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Letter to the Editor: The Siumu Cross Island Road Upgrading Project

Opinion – Letter to the Editor by Leader of HRPP Hon Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi.  I refer to the Siumu Cross Island Road Project and the recent interview by the Minister of Works published in the Samoa Observer newspaper on 24 April 2023. The Siumu Cross Island Road was first upgraded from our very first World […]

Tuilaepa says Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit an “Unnecessary Interference and Provocation”

Newest Peace Corps Sworn in for Service

Today, April 28, Peace Corps Samoa swore into service its first group of Volunteers since Peace Corps’ 2020 global evacuation due to COVID-19. The seven trainees, who arrived in Samoa in February and just completed an 11-week pre-service training, work at the invitation of the Ministry of Education, Sports, and Culture (MESC) to support English […]

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

Australia Pacific Climate Partnership Donates Books to NUS

Apia, Samoa – 28th April, 2023. The National University of Samoa (NUS) has received a generous donation of books from the Australia Pacific Climate Partnership (Climate Partnership) recently. The donation includes 25 sets of copies of both the Living with Hazards Handbook and the Water for Life Handbook. Our Vice Chancellor – Associate Professor Tuifuisa’a Patila Malua […]

Prime Minister Unaware of Media Protocol issued by Office of Legislative

Extended School Holiday Break in Response to Escalating Flu in Samoa

Effective Monday May 1st 2023, all schools (Government, Mission and Private Schools) from pre-schools to Secondary or Colleges are closed until May 5th 2023. In its meeting this week, Cabinet approved the special five day holiday break in response to the escalating number of children with Influenza B symptoms seeking medical attention from health authorities. […]

Only 1 Flight Affected by Runway Lights Outage at Faleolo Airport

American Samoa: McDonald’s Restaurant Provides Falealili Rugby Team with Lunch before Boat Ride Back to Upolu

27 April 2023, Tafuna American Samoa. The Alalagafa Rugby Team were blessed with large McDonald’s meals and dessert before embarking on the Lady Naomi back to Upolu from American Samoa this afternoon. Alalagafa is the Falealili District 7s team who arrived into American Samoa one week ago to participate in the 4th Vailima Marist Pago […]

Faafaigofie e le EPC ma le Digicel ona Top Up lau Cash Power mai Telefoni Feaveai

Effective Partnerships Strengthen Births Registration, and Civil Registration & Vital Statistics System in Samoa

Apia, Samoa – A partnership between the Samoa Bureau of Statistics (SBS) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has led to the strengthening of the births registration system. This is reflected in the launch this week of a new report – Strengthening the Birth Registration System in Samoa – which highlights birth registration as […]

Four More Cases In Quarantine Takes Samoa’s Current Total to 12

Saunoaga a le Afioga Minisita Leatinu’u Wayne So’oialo mo le Aso Faamanatu o le Lalolagi mo le Saogalemu ma le Soifua Maloloina I Galuega

E faatalofa atu Samoa i le suafa manumalo o Iesu Keriso lo tatou Alii Faaola, mai lava i mauga tetele se ia pā’ia le fanau lalovaoa. Faamalō le soifua, faamalō le folau i lagi e māmā. Ua faitau miliona tagata faigaluega i le lalolagi e maliliu i tausaga taitasi ona o fa’alavelave fa’afuasei fa’alegaluega ma […]

Momoli ane e Salelavalu ni alii se toalua sa sailia e Leoleo, totoe ai le toatasi