The nightlife in Apia and surrounding areas is slowly but surely changing. Just in the past few weeks, two of Apia’s well-known water holes have closed. First there was Thirsty Gecko’s at Vailoa and then last weekend, Sheesha’s Cocktail Bar at the Marina closed.
The first Clean Pacific Roundtable opened yesterday marked a historical occasion for the Pacific region.
Michelle Obama, who ditched the boxy jackets and dowdy style of so many first ladies before her, addressed the Democratic National Convention in a flouncy, bright blue dress by designer Christian Siriano.
At least 15 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo in a rare case of mass violence in Japan, according to Japanese media reports.
Nick Stiles has been appointed as head coach of the Queensland Reds on a two-year contract, given outright control of the job he has shared with Matt O'Connor since Richard Graham was released early in the season.
Despite a delay of several days, the head of the Australian delegation says she expects her 700 athletes and officials to move into housing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Wednesday.