News - Samoa

26

Nov '14

26 Nov 2014

Samoa

Austrac speaks up for remittance sector

Westpac's attempts to wind back its dealings with the remittance sector may be becoming more difficult, after anti-money laundering regulator Austrac expressed hope the banking sector may...

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21

Nov '14

21 Nov 2014

Samoa

Remittances Lifeline to Developing Countries in Jeopardy

20th November 2014Sydney, Australia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Remittances Lifeline to Developing Countries in Jeopardy Increasing global concerns about cross-border money transfers, and the...

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21

Nov '14

21 Nov 2014

Samoa

Remitters have the ear of government

Representatives of the remittance industry met with a government committee this week in a bid to find a resolution to the situation that has led to all of Australia's big banks closing the...

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28

Oct '14

28 Oct 2014

Samoa

Drone Over Samoa

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24

Oct '14

24 Oct 2014

Samoa

Samoan mango picker 'loves' working in the Top End

Mango picking is not an easy job, with long hours in the sun and a risk of sap burn, but workers from Samoa say they 'just love' the work.Audio: Metusela Joseph Levy, from Samoa says he loves...

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19

Sep '14

19 Sep 2014

Samoa

Organic Farmers Cultivate Rural Success in Samoa

Rural farming families in Samoa, a small island developing state in the central South Pacific Ocean, are reaping the rewards of supplying produce to the international organic market with the help...

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07

Aug '14

7 Aug 2014

Samoa

Lifestyle ‘human tsunami’ threatens Pacific as biggest economic story

The “human tsunami” of lifestyle diseases will overshadow climate change and other big Pacific economic stories for some countries, a regional conference in Sydney has been told. “The...

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01

Aug '14

1 Aug 2014

Samoa

The NRL’s future is in the Pacific Islands

News that Fiji are currently bidding to take part in the 2016 NSW Cup, headed by the one and only Petero Civoniceva, coupled with the success of the Papua New Guinea Hunters in their first season...

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30

Jul '14

30 Jul 2014

Samoa

Emergency Shelter and Evacuation Centre Training for Samoa

Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Noumea, New Caledonia – Last week, eighteen representatives of Samoa’s Welfare and Internally-Displaced People Sub-Committee of the Disaster...

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25

Jul '14

25 Jul 2014

Samoa

Frozen Samoan taro soon to be on the overseas market

Frozen fresh taro will soon be on the overseas market once the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa (SROS) has finalised its tasting trials. The popular brands, Samoa Tasi and Samoa Lua...

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03

Jun '14

3 Jun 2014

Samoa

Samoa tourism welcomes NZ help

Tourism officials in Samoa are excited about the contribution from New Zealand's government to help boost the tourism industry. New Zealand's Prime Minister announced this morning that New...

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02

Jun '14

2 Jun 2014

Samoa

Samoa celebrates 52nd anniversary of Independence

Prominent leaders from around the Pacific including New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and his team of delegates, took part in today's ceremony. A unique feature of this year's celebrations...

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