News - Samoa
21 Sep 2018
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$35.75 million grant to improve the climate resilience of Samoa’s road network, and facilitate a rapid response in the event of...
6 Sep 2018
Samoan workers are now eligible to apply to work in Australia under the Pacific Labour Scheme which enables access to low and semi-skilled temporary work opportunities in Australia. The Pacific...
30 Jul 2018
Samoa and New Zealand commemorated 56 years of their Treaty of Friendship over the weekend. The treaty was signed in August 1962 after the Pacific nation became independent. In his address...
24 Jul 2018
Samoa has installed a battery energy storage system, a first of its kind in the Pacific islands. The $US8.8 million project at the Fiaga Power Station is capable of storing six megawatts of...
10 Jul 2018
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...
9 Jul 2018
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...
3 Jul 2018
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...
28 Jun 2018
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...
25 Jun 2018
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...