US territories have a common fiscal profile of high debt, weak economies, reliance on one major employer are heading towards a fiscal abyss. But the Governor of American Samoa has a 4-point solution.
Fiji Airways is set to add extra flights to its Australia/Samoa route starting from 6th November. The announcement was made in Sydney by Mr John Nickel, Fiji Airways Regional Manager for Australia. “Our new schedule in...
What we were more curious about was how people were going to react to our designs given they were so different from what is currently popular in the fashion industry.
If NCD is replaced by STCs, it will shift global focus and actions from the “individual” to “societal” factors where the three major drivers are: urbanization, industrialization and poverty.
A former Peace Corps volunteer has gifted US$20,000 [SAT$50,000] to a Chanel College Old Boys Committee and Archbishop Alapati Mata’eliga to help kick start the Chanel Primary School project. Mr Robert Fallon, who taught...
The Ulu o Tokelau, Aliki Faipule Siopili Perez officially opened Tokelau’s budget committee ahead of the Second Sitting of Tokelau’s 9th Parliament earlier this week. The meeting also provided an opportunity for an update of...
Today is a big day for our oceans. It is good news for sea turtles and sharks, sea birds and tuna. It is also a great day for hundreds of thousands of workers at sea, many of whom have been victims of horrendous working conditions and human rights abuses.
Aerial surveillance est. AU$10-15 million annually will be provided via a civilian manned fixed-wing aircraft, operated by FFA, flying patrols over Pacific countries and their EEZs.
New research suggests that Pacific and Māori students who graduate from university could not only change their lives but also have a positive impact on their families, communities and society in general.
By Alan Ah Mu With the launch of their inaugural flight to Tonga, on Saturday, Talofa Airways aims to end tortuous and costly routes for customers. Prior to their new service, travel to the Kingdom from...
Tokelau’s Energy Milestone: Atafu expands renewable energy to Matagi, enabling economic growth and development
Even though Tokelau is too small to influence global climate and energy negotiations and politics, it can champion the pathway the Pacific region has vowed to walk in regards to renewable energy and the fight to reduce fossil fuels and carbon emissions.
UN appoints Samoa PM Tuilaepa as ‘Special Ambassador’ for International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
“Tourism is a sector that is vital to the livelihoods of our people and touches all the three dimensions of sustainable development, the social, economic and environmental aspects. As a people-to-people activity, it has helped and continues to contribute to the revitalization of our culture, customs and traditional crafts, and plays a pivotal role in the preservation of our cultural heritage and is a force that promotes peace and understanding”