A multi-stakeholder mission team led by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (I.F.A.D.) has wrapped up its two-week mission to initiate the design of the Farming as a Business (F.A.B.) project in Samoa.
The United Nations (U.N.) Women hosted its latest Ending of Violence in Samoa (E.V.I.S.) roundtable at the University of the South Pacific Alafua Campus last week.
The handover ceremony of 110 tunnel and shade houses to 80 farmers earlier this month was part of the fourth phase of the China – Samoa Agricultural Technical Aid Project.
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$35.75 million (T$95.09m) grant to improve the climate resilience of Samoa’s road network and facilitate a rapid response in the event of a natural disaster. Thousands of residents on Samoa’s two main islands, Upolu and Savai’i, will benefit directly from this investment.
A man accused of the death of a Chinese man earlier this month has been identified as Ta’uinaola Laupu’a, of Salelavalu, Gataivai and Vaitele-fou. The 31-year-old appeared before Chief Justice, His Honour Patu Tiava’asu’e Falefatu Sapolu yesterday.
The Ministry of Revenue and an Australian aviation company are in a tussle over the ownership of a multimillion-tala helicopter the Customs had planned to auction. The helicopter made headlines in Samoa in early 2016 when the newly incorporated firm back then, Samoa Helicopters Company, won the backing of the Government to set up Samoa’s first medical evacuation and search and rescue operation.
Stressed out and overwhelmed travellers, mostly from developed countries, are looking for a way out of the fast life in order to find simplicity and mindfulness. Mindfulness is a trending term we hear often but for those who apply the principles have called it the answer to modern ailments of anxiety and depression.
Literacy, numeracy and science are the essentials for survival. This is the theme for this year’s Samoa Schools Innovation in Literacy, Numeracy and Science programme. Held at the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture, the two-day programme includes the International Day of Light, which schools carried out in May this year and the best science projects to reflect innovative thinking and application of students’ everyday experiences.
A Canadian man accused of possession of ‘ice’ appeared before Chief Justice, His Honour Patu Tiava’asu’e Falefatu Sapolu yesterday. William Ernest Rockliffe, 50, is accused of possession of narcotics and possession of utensils. He was represented by lawyer, Lefau Harry Schuster.
“Conservation is the application of common sense to the common problem for the common good” that is according to American politician and forester, the late Gifford Pinchot.
The Central Bank Board of Directors, at its meeting on the 30 August, 2018, approved the continuation of its loosening monetary policy stance for the year financial year (FY) 2018/19.
The inaugural Marist Excellence Service Awards Ball recognised 15 members of the Marist Brothers Old Pupils Association (M.B.O.P.A.) for their long, distinguished and outstanding service to Samoa.
For the safety and welfare of students, all schools should heed the advice from the Government to start classes at 9am. That’s the message from Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Malielegaoi as the country prepares for daylight savings which begins on 30 September and lasts until April next year.
Think a minute…”Whom should I marry?” This decision is so big that it largely determines the life you live and person you become for the rest of your life. Here are seven vital areas that singles need to understand and evaluate before they choose whom to marry.
The crusade by a group of matai (chiefs) to highlight their concerns about the risk of customary lands being alienated as a result of Asian Development Bank (A.D.B.) project continues.
Prime Minister’s health The Government’s media officials were unable to confirm or deny reports that Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Malielegaoi required urgent medical treatment when he arrived in China on Sunday.
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