Tausisi Tuilimu of Alafua has cashed in on a promotion connected with the sale of TCL air-conditioning units. Island Rock, TCL Company in partnership with Farmer Joe are running a promotion where any customer purchasing a TCL air conditioning unit will get a $100 shopping voucher to spend at any Farmer Joe around Samoa.
A garden at Moamoa Fou is becoming the new classroom for learning the old ways of gardening and caught the eye of an international culinary guru. The garden and the property that it sits in is always abuzz with guests staying at their accommodation, or primary school children and local growers taking tours, through a large lifestyle block and gardens.
For the first time in more than twenty years, green bananas from Samoa will return to retail and supermarket shelves in New Zealand by the end of the year.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has hailed the inaugural National Forum for Women in Agriculture, Floriculture and Agri-Business as a step in the right direction.
More than 200 women attended the inaugural forum for Samoa’s women farmers, flower growers and agri-business entrepreneurs on Thursday and Friday this week.
Samoa and China have signed the agreements for the construction of the China-Samoa Friendship Park and the Arts and Culture Centre. The signing took place at the Office of the Prime Minister on Friday.
Samoa’s geospatial and vehicle tracking company Skyeye Ltd has expanded its presence to the Kingdom of Tonga. Skyeye Tonga is headed by managing director Kisione Tupou with the support of two local staff when it opened its doors.
The Journalist Association of Western Samoa (J.A.W.S.) has commissioned the Samoa Media Code of Practise booklet. The pocket-size guidelines will be distributed to all the media outlets and the National University of Samoa for their use.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics International, Special Olympics Samoa (S.O.S.) painted the iconic Town Clock in the heart of Apia red. Established in 1968, S.O.S. Board Chairman, Leta’a Maiava Daniel Devoe said this is a milestone achievement for Special Olympics because it recognises its achievements over the past five decades.
The hunt for the winner of the Bluesky Ford Ranger is finally over - Lisa Keil of Moto’otua has won the vehicle. The texting competition was open to Bluesky customers, who were invited to text the word “MANU” and drive home in a brand new Ford Ranger on the day of the Super Nine Finals.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has downplayed concerns that the use of “reasonable force” in schools is a step backward for Samoa. During his weekly program with the media, the Prime Minister said the amendments introduced in the last Parliament session to allow the use of reasonable force in schools was in response to requests from the public.
Cabinet has approved salary increases for Justices in the Supreme Court, Judges of the District Court and the Land and Titles Court. This was confirmed in a F.K. (Fa’aiuga Kapeneta - Cabinet Decision) (18) 17, which also highlights that Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi’s salary is slashed from $187,500 to $182,070 as recommended by a Tribunal.
The Attorney General’s application to the Supreme Court – for an overseas judge to hear an appeal against a District Court decision – is set for next Wednesday. The President of the Land and Titles Court Fepuleai Atilla Ropati was discharged by District Court Judge Alalatoa Rosella Papali’i, after the police charged him with assault, being armed with a dangerous weapon and causing injury, and causing grievous bodily harm.
The signing ceremony for the two Framework Agreements on the construction of the China-Samoa Friendship Park and the Arts and Culture Centre took place at the Office of the Prime Minister yesterday.
Think a minute…A 58-year-old man was sharing his memories of his father. His father had been a workaholic who was always busy with his job and his own personal interests. He never came to his son’s sports games or activities.
It’s great for travellers like yours truly to compare airfares on line to find that Samoa Airways offers the cheapest fare for the Auckland to Apia route.
Go Samoa Airways Well Samoa Airways is getting some good press this week. Take this one from the only Cindy of Samoa who posted on Facebook about her wonderful experience flying our national carrier.
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