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New Pacific lawyers to embrace human rights for d

“My goal was to complete my studies and support ...

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Father, Police failed boy

Ombudsman, Maiava Iulai Toma, has blamed both th...

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Times of refreshing upon us

PR – Feeling a bit burnt out spiritually? Perh...

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5.0 tremor rattles Samoa

The Samoa Meteorology Office yesterday confirmed w...

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Don't be fooled, man warns about fake cash

A man from Luatuanu’u, Pauli Mika, has warned memb...

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Samoans Abroad

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Collins likely to get 'Honourable' titl

NZ Herald - New Zealand Prime Minister...

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Galuvao apologises to family of girl, a

“The pain, grief and loss of your belo...

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Think a Minute!

Make yourself a success (Part 2)

Think a minute… The first, and most important, ingredient for success is motivating yourself to act...

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Royal blessing for mission possible

It’s been a great week for us,” Toa Samoa Team Manager, Andrew Farrar, said. “We’ve now received the country’s blessings, we’ve experienced the culture and we are going back to Australia with much appreciation about what we are playing for, and who we are representing.”

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Teacher blasts C.E.O. over exodus comments

Ms. Alofamosamoa said Matafeo and the government’s promises for better pay sounded so hollow. She was referring to claims by Matafeo that the Ministry is trying to improve salaries for teachers and is developing a position paper to be presented to the government for a seven per cent increase in teacher salariest.

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Combs presented to Museum of Samoa

A set of seven wooden combs have been presented to the Museum of Samoa. Galumalemana Steven Percival presented the combs to the Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture, Falana’ipupu Matafeo Tanielu and Sala Delphina Lee of the Culture Division.

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Samoan flag flies high in Australia blockade

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The Samoan flag flew high and proud during a full-day blockade of the Newcastle Coal Port in Australia on Friday.

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Palolo sold for $600 to $1,000

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We know the palolo is a delicacy but is it really worth $600, $800 or $1,000 per container? That was perhaps the most frequently asked question among hunters and lovers of the rare sea worm at the sight of containers of palolo being sold for such amounts all over the country during the weekend.

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The Samoans of Wailekutu

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Only four of the twelve ships, including two coal ships, scheduled to pass through the port were able to break the blockade lead by a group of Pacific Climate Warriors representing 12 Pacific Island nations

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90 years is worth a party

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A set of seven wooden combs have been presented to the Museum of Samoa. Galumalemana Steven Percival presented the combs to the Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture, Falana’ipupu Matafeo Tanielu and Sala Delphina Lee of the Culture Division.

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Sports

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PACIFIC RUGBY UNIONS TO TAKE I.R.B. TO COURT

... because the I.R.B. changed the eligibility rule after applications for six players to play for Samoa had been submitted, he said.

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Toa Samoa’s McGuire has revealed he is playing blind in his left eye

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“I’m disappointed to miss the Australian team but there’s no ill-feeling, I’m looking forward to testing myself against them for Samoa,”

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2014 Hockey season ends

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PR - The hockey season for 2014 has finally come to an end last Saturday. Each year Samoa Hockey starts its season in February until November. In February hockey has a one day 5 a Side Tournament with the business and public sector and in March we start our official tournaments with the

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I’ll sing both anthems – Matagi

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PR - Former Toa Samoa and new Kiwi prop, Suaia Matagi, has made a bold promise.

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Editorial

The power of common sense

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The Ombudsman’s report published in the Sunday Samoan makes for disturbing reading on a number of levels.

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Opinions

Chikungunya, ebola and the fear factor

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Where do we start? With so much disease and war going on in our world today, it can be very easy t...

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Fifth place finish for NZ 7’s

The fifth place finish gives New Zealand 13 points to start the IRB Sevens World Series season.

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Letters

A gem from Coach Hansen

Dear Editor, Re: Recent All Blacks versus Springboks Rugby match at Ellis Park

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Sheer nonsense from a hip-hopping public servant

Dear Editor, I watched the TV1 News on Thursday night, 16/10/2014, where the M.E.S.C C.E.O commented about local teachers who have chosen to work in American Samoa.

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Business owner writes

Re: Boss defends “bizarre” antic The application that I have enclosed for the paper should answer for the type of kids that apply for the last 20 years of my business.

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Little discretion will go a long way

Dear Editor, Even though our Health people are maintaining a tight watch on the Ebola situation, I can’t help but feel a little bit more can be done, if by way of education is in place.

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He drove an unregistered car

Dear Editor, After listening to the 2AP news, I was shocked to learn that the Police had:

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