News - Samoa

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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16

Jun '17

16 Jun 2017

Samoa

Manu Samoa side named ahead of All Blacks Test

Manu Samoa has announced its side for Friday night's highly-anticipated Test match against the All Blacks at Eden Park in Auckland. Eight of the 23-man squad will be donning the famous blue...

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15

Jun '17

15 Jun 2017

Samoa

Paramount title of Malietoa in Samoa finally decided

The three branches of Sa Malietoa in Samoa have reached agreement on who should hold the paramount title, unanimously deciding to bestow it on Faamausili Moli, a son of the late head of state and...

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