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“Insulting” says PM of Australia Development Minister’s comments

15 January, 2018 - 4:43 pm in Diplomacy, Latest News, Pacific Region, People, Politics

  Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi and Australia Development Minister, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells APIA, SAMOA – MONDAY 15 JANUARY 2017: Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has hit back at comments made by the Australian Development…

AG contend with former Deputy Prime Minister’s conviction despite sentence being quashed

10 January, 2018 - 10:08 pm in Community, COURT, Latest News, Law & Order, Local News, People, Politics

By Lagi Keresoma APIA, SAMOA – WEDNESDAY 10 JANUARY 2017:  The Attorney General Lemalu Herman Retzlaff says his office will not appeal Justice Mata…

Female Head of State for Samoa under review

29 December, 2017 - 4:00 pm in Government, Latest News, Local News, Politics

  Inside Samoa's temporary parliament at Tuana'imato By Rula Su’a - Vaai APIA, SAMOA – FRIDAY 29 DECEMBER 2017: The possibility of appointing…

Parliament reinstates the Criminal Libel Act

21 December, 2017 - 1:36 pm in Community, Latest News, Law & Order, Local News, Media, People, Politics

  Inside Samoa's Parliament By Lagi Keresoma APIA, SAMOA- THURSDAY 21 DECEMBER 2017: Parliament this week passed the amendment to the principal Crimes Act 2013 that reinstates the criminal libel law and opens anyone publishing false and defamatory information…

Constitutional amendment to set Head of States term to 10 years

13 November, 2017 - 11:21 pm in Latest News, Local News, Politics

  Inside the temporary parliament at the Faleata Sports Complex By Rula Su’a Vaai APIA, SAMOA - MONDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2017:  A constitutional amendment bill tabled in Parliament this morning recommends setting the term of the appointment of Head of State…