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Accident at Manase kills one person

A car accident at Manase on Monday claimed one lif...

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Minister attends nutrition conference in Rome, It

PR - The Minister of Health, Tuitama Dr. Talalel...

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Wear orange, say no to violence against women

Report launched on arms, security and gender

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Baby boy dumped down drain to be named by his moth

The Samoan mother accused of dumping her baby bo...

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Family fight lands brothers in Court

Two brothers appeared in the Supreme Court yesterd...

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Samoans Abroad

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Miss Pacific contestants showcase talent

As the coronation night for the first ...

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Double tragedy rocks Samoan community

The death of two young Samoan men ki...

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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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$64m export boost to trade

Samoa’s exports could inject a further $64 million per year into the public purse – with Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, lending his support to the association that could make this happen.

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One person could control prices - report

One person could soon control how much things cost in Samoa if the Fair Trading Amendment Act passes into law.

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Palu nails P.M’s ‘broken promise’

The leader of the Opposition Party, PalusalueFa’apo II, has blasted Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi of breaking his promise to discuss two key reports, which are highly critical of his government’s performance.

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Cancer Society benefits

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The Samoa Cancer Society is in a better position today financially to do its work thanks to the generosity and initiative of a legendary Samoan.

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Rock wall shields Lauli’i from the elements

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The village of Lauli’i is better protected from the elements this wet season thanks to the construction of a $799,500 rock wall on the banks of a river that runs through the village.

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Tautua Party turns five

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The Tautua Samoa Party yesterday celebrated its fifth birthday at the Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi Conference Centre.

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D.P.M appeal adjourned

The appeal against a conviction by Deputy Prime Minister, Fonotoe Pierre Lauofo, has been adjourned until 19 January 2015.

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Graduation day disappointment

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A communication mishap at the National University of Samoa (N.U.S) means 14 students, who were listed to graduate today, will not be doing so.

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SBW tells of fatherhood joy

Superstar athlete Sonny Bill Williams has revealed the greatest challenge of his life and it has nothing to do with sport.

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Samoa lifts Nations’ Cup

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They have done it. The Samoa national netball team has lifted the Nations’ Cup trophy on their debut at the competition, defeating the home team, Singapore, 50-41, in the final yesterday.

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Leti floors Fijian opponent

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Boxer Leti Leti (pictured) proved far too slick for his opponent last night, flooring Fijian Nareo Caukautani in the first round before putting him away in the second. 

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Reni Maitua to return to training with Bulldogs

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despite role in nightclub brawl Reni Maitua will return to Bulldogs training next month — the first indication that the Canterbury forward will survive the axe following his involvement in a Brisbane nightclub brawl late last month.

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Taking time at Christmas

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There are so many rituals and traditions around Christmas that have little to do with the religious origins of the commemoration.

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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 ...


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 ...