The recently commissioned $5 million tala submarine cable depot at Apia Wharf will contribute directly and indirectly to the growth of Samoa’s economy. The Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Afamasaga Rico Tupai, said this in response questions from Samoa Observer on the benefits of such a project.
Member of Parliament Olo Fiti Vaai has condemned the “desperate move” by the Government to seize personal funds directly from Church Ministers’ bank accounts. Last week, Minister for Revenue Tialavea Tionisio Hunt, said not paying taxes is illegal and in turn have seized funds from Church Ministers personal accounts.
A beaming Duke and Duchess of Sussex thrilled thousands of fans outside the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday during their first meeting with the general public since the former Meghan Markle's newly announced pregnancy.
Despite what President Donald Trump says, scientists have long known that what's warming the planet isn't natural. It's us. They even have the energy balance sheets accounting for changes in the climate to prove it.
The All Blacks have taken the unprecedented step of selecting a player based in Japan among an enlarged squad of 51 for autumn test matches against Australia, Japan, England, Ireland and Italy.
New Zealand rallied then held out a late Kangaroos comeback to beat Australia 26-24 in a rugby league upset on Saturday. Joseph Manu and Brandon Smith scored tries on debut, and Esan Masters, who scored on debut in New Zealand's previous test against England, also touched down during a second half in which the Kiwis outscored the Kangaroos 18-12 after trailing 12-8 at halftime.