Politics

22nd January

SODELPA delivers stationery supplies to assigned school in the North

The Social Democratic Liberal Party  distributed school stationery supplies to 229 students of Wailevu West District School in Cakaudrove this week. SODELPA leader Viliame Gavoka revealed this during a press conference this afternoon and said...

21st January

Samoa Parliament mourns death of first term MP

Samoa’s Parliament has marked the death of the first term MP Va’afusuaga Toleafoa Ken Poutoa, who was in New Zealand receiving medical treatment. The Lefaga ma Falease’ela MP left Samoa a week ago and died in New Zealand on Tuesday. The Speaker of the House, Leaupepe Toleafoa Fa’afisi, announced the news in Parliament’s final session...

Outgoing US envoy to Fiji pays farewell courtesy call

Outgoing Ambassador of the United States to Fiji, Joseph James Cella paid a farewell courtesy call to the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister, Immigration and Sugar Industry and Acting Permanent Secretary Foreign Affairs, Yogesh Karan yesterday. Mr Cella thanked the Government for all the support provided to him during his tenure in Fiji...

U.S. President Biden takes over nation in crisis, urges end to ‘uncivil war’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States on Wednesday, offering a message of unity and restoration to a deeply divided country reeling from a battered economy and a raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 400,000 Americans. Standing on the steps of the U.S. Capitol exactly two...

Biden’s presidency begins as Trump’s ended – with sharp focus on immigration

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Within hours of being sworn in as president on Wednesday, Joe Biden will announce an immigration bill that would open a path to citizenship for millions of immigrants in the United States unlawfully, a sharp contrast to the policies of outgoing Republican President Donald Trump. Biden, a Democrat, will also sign...

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