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Photo of the Day: SNPF Christmas Lights are on Display

The festive season is upon us and the annual Samoa National Provident Fund Christmas 🎄 lights are now up. Members of the public were seen enjoying the walk through the NPF building on Thursday 1st December 2022 – the first day of the Christmas lights display. (6)

Manu Samoa 7’s Youngest Loyal Fans at Auckland Airport for 5am Flight

The Manu Samoa 7’s team were greeted by their youngest loyal fans who dragged their parents along to Auckland International Airport so they could say goodbye and have their jersey signed. The Manu Samoa 7’s were catching a 5:30am Fiji Airways flight to Samoa via Suva and Nadi and the youngsters may have been a […]

Samoa Tag Launches Annual Teuila Tournament with New International Playoff Format

The Samoa Tag Incorporated launched its annual Teuila Tag Tournament with a new internationally recognised playoff format. In anticipation for a larger competition next year where close to 20 overseas clubs have pledged to participate, Samoa Tag will apply a playoff format to the men’s competition that sees a preliminary semifinal before the major semis. […]

Taituuga Dedicates Promotion to her Late Parents

BSP Samoa’s Country Manager, Taitu’uga Maryann Lameko-Vaai has been appointed by the Group to take up the PNG-based role of General Manager Offshore Branches. The announcement marks the first time that a non-PNG member of the BSP Group would take up the role, and also the first time in the bank’s 48 year history that […]

Samoa’s Youngest Covid Case Still Fighting in ICU

Thursday 14 April 2022, Apia Samoa.  Samoa’s youngest ICU admitted Covid-19 patient, a 14-month-old baby girl being uplifted in prayer this week, is still fighting at the Intensive Care Unit of Isolation Ward 1 at the Tupua Tamasese Meaole National Hospital at Motootua. Baby was treated with a collapsed lung from complications of a chest […]

Update: 203 New Cases, 198 in Upolu and 5 in Savaii

Update as at 2pm Saturday 2nd April 2022. The Ministry of Health confirms 203 new community cases detected as at 2pm Saturday, taking the total number of community cases since the outbreak to 2,279. With 761 cases fully recovered, there are 1,517 active cases in the community. Active cases are considered those who are still […]

Police Call Off Two Searches in Savaii for Men Lost at Sea while Fishing

Saturday 2nd April 2022, Apia Samoa. Two search operations for fishermen missing at sea in Savaii was on Friday called off in a joint decision by the Samoa Police (SPPCS) and the Fire and Emergency Services Authority (FESA). SPPCS and FESA responded to two separate incidents last weekend, of fishermen who had been pulled out […]

Frontline Healthcare Workers on High Alert following First Covid-Related Death

Saturday 2 April 2022, Apia Samoa. Following Samoa’s first covid-related death registered at Lalomanu District Hospital on Wednesday, Acting Director General of Health has given reassurance that frontline medical staff are on high alert to maintain and improve the delivery of patient care across Samoa. Seiuli Dr Glenn Fatupaito, Samoa’s head of Clinical Services who […]

Samoa Petrol Prices for April Soar Above $3.30 per Litre

Thursday 31 March 2022, Apia Samoa. As Samoa continues into the third week of its nation-wide lockdown in efforts to curb the spread of covid-19 in the community, Samoa’s new petrol prices soar above $3.30 per litre, for both petrol and diesel. As of tomorrow, 01st April 2022, petrol will increase by 22.6 sene per […]

Over 80 Police Officers Have Tested Positive for Covid-19

Tuesday 29 March 2022 Apia Samoa. Over 80 members of Samoa’s Police Prisons and Corrections Services (SPPCS) have returned positive covid-19 tests as the Ministry continues to enforce SOE orders and monitor Samoa’s nationwide lockdown. Deputy Police Commissioner Auapaau Logoitino Filipo said the majority of the positive cases are officers in the frontline of dealing […]