SAMOA ON THE CARDS: Emirates Airlines.

Govt. confirms Emirates plans

One of the world’s fastest growing airlines, Emirates Airlines, is set to land at the Faleolo International Airport once a partnership with the government is signed.

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Police Spokesperson, Su’a Muliaga Tiumalu

Mozzie coil suspected in fatal Lauli’i fire

An inferno that burnt a baby to death at Lauli’i last week is suspected to have started from a mosquito coil lit by his older brother. 

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Australian Minister Concetta Fierravanti-Wells (middle) with Maeva Betham, Minister Papalii Niko Lee Hang, Sue Langford and Minister Sili Epa Tuioti during a recent visit to Samoa.

Banks and Australia renew commitment to Pacific

The World Bank, the Asian Development Bank (A.D.B.), and the Australian government have renewed their commitment to support Pacific island countries.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin

Trump takes issue with Clinton's criticism of Putin

Donald Trump on Thursday criticized rival Hillary Clinton for being too tough on Vladimir Putin, once again raising eyebrows about the Republican candidate's relationship with the Russian president.

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First lady Michelle Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton hug after speaking at a campaign rally at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016.

Support for 'my girl' Clinton is personal, Mrs. Obama says

As first ladies they could hardly have been more different. But as Democrats looking to fire up female voters, Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton were firmly bonded on Thursday.

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Former Wales sevens captain and coach Gareth Baber has been appointed as the new head coach of Olympic champion Fiji's sevens rugby team, replacing Ben Ryan.

Gareth Baber appointed as new Fiji sevens rugby coach

Former Wales sevens captain and coach Gareth Baber has been appointed as the new head coach of Olympic champion Fiji's sevens rugby team, replacing Ben Ryan.

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Dynamic Duo: Faleata Assistant Coach, Mr. Uili and Pago Ainu’u , who hails from Iva, Savaii.

Finalists ready to rumble

After overcoming the initial hesitation to support boxing in their school,  six student-athletes  from Faleata College have made it to the finale of the Inter-Collegiate Boxing Tournament.  

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Think a Minute

Think a minute…Studies show that the average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work? That means those who use 50% of their effort and ability stand out from the rest.


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Powerful government now want to run the villages

Well it gets better. After years of meddling with people’s lives in so many ways, what we’ve feared all along is about to come true.

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Letters to the Editor

Re: Rev Reupena files appeal The bottom line is if you do your job the right way everything will be alright. The saying in Samoan says “ e le falala fua le niu” Rev. Reupena must had done something.

Dear Editor, Re: Sand scandal worries residents Dear PS Jeffrey, if it’s between the mayor and the company why is the permit that authorizes this environmental destruction being signed by the M.N.R.E?

Re: Road safety Samoan style This is a perfect example of safety issues here in Samoa. What we see here is about road safety in which L.T.A. and the Police Force are supposed to enforce it.


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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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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an announcement of new products Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, in Cupertino, Calif.

Apple adds keyboard touch functions to Mac in major refresh

Apple's high-end Mac laptops are getting a touch-sensitive strip above the keyboard, as the company aims to spark consumer interest in a product line that's often overshadowed by newer gadgets like the iPad and iPhone.

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