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Bank co-hosts business registries meeting

Senior government officials from ten Pacific island nations – including Samoa - development partners, and experts in private sector development ...

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P.M. Tuilaepa opens meeting

Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi Prime Minister of Samoa Opening remarks at Regional Energy Efficiency Workshop It gives me great pleasure to welcome ...

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Sagaga election warrant issued

The Speaker of the House, La’aulialemalietoa Leuatea Polata'ivao, has issued a warrant to the Office of the Electoral Commission (O.E.C.) ...

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Father and son sentenced for serious offence

A father and son were sentenced by the Supreme Court yesterday for assaulting a villager. The pair were also guilty ...

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Warrant of arrest issued for father of 3-year-old

Siaosi Tiava’asu’e, the father who was locked up with his three-yearold son in a Police cell, is a wanted ...

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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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Cabinet News

$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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N.F.L star bestowed title of Leulua’iali’i at Solosolo

Yesterday was the dawn of a new era for Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle, Paul Soliai. It was when he stepped into the shoes of a matai, having been bestowed with the Leulua’iali’i title at the village of Solosolo.

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Nations discuss energy plans at Tanoa Tusitala Hotel

The Regional Energy Efficiency Workshop bringing representatives from around the world to Samoa is vital.

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Savai’i waterspout scare, not a tornado

What many people feared was a tornado near Savai’i last Saturday has been confirmed as a watersprout.

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St. Joseph’s College get their chance

The visiting NFL players were at St Joseph’s College yesterday as part of their weeklong programme in Samoa to motivate students and promote healthy living.

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Hina Matsuri celebrated in Apia

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Hina Matsuri, a traditional Japanese festival for ladies was celebrated in Samoa on Tuesday at the Embassy of Japan in Apia.

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Minister to open youth employment plan project

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The Samoa National Action Plan on Youth Employment Project is to be launched on Friday.

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11th Commandment at Vaitele-fou

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A restaurant called the “11th Commandment” has opened at Vaitele-fou. And what is the 11th commandment? “Thou shall dine within,” is the answer.

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Mailelani’s trailblazing growth

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The first Mailelani organic coconut soap was released in the year 2000.

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SENESE elects a new board

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Following its Annual General Meeting last Saturday, SENESE Inclusive Support Services has elected an experienced and strong board, to steer the SENESE ship to the next Annual General meeting.

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Top referee official visits

A key World Rugby official was among the crowd at the 27th Vailima Marist Sevens last weekend.  

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M.V.P leaves it up to God

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Anthony Tailua is a proud young man. Having been crowned the Most Valuable Player (M.V.P) during the 27th Vailima Marist Sevens last weekend, he should be.

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Visit about opening doors

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The second visit by a group of National Football League (N.F.L) stars to Samoa is part of a long-term plan to create opportunities for young Samoans interested in N.F.L.

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Marist St. Joseph’s victorious

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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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Daring to dream big

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Not every kid growing up in Samoa will want to become the next big thing in rugby. That’s a fact. Come to think of it, although it might be hard to believe, there are young people in this country who want nothing to do with rugby or anything remotely close to it.

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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 ...