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Chaotic scenes as students clash

There were chaotic scenes in town next to the seawall bus stop when a brawl broke out between some students of Leifiifi College and Maluafou College yesterday afternoon. 

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: First group with their certificates in report writing.

Government workers trained to write reports

Forty-one participants from Government ministries and state-owned enterprises have undergone a two-week training in report writing. 

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Students in their special costumes.

Ah Mu Academy marks 10-year anniversary

Private school Ah Mu Academy yesterday marked its 10th anniversary with its students leading the celebrations through dance, song and drama. Parents braved the early morning rain and converged on the school in Lotopa to see their children in grades 1-8 lead the commemoration, through the performance of various dance, song and drama items as well as a debate.

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World

Rescuers retrieve a  body from the water near Ukara Island in Lake Victoria, Tanzania Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. The death toll rose above 100 after the passenger ferry MV Nyerere capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania state radio reported Friday, while a secon

Tanzania leader orders arrests as ferry death toll over 130

Hundreds of solemn people watched Friday as body after body was pulled from a capsized ferry that Tanzanian authorities said was badly overcrowded and upended in the final stretch before reaching shore.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement on Brexit negotiations with the European Union, at 10 Downing Street, in London, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. The British government on Friday accused the European Union of slamming the handbrake on Brexit n

UK leader May hits back on Brexit plan; pound falls

British Prime Minister Theresa May accused the European Union on Friday of creating an "impasse" in divorce negotiations by bluntly rejecting her blueprint for Brexit, sending the value of the pound falling as worries about a chaotic U.K. exit from the EU soared.

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Rieko Ioane celebrates his try. New Zealand All Blacks v South Africa Springboks. Rugby Championship test match. Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand. Saturday 15 September 2018.

Winger Ioane signs new 4-year deal with NZ Rugby

All Blacks winger Rieko Ioane has agreed a new four-year contract with New Zealand Rugby. The 21-year-old Ioane, who has scored 18 tries in his 18 tests, has signed through 2022 in a deal worth several million dollars.

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Boxers, Britain's Anthony Joshua, left, and Russia's Alexander Povetkin pose for photographers with boxing promoter Eddie Hearn, centre, after a press conference at Wembley stadium in London, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Joshua and Povetkin are due to fight

Joshua back 'home' to face Povetkin for heavyweight titles

This was supposed to be the week Anthony Joshua completed his whirlwind boxing journey from Olympic gold medalist to undisputed world heavyweight champion. Deontay Wilder should have been the opponent, Las Vegas potentially the venue.

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Think a Minute

Think a minute…Do we sing because we’re happy? Or are we happy because we sing? A wise teacher said that it is singing which makes you feel like singing, and it is dancing which makes you feel like dancing.

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Nothing but the truth

It was only yesterday when the Samoa Observer ran a front page story, which quoted a politician and a cabinet minister admitting that he was wrong, in assuming that a Chief Executive Officer had been terminated.

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Letters to the Editor

Re: Why I think you’re talking rubbish again Anyway, the church communities in both N.Z. and Australia are traditionally known supporters of our airline. Any publicity campaigns to promote the airline overseas are best sell through the church communities and thence the traveling public.

Re: The Church and its responsibility Ah, you are barking up the wrong tree if you expect the likes of the E.F.K.S., the Methodists, AOGs and other protestant churches to care about “works”. “Faith through works” is a Catholic thing.

Re: Helicopter owners owes govt. I figured that was wrong with this helicopter. The reason why the government is holding the helicopter for tax payment that the owner owed to the government of Samoa.

Entertainment

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, stuntman Eddie Braun answers questions during a news conference in Twin Falls, Idaho, about his upcoming attempt to jump the Snake River Canyon in a steam-powered replica of Evel Knievel's rocket. The new documen

Dwayne Johnson backs stuntman's film honoring Knievel jump

Before climbing into the cockpit of his steam-powered rocket and blasting off across the Snake River Canyon, daredevil Eddie Braun scribbled two things on his bare chest in marker.

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Amazon is displayed on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite. European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager on Wednesday Sept. 19, 2018 (AP Photo/Richard Drew, FILE)

EU opens investigation into how Amazon uses data

European authorities said Wednesday they have opened a preliminary antitrust investigation into Amazon over the e-commerce giant's treatment of smaller merchants on its website.

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