News - Samoa

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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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26

Feb '18

26 Feb 2018

Samoa

Watch out for scammers on social media, Central Bank of Samoa

The Central Bank of Samoa is warning locals about the dangers of Facebook and other social media networks being used by scammers to take their money. The bank has issued the warning in a press...

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19

Feb '18

19 Feb 2018

Samoa

Samoa sets up superannuation for RSE workers

The Samoa government has decreed that all Samoans working in New Zealand under the Recognised Seasonal Employers scheme are to start making superannuation contributions to Samoa's National...

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14

Feb '18

14 Feb 2018

Samoa

Cyclone Gita: Samoa schools, churches remain closed

All government and some church and private schools in Samoa remain closed following Cyclone Gita. In a report released last night by the Disaster Management Office and the Disaster Advisory...

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