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Samoa’s economy is predicted to grow by three per cent this year mainly through the construction industry.

The combined Samoa and American Samoa Business Directory for 2014 was launched in Apia yesterday.

 

A partnership with New Zealand Police, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and New Zealand Rugby has received the New Zealand Rugby Players’ Association, Off Field Achievement Award for 2013.

MINISTER TUISUGA OFF TO LONDON

The Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Tuisugaletaua Sofara Aveau, and the Chief Executive for the Ministry, Tuaimalo Asamu Ah Sam, are on their way to London.

The captain of Toa Samoa Residents Team, Teofilo Lepou known to many as Tucson, faced a far more challenging prospect than what he is used to on the league field on Friday, 7 February this year.

New Zealand government policy that ignores the personal, cultural and educational benefits of Pasifika languages to school children with Pacific heritage will leave those children monolingual in English.

That’s according to A.U.T. University languages expert, Associate Professor Sharon Harvey, Head of the School of Language and Culture at A.U.T.