The Samoa Association of Manufacturers and Exporters (S.A.M.E.) have asked for government intervention to establish a bilateral free trade agreement with Japan. The request follows an alarming drop in Samoa’s exports to Japan from 6.5 percent in 2015 to 3.1percent this year.
A Police Officer who drove off in a Police vehicle under the influence of alcohol before crashing it has been sacked. This was confirmed by Police Superintendent, Sala’a Sale Sala’a, who emphasised that no one is above the law – including Police officers.
Kurdish forces were withdrawing from Kirkuk on Monday as Iraqi federal forces moved in to the disputed city and seized oil fields and other infrastructure amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for independence.
Late season wildfires that broke out over the weekend in Portugal have killed at least 35 people, including a 1-month-old infant, authorities said Monday, making 2017 by far the deadliest year on record for forest blazes in the country.
Marist Saints have done it again. They are celebrating their triumph at the fourth leg of the Toa Samoa Matson NRL 9s at Tuasivi Savaii.
The Samoa Hockey Team, both men’s and women’s teams, have won silver medals at the Oceania Intercontinental Hockey 5s tournament.