After half a day of heavy downpours, the areas in the Apia Township that are vulnerable to flooding are under water once more. Starting from Pesega, if you are heading to town, roads have been flooded and families living nearby rivers and streams are urged to be prepared.
The Fire and Emergency Services Authority (F.E.S.A.) has been working with the Melbourne Fire Brigade (M.F.B.) to develop a Fire Investigation Programme for Samoa.
Walking the seawall in search of a beach, Amina Kluge instead found something else uniquely Samoan, one of our brightly coloured buses sporting the two clashing figures of Joseph Parker and Anthony Joshua.
The Samoa Airport Authority (S.A.A.) is preparing for major airport pavement and drainage improvement works to key aeronautical infrastructure assets in the coming months.
Age and life is a gift from God. And he should be acknowledged for the gift of life. The message was loud and clear during the celebration of Anaseini Tupou Mafo’e’s 100th birthday at the Maota o Samoa this week.
A 60-year-old granduncle has been sentenced to 16 years and six months imprisonment for raping his 13-year-old niece. This followed an assessors’ trial last month. Ioane Peni of Apolima was charged with two counts of rape and three counts of sexual connection.
The crew of a fishing vessel from Samoa are safe and well in American Samoa. The vessel owned by Luafutu Fa’amoana, of Poutasi, Falealili, was discovered at the Pago Pago dock area behind the Taoa building.
Hardship, struggles and poverty has left a father of four worried about his family’s future. Emosi Leasi Tufu’e is especially concerned about the condition of his home.
Attorney General, Lemalu Hermann Retzlaff, is remaining tightlipped about being ordered by Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi to take action against people whom the government suspect are behind the Ole Palemia blog. Repeated attempts to get an interview – including a visit to his Office – have not been responded to.
A seven-year-old girl who has been missing since Wednesday has been found. This has just been confirmed by the Police in a statement. “The Samoa Police Service would like to inform the general public that the 7 year old that was missing from her family since Wednesday is now being found and reunited with her family today, the 23rd of February 2018,” the statement said.
Since the launch of the Pacific-American Climate Fund (P.A.C.A.M.) project in July 2016, the Project Management Unit has conducted six trainings already, four in Upolu and two in Savai’i.
Admiring the lavalavas at the Fugalei Market was Bevan Trethowen yesterday. When Dear Tourist approached him, he gladly agreed to be interviewed with his wife, Clair Cherry, joining in a few seconds later to share their experience of Samoa.
Gord and Sharon Marano are a long way from home. The couple from Winfield, British Columbia, Canada, found themselves in the South Pacific region for the first time, stumbling on Samoa as their first choice of a vacation destination.
Love knows no boundaries. Not even a tropical cyclone could stop love. And so it was when Cyclone Gita was not able to stop Blessing Matauiau, 26, from saying I do to Logologo Asotasi Va’afuti, 27.
Think a minute…Mr. Louis Joline was awarded one of America’s “Fittest Over 50.” At the age of 65, He had completed 61 marathon races. Remember, a marathon is running 26 miles! You would not think this man needs help or encouragement to run.
Talofa Samoa! Someone asked me the other day whether the whole food, plant based (W.F.P.B.) diet that M.E.T.I. is promoting can help reverse heart disease. The answer is a loud YES.
THE BEST A big fa’amalo to the skilled and courageous E.P.C. staff who braved the winds and rain to restore power from broken and dangerous power lines on Cross Island Road on Wednesday night in pitch darkness.
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