to protect their flocks from predator priests.
The defense team for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said Friday it will seek a new trial for the notorious drug lord in light of "misconduct" on the part of several jurors who allegedly followed media accounts of the case against the instructions of a federal judge.
The Manu Samoa 7s Team for the Las Vegas 7s and Vancouver 7s Leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series is officially named.
The Dunedin, New Zealand-based Highlanders established themselves as the escape artists of Super Rugby as they came from behind Friday to beat the Queensland Reds 36-31 after trailing 31-29 with seven minutes remaining.