New figures released by the Central Bank of Samoa show that Samoa’s economy had taken a bigger hit than the negative 3.3 per cent, or lower forecasted for the Financial Year 2019/2020.
World-ranked Samoan cruiserweight, Jai Opetaia, took another step forward in his rise to the top on Friday morning (Samoan time) when he stopped Ben Kelleher with a display of boxing skills and power punches.
The disclosure this week of Pope Francis’ support of same-sex civil unions sent shockwaves not only among members of the Catholic Church but most all religious and conservative circles around the world.
STREET TALK: After months of using online learning platforms, what are your thoughts about it? In today's Street Talk, Reporter Marc Membrere and Photographer Francis Fa'alili asked the public and this is what they said:
Hotels in Savai'i are not resting on their laurels in the face of the challenges and closures imposed by the coronavirus pandemic lockdown. At Amoa Resort for instance, a White Night Dinner event was staged last week to offer one more reason to travellers from Upolu to visit the big island and spend their money there.
The Vice Chancellor of the National University of Samoa (N.U.S.), Professor Alec Ekeroma, wants to play a leading role in protecting and preserving the environment.