A 30-year-old Samoan woman accused of attempted murder following the discovery of a baby boy in a drain in Sydney's west will remain behind bars until her next court appearance.

MIRACLE IS HERE: Road construction is being stepped up at a time when it is most needed as confirmed by the MWTI Minister Manu'alesagalala Enokati Posala, even as soon as the coming week. Pictured above are High Chief's Tamapau Iosefa (right) and Tapunu’u Si’u (left) of Moata'a-uta, with his young daughter, Sia in the middle.

A 55-year-old resident of Moata’a-uta has made a desperate plea to the government.

Two brothers appeared in the Supreme Court yesterday accused of assaulting a cousin.

BRING ON THE GAMES: Some of the participants at the Commonwealth Youth Games workshop held in preparation for next year's big event.

Samoa’s preparations for the upcoming Commonwealth Youth Games to be held in Samoa kicked into another gear last week when Athletics Samoa Incorporated hosted a workshop for local officials.

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM KICKS OFF: Above, members of Senese in attendance at the launching of the National Youth Week, the International Disability Week and the 16 Days of

Three key campaigns designed to advocate for the advancement of members of the community were launched at the To'oa Salamasina Hall yesterday.

All the finishers.

The final event of the Year for Samoa Events took place at the scenic Falefa coastline on Saturday. The Falefa Falls Run consisted of a 10km, 5km and 3km distances.

COME JULY NEXT YEAR: Prime Minister Tuilaepa has promised that Apia Park will be in top shape to welcome the history making visit by the All Blacks.

“We’re flying blind at the moment in terms of everything - facilities, match venue, accommodation. Everything is all booked. It’s a matter of getting everything to a level we’re all happy with”

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“Now that Samoa has signed the convention, Nuanua o le Alofa has a crucial role to play in making sure all developments, programmes, and initiatives are inclusive for all persons including persons with disabilities. We have a saying that “there should be nothing about us without us,” which I wish to remind our community that persons with disabilities should be involved in all aspects of developments that affect their lives.”

FOOD IS SERVED: Celebrity Chef Colin Chung and Va’aelua Fa’apoipoitu’uloa Gidlow.

“This training has been very eye opening for me and has triggered the need to pursue more in this field. I’ve seen the crucial link between us and the farmers in using their fresh produce, which in turn reduces the need for using imported goods, especially for us in Savai’i” - Va’aelua Fa’apoipoitu’uloa Gidlow

GIVING HOPE: Seiuli Mapu Mariner, Felise Sam Chong, Lina Chang and Nixon Mata’ia at last weeks signing.An energy company has ignited hope for children in the care of a local survivors’ group by offering 12 months of free L.P.G. gas.

Deputy Prime Minister, Fonotoe Pierre Lauofo’s appeal has been adjourned until the start of next month. Fonotoe is appealing his conviction in relation to an incident involving the Police on Beach Road in October last year.

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