Samoa Newswire

Samoa Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Samoa.

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  1. Humility, Cumu's best armourRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Fiji Times

    ... Her successful trial landed her a spot in the Fiji U18 team to compete in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Apia, Samoa - playing in the position of wing and rover. She excelled further and made her debut in international rugby sevens when she was ...


  2. Earthquakes in Fiji, Samoa regionsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    Update: 10:07AM TWO earthquakes occurred in the Fiji and Samoa regions early this morning but they did not pose any threat. It occurred 380km south-southwest from Doi on Ono-i-Lau, 530km southwest from Nuku'alofa in Tonga and 696km south-southeast from Suva.


  3. John Roughan: Our rugby is filthy rich with talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... appeared not to have seen him. He was right under their noses. When the All Blacks went to Apia last year to play Samoa, they rested Hurricanes players who had just won the Super Rugby final. At centre they put Ryan Crotty and he was a revelation. ...


  4. Cable Compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... Wallis and Futuna has met with the Samoan government in order to discuss the territory's potential connection to the Samoa Submarine Cable Company's (SSCC's) planned sub-sea cable, local newspaper Talamua reports. Tua'imalo Ah Samu, head of the ...


  5. Virgin Australia B738 near Auckland on Jul 21st 2016, problems with cabin pressurizationRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | AVHerald

    A Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800, registration VH-YIT performing flight VA-91 from Auckland (New Zealand) to Apia (Samoa), was climbing out of Auckland when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 and entered a hold at FL250 due to problems with the air ...


  6. Samoa's Rugby players UNiTE to end violence against womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Switched

    Manu Samoa and Tonga players prepare to walk onto the field wearing orange arm bands to show their support for ending violence against women. UN Women/Ken Tai Tin School children wait to escort Manu Samoa and Tonga rugby players to the field.


  7. Rita Visits the Nation's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Samoa News

    Rita, on the steps of the nation's capitol, with her mother and sister and her Spelling Bee coach, Gingerlei Maga Uili. [courtesy photo] Congressman Faleomavaega has offered his congratulations to American Samoa's 2012 Territorial Spelling Bee winner Rita Shania Jennings who competed in the National Scripps Spelling Bee this week with hundreds of contestants at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C. Rita made it to Round 3 of the competition, correctly spelling the words querty and kirtle .


  8. Samoan women's cricket team's targetRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Fiji Times

    Samoa's Pacific Games gold medal winning women's cricket team are hoping for victory on home soil at the 2016 ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier - East Asia-Pacific. Of the team that won gold last year, 10 players return to this year's squad for the tournament in Apia.


  9. Baha'i Faith elect its National...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Samoa News

    The nine member national governing council of the Baha'i Faith in American Samoa and Samoa with Counsellor Dinesh Kumar-Mils, who was the special guest to this year's Baha'i National Convention. Mr. Afoa Fepulea'i Titi Nofoagatoto'a, Mrs Alesi Taofiga, Mr. Bill Gordan, Counsellor Kumar-Mils, Mrs Karen Te'o, Mr. Lemalu Si'omia Auvele, Ms Masina Pomale, Mt.


  10. Samoa re-elected head of state...Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 10 | Samoa News

    Samoa's re-elected head of state for the second five year term, Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi, has been sworn in at a ceremony at parliament house. He was sworn in by the chief justice, Patu Tiava'asu'e Falefatu Sapolu, before members of parliament and hundreds of invited guests, families, friends and well-wishers.


  11. Samoa: God's Matisse phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The New Zealand Herald

    No matter how cool you think you are as a parent, you are probably one of the last people your teenager wants to spend time with. But if you can cut their WiFi umbilical cord and get them to look up from their phones for a day or two, you can show them just how cool you really are, with a trip to Samoa.


  12. Warriors could take NRL game to Pacific IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... players in the Warriors, it would be a boost for the code to have the Warriors take a regular season game to Fiji, Samoa or Tonga. However, a stumbling block for the next couple of seasons is the club's current deal with Mt Smart Stadium, where ...


  13. Get led off into a life of sublime on Samoa's balmy coral coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 |

    ... have to work on these two, seemed the unspoken subtext as we checked in at Sinalei, on the coral-locked south coast of Samoa's main island Upolu, less than an hour from the capital Apia. We smile. We are not in search of "relax". We want "warm". Our ...


  14. Samoa And WFP Launch First Regional Workshop To Bolster Emergency...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | PressReleasePoint

    Emergency responders and telecommunications experts from across the Pacific are converging in Apia on 11-13 July to discuss ways to improve emergency communications for disaster, at the first regional workshop of its kind jointly hosted by the Samoan Government and the United Nations World Food Programme . Representatives of regional and national bodies from Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa will gather over three days to share knowledge and define best practice in communications before, during and after a disaster.


  15. Coconuts inspire scientists to make earthquake-proof buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | DNA India

    A local vendor stands in his stall selling coconuts and taro at the Apia fruit and vegetable market on September 13, 2015 in Apia, Samoa. Coconuts are renowned for their hard shells and now, the structure of their walls could help to design buildings that can withstand earthquakes and other natural disasters.


  16. Pacific Island Super Rugby bid needs investor to front with $10-12 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... World Rugby have had on-going challenges around the accountability of funding, most recently with Tonga but also with Samoa during the 2011 World Cup. The best way to satisfy concerns is to have a largely separate entity to the national unions - ...


  17. My view: Clinton showed 'extremely careless' leadership relative to national secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Deseret News

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses a gathering on the Boardwalk Wednesday, July 6, 2016, in Atlantic City, N.J. I was serving as charge d'affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Apia, Samoa, when I received an email from then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The email came from her @ email address and expressed appreciation for the hard work that many within the State Department had put into advancing U.S. interests abroad.


  18. Oceania sports briefRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Fiji Times

    ... College defeated Leififi College in the U16 division with a 34-17 scores for the boys team. The third place went to Samoa College and the fourth place went to Nu'uausala College for the U16. For the U18, Samoa College went away with the first prize ...


  19. Pacific Horizons School graduates...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Samoa News

    ... graduated from Pacific Horizons to pursue their dreams and goals. "I know that once you leave the shores of American Samoa, that your intelligence and thought processes will be formed mostly by Western writers, scientists, coaches, philosophers, ...


  20. Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Hotel & Bungalows OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Hotel News Resource

    Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, today announced the opening of Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Hotel & Bungalows, located on the island of Samoa in the south Pacific Ocean. The resort marks the Sheraton brand's second property in Samoa, following last year's debut of Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey's Resort.