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Prosecution wants 12 years jail for bus driver

14 November, 2013 - 6:42 am in COURT, Latest News, Law & Order, Local News, Transport

BY Alan Ah Mu APIA: FRIDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2013: A bus driver who has pleaded guilty to two counts of manslaughter ought to be jailed for up to 12 years, the Prosecution says. In July Moe Iosua, 45, of Fage’e and Vaitele-fou, drove his bus into a swollen ford…

Police Corporal denies he pulled over Associate Minister

10 November, 2013 - 1:01 pm in Latest News, Law & Order, Local News, Transport

BY Lagi Keresoma APIA: MONDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2013: A Police officer denies he has ever personally pulled over Associate Minister Muagututagata Peter Ah Him.…

Boys head severed by passing truck

5 November, 2013 - 5:59 pm in Latest News, Local News, Traffic, Transport

BY Lagi Keresoma APIA: TUESDAY 5 NOVEMBER 2013: A boy passenger on a bus was killed this morning when a lorry struck his head as the two vehicles passed…

World famous airline lays off staff

30 October, 2013 - 9:19 pm in Aviation, Business, Latest News, Local News, Transport

BY Alan Ah Mu APIA: THURSDAY 31 OCTOBER 2013: World famous Samoa Air has laid off staff after stopping flights to American Samoa. Gone too is its BN2 fleet of two aircraft, one of them sold to Real Tonga. It’s Air Taxy to Savai’i Island remains together…

Top cop says Deputy PM and Associate Minister should be charged

16 October, 2013 - 8:05 pm in Latest News, Law & Order, Local News, Politics, Traffic, Transport

BY Lagi Keresoma APIA: TUESDAY 17 OCTOBER 2013: Deputy Prime Minister Fonotoe Nuafesili Lauofo should be charged with obstruction of Police work over a late night incident two weeks ago. Assistant Commissioner of Police Fauono Tala Tapu, who was overseas at…