AIRPORT: The Faleolo International Airport Runway.

Lights out at Faleolo airport runway?

Hundreds of passengers traveling from Australia, Fiji and Auckland were affected in delays and cancellations of flights at Faleolo International Airport during the past few days.

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The hunt for a lucrative ‘sperm’

One week after full moon in October: it’s time to make the annual early morning pilgrimage to one of the spots known to produce lots of palolo worms in the past.

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THANK YOU BSP: Taituuga Maryanne Lameko-Vaai (middle) with with village representatives from Gataivai.

Bank delivers on promise with water tanks for Savai’i

Bank South Pacific has completed installing three 10,000 litres water tanks for the villages of Sagone, Sala’ilua and Gataivai Savai’i. These will be handed over to the three villages today.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with local farmers at Bedners Farm Fresh Market, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, in Boynton Beach, Fla.

Those polls are 'phony,' Trump insists; 'we are winning'

A defiant Donald Trump blamed his worsening campaign struggles on "phony polls" from the "disgusting" media on Monday, fighting to energize his most loyal supporters as his path to the presidency shrinks.

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Police officers standby as migrants line-up to register at a processing centre in the makeshift migrant camp known as

France moving more than 6,000 migrants from makeshift camp

France began the mass evacuation Monday of the makeshift migrant camp known as "the jungle," a mammoth project to erase the humanitarian blight on its northern border, where thousands fleeing war or poverty have lived in squalor, most hoping to sneak into Britain.

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Boxing star Manny Pacquiao.

Manny Pacquiao takes a break from politics for boxing

Up until last week, Manny Pacquiao was concentrating on trying to get the death penalty restored in the Philippines.

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Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua.

Promoter: Joshua-Klitschko proposed heavyweight fight is off

Anthony Joshua's proposed world heavyweight title fight with Wladimir Klitschko in December will not go ahead.

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Think a Minute

Think a minute…Studies show that only one out of three people have healthy self-confidence. That means two out of every three people do not know the ability they already have to be successful. If you want others to believe in you, you must first believe in yourself.


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It’s Parker’s moment to shine

The moment we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. During the weekend, it was confirmed that our very own Lupesoliai Laauliolemalietoa Joseph Parker, the man from Tapatapao and Faleula, will fight for the world heavyweight title in December. As of yesterday, we know that the WBO has given the green light for a Parker vs Andy Ruiz fight for the WBO belt vacated by Tyson Fury.

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Re: China walks the talk in saving environment China should be cleaning up their own country before looking for favors and land in other countries by pretending they care about the environment.

Dear Editor, Re: Family’s legal claim over land in Court “The P.M. is floating on the rule and law of the land”

Dear Editor Re: Chinese alcohol factory worries villagers This is confusing me, almost every week there is a death somewhere in the country involving alcohol but yet the government is allowing more alcohol factories to be build in Samoa.


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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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Logo of Takata Corp. at an auto supply shop in Tokyo. The U.S. government is confirming another death due to the rupture of an air bag made by Takata Corp.

US confirms 11th death due to Takata air bags

A 50-year-old woman who died after a car wreck last month in California is the 11th U.S. victim of Takata Corp.'s defective air bag inflators.

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