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.
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The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing "killer" video games in his bedroom, a victim of bullying who suffered from panic attacks set off by contacts with other people, investigators said Sunday, adding that he had planned the attack for a year.
Getting a medal from the Olympics may be the biggest honour for any athlete but when you come from a small Island like Samoa, just being able to carry the flag is just as great an honour in its own way.
The Chiefs and the Hurricanes underlined the strength of the New Zealand teams in Super Rugby as they won their quarterfinals by huge margins on Saturday — 60-21 and 41-0.