News - Samoa

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May '17

3 May 2017

Samoa

B.S.P. launches kids savings account

Bank South Pacific’s commitment to Samoa in delivering convenient, innovative and affordable banking, the bank is pleased to announce an addition to their account suite, and this time catering...

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13

Apr '17

13 Apr 2017

Samoa

US embassy kicks off literacy programme in Samoa

Lepea Primary School in Samoa has been presented with over 600 reading and reference books from the US Embassy. The Samoa Observer reports the donation marks the first of the Embassy's 'Faitau =...

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04

Apr '17

4 Apr 2017

Samoa

All Blacks close to agreeing Samoa fixture

A deal is almost complete for New Zealand to face Samoa in a warm-up Test ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour, according to reports. NZME are reporting that the fixture will take place on...

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27

Mar '17

27 Mar 2017

Samoa

Samoa sending medical patients to India instead of NZ

Samoa has begun sending patients needing medical treatment overseas to India instead of New Zealand to save money. It comes as India was also offering to send doctors to Samoa to undertake...

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27

Mar '17

27 Mar 2017

Samoa

Surgical trainees in Samoa receive specialized training from Australian team

A team from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is in Samoa this week as part of RACS Pacific Island Program, which seeks to strengthen specialised clinical services across 11...

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21

Mar '17

21 Mar 2017

Samoa

Strong women make stronger families, villages

Roles and responsibilities within a Samoan family have already been demarcated. Knowing where you fit in is extremely important. That is the opinion of Lupe Fuimaono, of Lauli’i. The mother...

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21

Mar '17

21 Mar 2017

Samoa

Samoa's PM calls on villages to support more hydro electricity plants

Samoa's prime minister is calling on villages with water resources to support the development of more hydro electricity plants. Tuila'epa Sailele Malielegaoi was speaking at the ground breaking...

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21

Mar '17

21 Mar 2017

Samoa

Audition excitement builds for upcoming film

Excitement is building as auditions are starting to be held in Samoa, for a short film, “Liliu”, written and directed by Jeremiah Tauamiti and produced by Tagata Pasifika producer, Ngaire...

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19

Mar '17

19 Mar 2017

Samoa

Stars home for premier of One Thousand Ropes

The Apollo Cinemas in the heart of Apia was the place to be last night. It was where the stars of Samoan film, One Thousand Ropes, mixed and mingled with members of the public during the...

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12

Mar '17

12 Mar 2017

Samoa

Dave Fane: God of the Pacific?

"Dave or David, I'm easy either or, you know? As long as you're not calling me c***, then I don't care." Whoa. Didn't take Dave/David Fane long to drop the c-bomb. All I did was ask him what he...

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06

Mar '17

6 Mar 2017

Samoa

Husband’s job in N.Z. heaven sent for Letogo family

Makerita Sovala from the village of Letogo is sure about one thing. Challenges will always be around. But if we persevere and never give up, the blessings will come. The 31-year-old stays with...

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15

Feb '17

15 Feb 2017

Samoa

New international paddling race in Samoa

THE Alo Paopao Festival Trust, which is behind the Alo Paopao International Paddling Festival that has been running since 2012, has announced a new international race for March 18. They have...

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