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Monthly Archives: May 2020

Home Quarantine Option Granted Under Strict Prescribed Conditions

  The most recent State of Emergency (SOE) Orders gives a home quarantine option for repatriated residents, which the Director General of Health says is...

Joan of Arc is burned at the stake for heresy | MAY 30

At Rouen in English-controlled Normandy, Joan of Arc, the peasant girl who became the savior of France, is burned at the stake for heresy. Joan was...

Toatele atu ai Tamaita’i nai lo Alii na Faauuina e avea ma Malu o...

  E 44 le aofai o alii ma tamaita'i na faauuina i le aso ananafi e avea ma Malu o le Malo o Samoa i...

Passengers Check-In for Samoa’s First Repatriation Flight from Auckland

  Passengers arrived hours before Samoa's first repatriation flight from Auckland where 150 eager to return home citizens have been confirmed seats in Air New...

‘It is time to Move Forward’ – Regulator of Samoa Resigns

  Samoa's Regulator Lefaoalii Unutoa Auelua Fonoti has today announced her resignation to Cabinet following three months of uncertainty due to a Public Service Commission...

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reach Everest summit | MAY 29

At 11:30 a.m. on May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay, a Sherpa of Nepal, become the first explorers to...

First Woman Manager of Samoa 7s Brought the Best out of Players

  Marina Schaffhausen was the first woman who has both coached and managed a mens rugby 7s side and her passing earlier this week has...

Solar eclipse, as predicted by Greek philosopher Thales, while Lydians at war with the...

The eclipse of Thales was a solar eclipse that was, according to The Histories of Herodotus, accurately predicted by the Greek philosopher Thales of Miletus. If Herodotus's account is accurate, this eclipse...

Earthquake strikes Java, Indonesia at 5:53:58 AM local time (22:53:58 UTC May 26) ...

Earthquake strikes Java, Indonesia at 5:53:58 AM local time (22:53:58 UTC May 26) devastating Bantul and the city of Yogyakarta, killing over 6,600 people. The 2006...

Bail Denied for Men who Discharged Firearms and Threatened Villagers

Two men who were recently arrested by police after allegedly discharging firearms and threatening villagers at Faleatiu, appeared in Court before Justice Leiataualesa Daryl...