Outspoken businesswoman, Moe Lei Sam, has criticised the government’s decision to bid to host the 2019 Pacific Games. She said Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi should reconsider the decision.
The Ministry of Police has warned members of the public as well as the National Health Services that it is illegal not to report crime. The warning comes from Acting Assistant Police Commissioner, Sala’a Moananu Sala’a, following an incident where a 41-year-old man from Sa’anapu died of first-degree burns.
A man accused of having sexual intercourse with a six-year-old girl and sexual violation of a two-year-old girl has been granted legal aid. Viliamu Paulo appeared before the Chief Justice, His Honor Patu Tiava’asu’e Falefatu Sapolu last week.
A Cabinet appointed Commission of Inquiry investigating the conduct of two senior Police officers has recommended that their services be terminated. Chaired by retired Supreme Court Justice, Lesatele Rapi Vaai, the Inquiry focused on the conduct of suspended Police Commissioner Samoa Mulinuu in handling of the criminal matter against Sililoto Peneueta.
The future of Manu Samoa Coach, Namulauulu Alama Ieremia, is to be determined by the outcome of a performance review by the Samoa Rugby Union (S.R.U). The decision was made by the Board of the Union during a meeting last week.
The Chinese Ambassador Wang Xuefeng visited three schools, this week. He was accompanied by the Minister of Revenue, Tialavea Tionisio Hunt. The schools visited were St. Peters School at Falefa, Taelefaga Primary School and Lona Primary School at Fagaloa.
‘‘We want everyone to access this number free of charge and we’ve activated the number for all to call. We are also calling on other service providers to zero rate this number for their networks. That way everyone in Samoa with a phone can call 800 6438 for free” - Country Manager Alex Abraham
A graduation ceremony was held on Friday at the Police Headquarters for 17 Police and Maritime Officers. It was to recognize their completion of the United States Coast Guard’s Boarding Officer Course.
Coming of age is usually celebrated with much fanfare. However a journey of 21 years for Sails Restaurant was celebrated in a low key, personal style with family, friends and the business community, over the last two weeks of July.
The Chairman of the Bank South Pacific Group (B.S.P.), Sir Kostas Constantinou, is optimistic about the future of the banking sector – especially the growth of their business in Samoa and the Pacific. In fact, he has made a promise to the people of Samoa to improve their services because they want to be around for many years to come.
Think a minute…Have you heard of the new emotional sickness called Sudden Wealth Syndrome? It happens to people who suddenly become rich by winning a big lottery jackpot, inheriting a lot of money, or other quick ways.
A good friend, smart also, once told me I live with ghosts. By ghosts he was referring to my childhood days.
7 QUESTIONS THAT ARE KEEPING US AWAKE 1. So come July 26, the day after the current Tui Atua is no longer the Head of State, is he still His Highness? 2. After being addressed as His Highness for 10 years, what new honorific if any, will he be known by?
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