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.
Southeast Asia's main grouping made a last-ditch attempt to reach a consensus on countering China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea, but their deadlock appeared far from being resolved as minutes ticked by before a critical meeting with the Chinese foreign minister Monday.
A Syrian man killed a woman with a machete and wounded two others Sunday outside a bus station in the southwestern German city of Reutlingen before being arrested. Police said there were no indications pointing to terrorism.
The first-place Cronulla Sharks rolled to their 15th consecutive victory, beating the last-place Newcastle Knights 36-4 to move two points ahead of the Melbourne Storm in their back-and-forth tussle for top spot in the National Rugby League.
Steve Hansen has signed a two-year contract extension as head coach and will guide the New Zealand All Blacks to the 2019 World Cup in Japan.