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Tuesday, Sep. 26, 2017

What do 40% of women in Samoa want for Mother’s Day?

10 May, 2017. Samoa - If the exuberant social media adverts are to be believed, than your mother wants plants, flowers, a new puletasi, a...

Some questions about a student’s rights vs a school’s rights.

The story of a bright young man's struggles with his high school of choice, Faatuatua Christian College, raises for me, some interesting questions. Especially...

Who is monitoring finance companies and moneylenders? – Nobody.

I went to Tafaigata Prison last week. My first time. I was only there for an hour and a half. But I was apprehensive,...

Is there room here for gay, lesbian, bisexual or trans Samoans?

I attended a media workshop last week hosted by the Samoa Faafafine Association on fair, accurate and inclusive reporting on Fa’afafine and Fa’afatama, as...

“Get rid of those Chinese in Samoa”

“Kill that stupid Chinese, he’s not deserve to be alive.” “Get rid of those F Chinese in Samoa. Give them a hiding and sent them...

“This is the people’s Parliament”

Apia, Samoa. 9 March, 2017. Editorial. I can remember as a child, going with my father to our village at Lefaga so he could...

People asking – how can they help the children at SVSG?

Since the publishing of Michelle Gilbert's story, we have received many messages from people wanting to share their own experiences with SVSG that are...

Samoa. Lo’u atunu’u pele.

Five years ago, Samoa skipped a day as we jumped sides of the International Dateline. To mark the anniversary, I dug up a piece...

Samoa – our brothers and sisters in West Papua need us.

On December 1st, 55 years ago, the Morning Star flag was flown officially in West Papua for the first time. The West Papuan people...

Why your children should be taking environmentally-focused courses at Uni. (‘What is the Green...

The Green Climate Fund is having its 15th Board meeting here in Samoa this week. So? Why do we care? The GCF was created in...