Keynote Address By Pulotu Lyndon Chu Ling, CEO MCIL

National workshops on Workplan for Child Labour Alliance 8.7  Path Finder Country 29 March23 Reverend Ma’auga, Secretary General of the National Council of Churches, ILO Director of the Pacific Island Countries, Mr. Matin Karimli Esteemed representatives from our UN partners, Constituents of the Samoa National Tripartite Forum and the Child Labour Taskforce, Ladies and Gentlemen, As highlighted in […]

Storm in a teacup

Cabinet Approves New Board of Director Appointments for State Owmed Enterprises

At the conclusion of the advertisements of Directors Vacancies for Public Bodies, Cabinet has approved the appointment of 55 new Directors to the Boards of Public Bodies. The decision was made at Cabinet’s meeting held on the 1st March 2023. The new directors and the Public Body Board to which they have been appointed are: […]

MP for Urban West Blasted for Raising Leased Customary Lands in Parliament

Faaleaogaina e le Faamasinoga Moliaga o le Fasioti Tagata Paivalea

Faaleaogaina le faamasinoga moliaga o le fasioti tagata paivalea   Ua solofua ma faaleaogaina e le Faamasinoga Maualuga moliaga o le fasioti tagata paivalea sa molia ai se tamā mai le afioaga o Lalomalava i se faalavelave na tula’i mai i le fitu tausaga talu ai. O Steve Afiafi na molia i le tausaga 2016 […]

Ta’utino tagata faigaluega e to’alua i le gaoia o le $30k

Mexico Migrants: Deadly Fire at Juárez Migrant Centre Kills at Least 40

By Vanessa Buschschlüter BBC News 28 March 2023 At least 40 people people have died at a migrant processing centre in Mexico in a fire that officials say started during a protest against deportations. Many of the victims had travelled from Central and South America trying to get to the US. The blaze at the facility […]

Italian Captain Says World Rugby Decision is Biased and Ridiculous

MS Crown Princess to Return to Samoa

The MS Crown Princess (of Princess Cruises owned by Carnival Corporation) is returning to Apia this Friday 31st March, she previously called Apia Nov 23rd 2022. She arrives from Pago Pago, A.S before she continues on to Papeete, Tahiti – French Polynesia. She is Captained by Master Tony Ruggero (Italian) The Crown Princess set sail […]

34 Savaii Candidates Registered in the First 2 Days

Samoa Launches Follow-up Rapid Assessment on Street Vendors

Apia (ILO NEWS) – Samoa’s efforts to eradicate child labour and street vendors in the country continue with the development of the National Workplan for Child Labour and the Launching of Samoa Follow-up Rapid Assessment on Street Vendors. These initiatives aim to ensure compliance with ratified international conventions and to provide children with formal education […]

American Samoa Reports 3 Positive Covid-19 Cases on Container Ship

National Consultation on Community -Based Fisheries Management Program in Samoa

Samoa through the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries initiated the Community-based fisheries management program (CBFMP) in 1995 under the assistant from Australian Aid program (AusAID) at the time. After 5 year of AusAID assistance, MAF continues to implement CBFMP with modifications and adaptation of co-management systems that suits from time to time. The CBFMP is […]

AG Clarifies Amendments to JSC and how Supreme Court Judges are Removed

Falease’ela-Uta Takes Sustainable Step by Installing Home Biogas Systems

Apia, Samoa – The village of Falease’ela-Uta celebrated the successful installation of five home biogas systems this week, funded by the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Technical assistance was provided by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, as well as inputs by Pacific Grow […]

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