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Samoa’s proposal accepted by international conservation convention

29 October, 2017 - 11:50 am in Community, Environment, Fisheries, Latest News, Pacific Region, World

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – FRIDAY 27 OCTOBER 2017: - The 12th Conference of Parties of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS COP12) today accepted the proposal by Samoa and Sri Lanka to list the blue shark on CMS Appendix II, acknowledging that the species…

Should disaster preparedness & prevention be taught in schools?

  A classroom in the Shichigo Elementary School at Sendai City that is teaching disaster preparedness in the school By Lagi Keresoma in Japan SENDAI…

US$60 million dollar project to protect the Apia town area

25 October, 2017 - 5:48 pm in Community, Environment, Latest News, Local News, Weather

  Representatives from various government ministries who will be involved in the implementation of the project By Julie Simati Fiu APIA, SAMOA -…

Japan brace for Cyclone Lan to hit today

23 October, 2017 - 1:03 pm in Environment, Latest News, Local News, Media, Weather, World

  Japan’s Meteorology Agency  workers  monitors  Cyclone Lan’s progress towards Japan By Lagi Keresoma in Japan SENDAI CITY, JAPAN - MONDAY 23 OCTOBER 2017:  Cyclone Lan is due to hit Japan sometime today.  Typhoon Lan is travelling at130 miles…

Samoa learns Japans experiences with disaster planning and mitigation programs

17 October, 2017 - 5:30 pm in Community, Environment, Latest News, Local News, Media, People

The deadly images of the 2011 tsunami in Japan APIA, SAMOA – TUESDAY 17 OCTOBER 2017: A senior Samoan media representative is taking part in the Pacific-Caribbean Journalists Program, an annual journalism program-held in Japan coordinated by the Association…