News - Samoa

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Jan '17

26 Jan 2017

Samoa

Parents agonise over back to school

There is no doubt the children of Samoa are looking forward to returning to school. But parents are already stressing out over how to finance their school fees, uniforms, building fees,...

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26

Jan '17

26 Jan 2017

Samoa

When the going gets tough

Meet 50-year-old Malo Tala from Siumu. He told the Village Voice that life is getting tougher by the day. “I was born and raised in Siumu and I have to admit that the struggles I am...

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24

Jan '17

24 Jan 2017

Samoa

Rallying cry by millions of women echoed in Samoa

The plight of millions of women around the world protesting against the inauguration of Donald John Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America is not lost in Samoa. As images of...

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10

Jan '17

10 Jan 2017

Samoa

Love Samoa, Love Pacific

Women in Business and Janet’s bring new Samoan Coconut Oil Body care brand to Market A new brand of Samoan Coconut Body Oil and Soaps called Love Pacific has been developed in partnership...

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28

Dec '16

28 Dec 2016

Samoa

‘Best Christmas present ever’

Christmas presents mean different things to different people. They come in different forms and sizes, varying in significance. But what if your Christmas present is the stuff that’s capable...

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12

Dec '16

12 Dec 2016

Samoa

Poverty exists but with a Samoan twist

By Vatapuia Maiava and Sarafina Sanerivi , 12 December 2016   For Tovio Fesola’i, from the village of Lealaoali’i, Faleasi’u, he believes there is poverty in Samoa but only to an...

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14

Nov '16

14 Nov 2016

Samoa

Sport: Manu Samoa confident of upsetting French

A strong Manu Samoa rugby side will take on the French on Sunday, confident they can upset the home side in Toulouse. Coach Namulauulu Alama Ieremia named an experienced team this week which he...

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01

Nov '16

1 Nov 2016

Samoa

Talofa lava! A little bit of Samoa found in California

Talofa lava! The California Oakland/San Francisco Mission is one of a kind. There are 10 different language units, two beautiful bridges and many miracles. I serve in the Samoan program, and we...

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17

Oct '16

17 Oct 2016

Samoa

Record tourism numbers for Samoa

The country's tourism authority says 65,274 visitors so far this year, compared to just over 58,000 for the same period in 2015. In June alone, 12,773 visitor arrivals were recorded. The chief...

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17

Oct '16

17 Oct 2016

Samoa

Samoa to look for more seasonal jobs abroad after firm closure

The Samoan government will be looking for more foreign investors and seasonal worker jobs abroad to help fill the gap left by Yazaki EDS Samoa. The automotive component manufacturer is one of...

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07

Oct '16

7 Oct 2016

Samoa

National bird of Samoa threatened with extinction

Scientists in Samoa have issued a dire warning about the fate of the national bird, which features on the country’s bank notes and coins. Acccording to ABC News the manumea has been on the...

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28

Sep '16

28 Sep 2016

Samoa

Samoan theatre takes centre stage in Melbourne to tell creation story

Samoan actors and singers are set to take to the stage in Melbourne, with one of the biggest shows from the Pacific Islander theatre community in Australia. The play, "Amataga O Le Alofa" or...

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