A new Samoan language documentary highlighting the issues facing Porirua Harbour and its catchment has been produced by the Porirua Harbour Trust and was launched by mayor Nick Leggett at Te Rauparaha Arena recently.

The president of Palau, Tommy Remengesau Jr, is living up to a pledge he made when he took office for his third four-year term last year by declaring a total ban of commercial fishing and turning the Pacific nation’s 200 nautical mile exclusive economic zone into a marine sanctuary.

Tongans celebrate in Samoa.They may live miles away from home, but come Sunday and they might as well be back in Tonga, with their ta’ovala (waist mats) and kiekie, ready for church.

The Farmers Samoa Incorporated, also known as the Samoa Farmers Association, will hold a meeting in June this year, in a bid to iron out a longstanding dispute among association members. This was confirmed by F.S.I. member, Papali’i Panoa Moala, yesterday, who said the Ministry of Commerce Industry and Labour is chairing the meeting.

The Samoa Qualifications Authority is carrying out a consultation with its stakeholders on the proposed funding approach for the Post School Education and Training (PSET) subsector of education.

A suspended police Superintendent appeared before the Supreme Court yesterday accused of theft as a servant.

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattled some parts of the country yesterday morning.

A decision by Board Members of the Accident Compensation Corporation (A.C.C) to pay themselves Director’s fees and expenses worth $5,000 each has been questioned by the Controller and Auditor General, Fuimaono Camillo Afele.

The Unit Trust of Samoa (U.T.O.S) yesterday announced a $1,000,000 dividend from Bluesky Samoa Limited.

The Asian Development Bank (A.B.D) says proposed reforms to improve the use of customary land in Samoa will not result in people being alienated from their land.

WINING AND DINING IN STYLE: Guests enjoy the company, food and entertainment at Tanoa Tustitala’s Corporate night.The Tanoa Tusitala’s annual Corporate Cocktail party on Thursday night was an evening of class and style.

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