MILLION DOLLAR HALL: Don Bosco’s (Salelologa, Savaii) brand new hall

Don Bosco opens $1.5m hall at Salelologa, Savai’i

A hall built from sweat, hard work and a wheelbarrow march throughout Savai’i was officially opened yesterday. 

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IT’S SAD TO SEE A LOT OF ISSUES RISE FROM THE LOSS OF OUR CULTURE: Fau Niko, 54, from the village of Salelologa, Savaii

Why we must preserve our culture

The Samoan culture is our identity. 

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SCHOOL WAS MUCH MORE SIMPLE BACK IN THE DAYS: Ti’otala Setu, 80, from the village of Salelologa, Savaii

Difference between those days and now

Ti’otala Setu has a simple theory about education.

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A man stands near a cordoned off area surrounding the vandalized star for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, in Los Angeles.

Police investigate vandalizing of Trump's Hollywood star

Los Angeles police are investigating the vandalizing of Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he mingles before the start of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York.

Belgium stretches talks on EU-Canada deal into eve of summit

Belgium is stretching talks to convince its region of Wallonia to give the necessary backing to a trade deal between the European Union and Canada into the eve of a summit to sign the landmark agreement.

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 Just keep swimming: Le Amosa swimmers finishing their set.

Swimming making a splash in schools

“We need more coaches and school kids.  Once the school teachers put swimming in their curriculum, it will be much easier.” 

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The man himself:  Samoa A Head Coach, Potu Leavasa.

A great learning curve

Flight delay, freezing weather and jet lag didn’t stop Samoa A from securing third place at the America’s Pacific Cup Challenge.  

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Think a Minute

Think a minute…There was a young married couple who really struggled to make enough money just to live on. One day the husband took all their money and bought a small service station.


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Deafening silence raising alarm bells

The silence from the officials involved in a Parliament-ordered Commission of Inquiry investigating the work of Judges of the Land and Titles Court (L.T.C) is deafening. It is certainly raising eyebrows among the people of this country with the idea that something is not right somewhere.

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Letters to the Editor

Re: Door opens for direct flights between China and Samoa The dilemma here, just to name a few issues, are the lack of quality and quantity of accommodations, poor road conditions, over the top charges for poorly maintained vehicles still operated by rental car companies in Samoa.

Re: Rev Reupena files appeal I think you need to walk a mile in their shoes before you’re quick to jump with your accusations.

Dear Editor, I’m a Muslim Samoan since 2011 and this branch thing that “some” Muslims are into is just non-sense. As Muslims we’re supposed to be one ummah, one nation, not billion different sects, you know? It’s just sad.


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Jury acquits man of stalking TV star Kendall Jenner

A jury on Monday acquitted a man of stalking model and reality TV star Kendall Jenner and convicted him of trespassing at her secluded Hollywood Hill home

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Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the new iPhone 7 during an event to announce new products, in San Francisco.

Apple's quarterly sales fall, but forecast calls for gains

Apple says it sold 45.5 million iPhones in the last quarter, 5 percent fewer than it sold a year earlier. But the giant tech company's rosy forecast for the holidays was better than what Wall Street had been expecting.

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