Samoa marked National Toilet Day by launching two garden toilets at Lepa and Saleaula. The toilets make up 10 garden toilets already launched in Upolu and Savai’i.
Nine of 15 Directors who successfully completed the professional programme for Directors’ course were awarded certificates of competence in directorship yesterday.
Disgruntled police, military and prison guards stormed Papua New Guinea's Parliament on Tuesday in a violent pay dispute stemming from an international summit hosted by the impoverished South Pacific island nation over the weekend, a lawmaker said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday negotiations between Beijing and Southeast Asian nations on a nonaggression pact to prevent clashes in the disputed South China Sea could be concluded in three years and promised that any differences will be dealt with peacefully.
Samoa had a 66-7 win over Tonga in the second round of the Oceania Womens’ Rugby Championship in Lautoka, Fiji yesterday. Tonga scored in the opening minutes when Manu Sina knocked on at the kickoff, and they rumbled over to take an early 0-7 lead.
The Tonga men’s national basketball team lost their opening game of the FIBA Polynesian Cup, but the greater victory was the fact they got on the court at all.