Withdraw constitutional change: U.N. Human Rights Council
The United Nations Human Rights Council says changes to the Land and Titles Court (L.T.C.) will break with international standards of judicial independence and warned against amending the constitution to restructure the courts.
The U.N.’s Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Mr Diego García-Sayán, wrote an open letter to the Samoan Government this week in which he expressed profound concerns for the bills’ potential impact on Samoan democracy.
Deputy president vacancy wasn't advertised, says C.E.O.
A new position in the Land and Titles Court for a deputy president was not adverti...
By Matai'a Lanuola Tusani T - Ah Tong • 30 November 2021, 6:56PM
Tourism operators back cultural shift
The Samoa Tourism Authority (S.T.A.) says cultural heritage will be key to its mar...
By Lumepa Hald • 30 November 2021, 9:09PM
Village mayor disputes by-election claim
The village mayor of Siuniu Falealili has denied claims he penalised two villagers...
By Matai'a Lanuola Tusani T - Ah Tong • 30 November 2021, 7:55PM