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Samoa Supports Tim Groser for WTO Director General

10 February, 2013 - 4:59 pm in Latest News, Local News, Politics

APIA: MONDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2013:  The New Zealand Minister of Trade and a candidate for the position of WTO Director General, Tim Groser, today called on his counterpart, the Deputy Prime Minister Fonotoe Nuafesili Pierre Lauofo and discussed a range of regional…

Aggie Greys hotel wins casino license

10 February, 2013 - 4:39 pm in Latest News, Local News, Tourism

By Lagi Keresoma APIA: MONDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2013: The two casino licenses up for grabs have been awarded to Aggie Greys Beach Resort and Exhibition Tourism…

RUGBY: Samoa retains third place ranking after Las Vegas

10 February, 2013 - 2:10 pm in Latest News, Local News, Rugby, Sports

The Manu Samoa Sevens side has retained its third place in the IRB Sevens circuit when it defeated Fiji 36-31 in extra time for the third place in a fast…

Magiagi chooses to go without electricity

7 February, 2013 - 3:32 pm in Latest News, Local News

By Lagi Keresoma APIA: FRIDAY 08 FEBRUARY 2013: The village of Magiagi has challenged Government to go ahead and cut the power supply after months of unsuccessful negotiations between the village and the Government. Village Mayor Tuiono Uini told the media…

Why were the prison holding cells open late at night?

6 February, 2013 - 12:55 pm in Latest News

by Lance Polu APIA: THURSDAY 07 FEBRUARY 2013: The Samoa Police Tribunal is looking into why the prison holding cells at the Tafa'igata prison were left open late at night following the dismissal of two police officers in relation to the death of New Zealander…