Samoa’s Robust SOE Framework a Model for the Pacific ADB Report

APIA, SAMOA (22 March 2023)—Samoa’s prioritization of state-owned enterprise (SOE) reform over the past 8 years has provided a platform for more efficient service delivery, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report. Finding Balance 2023: Benchmarking Performance and Building Climate Resilience in Pacific State-Owned Enterprises compares the performance of SOEs in nine Pacific […]

MP for Urban West Blasted for Raising Leased Customary Lands in Parliament

$10,000 ua Pasia e le Komiti e Tuuina atu mo le Faaleleia o Fautasi o le a Tausiniō

E $10,000 ua pasia e le komiti e tuuina atu mo le faaleleia o fautasi o le a tausinio ese mai le faailoga tupe mo le manumalo e $60,000 tala. I se faatalatalanoaga ma le taitaifono a le komiti o tu’uga fautasi, le susuga ia Auapaau Logoitino Filipo, na ia saunoa ai, e na o […]

Faatama’ia e le Afi se Pisinisi Faleoloa ma le Fale o se Aiga i Vaie’e Safata

Czech Republic Ambassador Presents Credentials to Samoa Head of State

(THURSDAY 23 MARCH 2023)H.E. Mr Tomáš Dub, the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to Samoa presented his Letter of Credence to the Head of State, Afioga Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II, during a Credentials ceremony held at the residence of the Head of State at Vailele at 10:00am this morning. Ambassador Tomáš […]

Storm in a teacup

FAO Handover of Laptops and Tablets and Associate Minister for MAF’s Keynote Address

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nationssupports Samoa to better plan, predict and respond to food system crisis. March 23 2023, a small handover ceremony was held between Samoa’s Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to acknowledge both the physical and […]

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

Vodafone Releases Music Video featuring Rising Star Vaesala Talavave

Vodafone Samoa have released its Music Video titled ‘Together We Can’ featuring lead singer Vaesala Talavave from Paul VI College. The 15-year-old rising music artist from Paul VI College was honoured during the launching ceremony held at the Vodafone headquarters at Maluafou on Wednesday. In February this year a video of Vaesala singing posted by […]

Regulator Says Free Wifi Project Cannot Continue Without “Spectrum License”

Samoa’s Environment Minister Moderates Ministerial Discussions on Climate Finance in Copenhagen

Samoa was represented by Hon. Toeolesulusulu Cedric Schuster, Minister for Natural Resources, Environment and Tourism at the Copenhagen Climate Ministerial Meeting held on 20 and 21 March. On the first day of the Copenhagen meeting, Hon Toeolesulusulu moderated the ministerial discussions on climate finance. The focus of the ministerial talks was the status and progress […]

Covid19 Test Results for Samoa Sailor Still Uncertain

Samoa Moves to Enhance the Climate Resilience of the Agriculture Sector

Samoa is moving to develop its first Agriculture & Fisheries Climate Change Policy and this week stakeholders were asked to make contributions and share insights as part of the consultation process.    The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) officially opened an inception workshop this week to kickstart the development of the first Samoa Agriculture […]

Police Issue Public Notice about Escaped Prisoners