Monthly Archives: December 2016

Prime Minister opens new school building for Savaia Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi officially opened the new school building for Savaia, Lefaga village this morning. The two storey building was built with assistance of $691,054.16 from the Government of Australia. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Education Sports and Culture, Loau Solamalemalo Keneti […]

There were only words of gratitude from Saanapu Primary School last week as they celebrated the opening of their new hall, perimeter fence and dual water tanks. This project was funded by the US government at a cost of USD$660,000. Saanapu’s school building was damaged by Cyclone Evan and while the most critical needs of the school […]

  (PR) The Government of Japan organized the High School Students Summit on World Tsunami Awareness Day from 22 to 29 November 2016 in Japan to commemorate the establishment of World Tsunami Awareness Day on 5 November at the UN General Assembly. Students from 30 countries were invited to participate in the Summit as Youth […]

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi officially opened the community consultations with human rights champions, law reformers and community leaders this morning. The one-day forum is part of the Samoa Faafafine Week 2016 programme. Samoa Faafafine Association President, Sooalo Tootooalii Roger Stanley welcomed guests and Reverend Maauga Motu lead the prayer service. The Prime Minister, who […]

The Apia Waterfront Plan was launched this morning by Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi.  The plan is for the Apia Waterfront Project, a joint initiative by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (through the Planning and Urban Management Agency) and the Samoa Tourism Authority on the development of the Apia waterfront area. Said Prime […]

The Village Directory 2016 publication by the Samoa Bureau of Statistics was officially launched this morning by Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi. “We are here this morning to mark the preliminary count of Samoa’s population, presented in a Village Directory that contains the population of each village in Samoa distributed by gender,” said Tuilaepa. “This […]

Reigning Miss Pacific Islands Abigail Havora of Papua New Guinea and beauty contestants from the region were welcomed last night by Prime Minister and Chairman of the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, as Samoa readies to host the 30th Miss Pacific Islands pageant. The Chairman’s Reception at Taumeasina Island Resort was well attended […]