Palolo Rise in Savai’i

Palolo Rise in Savai’i

It was a glorious morning in Savaii yesterday morning as Elisabeth at Amoa Resort  shows us in this sneak peak at the magical sight  that was on show in the Amoa Lagoon with the Paolo Rising.  

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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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Le’oa Sasalu of Patamea Savai’i.

Village preferred to town

Sixty-nine year old father and grandfather, Le’oa Sasalu of Patamea Savai’i said that life in the village is way much better than town areas.

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Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces patrol outside the town of Bartella, Iraq, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Iraqi forces retook Bartella, around 15 kilometers (9 miles) east of Mosul, earlier this week, but are still facing pockets of resistance in the area.

Iraqi forces advance near Mosul as IS attacks western town

Iraqi Kurdish forces pushed toward Mosul on Sunday, cordoning off eight villages and coming within 9 kilometers (5 ½ miles) of the northern city held by the Islamic State group, which staged an attack in a western town hundreds of miles away in an apparent diversionary tactic.

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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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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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New Zealand All Blacks' Ben Smith, center, runs through the Australian defense during their Bledisloe rugby union test match in Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016.

NZ beats Australia 37-10 for record 18th straight test win

New Zealand overwhelmed Australia 37-10 Saturday in the third Bledisloe Cup rugby test to post a world record 18th-straight test win.

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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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