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Cabinet Approves Appointment of CEO/Secretary of Public Service Commission

CABINET APPROVES THE APPOINTMENT OF THE SECRETARY/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (GOVT. PRESS SECRETARIAT) – Cabinet at its meeting on Wednesday, 29th March 2023 approved the appointment of Mr Kolone Tikeri as the Secretary to the Public Service Commission. Nine candidates interviewed for this position. Mr. Tikeri graduated with a Master’s Degree […]

Samoa Will Always be 1st to Say Happy New Year

Cabinet Appoints CEO for Ministry of Customs and Revenue

CABINET APPOINTS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER FOR THE MINISTRY OF CUSTOMS AND REVENUE (GOVT. PRESS SECRETARIAT) – Cabinet at its meeting this week, Wednesday, 29th March 2023 approved the recommendation to appoint Afioga Fonoti Talaitupu Li’a – Taefu as the Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Customs and Revenue (MCR). Fonoti has been appointed for […]

Long Serving Member of HRPP Resigns from Party in Obedience to his Electorate

Chancellor Tours all USP Campuses in Laucala, Fiji

The University of the South Pacific (USP) Laucala Campus welcomed its Chancellor, the Head of State of the Independent State of Samoa, Afioga i le Ao o le Malo, Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II, for a tour of the institute yesterday. The USP Chancellor, accompanied by Samoa’s High Commissioner to Fiji, His Excellency Aliioaiga Feturi Elisaia, […]

Iwaki City and Samoa ink mutual agreement

Engineering Student Resumes Masters in Hydraulic and Coastal Engineering under Japan MEXT Scholarship

The Government of Japan through its Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Scholarship has once again granted the opportunity to a Samoan student to further his studies at a prominent University in Japan from 2023-2025. Earlier this week the Embassy of Japan in Apia organised a brief pre-departure orientation for Lynham Mariner, […]

AG Clarifies Amendments to JSC and how Supreme Court Judges are Removed

Statement By Samoa Prime Minister for Plenary of the Second Democracy Forum

Mr Chair President Yoon Suk Yeol Excellencies Ladies and Gentlemen I thank you for the opportunity to provide a short statement at this Second Democracy Forum on how democracy delivers economic growth and shared prosperity in our country. I will begin by underscoring the fact that economic development is one of the prerequisites for democracy […]

Storm in a teacup

Keynote Address By Pulotu Lyndon Chu Ling CEO of the MCIL

National workshops on Workplan for Child Labour Alliance 8.7 Path Finder Country 29 March 2023. Reverend Ma’auga, Secretary General of the National Council of Churches, ILO Director of the Pacific Island Countries, Mr. Matin Karimli Esteemed representatives from our UN partners, Constituents of the Samoa National Tripartite Forum and the Child Labour Taskforce, Ladies and Gentlemen, […]

All Covid Positive Passengers from Brisbane Flight Recovered and Out of Isolation