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Café 10 Reduces Plastic Usage – Installs UV Filtered Water

08 March 2019, Apia Samoa. Café 10 at Lotopa has installed UV filtered water for its clients in efforts to reduce the use of plastic water bottles. “We are happy to announce that we’ve newly installed UV filtered water here at the cafe!”, said business entrepreneur Visceta Meredith who co-owns Cafe 10 with her husband and […]

Forum Economic Ministers Respond Positively to Private Sector Voice on Climate Financing

BSP Group Net Profit Before Tax Again Exceeds 1 Billion Kina

07 March 2019, Papua New Guinea & Pacific. Bank South Pacific Limited (BSP) Board Chair Tulaniuoatua Sir Kostas Constantinou, OBE, has today released results for the Group’s 2018 financial year, announcing net profit before tax once again exceeding 1 billion kina ($793m tala) and total dividend payments to its shareholders of 597.36 mllion kina ($473.5m […]

BSP Committed to Building an Inclusive Workforce

Business Systems Ltd Major Sponsors of Samoa Schools National 7s Championship

05 March 2019, Apia Samoa. Business Systems Ltd is the major sponsor for the Samoa Schools National Sevens Championship currently underway. The Samoa Schools 7s tournament is run by President Matafeo Reupena Matafeo and the Schools Rugby Union & School Principals’ Association. Faamalo to Zone A President: Fonoti Soonalole and his organising team for coordinating […]

Samoa Suspends Pork Imports from China and Other Countries Affected by African Swine Fever

ATH of Fiji Acquires Bluesky Group for USD$43.5 Million

27 February 2019, Apia Samoa. Press Release. Bluesky wishes to announce the completion of the sale of controlling interest shares in the Bluesky group of companies by Amper SA (Madrid, Spain) to Amalgamated Telecom Holdings Limited (“ATH”) of Fiji. ATH has announced that on 22nd February 2019, it completed the final payment of USD $43.5 […]


Federal Pacific Group Consolidates Savaii Business Interests Under One Roof

23 February 2019, Salelologa. Press Release. Local financial services provider Federal Pacific Group consolidated Savaii operations for its Insurance, Finance and Money Transfer interests under one roof with the dedication of Federal Pacific House in Salelologa this week. The ceremony was attended by members of the Savaii business community, family and friends. Also present were […]

SSAB Team are all in School Uniform Today

Central Bank Issues Warning on Cryptocurrencies

21 February 2019, Apia Samoa. The Central Bank of Samoa (“Central Bank”) wishes to remind the public that any cryptocurrency promoters who wish to carry out promotion or presentations in Samoa must first seek the approval of the Central Bank. This is in accordance with the recently passed amendments to the Money Laundering Prevention Act […]

CBS: Samoa’s Economy Will Contract by 6.6% amidst Unprecedented Global Economic Developments

SSAB “Levels-Up” at Leadership Retreat

18 February 2019, Apia Samoa. Samoa Stationery and Books SSAB held a two and a half day retreat for all their Managers in Upolu and Savaii at Taumeasina Island Resort.  Held over the weekend, the theme for this year’s event  was “Level Up”. President and CEO of SSAB, Tofilau Fiti Leung Wai explained the theme encouraging […]

CBS: Samoa’s Economy Will Contract by 6.6% amidst Unprecedented Global Economic Developments

Escaped Prisoners Still at Large – Secure Your Homes and Properties

06 February 2019, Apia Samoa. The Samoa Police Service (SPS) have issued a warning for families to secure their homes and properties after confirmed sightings in Moamoa of 2 armed and dangerous prisoners. “SPS advise members of the public around Moamoa, Aleisa, Tapatapao, Siusega and Vaitele areas to be vigilant in securing your homes and […]

Notorious Criminal Chong Nee Escapes Prison Again

Employ Villages and Distribute the Wealth

31 January 2019, Apia Samoa. The Member of Parliament for Alataua i Sisifo, Ali’imalemanu Alofa Tuuau has requested the Minister of Works, Papalii Niko Lee Hang to create rural employment by awarding lawn mowing contracts to villages. The issue was raised during the government’s supplementary budget debate that was passed in Parliament last week. Ali’imalemanu […]

BSP Samoa Announces Relief Package for Customers Impacted by COVID-19