Samoa’s preparations for the third United Nations Small Island Developing States (S.I.D.S) conference is not confined to just ensuring the venues are ready.

I.L.O: Marie Fatiaki.

Samoa’s proactive stance against child labour has set it apart from her Pacific neighbours.
So says the International Labour Organisation (I.L.O.) Coordinator of the Sub-Regional Child Labour and Trafficking Programme, Marie Fatiaki.

In this June 19, 2014 photo, Babar Suleman and son Haris Suleman, 17, stand next to their plane at an airport in Greenwood, Ind. before taking off for an around-the-world flight. Robert Scheer/AP Photo

A teenage boy from Indiana who was flying around the world with his father in a single-engine plane was killed when their plane crashed earlier today near American Samoa. The father is missing at sea.

Reverend Petaia Setu,  Reverend Aisoli T Iuli.

A newly-formed church called the Ekalesia Metotisi Fou (New Methodist Church) has come under fire from the President of the original Methodist Church, Reverend Aisoli T Iuli.

BE CAREFUL: President of Taulasea Samoa, Moli To’ala and Secretary of the Association, Saumalū Saufo’i. (inset) The ID card carried by members of the Taulasea Samoa Association.

The Taulasea Samoa Association (traditional healers) yesterday issued a warning to members of the public.

POWERFUL SAMOAN: Seiuli Dwayne Johnson’s latest movie, Hercules, has become the talk of the movie world. In an interview with the Toronto Sun, Seiuli talks about the struggles he had to overcome so he could tackle the role. Full story on page 11. Photo / Scope features.

Hercules – a.k.a. Heracles – son of Zeus and the mortal Alcmene, famously endured Twelve Labours.

New ordained Pastors ready to serve the Lord

Every good thing comes to an end.
That was the case for thousands of members of the Methodist Church who have been gathering at Faleula for the past two weeks.

MOURNING: Missing their loved ones.The dead passengers were from nearly a dozen nations - including vacationers, students and a group heading to an AIDS conference in Australia - when the plane was shot down Thursday while flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur

Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta’isi Efi Head of State, Faleula  Monday 14 July 2014 Thousands of members of the Methodist Church from all over the world are gathering in Samoa. They are here for the celebration of the church's 50th Golden Jubilee, which ends today. The celebration was officially opened last Sunday. On Monday, the Head of State, His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tupua Tamasese, addressed the Church membership at Faleula. This is what he said:

P.M: Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi.

They are definitely coming.

Yes the All Blacks, the mighty rugby world champions, will play the Manu Samoa at Apia Park on Wednesday 8 July 2015.

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