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Pink to support cancer awareness

Last Friday, the Samoa Cancer Society held its a...

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New Pacific lawyers to embrace human rights for d

“My goal was to complete my studies and support ...

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Father, Police failed boy

Ombudsman, Maiava Iulai Toma, has blamed both th...

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Times of refreshing upon us

PR – Feeling a bit burnt out spiritually? Perh...

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5.0 tremor rattles Samoa

The Samoa Meteorology Office yesterday confirmed w...

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Samoans Abroad

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Collins likely to get 'Honourable' titl

NZ Herald - New Zealand Prime Minister...

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Galuvao apologises to family of girl, a

“The pain, grief and loss of your belo...

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Think a Minute!

Buzzards and bees

Think a minute… Buzzards and bees are very different in their eating habits. Buzzards fly circling ...

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I was born to be a shepherd

Women can do all things.And a woman shepherd from Sapapali’i Savai’i, Pipili Papali’i, is living proof of that. She was among farmers in Savai’i last weekend during the celebration of World Food Day. For Mrs. Papali’i, her interest in raising sheep has evolved from a hobby to a full time job.“It’s the best move I’ve made in years,” she says. “I should have done this a long time ago.

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Nu’u fire tragedy kills girl

“We can’t believe what happened. It’s hard. She was such a wonderful human being, a lovely soul.”

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Charges against police woman not done

The Police have yet to finalise charges against a Policewoman who was the driver of a police vehicle that overturned at Alamagoto last month.

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Lawsuit raises complex legal questions

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“The Diplomatic Immunity and Privileges Act is relevant to this case but if it is applied, where would an individual go for justice? They could not obtain justice in this country”- Chief Justice Patu Tiava’asu’e Falefatu Sapolu

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$5million lawsuit against S.L.C adjourned

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The hearing of a five-million-tala lawsuit, brought by the former General Manager of the Samoa National Provident Fund, Papali’i Panoa Moala, against the Samoa Land Corporation (S.L.C) has been adjourned until 3 November.

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Parliament prepares for tomorrow

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“That is how important you are to this nation and why we want to make sure when our time passes, we can be comfortable in the knowledge we have done all we could, to leave this nation in good hands” – Speaker La’auli Leuatea Polata’ivao

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Police to get anger management training

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“The training is done at the commissioned officer level, and for non-commissioned officers who make decisions in different situations,” said Nafo’itoa.

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Sports

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Toa Samoa stars questioned over fight at Hot Gossip club

The Courier Mail - The Toa Samoa has been rocked by an unwelcomed distraction ahead of their Four Nations tournament this weekend.

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PACIFIC RUGBY UNIONS TO TAKE I.R.B. TO COURT

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... because the I.R.B. changed the eligibility rule after applications for six players to play for Samoa had been submitted, he said.

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Toa Samoa’s McGuire has revealed he is playing blind in his left eye

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“I’m disappointed to miss the Australian team but there’s no ill-feeling, I’m looking forward to testing myself against them for Samoa,”

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2014 Hockey season ends

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PR - The hockey season for 2014 has finally come to an end last Saturday. Each year Samoa Hockey starts its season in February until November. In February hockey has a one day 5 a Side Tournament with the business and public sector and in March we start our official tournaments with the

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Editorial

Fuimaono’s bold declaration

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We welcome Controller and Chief Auditor, Fuimaono Camillo Afele’s optimism about good governance in Samoa (see story front page of the Sunday Samoan).

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Opinions

Chikungunya, ebola and the fear factor

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Where do we start? With so much disease and war going on in our world today, it can be very easy t...

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Fifth place finish for NZ 7’s

The fifth place finish gives New Zealand 13 points to start the IRB Sevens World Series season.

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Letters

Are you absolutely sure?

Dear Editor, Re: Ebola fear quashed How does the Acting Commissioner know the returning officers are Ebola-free? The alarm should be raised now if the officer is reported sick.

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Samoa’s Ebola response

Dear Editor, I write to register my concern about the significance of Ebola and how deadly it can be and yet in Samoa there is very limited information provided for the public.

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Joseph Parker is the bomb

Dear Editor, I have to say that this Joseph Parker kid is the bomb.

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A gem from Coach Hansen

Dear Editor, Re: Recent All Blacks versus Springboks Rugby match at Ellis Park

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Sheer nonsense from a hip-hopping public servant

Dear Editor, I watched the TV1 News on Thursday night, 16/10/2014, where the M.E.S.C C.E.O commented about local teachers who have chosen to work in American Samoa.

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