News - Samoa

15

Sep '15

15 Sep 2015

Samoa

MoneyGram and Bank of South Pacific Sign Agreement

MoneyGram a global provider of innovative money transfer and payment services announces today that the company has reached an agreement with Bank of South Pacific that will enable customers in...

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09

Sep '15

9 Sep 2015

Samoa

Samoa makes sporting history as first day of Commonwealth Youth Games competition begins

With the first day of competition about to start, Samoa’s capital is ready for an impactful festival of Commonwealth sporting action at the Vth Commonwealth Youth Games. Following the immersive...

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27

Aug '15

27 Aug 2015

Samoa

Report confirms poverty in Samoa

One in every five Samoans lives in poverty. That is one of the issues identified by the first State of Human Rights Report for Samoa officially launched Monday. The report was compiled by the...

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27

Aug '15

27 Aug 2015

Samoa

Samoa Coast Guard station hosts sixth annual open house

Fog still lingered off the coast mid-morning Saturday as the Coast Guard’s MH-65 Dolphin helicopter hovered 15 feet above the ocean’s surface to drop a rescue swimmer into the water to save a...

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17

Jul '15

17 Jul 2015

Samoa

Visual artist awarded Creative NZ Samoa Artist-In-Residence

Samoan artist Siliga Setoga will undertake a three-month artist residency exploring cultural identity at the National University of Samoa from August to October this year. Offered by Creative...

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30

Jun '15

30 Jun 2015

Samoa

Pacific Games: How it started

THE idea of holding the Pacific Games (formerly named as South Pacific Games) originated with Dr A.H. Sahu Khan who was one of Fiji's representatives at a meeting of the South Pacific Commission...

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24

Jun '15

24 Jun 2015

Samoa

Samoa's fast internet another step closer

Samoa is set for faster internet after the World Bank gave the green light for a $16 million US dollar grant. The Samoa Connectivity Project is expected to bring more reliable internet and is a...

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21

May '15

21 May 2015

Samoa

FPA backs women's financial literacy campaign

The FPA has entered into an agreement to support not-for-profit organisation 10thousandgirl which runs educational programs on financial literacy for women. In a statement issued yesterday, the...

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15

May '15

15 May 2015

Samoa

AFI Pacific Islands Regional Initiative establishes long-term, regional approach to increase financial inclusion in Pacific

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Pacific Islands Working Group’s (PIWG) transformation to the Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) is now complete. AFI officially launched its...

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21

Apr '15

21 Apr 2015

Samoa

Money literacy tool wins BNZ Start up Alley competition

Blame it all on Kendall Flutey's little brother. He inadvertently led to the development of Banqer, an interactive financial literacy tool aimed at primary school pupils, which claimed the top...

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23

Mar '15

23 Mar 2015

Samoa

ADB: Govts must ensure remittances used for inclusive growth

ADB: Govts must ensure remittances used for inclusive growth by MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO Asian governments and the private sector must take full advantage of the sharp increase in workers’...

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10

Mar '15

10 Mar 2015

Samoa

Women migrants send larger part of their income home than men, IOM says

Women international migrants are earning less than men but send a larger part of their income home, the International Organization for Migration (IOM). "Female international migrants send...

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