Farmers now doubt that the Fugalei Market will be completed in June due to the Minister of Finance, Faumuina Tiatia Liuga, resigning from his position in Parliament on Wednesday night.

A traffic accident happened Thursday afternoon at one of the four corners within the Vaitele industrial area.

As Samoa joins millions of Christians around the world to commemorate the death of Jesus Christ the Messiah today, the Chairman of the National Council of Churches, Deacon Kasiano Leaupepe, is urging the country not to forget the reason for the season.

Media reports of demon possession killing two teens at a youth camp have been rubbished by organisers and attendees of a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints camp.

Looking for that cute little restaurant that people talk about but you can never find?

There’s an app for that. A Samoan app.

The claim is made by Reverend Falefatu Enari, who says he met with representatives from Digicel in the middle of last year to discuss his concept of an online advertising website, called Poly Marketplace.

A Social Worker and Counsellor for patients and families is now available at the Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital.

“The service was just started last year and it is one of a kind in the country,” said Principal Social Worker and Counsellor, Pei Tauiliili Reupena.

The General Manager of the Electric Power Corporation (E.P.C.), Tologata Tile Tuimaleali’ifano, says that new, more efficient diesel generators at Fiaga Power Station have saved 1.7 million litres from being charged to customers.

“There’s only one answer to that. It’s no difference to slaying a snake with its eyes wide open” - Papali’itele Niko Lee Hang

A suburb in Sydney can be like Samoa?

So says President of Mosman Junior Rugby, Jerry Meades, talking about their home suburb close to one of the city’s famous landmarks.

The Immigration Department, under the Ministry of the Prime Minister, has a brand new double cab Toyota Hilux, thanks to China.

“The Betting (Totalisator) Agency Board must make it a priority to establish a law that will incorporate both the Gaming 1978 and the Totalisator Agency Board Act 1990.


The life of the President of Football Federation Samoa (F.F.S), Savae Togia Toetu Fa’afetai Petana, was celebrated yesterday.

“These are very ugly years if you reach them, these are very ugly numbers, 6 and 9” – P.M. Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi

Teachers at Faleata College were trained by Samoa Stationery and Books (S.S.A.B) on how to use computers effectively last week.

A last minute plea by the father of a young man convicted of theft saw his sentence of two and a half years halved.

“It’s hard for them because people respect the church so much and they are not willing to come out and talk about their issues, because they say it’s shameful and they feel guilty and all sorts of things are attached to it.”

“They snore and snore and then wake up and then complain – then back to snoring and then up again, complaining”

Outgoing British High Commissioner, Victoria Treadell, says that an attitude change at societal level is needed to reduce domestic violence in Samoa.

Government is spending more than $16.9 million tala this year on “policy advice” for ministers’ offices.

A further $7 million is being spent on “Ministerial Support.”

The Police are working towards “effective” dog control in the lead up to the Small Island Developing States (S.I.D.S) meeting in September.

The Office of the Press Secretariat yesterday issued a statement from the Prime Minister about the Commission of Inquiry’s report into Tafaigata Prison. It is published here in verbatim:

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