Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Governments of Samoa and China executed the signing to officially hand over the Apia Park Sports Complex and the Samoa Aquatic Center at Tuanaimato this afternoon. The ceremony marks the completion of rehabilitation works for the facilities by the Government of China, less than two weeks before the rugby test between Samoa and New […]

The Samoa Bureau of Statistics (SBS) reached another milestone yesterday with the launching of five official publications and a website.  The ceremony was attended by Government representatives, members of the Diplomatic Corps and the public.   Associate Minister for the Ministry of Public Enterprises, Susuga Papalii Niko Lee Hang delivered the keynote address.   “We hope […]

Earlier today, Government opened four new roads in Savaii as part of ongoing infrastructure projects to provide inland access roads for communities across the country.
The infrastructure projects totalled $3 million tala and saw more than ten kilometres of road built for the villages of Sagone, Saleaula, Pu’apu’a and Salelavalu.

        Cabinet Releases (English and Samoan) 1. Financial assistance for Samoa Special Olympics Cabinet has approved financial assistance of $50,000.00 for Special Olympics Samoa Association to help with preparations for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games to be held in the United States of America next month. Team Samoa comprises of 28 […]

  PR: In January and February of this year, the Office of Ombudsman/National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) inspected Samoa’s places of detention. Following the inspections, the Detention Centre Inspections Report 2015 was produced which identifies prisoners as one of the most vulnerable groups in Samoan society from a human rights perspective. This is the first […]

[Pictured: Papali’i Sonja Hunter (centre); Josefa Tuamoto – New Deputy Chairperson of SPTO and CEO of the Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (left); and Ilisoni Vuidreketi – CEO of SPTO (right)]   Papali’i Sonja Hunter, Samoa Tourism Authority’s Chief Executive Officer today resumed her role as the Chairperson of the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) for the […]