Airport’s $3 million facility opened

The Samoa Airport Authority (S.A.A.) celebrated the opening of its new Training and Emergency Operations Center yesterday. The ceremony was held at the Faleolo International Airport with Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi launching the new facility that includes the Samoa Airport Authority Mechanical Workshop. 

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TACKLING WASTE MANAGEMENT: Director General of S.P.R.E.P., Leota Kosi Latu.

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Waste management is an issue facing almost all of the Pacific Islands. 

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The Maeva String Band which performs hugely popular dinner concerts at Return to Paradise Resort every Saturday night has caught the attention of House of Travel Managing Director Chris Paulsen. 

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Vatican convicts ex-Guam archbishop accused of abuse

The Vatican on Friday removed the suspended Guam archbishop from office and ordered him not to return to the Pacific island after convicting him of some charges in a sex abuse trial.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May fist bumps a member of the public as she greets people after viewing the area where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill, in Salisbury.

Britain points at Putin in poisoning attack as gulf widens

The gulf between Russia and Britain widened on Friday as they cranked up pressure over a nerve agent attack and a suspected murder in Britain that have deepened Western worries about alleged Russian meddling abroad.

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Members of New Zealand Netball Ivan Harre, Silver Ferns Netball Legend Waimarama Taumaunu with Netball Samoa Chief Rosemarie Esera and Gaualofa Matalavea Sa’aga with N.Z HC David Nicholson.

Four-year deal to boost Netball Samoa

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Samoa A Head Coach, Muliagatele Brian Lima, has made three changes to his team ahead of this Saturday’s game against Junior Japan.

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Street Talk

N.Z. govt. urged to change law

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is standing by her country’s immigration laws requiring Samoans to go through a stringent screening process to obtain a visa to visit New Zealand. This is despite the two countries sharing a Treaty of Friendship. Do you think this is fair? Reporter, Nefertiti Matatia, asked the public in today’s Street Talk and this is what they said:

Faaofonuu Iosefo Faamausili, 57


Vili Vili, 57


Katalina Tuasivi, 62


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Think a Minute

Think a minute.Do you know some people who just have all the luck? They seem to get all the breaks. And you ask yourself: “Why don’t I get lucky? Why don’t I get a great education? A great job or business?


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Use common sense, treat it like your own

We know this much. In the bigger scheme of things, it is our attitude towards the small things that makes a huge difference. This truth applies to everything in life. Yes folks, small things do matter.

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Re: Minister appeals for support Minister Sio needs to spend his time and energy figuring out why our national team(s) like the Rugby 7 team is not doing well, why there are issues at the Education like improving students performances/exam results, figure it out why money are disappearing from thieving staff of Ministry of Education, why/figure it out how to stop this (these) principal preying on the kids etc.

Dear Editor, Re: Samoa Airways need to be innovative Kono, the errors in managing the new S.A. are so obvious to the public. We don’t need really the Airlines C.E.O. or even the Government to explain much to us, but their secrecy and silence is silly.

Re: Samoa Airways teething problems Who lives in Lala land? It’s not me stupidly writing things about “the P.M. and his so called “comedy gold” when he’s spewing off idiotic analogies to avoid answering questions that he should be answering about just where the taxpayer money is.


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Appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls

A federal appeals court rolled back rules intended to deter irritating telemarketing robocalls, saying they were too broad.

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