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Further charges possible as probe continues at E.P.C

The Police investigation into claims of theft and selling properties belonging to the Electric Power Corporation (E.P.C) is ...

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Digicel offers world class music service

Digicel yesterday announced a ground breaking service with leading global music streaming provider, Radio, to offer Digicel customers across the ...

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Fight over ‘bonus’ lands man in Court

A man who operates a lottery game, referred to locally as “ponesi” (bonus) has landed in Court after a woman claimed he has ...

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Empowering our schools

The Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture’s annual conference has ...

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Second defendant in gunfight faces drug charge

One of the men involved in the gunfight at Fasito’o-uta with Police before Christmas last year has been charged with ...

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The loneliest number (Part 1)

Think a minute… In June, 2009 people all over the world were in shock and grief over the sudden dea...

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Lupe Sina does it again!

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, announced that Lupe Sina Treesort, Samoa, has won the Travelers Choice Award for Service in the South Pacific Region, including, New Zealand and Australia.

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N.G.O's kick start year with training

The Samoa Umbrella for Non Government Organisations (S.U.N.G.O) has kicked started the year with its Managing Organisation Training.

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Minister reveals plan for coconut factory

Representatives of a company from the United States of America are in Samoa to discuss plans for a potential coconut factory.

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Ex-prisoner questions whereabouts of stolen cash

The Acting Commissioner of Police, Fauono Talalelei Tapu, has rejected a claim by a former inmate that Police officers who arrested him took a large sum of money that was in his bag.

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P.M. calls for Commonwealth Youth Games sponsors

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Citing the significance of the financial cost needed to host the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games in September, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi is calling on the Business community for sponsorship.

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Govt. cracks down on ‘child labour’

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Shops and businesses be warned! Selling goods to young people who should be in school and encouraging them to re-sell it is illegal and it could land you in jail.

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Samoa looks to boost trade with Australia

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The Domestic Export commodities exported during the years 2012 /2012 are Taro Fresh ($1.7 million increased to $ 4 million), Beer Exports ($1.1 million increased to $3.4 million), Koko Samoa Products ($30 thousand increased to $ 60 thousand), and Water/ Agri-Processed Products ($100 thousand increased to $ 220 thousand)

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Lunch time tremor not strong enough for tsunami

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A minor tremor that struck Samoa yesterday afternoon was not strong enough to generate a tsunami.

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Airlines making friends, says M.P.

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A Member of Parliament has questioned the relationship between the airlines flying to Samoa, raising the possibility that they have become friends rather than competitors.

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Cahill magic sends Australia through

A moment of pure football magic sent Australia through to the semi-finals of the Asian Cup, with an unforgettable Tim Cahill bicycle kick helping the Socceroos defeat China 2-0 in Brisbane.

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Despite loss, Soccer team lauded

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Despite bringing home a record of four losses and one win, the Samoan squad that competed in the Preliminaries of the Oceania Football Confederation under 17 men’s Championship is still lauded.

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Samoa grabs world attention

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Samoa is receiving world-class attention this week in taekwondo with two grand masters in the sport visiting the country to lift the profile of the sport.

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Door opens to the United States

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The Rugby Academy Samoa’s quest to give promising young Samoan rugby players the chance to develop their talents and education overseas took another positive step.

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Making the most of our opportunities

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Not since the South Pacific Games in 2007 that Samoa has been presented with such a golden opportunity in sports like the Commonwealth Youth Games, which we are hosting in September this year.

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Glorious Samoan food: Bite me!

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If you know me well, well enough to laugh at my bad jokes, you would know that there are several thi...

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Are you ready for change?

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Change is what we need, radical and fast at all levels of our society.

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In Response to ‘The case against Human Rights’

Johanna Gusman The Samoa Observer recently reprinted Eric Posner’s ‘The Case Against Human Rights’, an article originally published in The Guardian. As a Fulbright Scholar brought to Samoa in a human rights capacity, I could not in good conscience leave this article without response. While certain points in the article are welltaken, namely that the enforcement of human rights treaties remains weak, its overall message that international human rights law is ineffective must be ...


Learning to deal with problems

Dear Editor, Some people are waiting impatiently for the New Year 2015, to see if there is any good thing happening apart from the same problems we have been through this year ...


Hoping for action

Dear Editor, I’m just wondering if anything will be done to anyone or people at the Samoa Rugby Union after the publication of the 2011 Audit ...



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Cabinet ordered probe into missing copper

An order to investigate copper wires missing from the Electric Power Corporation (E.P.C) came from ...

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