News - Samoa

10

Jul '18

10 Jul 2018

Samoa

NZ Immigration publishes Samoa quota ballot results

New Zealand Immigration has today published results of its Samoan quota ballot, following a record number of registrations. Those whose numbers have been picked are now eligible to go through...

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09

Jul '18

9 Jul 2018

Samoa

Multi-million dollar flood protection project for Samoa

Samoa's government has begun work on a multi-million dollar project it hopes will protect 18 vulnerable communities from flooding. The aim of the Vaisigano Catchment Project is to reduce...

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03

Jul '18

3 Jul 2018

Samoa

Samoa gets help from EU and Australia to fight cybercrime

Samoa's Prime Minister says cybercrime is not just a crime of the future but is something that needs to be addressed now. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegoai has welcomed representatives of the...

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28

Jun '18

28 Jun 2018

Samoa

Coconut-leaf plates on the table as Samoa looks beyond single-use plastics

Government will ban polluting plastics at the end of the year, spurring the search for something different. In a bid to protect the precious “blue Pacific” the Samoan government will ban all...

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25

Jun '18

25 Jun 2018

Samoa

Samoa looks to ban all single-use plastic

Samoa will look to ban all single-use plastic from January, its government said, in the latest move to protect the country's oceans. A government statement said the ban will initially target...

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25

Jun '18

25 Jun 2018

Samoa

Effort to boost Samoan employment in ICT sector kicks off

Samoa's government has launched a Pilot ICT Training programme that hopes to train 60 unemployed youth, increasing their opportunities in the industry. The two week training begins today. The...

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05

Jun '18

5 Jun 2018

Samoa

Commemorating Independence educates our people

Looking back on our history helps us understand what has shaped our country and informs how we can move forward. This is why the Director of the Centre for Samoan Studies, Dr. Safua Akeli Amaama...

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16

Apr '18

16 Apr 2018

Samoa

Sport: Samoa tops Pacific medal tally at Commonwealth Games

Team Samoa Chef de Mission Nynette Sass says the 2018 Commonwealth Games can be a launching pad for sport in the country after the team finished highest of the Pacific nations competing at the...

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05

Apr '18

5 Apr 2018

Samoa

Women's leadership project launched in Samoa

A new leadership project aimed at advancing gender equality has been launched in Samoa. The Women in Leadership in Samoa project also seeks to improve women's leadership in the country Samoa...

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20

Mar '18

20 Mar 2018

Samoa

Money wise competition empowers young people

  The Central Bank of Samoa congratulated the winners of their “Be Money Wise Poster Competition and Build Your Savings Piggy Bank/ Money Box Competition” last Friday. The prize giving...

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15

Mar '18

15 Mar 2018

Samoa

Kitchen garden, health documentary tackle lifestyle diseases in Samoa

With the first school kitchen garden at Apia Primary School, Malifa launched, a second garden is being planned for Poutasi Primary School. The project designed to combat non-communicable...

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05

Mar '18

5 Mar 2018

Samoa

PM inspects Samoan guard of honour in first stop on Pacific trip

The Prime Minister has been welcomed in Samoa by a full military band at her first stop in her Pacific Mission trip. Foreign Minister Winston Peters is accompanying Jacinda Ardern on a week-long...

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