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The nation of Samoa, and its prime minister, are set to steal the limelight during the worldwide telecast of Joseph Parker's heavyweight title fight in Auckland next month. Where the New Zealand government, and Auckland council, have declined to help fund Parker's fight for the WBO title against...
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa’s Prime Minister Sailele Malielegaoi is among the government leaders at the United Nations Climate Conference in Marrakech, Morocco where negotiators are on going to see how the Adaptation Fund can serve the Paris Agreement on the global fight against climate change. The...
President-elect Donald Trump met today with Hawaii Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, who is reportedly being considered for a job in the Trump administration. Gabbard released a statement after the meeting saying that she was invited by Trump to the meeting, where she had a “frank and positive”...
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa is ready for this year’s Miss Pacific Islands Pageant where eight contestants will vie for the title that is held Miss Abigail Havora who won the first title for Papua New Guinea and who will crown this year’s winner. Samoa’s Tourism Authority (STA) says that it’s fitting that...
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa’s Ombudsman Maiava Iulai Toma has made it clear that the “Fa’asamoa does not permit husbands to beat their wives.”  He made these comments during his presentation before the media on human rights. Maiava heads the Office of the Ombudsman that was created in 1988 and in 2013 and...
SAMOA ASSURED OF USA’s CONTINUED SUPPORT Apia, SAMOA — The U.S. Charge de Affairs to Samoa, Angeline Wilinson has assured the Samoa media that the United States Government will continue supporting Samoa whoever becomes the 45th President, this was based on reports out of outlets in Samoa. The...
Apia, SAMOA — Newly appointed Acting Police Commissioner, Leiataua Fata Aviga Salale has dismissed rumors that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) are leaving following an incident that occurred on Monday (Samoa Time) at the Apia Police Station during the arrest of Commissioner Fuiavailili Egon...
NO CHANGES IN VISA WAIVER FOR SAMOA, SAYS US EMBASSY Apia, SAMOA — The US Embassy in Samoa has made it clear that there are no changes to the US Visa Waiver for Samoa citizen to enter the United States. The announcement was made following an article that is being shared on social media by USA-Radio...
Apia, SAMOA — With the total population of Samoa at 187,820, a total of 89% of the men hold chiefly titles, this is according to Ministry of Women, Community and Social Developments official Mema Motusaga during her presentation before the media during a weeklong training hosted by Samoa Alliance...
Apia, SAMOA —“First days of training bring so much information that the media has been deprived of regarding women in government, women in parliament, women who are abused physically and verbally, the low percentage of women who hold chiefly titles in the villages and other issues that were never...

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