Samoa

 
Samoa Air defends pay-as-you-weigh policy
Samoa Air defends pay-as-you-weigh policy
Samoa Air, which opened in 2012, asks passengers to declare their personal weight during booking, which is then charged per kilogram at a rate...
Let's skip Friday: Samoa decides it's time for a change
Let's skip Friday: Samoa decides it's time for a change
The Pacific island nation of Samoa is poised to leap into the future this week, losing Friday December 30 completely as it switches timezones to be...
Boks focus on Samoa's scrum
Boks focus on Samoa's scrum
When Samoa's pack destroyed Fiji's scrum on Eden Park last weekend, the Springboks were taken aback.
World Cup scheduling compared to slavery, apartheid
World Cup scheduling compared to slavery, apartheid
The scheduling row that has soured the World Cup took on a new dimension on Tuesday with a Samoan player accusing the International Rugby Board...
Boks down Fiji to win USA Sevens
Boks down Fiji to win USA Sevens
South Africa scored three tries in the first five minutes before going on to beat Fiji 24-14 to claim the USA Sevens on Sunday.
Teens lost in Pacific were looking for vodka, not love
Teens lost in Pacific were looking for vodka, not love
Three teenagers who survived at least 50 days adrift in the Pacific in an aluminium dinghy said on Wednesday their odyssey began when they went...
New Zealand, Samoa vie for Hong Kong Sevens edge
New Zealand, Samoa vie for Hong Kong Sevens edge
Tournament leader New Zealand and in-form Samoa will look to break clear of the competition when the Hong Kong Sevens, the Sevens World Series'...
Surfer survived Samoa tsunami by riding out the waves
Surfer survived Samoa tsunami by riding out the waves
A surfer from New Zealand has recounted how he survived the Pacific tsunami this week by riding out the succession of waves for almost an hour...
Disaster-hit Asia left reeling
Disaster-hit Asia left reeling
Dazed Asian countries reeled from the full force of nature's fury on Thursday with thousands feared dead in a freak onslaught of devastating...
Samoa tsunami death toll nears 150
Samoa tsunami death toll nears 150
Rescuers on Wednesday reached scenes of stunning devastation after a killer tsunami obliterated Samoan island villages, killing at least 148 people...
Samoa tourism steps out from the shade
Samoa tourism steps out from the shade
Samoa has palm-fringed beaches, lagoons filled with wildly coloured fish and jungle-covered hills, but is only slowly coming out of the shade of...

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