Tag Archives: Samoa

The Samoa National Cybersecurity Strategy 2016-2021 by MCIT was officially launched yesterday morning at the Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi convention centre. Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Afioga Afamasaga Fonoti Lepuia’i Rico Tupai delivered the keynote address. The launching of the strategy was performed by MCIT Associate Minister, Lealailepule Rimoni Aiafi. Afamasaga spoke of the […]

Samoa’s new Tui-Samoa Cable will span more than 1,470 km, connecting Samoa to Fiji with branching units to Wallis & Futuna and Vanua Levu, Fiji, enhancing fast, reliable and affordable internet services across the region. Apia, Samoa and Paris, France, 25 November 2016 – on 18 October 2016 Samoa Submarine Cable Company Limited (SSCC) and […]

The Ambassador of Israel to Samoa, His Excellency Dr Itzhak Gerberg presented his letters of credentials to His Highness the Head of State on Tuesday this week, marking his official nomination as diplomatic envoy of Israel to Samoa. His Excellency’s statement upon his presentation of credentials, touched on his nation’s history and his commitment to […]

The Government of Samoa has concluded an Air Service Agreement with the Government of China. Under the Air Services Agreement, the designated airlines of Samoa and China will be able to fly between the two States, as well as via or beyond any third country.  There are no restrictions on capacity, frequency and aircraft type. […]

The Governments of the Independent State of Samoa and the People’s Republic of China signed the Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement this morning which will facilitate the implementation of prioritised projects submitted under China’s grant aid.

19 September 2016 Samoa hosts Regional Radiocommunications Seminar The Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Afioga Afamasaga Rico Tupai officially opened the Regional Radiocommunications Seminar 2016 for Asia and the Pacific this morning. The conference is hosted by the Government of Samoa, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association (PITA). ITU is a […]

The U.S. Embassy Apia’s 2016 Public Diplomacy Grants offers funds to strengthen democracy, engage youth and alumni, promote US-Samoa links, address climate change and health concerns, and the advancement of human rights and women’s rights.