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Government to reinstate the Criminal Libel Act against ghost writers

3 November, 2017 - 10:43 am in Community, Government, Latest News, Local News, Media, Technology, Viewpoint

By Lagi Keresoma APIA, SAMOA- FRIDAY 03 NOVEMBER 2017: The Criminal Libel Act that was abolished in 2013 after a review of the Samoa Law Commission will be reinstated given the increasing abusive and malicious language used by Samoan bloggers on social…

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…

Torrens Land System no legal effect on customary lands ownership

13 September, 2017 - 11:40 am in Community, Government, Latest News, Local News, Politics, Viewpoint

  Source: Press Secretary APIA, SAMOA – WEDNESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2017: Despite public views against the use of The Torrens Land System in the Land Registration…

Miss Samoa beauty contestants encouraged to dig deep

7 September, 2017 - 5:33 pm in Health, Latest News, Local News, People, Viewpoint

  The nine contestants with Dr. Tanyamarie Petaia (fifth from the right) By Natu Samuelu Tafunai APIA, SAMOA – WEDNESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2017: “I am here today not as a Doctor, not as a guest speaker, but as a motivator - encouraging you to keep pushing…

Polynesia Group endorses joint projects for Forum Leaders conference

5 September, 2017 - 2:05 pm in Latest News, Pacific Region, People, Politics, Viewpoint

  Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi talking to the media after last nights meeting. By Lagi Keresoma APIA, SAMOA – TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2017: A joint Polynesian undersea cable to improve internet connectivity is among several…