News - Samoa

07

Sep '17

7 Sep 2017

Samoa

Samoa Airways outlines international service from Nov 2017

By Jim Liu Samoa Airways last week revealed its operational schedule, ahead of its November 2017 launch.  With 2-class Boeing 737-800 aircraft, the airline will serve Apia –...

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04

Sep '17

4 Sep 2017

Samoa

Sport: Samoa to host 2019 Pacific Games

Samoa will host the 2019 Pacific Games.The Pacific Games Council announced the decision this afternoon, saying it was the only bid that met all the criteria.Tonga was to host the games, but in...

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23

Aug '17

23 Aug 2017

Samoa

Samoa Central Bank governor issues scam warnings

The governor of the Central Bank of Samoa is warning, the public to be vigilant against scams and the work of con artists.Maiava Atalina Ainu'u-Enari revealed examples of recent scams to the...

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21

Aug '17

21 Aug 2017

Samoa

Samoa embracing more sophisticated weather analysis tools

Climate change has been blamed for making historical weather data undependable and prompted Samoa to look for a new weather and climate prediction model.The Samoa Met Service's principal...

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10

Aug '17

10 Aug 2017

Samoa

Sport: PM '99 percent confident' Samoa will host Pacific Games

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi says he is "99 percent confident" Samoa will be awarded hosting rights for the 2019 Pacific Games. The 1983 and 2007 hosts are competing against...

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10

Aug '17

10 Aug 2017

Samoa

Record numbers of Samoans apply for NZ quota

More than 15,000 Samoans registered for New Zealand's annual immigration quota this year, a record number.   Under the system 1100 places are offered to Samoans to migrate to New Zealand...

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07

Aug '17

7 Aug 2017

Samoa

Samoa and UNDP sign multi-millon deal

Samoa's government and the United Nations Development Programme have signed a multi-million dollar agreement for the development of further renewable energy projects in the country.  The...

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28

Jul '17

28 Jul 2017

Samoa

Habitat NZ looks to build financial literacy in Samoa

A housing project in Samoa that helped rebuild hundreds of homes after Cyclone Evan is also training local families in financial literacy as part of the process.   With US$800,000 ($1.2...

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13

Jul '17

13 Jul 2017

Samoa

Samoa to build new high commission in Wellington

The Samoa Government is to build a new high commission in the New Zealand capital, Wellington. A release from the Minister of the Prime Minister and Cabinet says the current commission does not...

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30

Jun '17

30 Jun 2017

Samoa

Nation mourns Seiuli’s passing

Samoa has a lost a national character. Today, families, friends and everyone whose lives were touched by Seiuli Alan Alo Vaai are mourning his passing away. On social media last night, mourners...

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22

Jun '17

22 Jun 2017

Samoa

Manu Samoa team to play Wales named

Coach Namulauulu Alama Ieremia has named his team to play Wales at Apia Park tomorrow. Captain David Lemi is back in the starting team with Alafoti Faosiliva starting at number eight. The team is...

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22

Jun '17

22 Jun 2017

Samoa

Savaia Lefaga - Samoa’s first tsunami ready village

Savaia village, on the southern coast of Upolu, will be recognised by the U.N.E.S.C.O Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (I.O.C) as Samoa’s first Tsunami Ready community during a...

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