Samoa is a paradise in the heart of the Pacific, says Melanie Murphy. Melanie, who lives in Auckland, New Zealand, flew into Samoa on August 6 for a relaxing holiday and to do a lot of sightseeing around the island.
No matter where you are in the world, there is no place like home. So says Fuatai Mataia, a Samoan who was born and bred in the islands and moved to Colorado, United States at the age of 20.
Ola Mama Wash at Vaivase is more than just a car wash. Opened on August 18, 2017, Owner Lilian Mata’u said he prayed about business with his wife and it has a religious connotation.
For so long, Chiyuan Liu, a businessman of Salelologa, Savaii has had to import vegetables from Upolu to supply his supermarket and the local demand.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi’s administration will be challenged in Court over the “legality” and the “constitutionality” of the Land Titles Registration Act (L.T.R.A) 2008. The legal challenge is being brought by the Samoa Solidarity International Group Global (S.I.G.G.), which yesterday filed a lawsuit against the Government.
The demand and need for vegetables varies for people on Upolu and Savaii. Since she started farming three years ago, Temukisa Tofilau noted that there are certain vegetables that are not widely consumed by people in Savaii compared to Upolu, especially herbs such as green pepper.
The Tanumapua Farm welcomed some very special visitors on Wednesday. Owner and businessman, Taimalie Charlie Westerlund, and his workers welcomed Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi, and members of his Cabinet for a special visit.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has addressed the concerns by the Samoa Nurses Association over the Police’s decision to file criminal charges against the nurses without the autopsy report. “The Police are working in accordance to their mandates under the law and if they have enough evidence to file charges; there is no need to wait for the autopsy report,” said Tuilaepa.
From the young people to the old, Samoans were blessed to be in the company of the second Messianic Jewish leader to visit Samoa, Pastor Avi Mizrachi, during the past few days.
Close to 70 people have been driving under the influence (D.U.I.) since the Ministry of Police launched its speed racers operation last month. This was confirmed by the Police. “Given the increase in number of drivers driving vehicle under the influence of alcohol road blocks will continue in the next coming months,” a Police statement said.
Papali’itele Fa’amausili Molī is the new holder of the Malietoa title. The son of the late Malietoa Tanumafili II was bestowed the honour during a colourful and an elaborate ceremony at the Malae o Vaopipi, Malie, early yesterday morning.
Two men wanted in connection to the brutal attack of David Main last weekend have been arrested and charged. The men’s names have not been released by the Police but they are both not strangers to the cops.
The development of a digital farmhand by the Australian Centre for Field Robotics has the potential to transform agriculture and attract more young people to seek careers in the sector.
The digital farmhand is a developing science technology that could revolutionise the profitability and sustainability of small-scale row crop farming in Samoa. A field trial was carried out yesterday by a group of engineers from the University of Sydney, Australia at Charlie Ah Liki’s commercial farm in Tapatapao.
Think a minute…You may have heard the saying, “Joy shared is joy doubled.” Giving isn’t a sacrifice, it’s an investment. We actually get back much more than we give. So don’t give until it hurts, give until it feels good.
On 9 July 2008, Mr. Aaron Kama, a Lecturer at the U.S.P. Alafua Campus presented to the interested public a very stimulating topic titled: Growing money on trees.
Those parking meters A lot has been said about the Government’s move to install parking meters - good and bad.
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