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Children with cancer in Samoa

Last week members of the Pacific working group of the New Zealand National Child Cancer Network (N.C.C.N.) were in Apia working with the Paediatric staff at T.T.M. Hospital and the staff of the Samoa...

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Specialty Sam chairs for Samoa

Rebecca Badorek, a Commercial Seating Specialist from Buro Seating in New Zealand has made her fourth visit to Samoa.This time, she is here to launch the “Sexy Sam” chair which was especially made to...

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P.M. predicts 1,000 jobs from fish products for export

Plans are afoot to create more than 1,000 jobs by cleaning fish loins in a processing plant to be established at the Apia Wharf, and then exporting the finished product to the American Samoan...

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Tautua slams new “tax”

Tautua Whip Lealailepule Rimoni Aiafi has slammed the new National Provident Fund (N.P.F.) levy increase.Earlier this month, Cabinet approved an increase for the N.P.F. from five per cent to seven per...

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Tautua slams new “tax”

Tautua Whip Lealailepule Rimoni Aiafi has slammed the new National Provident Fund (N.P.F.) levy increase.Earlier this month, Cabinet approved an increase for the N.P.F. from five per cent to seven per...

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O.E.C. faced many problems

The Office of the Electoral Commissioner has faced no less than six issues, including villages’ tendency to disregard registration work by its staff.In its report on the O.E.C.’s Annual Reports for the...

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Manu Samoa win again

After trouncing Italy on the weekend, the Manu Samoa players were given another win a little closer to home - artwork painted in their honour.For six weeks Senese Inclusive Education students laboured...

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Future leaders address women’s rights

More than 20 of Samoa’s future leaders discussed concepts of gender, equality, women’s human rights and gender mainstreaming at a workshop that began yesterday.The Convention of the Elimination of all...

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E.P.C. work contract questioned

The Chairman of the Board of the Electric Power Corporation (E.P.C.), Fa’aolesa Katopau Ainu’u, has strongly denied he had any personal involvement in the contractual business named Fa’aolataga Lawn...

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“P.M's pet” gets ticket to America

The Associate Minister of Education, Tuu’u Anasi’i Leota, has described the former Minister of Finance, Faumuina Tiatia Liuga, as Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi’s “pet.”In doing so, the...

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Savea Sano Malifa bestowed Gatoaitele

The Editor-in-Chief of the Samoa Observer, Savea Sano Malifa, was bestowed the Gatoaitele title in a traditional ceremony held at the Malae o Tanumafili in Afega.The event marked a milestone beginning...

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Samoa conquers Fiji

They’ve done what many people thought couldn't be done. The Manu Samoa has defeated the high-flying Fijians, 18-13, in a tough battle at the ANZ Stadium in Suva on Saturday.In what was arguably Manu...

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Savai’i option for fish loin plant

There is a remote possibility of the planned fish loin plant being located in Savai’i.In fact, the government has given the investors, Bumble Bee Foods, the option to consider the big island.That’s...

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Sports Hall of Fame launched

The contribution of athletes to the promotion of Samoa and the country’s development was acknowledged last night during a gathering in front of the government building.Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele...

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REVENUE INVESTIGATION

A Parliamentary Special Inquiry Committee appointed to investigate the allegation that the “Ministry of Revenue staff are dishonest in revenue collection” has found the claim to be true.Made by the...

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Sharp revenue decline for Regulator

The Office of the Regulator made $1.5 million tala less in 2010 financial when compared to what the office made in 2009 a parliamentary committee has reported.In its report on the Annual Reports for...

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N.U.S supports clean and sustainable energy

The National University of Samoa in partnership with Arizona State University (ASU) conducted and delivered the Vocational Training and Education on Clean Energy (VOCTEC) Program this week at...

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Private sector supports farmers

The private sector is showing its support of our farmers by setting up mechanisms to help them export their produce.With the launch of the Asian Development Bank’s (A.D.B.) AgriBusiness Support Project...

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Lemi’s dream comes true

It was a dream come true for veteran winger and Samoan captain David Lemi when they beat the Vodafone Flying Fijians 18-13 on Saturday at the ANZ Stadium in Suva.The 32-year-old who first represented...

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Govt. moves to ‘appoint’ Head of State

Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, and his ruling government have moved to amend the Constitution yet again.This time, Tuilaepa, by tabling the Constitution Amendment Bill (No.2) in...

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