News - Samoa
27 Aug 2015
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...
17 Jul 2015
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...
15 May 2015
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...
21 Apr 2015
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...
23 Mar 2015
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’...
10 Mar 2015
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...
23 Dec 2014
Farmers and other people across the Pacific Island nation are using smartphones to purchase necessary supplies. Despite the fact that almost two years have passed since Samoa was devastated by...