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.
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
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: