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Cabinet Releases (English and Samoan)
9 January 2015

 

1. Savali Editor suspended
Cabinet has approved the suspension of Tupuola Terry Tavita from his duties as Savali Editor, in line with standard practice across any branch of Government, while allegations against him are being investigated by Police.  He will receive full pay until the resolution of this case.

In the interim, Cabinet has approved the appointment of Mamea Ulafala as Acting Editor of Savali and Renate Rivers as Acting Press Secretary.

These appointments will be reviewed after Tupuola’s court case, which starts on 19th of January 2015.

Faamalolo mo se taimi lē tumau le Faatonu o le Vaega o le Savali
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le faamalolo lē tumau o le Faatonu o le Nusipepa o le Savali, Tupuola Terry Tavita a o faagasolo suesuega o se tagi faasaga ia te ia i le Faamasinoga Maualuga, e tusa ma faiga masani a o tagofia ai se mataupu o lo o suesueina i soo se lala o le Malo.

Ua faamaonia foi le tofia o Mamea Ulafala e avea ma Faatonu o le Savali mo le taimi nei, ae ua tofia Renate Rivers e avea ma Sooupu o le Ofisa Sooupu a le Malo mo le taimi nei.

O le a toe iloilo ia tofiga pe a mae’a le faamasinoga o Tupuola e afua atu i le aso 19 o Ianuari 2015.

 

2. $50k for Samoa Netball Association
Cabinet approved financial assistance of $50,000.00 for the Samoa Netball Association, part of which assisted the team’s preparations for the 6 Nations Tournament that was held in Singapore last December and for upcoming test matches against New Zealand and Fiji later this month.

These test matches are part of Samoa’s preparations for the upcoming 2015 World Cup contest this year.

$50,000 mo Asosi Netipolo a Samoa
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le tuuina atu o le fesoasoani tupe e $50,000.00 mo le Asosi Netipolo a Samoa mo tapenaga mo le Taamilosaga a Atunuu e 6, lea na faia ia Tesema 2014; faapea ma taaloga faitaulia ma le Silver Ferns a Niu Sila ma le au a Fiti, e faia i Fiti i le masina nei.

O tapenaga uma nei a le au a le atunuu mo le Taamilosaga Netipolo mo le Ipu a le Lalolagi i le tausaga nei.

 

3. Contract awarded to the Kooline
Cabinet has approved the contract awarded to Kooline Refrigeration Co Ltd for the General Upgrade & Refurbishment of the Central Air Conditioning System of the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) Building.

The tender for this contract was advertised for public interest and three contractors submitted applications of bids.

The applications were assessed by the Sub Committee before a recommendation was submitted to Cabinet for the final decision.

Tuuina atu konekarate i le kamupani a le Kooline Refrigeration Co Ltd
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le tuuina atu o le konekarate i le kamupani a le Kooline Refrigeration mo le Toe Faaleleia o le Vaega o Ea Malulu o le Fale o le Faalapotopotoga o Taui o Faalavelave Faafuasei.

O tauofoga mo nei galuega na faasalalauina mo le silafia lautele, ma e tolu kamupani na tuuina ane tusi talosaga.

Na iloiloina nei talosaga uma e le Soa Komiti, ma tuuina mai ai loa le fautuaga mo le faia o le faaiuga a le Kapeneta.


4. 
Deputy PM to travel to Australia
Cabinet has approved the trip by Deputy Prime Minister, Afioga Fonotoe Pierre Lauofo to Australia at the invitation of the Samoa Association of Manufacturers & Exporters (SAME) on 11 – 15 January 2015.

The Deputy Prime Minister will travel to Sydney with members of SAME.  The purpose of the trip is to reaffirm SAME’s preparations for the upcoming Samoa Trade Show to be held in Sydney in March of this year.

The delegation will also advertise display promotions through newspapers and broadcast agencies while in Australia.

Malaga Sui Palemia mo Ausetalia
Ua faamaonia e le Kapeneta le malaga atu o le Afioga i le Sui Palemia, Fonotoe Pierre Lauofo i Ausetalia, e tali se valaaulia mai le Faalapotopotoga a kamupani Faioloa ma kamupani Auina atu Oloa i Fafo a Samoa (SAME), i le aso 11 – 15 Ianuari 2015.

O le a faimalaga faatasi le Afioga ia Fonotoe ma sui o le faalapotopotoga, ma o le faamoemoe o le faigamalaga, o le faamautuina lea o tapenaga mo le faaaliga oloa a le SAME e faia i Sini ia Mati o le tausaga nei.

O le a faia foi faalauiloa i nusipepa ma fale faasalalau a o i ai lea aumalaga i totonu o Ausetalia faatatau i lenei faaaliga.

 

-ENDS

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