The My Girls Club has presented another donation to Nuanua o le Alofa.

My Girls club donate to Nuanua O Le Alofa

The My Girls Club has presented another donation to Nuanua o le Alofa. Nuanua O Le Alofa is a National Advocacy Organisation established in 2001 to advocate for and promote the rights and abilities of persons with disabilities in Samoa.

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READY TO SERVE YOU: Christopher, Ogevai and Leiataualesa Mulipola Oliva.

Family extends business at Vailoa

There is a new eatery in town. The C.C.M. restaurant, owned and operated by a family from Manono has opened in Vailoa just after the Lepea Bridge where the Asian Delights store was previously located.

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The Pacific region’s participation is part of an effort to attract Chinese visitors to this part of the world.

Samoa to be part of China International Travel Mart

Samoa will join the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (S.P.T.O.) to be part of the largest annual professional travel show in Asia, the China International Travel Mart (C.I.T.M.), to be held in Kunming China this weekend.

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World

Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa, left, speaks as Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, right, listens during a meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Saudi Arabia is asking

Arab League delivers harsh criticism of Iran, little action

In a resolution long on criticism but short on concrete steps, Arab foreign ministers who met in Cairo Sunday delivered a tirade of criticism against Iran and its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah, saying Tehran was destabilizing the region.

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Zimbabwean Deputy President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, greets party supporters at a ZANU-PF rally in Gweru, Zimbabwe. A Zimbabwe ruling party official confirmed Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 that the Central Committee has fired President Robert Mugabe as party leader a

New Zimbabwe leader could be enforcer known as the Crocodile

Emmerson Mnangagwa, elected Sunday as the new leader of Zimbabwe's ruling political party and positioned to take over as the country's leader, has engineered a remarkable comeback using skills he no doubt learned from his longtime mentor, President Robert Mugabe.

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Sport

Kolisi Viki, Alatina Ioelu and Kerene Faasisila taking some time out.

S.C.O.P.A. netball for a good cause

The rain on Saturday morning failed to dampen the spirits of staff members from more than 20 companies, businesses and organizations who participated in the Kings and Queens Netball tournament.

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Jordan Chewlit wins Tupua Fred Wetzell Trophy

Jordan Chewlit has done it again. He is triumphant following the Squash tournament sponsored by Apia Concrete Products yesterday.

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Street Talk

Head of State or Governor General?

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi’s government has moved to amend the Constitution once more in relation to the position of the Head of State. But the change has given rise to suggestions that since anyone is now eligible to become the Head of State, is it not time to consider changing the title from Head of State to Governor General. What do you think? Ioana Tupa’i asked in today’s Street Talk and this is what people said:

Aitasi Ugapō Aumua

Manunu

Asafo Keti

Salani Falealili

Ene Taliaoa

Vaitele-uta

Foutanu Maiai

Saoluafata

Lemanaia Simone

Luatuanuú

Michael Tamanikaiyoroi

Aleisa

Talimalama Tenari

Salesātele Falealili

Think a Minute

Think a minute…One of the most famous Italians in the 20th century was Benito Mussolini, known to his people as Il Duce, which simply means The Leader. His charisma was almost like amovie star rather than a government leader, even though his charm was bathed in blood and violence.

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Getting past the gloom and doom

Apologies to our readers for our rather gloomy group of stories on Page 1 of today’s edition. It would be great to start the week with something more uplifting but you’ll need to flick over to Pages 2 and 3 and the rest of the paper to start to get yourself into that kind of mindset.

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor Re: Lack of flights devastate prolific visitor to Samoa I was travelling to Samoa with Jo Mikarna on her next trip.. Knowing little of this country until she shared her experiences..

Dear Editor Re: P.M. coy on “O.L.P.” hunt Why is the P.M. looking for O.L.P. This blogger is revealing and is bringing to light the corruption of the Samoa government and where that begins.

Dear Editor Re: Pay your taxes, P.M. tells Church Ministers According to the new testament of the bible, the PM has become the pharisee and tax collector all wrapped up in one......!!!!

Entertainment

Bruno Mars performs

Kelly Clarkson, Pink open American Music Awards

Kelly Clarkson and Pink opened the American Music Awards with a tribute to first responders with a powerhouse vocal duet of R.E.M.'s "Everybody Hurts."

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Technology

In this Oct. 30, 2017, photo, workers of Toyota Motor Corp. set hydrogen-stored tanks, in yellow, to be placed into a Mirai fuel cell vehicle at the automaker's Motomachi plant, in Toyota, western Japan.

Amid global electric-car buzz, Toyota bullish on hydrogen

At a car factory in this city named after Toyota, the usual robots with their swinging arms are missing. Instead, workers intently fit parts into place by hand with craftsmanship-like care.

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