LAYING DOWN THE LAW: S.R.U Chairman Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi announces the team.

P.M. delivers message to winless Manu Samoa

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi had some stern words for the Manu Samoa team yesterday. He delivered the message during a meeting with the coach, Namulauulu Alama Ieremia, and the team at his office.

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Local

Tessa Price says the ANZ Bank recognizes that they need to expand their card payment options.

A first for Samoa

The ANZ Bank has announced that ANZ point-of-sale (P.O.S) and A.T.M terminals in Samoa will begin accepting UnionPay cards, enhancing service and convenience for UnionPay cardholders worldwide.

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CONGRATULATIONS: Mr. and Mrs. Hunt.

Rugby star first to wed at Taumeasina

The soon to be opened Taumeasina Island Resort was the venue of a special occasion yesterday. 

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World

People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo.

World stocks leap as fears ease over British vote on EU

World stock markets jumped and the pound rallied Monday as polls suggested British voters will choose to remain in the European Union in a referendum this week, easing investor worries about a possible "Brexit."

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UN strongly condemns latest North Korean missile launches

The U.N. Security Council on Thursday strongly condemned two North Korean ballistic missile launches this week, calling them a "grave violation" of a ban on all ballistic missile activity that is contributing to the country's nuclear weapons program.

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Sport

Manu Samoa

Your Manu Samoa to take on Tonga

The Chairman of the Samoa Rugby Union, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, has named the Manu Samoa team to take on the Ikale Tahi from Tonga in a must win match for them at the Apia Park tomorrow. This is your team:


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Wallabies

Wallabies look to stretch England out wide in final test

Australia's attempts to barge through the middle of England's defensive line didn't work during the opening two matches, so the Wallabies will try to stretch the visitors out wide in a bid to win on Saturday and avoid a three-test whitewash.

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Street Talk

What is the solution to our youth problems?

Ilia Likou was told by those interviewed that lax discipline, failing families, the diminishing authority of the church and the failure of government to create opportunities for jobs are some of the contributing factors.

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Vaitele Fou

Viena Upu, 60

Sinamoga

Fa’aaliga Auvele

Lupepe Simati, 52

Foailalo

Elisapeta Asiata, 60

Ululoloa

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Malie

Think a Minute

Think a minute…Have you ever missed a bus or plane because you were just a little too late? Recently I had to catch a plane for a very important meeting, so I got to the airport early and waited for the announcement to board the plane.

Editorial

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In the search for answers all views matter

Last week, our Reporter Pai Mulitalo Ale took to the streets in search for some answers. At a time when our country is struggling with social, spiritual and economical challenges manifesting in increasing hardship, poverty, rising number of street vendors among many other social problems, we wanted to hear what people think and if they were aware of the issues.

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Re: Monday’s Apology I accept your apology in Monday’s paper. However I do not accept the reasoning for your so-called “inspiration” in printing the photo in the first place. The deceased family need at this time is for comfort, support and counseling not only over the next few days but the weeks and every year ahead.

Dear Editor, One of the most amazing and distinctive elements in the faa-Samoa is the grand belief in the redeemability of people. In fact, redemption is a constitutive feature of the ifoga.

Dear Editor, Re: Church leader fingers blame for moral decay I'd like to see the N.C.C financially supporting organisations like F.L.O (suicide) and M.O.A (domestic violence) and S.V.S.G (victims of sexual offending; youth pregnancies etc).

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VIDEOS

Entertainment

Pat Kiernan attends The Hollywood Reporter's

When aliens attack, real news anchors are on the scene

Godzilla is rampaging. Aliens are invading. Batman and Superman are having a tiff. Quick, turn on CNN.

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Technology

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her mobile phone after her address to the Security Council at United Nations headquarters.

Emails: Key security features disabled on Clinton's server

State Department staffers wrestled for weeks in December 2010 over a serious technical problem with then-Secretary Hillary Clinton's home email server, causing them to temporarily disable security features that left the server more vulnerable to hackers, according to emails released Wednesday.

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