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Young people speak up

Young people want to be involved in the decision making about issues that will affect their ...

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Man denies murder charge

A 35-year-old man accused of murdering his brother during an alleged drunken incident has been granted ...

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Games Chief gives thumbs up for Samoa’s preparations

The Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O) of the Commonwealth Games Federation, David Grevemberg, has given the two thumbs up for Samoa’s ...

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M.P rejects claim

The Associate Minister of Public Enterprises, Papali’i Niko Lee Hang, has rejected a claim by Faumuina Tiatia Liuga in relation ...

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European Union practices what it preaches

Last year the European Union (E.U.) installed Photovoltaic Panels on the roof of its Office in Samoa. The consequences have ...

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Samoa Quality Broadcasting launches website

Samoa Quality Broadcasting Ltd will be launching its website ...

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Pacific governments seek leverage

Governments and youth leaders from Commonwealth member countries in the Pacific will seek to agree an ambitious plan of action ...

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Bluesky announces new rates

Bluesky has launched its new Fixed Line calling rates into the ...

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Between the Lines

Proposal: Free eye checks / Spectacles for customs officers

Proposal: Free eye checks / Spectacles for customs officers Are our Customs Officers sight impaired...

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Don’t defeat yourself

Think a minute… Recent studies show that only 1 out of 3 people have healthy self-confidence. Th...

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$5.7million ‘bingo hall’

The government is so desperate to make use of a “poorly planned” and “badly placed” $5.7million infrastructure it has already allowed it to be used as a bingo and pool table hall.

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Fire at landfill alarms

A fire at the Tafa’igata landfill, which has been slow burning for the past three days, has residents living nearby on the edge.

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Escaped prisoner breaks into supermarket, steals $50,000

An escaped prisoner broke into Farmer Joe’s Supermarket at Vaitele last week and stole more than $50,000.

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Positive attitude does it - Miss Samoa contestant

A positive attitude and self-belief are attributes young people of today should have.

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Psychologist begins suicide research

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A Samoan Psychologist from Waikato University, Dr. Byron Seiuli, has started a research, examining the links between young adults’ ability to cope with life stressors and their psychological and emotional wellbeing.

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‘End of the world?’

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A member of the public disturbed by dust emanating from a solar power project at the Faleata Race Course said he thought “the end of the world was Sunday.”

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Samoa Observer in Washington D.C.

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Samoa Observer’s Senior Reporter, Lanuola Tupufia, among participants at the “Environmental Protection of Oceans and Fishing,” tour in the United States of America.

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Nofoali’i, Vaitele strike it lucky again

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Nofoalii Primary School and Vaitele Primary school now have 200 reasons to smile!

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Writers entertain, challenge and broadened our worlds

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The Deputy High Commissioner of New Zealand, Michael Walsh, congratulated the Samoa Observer and all it’s partners for a successful inaugural Samoa Observer Tusitala Short Story competition.

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I.L.O supports Samoa

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The International Labour Organization (I.L.O) has offered support to the hosting of the Pacific Regional Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting in Samoa this week.

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Curtain falls on Church conference

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Every good thing comes to an end. Every good thing comes to an end. That was the case for members of the Samoa Christian Universal Church who have been gathering at Vaitele Fou for the past week.

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From Chris to Christy: More than just a pageant

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For Christy Pune Brown who is competing as Miss Divas of Samoa in the Miss Health Fa’afafine international beauty pageant for 2015, the contest is more than just a pageant.

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Sports

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Bring on the Commonwealth Games

“Start Right, Work Hard, Finish Strong.” That’s the mantra the Samoa Athletes team are taking with them to the Commonwealth Youth Games, which begins this weekend with the opening ceremony on Saturday.

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Samoa wins as road to Russia World Cup begins

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Oceania’s lengthy 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ campaign is underway, with Samoa and Cook Islands opening with wins over American Samoa and hosts Tonga respectively in the four-nation Stage 1 matches.

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A football dream in schools realised

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Football Federation Samoa’s dream to start a soccer tournament within the colleges in Samoa will soon become a reality

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Team Fiji ready for Samoa

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Fiji’s preparations for the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa is on the right track as Team Fiji was hosted to a lunch at the Suva Bowling Club yesterday.

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Samoa coach Betham highlights the value of game time despite loss to Barbarians

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Samoa coach Stephen Betham was happy to see his squad get some much-needed game time during their 27-24 defeat against the Barbarians. Most of Betham’s squad have not since any action since their historic Test against the All Blacks in Apia back in July.

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Samoana

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Fa'ase'e e soalaupule le talosaga fa'asaga i le malo

O le tagi na fa’auluina e le sa avea talu ai ma Komesina o Leoleo, o Lilomaiava Fou Taioalo e fa’asaga i le Loia Sili o le Malo ma sui o le Komisi Su’esu’e na filifilia e le malo e faia lea su’esu’ega fa’apitoa, ua fa’ase’e atu nei i le Vaega e Soalaupule ma Fa’atalanoaina ai.

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Editorial

A fitter, healthier Samoa

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We know the statistics are ugly when it comes to obesity, non-communicable diseases and health in general for our people. We don’t need to remind you.

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Opinions

What is this life without poverty?

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Poverty is an interesting game. If you throw the dice, and you choose your birth place, you end up...

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“Peer Pressure”

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“I Dare You To Jump Of The Cliff and Land On Your Two Feet And Then I Will Be Your Friend, Or Are Yo...

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Letters to Editor

Alcohol should be hit with ‘sin tax’

Dear Editor, Thank you for your editorial titled “Ignoring it at your own peril”. Alcohol whether with high alcohol content or low needs to be taxed ...

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Manu Samoa Team to the World Cup

Dear Editor, Now that our team has left for the World Cup, as a Manu Samoa supporter, I wish them all the best. I do however have some reservations concerning the composition of the ...

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‘Absolute power corrupts absolutely’

Dear Editor, I write to say good on the former Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour C.E.O. for speaking out on known abuses of power which are essentially a type of corruption by the Public Service Commission (P.S.C.) on how they have been conducting senior executive ...

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