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SPA Takes Back Management of Mulifanua and Salelologa Domestic Wharves

The Management of the Mulifanua and Salelologa domestic wharves has returned to the Samoa Ports Authority, and away from the Samoa Shipping Corporation. This was confirmed by SPA Chief Executive Officer, So’oalo Kuresa So’oalo speaking to Jasmine Netzler – Iose of the Government Press Office. So’oalo explains the two domestic wharves were historically managed by […]

Samoa’s Diaspora Unit Acknowledges Lupesoliai’s Invaluable Contributions as an Ambassador of Samoa

“E lele le toloa ae ma’au i le vai” is a Samoan proverb meaning it doesn’t matter where Samoans reside in this world, they will always return to their country of heritage. That is the spirit of love and support for Samoa that always has former WBO Heavyweight Champion of the World, Lupesoliai La’auliolemalietoa Joseph […]

Heads of Governments, Ministers and Officials meet over Second Atoa Samoa Talks

13 October 2022, Apia Samoa. The Two Samoa Talks has been renamed the Atoa o Samoa Executive Executive Meeting will be held over two days from the 13th-14th October 2022 at the Taumeasina Island Resort. This second session follows the initial Atoa o Samoa Meeting in Pago Pago, hosted by the Government of American Samoa in […]

Samoa to Benefit from Code-Sharing Opportunities with Emirates Airlines

On October 1, 2022, the Independent State of Samoa and the State of the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) signed an Air Service Agreement (A.S.A.) which would allow international air transport services between these nations. The signing ceremony took place in Quebec City, Montreal, Canada. The Minister of Works Transport and Infrastructure (M.W.T.I.), Honourable Olo Fiti […]

Saunoaga Autu: “O Suiga Lelei o Aoaoga, E Amata i Faiaoga”

SAUNOAGA AUTŪ AFIOGA I LE SUI PALEMIA, HON. TUALA TEVAGA IOSEFO PONIFASIO ASO FAAPITOA MO FAIAOGA 2022 TAUMEASINA RESORT, ASO FARAILE, 30 SETEMA 2022, 8.30 I LE TAEAO O lo ua mapu nei i falematū le ali’i seu sa polo fa’asoa auā le Upu folafola a le Atua, talosia o se fatu e paū i le […]

Team Samoa Settle into Birmingham, Ready for Commonwealth Games 2022

The President of SASNOC, Pauga Talalelei Pauga, has happily and thankfully reported that Team Samoa has arrived safely to their final destination, Birmingham United Kingdom, after 3 days of travelling. “We thank God for everything”. Team Samoa has settled in after having to go through Covid-19 testing and accreditation, a process that had athletes waiting […]

Samoa Extends Alert Level 1 for a Further 4-Weeks, Border Restrictions Relaxed

Samoa will extend it’s Alert Level 1 State of Emergency status for a further four weeks to 26 July 2022. This was announced in a press statement issued by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Hon Tuala Tevaga Ponifasio, also Acting Prime Minister until Prime Minister Fiame returns from overseas travels and CHOGM 2022. […]

Samoa Covid: Cases Drop to 128 Over Two Days, No Reported Deaths

Samoa Covid-19 Situational report: 01 to 03 June, 2022. The Ministry of Health in its latest situational report from three days ago have confirmed 128 new community cases for the period: 01st to 03rd of June 2022. There are no deaths to report and no patients at the Intensive Care Unit at Moto’otua hospital. There […]

Travellers from Outside of American Samoa Must Complete 10 Days Before Entering Samoa

The MINISTRY OF HEALTH has issued a Special Travel Advice for travellers from AMERICAN SAMOA ENTERING SAMOA issued 19 May 2022 by MOH Acting Director General of Health Tagaloa Robert Thompsen.. COVIDI9 Variants affecting our region and the global communities is noted with much concern, hence our Border control efforts is elevated and strictly enhanced. […]

Toleafoa Presents Credentials as Samoa’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative in Geneva

Gvt Press Release On 11 of May 2022, Samoa became the 182nd United Nations Member State to be accredited to the United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG) following the presentation of credentials of the first Permanent Representative of Samoa in Geneva, Toleafoa Nella Pepe Tavita-Levy, to the Director General of UNOG, Tatiana Valovaya. Toleafoa was […]