Police Media officer: Su’a Muliaga Tiumalu.

Police rule out foul play in baby’s death

The one-year-old baby boy burnt to death when a house caught fire last Friday needs to undergo a post mortem. 

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ALL SMILES: Professor Fui Asofou So’o, the Vice Chancellor of N.U.S (middle front) with his returning staff members.

Lecturers lifting the standards

The quality of teaching at the National University of Samoa (N.U.S) has received a tremendous boost with the return of eight staff members who have graduated with higher qualifications.

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READY TO EMBARK ON THEIR NEW JOURNEY: The Director of the OIC U.N.E.S.C.O., Mr. Alain Godonou (in the middle), the A.C.E.O of the M.W.C.S.D., Nanai Sovala with the graduates and teachers after the graduation yesterday.

Empowering youth with the tools to find work

That is true for 18 graduates of the Youth Employment Programme (Y.E.P) carried out by the Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development, One-U.N. Youth Employment Programme and the Samoa Culture Center.

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Australian cardinal George Pell reads a statement to reporters as he leaves the Quirinale hotel after meeting members of the Australian group of relatives and victims of priestly sex abuses, in Rome, Italy.

Top Vatican cardinal questioned over sex abuse allegations

Australian police flew to Rome to interview a top Vatican cardinal about allegations of sexual assault dating back decades, officials said Wednesday.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, together with his family, from left, Eric Trump, Melania Trump and Tiffany Trump, waves part of a ribbon after cutting the ribbon during the grand opening of Trump International Hotel in Washington.

Trump: I'll run America like my business. Clinton: Let's not

His presidential dreams increasingly in question, Donald Trump pushed his business empire to the center of his political campaign Wednesday.

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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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 Just keep swimming: Le Amosa swimmers finishing their set.

Swimming making a splash in schools

“We need more coaches and school kids.  Once the school teachers put swimming in their curriculum, it will be much easier.” 

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Think a Minute

Think a minute…There was a young married couple who really struggled to make enough money just to live on. One day the husband took all their money and bought a small service station.


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Deafening silence raising alarm bells

The silence from the officials involved in a Parliament-ordered Commission of Inquiry investigating the work of Judges of the Land and Titles Court (L.T.C) is deafening. It is certainly raising eyebrows among the people of this country with the idea that something is not right somewhere.

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Letters to the Editor

Re: Door opens for direct flights between China and Samoa The dilemma here, just to name a few issues, are the lack of quality and quantity of accommodations, poor road conditions, over the top charges for poorly maintained vehicles still operated by rental car companies in Samoa.

Re: Rev Reupena files appeal I think you need to walk a mile in their shoes before you’re quick to jump with your accusations.

Dear Editor, I’m a Muslim Samoan since 2011 and this branch thing that “some” Muslims are into is just non-sense. As Muslims we’re supposed to be one ummah, one nation, not billion different sects, you know? It’s just sad.


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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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A man walks by an advertisement of the Samsung Electronics Galaxy S7 Edge and Gear VR at Korea Electronics Show or KES in Seoul, South Korea.

Samsung heir joins board, moving toward top leadership role

The grandson of Samsung's founder is stepping up as its new leader as the South Korean company grapples with the recent failure of a flagship smartphone.

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