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Family fight lands brothers in Court

Two brothers appeared in the Supreme Court yesterd...

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Woman charged after baby dumped in drain

A 30-year-old Samoan woman accused of attempted mu...

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New Zealand monitors Apia Park

“We’re flying blind at the moment in terms of ev...

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Nuanua o le Alofa has much to celebrate

“Now that Samoa has signed the convention, Nuanu...

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Culinary training eye-opening for locals

“This training has been very eye opening for me ...

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Samoans Abroad

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‘It’s the ones you don’t see ... and I

The crazy thing about the fight, which...

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Local tourism operators in Australia

PR - Riverside Samoa was one of the el...

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Bouncing back

Think a minute… Early in life I learned that I do not always get what I want. It is a fact of life ...

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Samoan champ robbed

The Southland Times - Samoa’s Vaitele Soi has had to settle for second at the Super 8 contest in New Zealand after a controversial decision saw Australian, Brad Pitt, win in the final.

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M.P. seeks HELP over “Daylight robbery”

Aana Alofi No. 3 Member of Parliament, Toeolesulusulu Cedric Schuster, has penned an open appeal to the Minister and the Board of the Samoa Shipping Corporation (S.S.C) for help.

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Samoa is ‘simply awesome’

More than a thousand visitors graced Samoa’s shores yesterday when the M/S Amsterdam cruise ship docked at the Apia Harbour.

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Village granted their ‘miracle’

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A 55-year-old resident of Moata’a-uta has made a desperate plea to the government.

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Officials gear up for Youth Games

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Samoa’s preparations for the upcoming Commonwealth Youth Games to be held in Samoa kicked into another gear last week when Athletics Samoa Incorporated hosted a workshop for local officials.

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Human rights campaigns launched

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Three key campaigns designed to advocate for the advancement of members of the community were launched at the To'oa Salamasina Hall yesterday.

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Falefa Run ends 2014

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The final event of the Year for Samoa Events took place at the scenic Falefa coastline on Saturday. The Falefa Falls Run consisted of a 10km, 5km and 3km distances.

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Meehan sceptical of Tua fight

Auckland (Stuff) November 23, 2014  - Heavyweight boxer Kali Meehan sees "no glory" in fighting David Tua after ending the career of another Kiwi contemporary, Shane Cameron, on Saturday night.

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Tim Nanai-Williams to play for Samoa

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"The Chiefs were the first ones I went to and asked for their support. It helps that I had Tom Coventry [Samoan assistant coach] there, but I'm just grateful the Chiefs have jumped on board and supported me as a player. If It wasn't for them I couldn't do this and there aren't many teams around the world who would do this, so I'm just thankful they are allowing me to follow my dreams"

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David Tua planning return to boxing

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"To be honest, no. What ever will be will be. It's about looking forward and seeing what the possibilities are. Either way there would be good interest there. It will be interesting to see how it pans out. I'm definitely out of shape but I know it's not a factor. I've done it many times before. Nobody wants to comeback and lose”

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England players show solidarity with Samoa

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The Samoan players wore blue wristbands during the game as a protest against how rugby is run in Samoa

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China wins, America makes great speech but India’s popularity grows

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Small in size as individuals but strategically one powerful group. That perhaps is the best way to describe the position Pacific Forum countries are in.

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Delicate political game for Samoans

The ugly spat between Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, also the Chairman of the countr...

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Sixteen days of activism against Gender V

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It’s that time of the year again when we get the opportunity to focus on the violence in our socie...

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State of our economy

Dear Editor, I just wanted to raise a few points about the current state of the economy.


Political correctness gone mad

Dear Editor, Now that a commissioned officer has been demoted over the “locking” up of a 3- year-old with his father, the question which vexes is, are the authorities subliminally institutionalising sub-standards into public service and encouraging law-breaking?


Fa’ataua le Ola responds

Dear Editor, I am writing on behalf of Faataua Le Ola (FLO) / Samoa Lifeline, a nongovernmental organization which deals specifically with the issue of suicide (awareness and prevention), in response to articles recently published in your newspaper, alluding to FLO’s role in the recent increase in completed and attempted suicide cases in Samoa.


Teenage pregnancy — A social challenge

Dear Editor, I salute Principals of Colleges (Avele College, Samoa College and Robert Louis Stevenson) that have been visited by QBL TV One 30 Minutes Program last Sunday for their constructive response to questions raised by Afamasaga Pili Toleafoa regarding the high rise of pregnant teens in schools. The Principals’ response reflects that they are all on the same track of accepting pregnant teens in school. Their only concern lies in the health conditions which allow a pregnant girl to leave the school until birth. Perhaps, the decision to continue studies should rest upon the parents and the ...


Manu should boycott

Dear Editor, I say go for the boycott, Manu boys! Everything this guy Tuilaepa does here at home, he signs for it because he runs the place like his own little joint.