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Am. Samoa teachers cry foul over teachers from Samoa

Some veteran educators in American Samoa are threatening to ‘walk out’ of the Department of Education (D.O.E) if it does ...

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China and the Pacific: The view from Oceania

Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, spoke to offi cially the open the Conference on China and the Pacifi c: “The ...

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Poly leaders updated about efforts to stop illegal fishing

Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, and Polynesian leaders were recently updated about developments in relation to the “Project Eyes on ...

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A statement from the Producer about Telesā

I read the entire Telesā series over Christmas-New Year 2014, including the Daniel Tahi novella.And then I read it straight ...

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Judge Vaepule tells off man for being a show off

A 31-year-old man of Toamua has been given a 15 months suspended sentence for being “disrespectful” and a “show ...

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Think a Minute!

Play your part

Think a minute… A famous painting shows a king making a chain from his crown, and a slave making a ...

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$45,000.00 for weightlifting

Cabinet has approved financial assistance of $45,000 for the Samoa Weightlifting Federation to help with their preparations for two upcoming ...

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Practical attachment on mammography

Cabinet has approved the participation by a Samoa representative at a Practical Attachment on Mammography at Manukau Super Clinic’s Breast ...

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Woman cons Chief Justice’s wife

Businesswoman, Iliganoa Sapolu, has alerted members of the public to beware of a woman, who has apparently been making rounds in Apia, allegedly conning unsuspecting victims in the process.

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President of China writes

Yesterday was the Head of State, His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi ’s birthday. He is 77. 

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Family Safety Act praised

The importance of the Family Safety Act in efforts to eliminate domestic violence was on the agenda during the second day of a meeting held in Apia this week.

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Fruean a Finalist for Commonwealth Award

An extraordinary young person from Samoa, Brianna Fruean is among four finalists from the Pacific shortlisted for the prestigious 2015 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work.

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Happiness at the Children’s Ward

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Thursday was a day to remember at the Children’s Ward of the Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital at Moto’otua.

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N.U.S and Otago strengthen ties

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The National University of Samoa (N.U.S) continues to strive for international recognition through partnerships with overseas universities.

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New year, new race and a new Winner

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During an overcast day at Mulinu’u yesterday, Neil Cook of Aqua Samoa took out the Olympic distance Race for Race 1 of the Bluesky Samoa Triathlon Series.

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Film deal for Samoan book series

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The TELESA  Book Series by author Lani Wendt Young has been optioned for a movie by New Zealand production company Multinesia.

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Manunu dedicates new building

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Manunu Primary School officially opened its newly reconstructed school on Thursday just in time for the start of the 2015 school year.

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Marist St. Joseph’s victorious

Marist St. Joseph’s have done it. The home team overcame a determined Moata’a side, 36-14, to secure the 27th Vailima Marist Sevens title at Lotopa last evening, after three days of entertaining Sevens rugby, featuring the best players in Samoa.  

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Battles drawn, top guns through

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The battle lines have been drawn for the final day of the 27th Vailima Marist Sevens and it’s only a matter of time now before the best of the best is crowned.

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Alesana Tuilagi keeps Rugby World Cup dream alive at Newcastle Falcons

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Newcastle Falcons’ Alesana Tuilagi has not given up on his Rugby World Cup dream despite having been out of the Samoan squad for almost two years.

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New Manu Samoa Officers appointed

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With the resignation of Fred Amoa as the Chief Executive Officer of the Samoa Rugby Union and Tuala Mathew Vaea as General Manager of the High Performance Unit (H.P.U.), Namulauulu Alama Ieremia, the current Technical Assistant to the Manu Samoa 15’s coaching team, has been appointed as the Interim General Manager of the H.P.U.

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Change to make a difference

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Now that the 27th Vailima Marist Sevens has come and gone, let us all congratulate Marist St. Joseph’s.

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Japan will not give in to terrorism

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A video purporting to show that Mr. Kenji Goto was murdered was uploaded on line, following Mr. Ha...

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The burden of ideals and the search for h

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The beauty of this life is so forlorn. Faith dangles her feet in the dreamy skies we paint, wher...

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Letters to Editor

Change your tone

Re: Cut out the excuses, P.M tells Sevens Re: Samoa Observer article in Wednesday 18th February 2015 edition titled Leone Bridge still not ...


It’s all about the land

Dear Editor, Why would someone with a pocketful of cash want to invest in Samoa just to get ...


Bonnie and Clyde, alright!

Dear Editor, Re: Bonnie and Clyde The dual are Bonnie and Clyde alright; without the gun ...


Think a Minute!

Disappointed with Myself

Think a minute… Ever since I can remember, I have been disappointed with myself. Among other things I wish I was taller, and that I had more mechanical ability to fix ...