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Associate Minister’s sentencing adjourned

A decision over allegations against the Associate Minister of Trade, Muagututagata Peter Ah Him, is expected to be delivered on ...

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P.M. rejects call for anti-corruption body

Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi , has rejected a call by the Opposition Party for the government to set up ...

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Disney search comes to Samoa

Walt Disney Animation WStudios has turned the searchlight on Samoa in their global casting call for a key role for ...

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Luatuanu’u crash kills young man

A 22-year-old man who was admitted to the hospital for serious injuries when the vehicle he was travelling went over ...

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Finance Act a toothless tiger

The Public Finance Management Act (P.F.M.A.) 2001 is a toothless tiger when it comes to getting all government ministries to ...

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The loneliest number (Part 1)

Think a minute… In June, 2009 people all over the world were in shock and grief over the sudden dea...

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Cabinet News

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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Cabinet ordered probe into missing copper

An order to investigate copper wires missing from the Electric Power Corporation (E.P.C) came from ...

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Law firm threatens to sue Samoa Observer

The law firm of Clarke Ey is threatening to sue the Samoa Observer for defamation, if they published a story about a complaint by certain families on the location of a gas shop some say pose a danger to them.

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MV Samoa Shipping Corporation Fasefulu officially launched

The Samoa Shipping Corporation’s newest ship, MV S.S.C Fasefulu, was officially dedicated yesterday.

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Govt. plans at Vaiala seawall

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (M.N.R.E), Suluimalo Amataga Penaia, has reaffirmed plans to construct a seawall for Vaiala.

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Govt. pours $200,000 to Samoa's private sector

In a bid to support the activities of the private sector, the government yesterday presented eight cheques totalling to $200,000 to eight private organisations.

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Cut out the excuses, P.M. tells Sevens

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While the Manu Samoa Sevens team is preparing for the Wellington leg of the I.R.B Sevens, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has asked them to stop the excuses and start winning.

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Tropical depressions bring the rain

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Members of the public are warned to expect heavy rain and flooding over the next few days.

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“Cyclone Evanda” hits Lauli’i

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At exactly 10am yesterday in the coastal village of Lauli’i, the bell was rung signalling the coming of Cyclone Evanda.

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Parents write to Education chief

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The parents of some students who sat the Samoa School Leaving Certificate Mathematics exam last year have written to the Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture, Matafeo Falanaipupu Aiafi.

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Parliament approves govt’s response to O.P.C.

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The long-awaited government response to the report by the Officers of Parliament Committee (O.P.C) has been tabled and passed by Parliament. The approval was given in the House on Tuesday night when Parliament worked into the night to complete its list of tasks on the Order Paper for January’s sitting.

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Sports

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New look Sevens named

The Chairman of the Samoa Rugby Union, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, announced the Manu Samoa Sevens team for the Wellington and Las Vegas legs of the I.R.B Sevens yesterday.

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Sevens learn from mistakes

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The Manu Samoa Sevens team for the IRB Sevens Series legs in Wellington and Las Vegas is expected to be named today.

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Despite loss, Soccer team lauded

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Despite bringing home a record of four losses and one win, the Samoan squad that competed in the Preliminaries of the Oceania Football Confederation under 17 men’s Championship is still lauded.

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Samoa grabs world attention

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Samoa is receiving world-class attention this week in taekwondo with two grand masters in the sport visiting the country to lift the profile of the sport.

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Editorial

Let’s take extra care out there

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Cyclones are ugly. But at this time of the year, they are always at the back of our minds. It’s the undeniable reality, just like we are thinking now with reports that a couple of tropical depressions that are forming near Samoa and around the Pacific could develop into cyclones.

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Opinions

Glorious Samoan food: Bite me!

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If you know me well, well enough to laugh at my bad jokes, you would know that there are several thi...

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Are you ready for change?

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Change is what we need, radical and fast at all levels of our society.

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Letters

The letter from Le Aute’s lawyer

30 January 2015 The Editor Mata’afa Keni Lesa Samoa Observer VAITELE Dear Sir, Publication of Alleged Complaints Against Le Aute ...

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Beware of Cryptolocker

Dear Editor, I wanted to share with you and I hope you can inform your readers about a new virus called Cryptolocker which is making its rounds around the world. With so many people using computers and internet related gadgets in Samoa these days, I think it’s vital that they get to read about ...

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Keep soldiering on

Dear Mata’afa, I read your editorial titled “Enough with this fairy tale” and I have to say you took the words completely out of my ...

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