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More Green Leaves Needed In Samoan Diet
That was the focus of a workshop, which was funded by Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research , co-ordinated by Women in Business Development with support from Ministry of Health, last week.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Samoa: Aggie gets in another round
Evan had Aggie on her knees. But, that grand lady of the South Pacific is on her way back and will soon dance again on Apia's waterfront.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Two mystery boats in rescue bid
A New Zealand air force Orion has been called in to assist in what is being described as an apparent sinking of one of two mystery boats that were ordered out of Samoa two weeks ago.
Samoa's new consul-general to Hawai'i appointed
An entertainment businessman in Hawai'i, Papali'i Jack Thompson, has been named as Samoa's Consul-General in the American state.
Samoan opposition attacks Finance Minister after C...
Samoan Minister of Finance, Faumuina Tiatia Liuga, has defended his pursuit of funding for a new $NZ 68 million 15-storey building.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
International Date Line's Move Across Samoa Plays Havoc with Seventh-Day Adventists
Two years ago I wrote about the Independent State of Samoa's decision to move the international date line in order to be on the same day as Australia and New Zealand.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Land set aside in Tonga for ASG focus of official malaga
Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga has tasked Human Resources Director Le'i Sonny Thompson and ASG's Petroleum Officer, Sione Kava to travel to Tonga to find out about land given to the American Samoa government in the island kingdom, and they will be looking at the land size, logistics, requirements, permissible use, and other specifics, says ... (more)
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch Sentinel
Pacific Partnership departs Samoa
"For the people in pain we could see that we were helping them," said Royal Australian Air Force Leading Aircraft Woman Kymberley Monck, a dental assistant who conducted exams and tooth extractions throughout the past week.
Samoan PM tells tourism industry to do more for itself
The Prime Minister of Samoa has written to tourism operators to tell them there is not much more the government can do for them.
26 Samoans sworn in as New Zealand citizens
Twenty-Six Samoans became citizens of New Zealand on 11 June in a ceremony at the New Zealand High Commission in Apia.
Samoa: Will the island be - exploited' by Chinese firms?
Samoa is no stranger to colonisation. In 1830 Christian missionaries destroyed the Samoan religion; Germany ruled Western Samoa from 1899 until 1914; and after that the country passed over to New Zealand's rule.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Ground broken for new island resort in Samoa's capital
The Papua New Guinea company Lamana Development has broken ground for its 60 million US dollar resort on Taumeasina Island near Apia.
The New Zealand Herald
Airline ready to offer XL class
The world's first airline to charge people according to their weight is set to introduce an "executive row", with extra space and no armrests, to cater for bigger passengers.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Australian climatologist helps the Pacific assess climate change
A climatologist from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Professor Yuriy Kuleshov is visiting Apia to take forward work on climate change in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Where the lampposts sprout leaves
A fish market in Apia, Samoa where many of the people rely on fish as a main source of protein.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
NOFO UTU DENIES ALLEGATIONS DURING ARRAIGNMENT During her arraignment yesterday morning, Nofo Te'o Utu, an alleged Visa agent, entered a not guilty plea in the High Court on two charges of stealing, which are both class C felonies punishable by imprisonment of up to seven years, a fine of up to $5,000, a fine equal to twice the amount of gain from ... (more)
Scotland v Samoa
It is a first time we have a double-header test match rugby day in South Africa at the same venue - this series kicks off with Scotland versus Samoa.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Samoa Gov't hosts tourism conference in Hawai'i
Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Fatialofa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi, at the opening of the 5th International Samoan Tatau Convention hosted June 2012 by the Malofie Samoa Association at the Samoa Tourism Authority Fale Samoa in Apia, Samoa.
Cool Stuff: Vargo Fire Box Grill
Manua's 2005 Super Cyclone Olaf still haunts me. It was the triple crown of destruction for Faleasao Village, on the coast near the wharf, as they were impacted by huge winds, huge waves, and a landslide from above.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Independent Samoa gets more independent with solar
The Independent State of Samoa, a small island nation in the Pacific, is going solar to help make sure it's roughly 200,000 citizens have access to cheaper power.