SUCCESS STORY: Sam Fa’apito.

Work turns into job offer

 “My parents were very excited and we hugged each father was like jumping up and down.

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(Front row) Elder Cliff Vellinga and Sister Kathy Vellinga of L.D.S. Charities. (Back row) John McLean (Trustee of Furniture for Schools), Bruce McCarthy, Manager of Self Reliance, Callum Blair and Sapele Fa’alogo, Director of Public Affairs L.D.S.

L.D.S. looks to improve education

Raising the level of education in Samoa has now become the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ main priority. 

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Police Media Officer, Su’a Lemamea Tiumalu.

Dead body found at sea yet to be identified

The body of a man, which was found by villagers of Levi Saleimoa on 10 October, is still yet to be identified. 

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waves at reporters as she boards her campaign plane at an international airport, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016.

Hacked trove shows Clinton aides suggesting email jokes

Hacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton's top campaign official show her aides considered inserting jokes about her private email server into her speeches at several events — and at least one joke made it into her remarks.

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Interpretive park ranger Caitlin Kostic speaks to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as she gives him a tour at Gettysburg National Military Park Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Gettysburg, Pa.

Trump team says 'we are behind' but can still win the race

Donald Trump's campaign bluntly acknowledged Sunday that the real estate mogul is trailing Hillary Clinton as the presidential race hurtles toward a close...

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Silver Fern Maria Tutaia has revealed she's engaged to Wallabies star Israel Folau on Sunday.

Wallaby Israel Folau to marry New Zealand netballer

Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has showed sporting relationships between Australia and New Zealand are more cordial than they may seem by becoming engaged to New Zealand netballer Maria Tutaia.

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Australian teammates pause during their Bledisloe rugby union test match loss to New Zealand in Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016.

Wallabies coach Cheika rants after Bledisloe Cup defeat

Volatile Wallabies coach Michael Cheika hit out at the All Blacks and the New Zealand news media after his team's 37-10 defeat on Saturday, revealing a deep-seated sense of grievance as Australia slumped to a seventh loss in 10 rugby tests this year.

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Think a Minute

Think a minute…Can you imagine life without machines? If we didn’t have cars, buses, telephones or radios, we’d be lost without these basic machines we use every day. But a machine only helps your life if you know how to use it.


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Social ills out in the open

2016 has been a year where law and order, or the lack of it has been under the spotlight for a number of reasons. One of the reasons is that there is an urgent need for change and there has been for some time.

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Letters to the Editor

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.

Dear Editor Re: Chinese alcohol factory worries villagers Call a meeting of local matai. Tell the people to attend to witness.

Re: A coconut truck This goes on constantly.


DJ Khaled, left, and Nicole Tuck arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York.

DJ Khaled and fiancée welcome baby boy on Snapchat

It's a boy for music producer DJ Khaled and his fiancée Nicole Tuck, who welcomed their first child into the world early Sunday morning.

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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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