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Police investigate death of man found on the beac

The Police have launched an investigation into the...

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Pink to support cancer awareness

Last Friday, the Samoa Cancer Society held its a...

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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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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!

Live and learn

Think a minute… A little boy said: “I’ve learned that if I’m in trouble at school, I’m going to be ...

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M.P silent on jail for manslaughter

The Associate Minister for the Ministry of Police and Prisons, Lafaitele Patrick Lei’ataualesa, took a swipe at the media in Parliament on Thursday accusing reporters of being unfair, saying they “need to be factual and balanced.” He also said: “Journalists should have standards in place to avoid people who wander off the streets and end up becoming journalists.”

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$9.2m Savai’i aircraft lands

Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, has challenged Polynesian Airlines to fly to Savai’i.

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‘Pacific Warriors’ coming soon

“We need sporting facilities, we a need a gym, we need backing, we need fi nance, we need all that because we don’t have anything for the boxing, not even a ring, not even a boxing bag, not even nothing”

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Media freedom “naked”, M.P. tells Parliament

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The “freedom of the media in Samoa is naked.” The Media Council Bill 2014, when it becomes law, will provide the much-needed clothes for such a freedom.

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Mediation – the way of Samoans

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Seven weeks of learning paid off yesterday. This was when twenty-five staff members of the Ministry of Justice and Courts Administration and the Office of the Ombudsman received certificates in Samoan Customary Mediation.

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Passing of legendary Aussie felt in Samoa

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Australians – including many of them in Samoa – are mourning the death of former Prime Minister, Edward Gough Whitlam.

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Teen off to U.S. to start new life

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A 16-year-old girl, whose dream of a normal life was shattered at 13 after her stepfather sexually assaulted her, has been given a second chance to live life.

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Sports

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Parker vs Leapai unlikely

'Brotherhood' preventing bout Joseph Parker’s handlers would jump at the chance to put him in the ring with Alex Leapai but don’t expect the Australian heavyweight to replicate the interest.

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Toa Samoa stars questioned over fight at Hot Gossip club

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The Courier Mail - The Toa Samoa has been rocked by an unwelcomed distraction ahead of their Four Nations tournament this weekend.

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

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... 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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Editorial

The undeniable truth

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Let’s start with the good news. The Speaker of Parliament , La’aulialemalietoa Leuatea Polata’ivao, and the Clerk of Parliament, Fepulea’i Attila Ropati, must be congratulated for making a real effort to keep members of the public informed about the proceedings in the House.

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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

Use a suggestion box next time

Dear Editor, Re: Boss defends bizarre antic Have you ever heard of a “Suggestion Box”? Have a suggestion box so employees can write their suggestions and ideas and drop them in the box.

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Looking for my relatives in Samoa

Dear Editor, Bula Vinaka. I am from Fiji from the isle of Matuku Lau Group & from the village of Yaroi.

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Think before you speak!

Dear Editor, I would like to lodge a complaint about the disrespectful remarks by the C.E.O of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture aired on TV via Tala Fou News dated 16th October 2014; about the Samoan teachers recruited by American Samoa.

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More to the case than meets the eye

Dear Editor, After reading the Ombudsman report, there seems to be more to the case of the father locked up for a driving offence than meets the eye.

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Act barbaric, uncivilised

Dear Editor, I agree with Vesp Lore comments, “practice of banishment should be banned”, in addition it is also barbaric and uncivilized.

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