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Speech: Minister Launches Society of Agricultural Professionals

Distinguished Guests. Ladies and Gentlemen. It gives me great pleasure to be present today for the Official Launching of the new Society of Agricultural Professionals (SOAP) or in Samoan Language: “SOSAIETE O TOMAI FA’APITOA TAU-FAIFAATOAGA” (STFF). The 3 main pillars of the name and its acronym above were purposed for: 1. Providing technical advice to […]

European Union Delegation Visit the Toamua Nofotane Market

Despite the bad weather last Friday, the European Union delegation pushed through with their site visit at the Nofotane market at Toamua. The market is established under the initiative of the SVSG in partnership with the European Union through the CSSP (Community Sector Support Programme). The purpose of the visit was to monitor the sustainability […]

New Project to Drive Green Transformation of Samoa’s Transport Sector

Apia, Samoa – A new multi-million Tala project will help Samoa accelerate climate change mitigation efforts through the low-carbon transition of its land and maritime transport sectors away from the country’s heavy reliance on fossil fuels. The ‘Climate Action Pathways for Island Transport (CAP-IT): Accelerating the Decarbonization of Samoa’s Land and Maritime Transport Sectors’ Project […]

Samsung’s Innovative Solve For Tomorrow Challenge to Launch in Samoa

Working to unleash the best future for Samoa – Samsung Solve for Tomorrow. Apia, Samoa – February 24, 2023 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. New Zealand leadership visited Samoa on 21st – 22nd February, to discuss a collaboration with the Samoan Ministry of Education with the aim of promoting technology design thinking and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, […]

Faamaonia e Le Kapeneta le Ofisa Sili o Pulega e Faafoeina Kasino ma Taaloga Faitupe Ese’ese

(SO’O’UPU A LE MĀLŌ): Ua fa’amaonia e le Kapeneta le toe tofia ai o le afioga iā Tuala – Tamaalelagi Siaki e fa’aauau lana tautua i le tofiga o le Ofisa Sili o Pulega e Fa’afoeina Kasino ma Ta’aloga Faitupe ‘Ese’ese (Gambling Control Authority – G.C.A.). O le afioga iā Tuala ua fa’amauina, ua iva […]

Cabinet Endorses Appointment of Gambling Control Authority CEO

(GOVERNMENT PRESS SECRETARIAT): Cabinet has confirmed the appointment of Tuala Tamaalelagi Siaki Tuala to the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Gambling Control Authority (GCA). Tuala will be returning to the post where he has served as C.E.O. for nine (9) years and was responsible for the overall management, authority’s finances, human resources and […]

Aloaia le Toe Faaauauina o le Auaunaga a le Ofisa Sili Matagaluega o Pisinisi Alamanuia ma Leipa

Ua maea le suesuega a le Komisi o Galuega a le Malo e uiga i le mataupu tau i galuega faavaitaimi, na afua ai le faamalolo lē tumau o le Ofisa Sili o Pulega o le Matagaluega o Pisinisi, Alamanuia ma Leipa – Pulotu Lyndon Chu Ling, ma le Sui Ofisa Sili Lagolago o le […]

MCIL CEO and Acting ACEO Return to Resume their Duties

Press Release Apia Samoa 23 February 2023. The Public Service Commission (PSC) has completed its investigation report on a matter relating to seasonal workers’ travels, which led to the suspension of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour’s (MCIL) Chief Executive Officer – Pulotu Lyndon Chu Ling, and Acting ACEO for the Labour Export and […]

Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia Presents Credentials to Head of State of Samoa

PRESENTATION OF CREDENTIALS OF THE AMBASSADOR – DESIGNATE OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA TO THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF SAMOA – Monday 20 February 2023 The Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Samoa, Her Excellency, Ms. Fientje Maritje Suebu presented her Letter of Credence to the Head of State, Afioga Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II, at […]