When thinking about the latest incidents which have concerned the people of Samoa, one might easily shake one’s head about it. But most people do not spend too much attention on things they are not directly affected by. An exception is Moe Lei Sam, a local shop owner in Samoa’s capital.
In the lead up to International Literacy Day on 8 September, the South Pacific Community (SPC) is conducting a campaign with Pacific education ministries to raise awareness on the importance of reading.
It was the beginning of a typical Friday night out. Crowds streamed through Munich's glass-and-concrete Olympia Shopping Mall, while across the street, a mostly young crowd relaxed in a McDonald's restaurant.
Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality — "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" — at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention.
Getting a medal from the Olympics may be the biggest honour for any athlete but when you come from a small Island like Samoa, just being able to carry the flag is just as great an honour in its own way.
The Chiefs and the Hurricanes underlined the strength of the New Zealand teams in Super Rugby as they won their quarterfinals by huge margins on Saturday — 60-21 and 41-0.