A library has been opened at the Tafaigata prison, giving inmates access to reading material for leisure and educational purposes. Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, who attended the opening ceremony, encouraged prisoners to make good use of the facility.
More than 500 income earners under a project designed to empower women from Savaii, Upolu and Manono-tai are on their way to a brighter future when the Nofotane project ends next month.
Samoa’s strong cultural bond is what makes it unique from other tourist destinations around the world. Scott Doddrell, who is visiting Samoa for the fourth time, said this when he spoke to the Dear Tourist team yesterday.
The Gaualofa, Samoa’s traditional canoe is transforming into a floating classroom over the next two weeks as the initial phase of Guardians a Va’a Based Environmental Education Campaign was launched yesterday in Samoa.
Solutions to the Pacific region’s development challenges are within the impacted communities. Seuli Vaifou Temese, the head of the Centre for Samoan Studies (C.S.S.) at the National University of Samoa (N.U.S.), said this in an interview with the Samoa Observer.
Samoa’s preparations for the Pacific Games next year are well underway. At the Samoa Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (S.A.S.N.O.C.) Office on Wednesday, a Road to Gold workshop was conducted.
The Government has extended the contract of the Chief Justice, His Honour Patu Tiava'asu’e Falefatu Sapolu. This was confirmed by Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Malielegaoi yesterday. He said the decision was based on ‘common sense’ since the Chief Justice has cases he alone needs to deal with.
The father of 16-year-old Orlando Maulelia, who died when the car he drove smashed into an electric pole on Vaea Street, has spoken of his grief over the loss of his beloved son. Joseph Maulelia and his family are preparing to farewell Orlando today, more than two weeks after the crash that claimed his life.
Samoa’s world famous comedian Tofiga Sefo Fepulea’i is in the country. Tofiga, also known as Aunty Tala, is no stranger to most and will be having his show tonight at the Taumeasina Island Resort. The father of three from the villages of Papa Sataua, Falealupo, Sagone, Fasitoo-Uta, Fusi Safotulafai and Saleaula will always be a proud Samoan.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has cautioned the General Secretary of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (C.C.C.S.), Reverend Vavatau Taufao, to leave politics to politicians. Prime Minister Tuilaepa offered the warning during his weekly media conference yesterday, responding to a call by Rev. Vavatau on the Government to cut spending.
An Australian Audiologist from Warwick recently visited Samoa to help fit free hearing aids for more than 300 people with hearing impairments, the Joondalup Times reports.
The pilot project in Faleapuna to revive the art craft of Fala Masi is working. So says Petronilla Molio’o Mataeliga from Faleapuna who has been leading the Fala Masi revival project for the last two years.
Think a minute…Not long ago the biggest-selling book in America was about the end of the world. Watching the world’s news is sometimes like watching a horror film. The 20th century had far more people killed in wars than any century in history.
It’s great for travellers like yours truly to compare airfares on line to find that Samoa Airways offers the cheapest fare for the Auckland to Apia route.
Go Samoa Airways Well Samoa Airways is getting some good press this week. Take this one from the only Cindy of Samoa who posted on Facebook about her wonderful experience flying our national carrier.
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