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Sagaga election warrant issued

The Speaker of the House, La’aulialemalietoa Leuatea Polata'ivao, has issued a warrant to the Office of the Electoral Commission (O.E.C.) ...

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Father and son sentenced for serious offence

A father and son were sentenced by the Supreme Court yesterday for assaulting a villager. The pair were also guilty ...

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Warrant of arrest issued for father of 3-year-old

Siaosi Tiava’asu’e, the father who was locked up with his three-yearold son in a Police cell, is a wanted ...

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Fuel prices drop further

The month of March has gotten off to a great start for motorists and the people of ...

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Bill attracts new kind of investor – exporter says

An exporter says Samoa needs the kind of investment that the government’s proposed Citizenship Investment Bill would usher ...

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Play your part

Think a minute… A famous painting shows a king making a chain from his crown, and a slave making a ...

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Cabinet News

$45,000.00 for weightlifting

Cabinet has approved financial assistance of $45,000 for the Samoa Weightlifting Federation to help with their preparations for two upcoming ...

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Practical attachment on mammography

Cabinet has approved the participation by a Samoa representative at a Practical Attachment on Mammography at Manukau Super Clinic’s Breast ...

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Parliament procedures ignored, says Palu

Parliament procedures have been ignored. So claims the leader of the Tautua Samoa Party, Palusalue Fa’apo II, describing what appears to be an attempt to ignore recommendations made by a Parliamentary Select Committee in relation to the Electoral Amendment Bill 2014.

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Savai’i waterspout scare, not a tornado

What many people feared was a tornado near Savai’i last Saturday has been confirmed as a watersprout.

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St. Joseph’s College get their chance

The visiting NFL players were at St Joseph’s College yesterday as part of their weeklong programme in Samoa to motivate students and promote healthy living.

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Education is key, stars tell young Samoans

The visiting NFL players were at Avele College yesterday as part of their week-long programme in Samoa to motivate students and promote healthy living.

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SENESE elects a new board

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Following its Annual General Meeting last Saturday, SENESE Inclusive Support Services has elected an experienced and strong board, to steer the SENESE ship to the next Annual General meeting.

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Energy talks timely, P.M. Tuilaepa says

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The Regional Energy Efficiency Workshop being held in Apia this week is timely not just for the region but also for Samoa.

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M.N.R.E. issues warning

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The Loimata o Apaula river from Lalovaea to Mulivai is not safe for now.

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Samoa welcomes Queen Victoria

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Samoa welcomed Queen Victoria yesterday. The Cruise Ship docked at Apia Harbour in the morning before tourists disembarked, making a beeline to check out the monuments and historic sights in Samoa.

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Energy talks begin

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High-level officials from all over the world are gathering in Apia for a very important meeting starting at Hotel Tanoa Tusitala today.

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Sports

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Top referee official visits

A key World Rugby official was among the crowd at the 27th Vailima Marist Sevens last weekend.  

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M.V.P leaves it up to God

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Anthony Tailua is a proud young man. Having been crowned the Most Valuable Player (M.V.P) during the 27th Vailima Marist Sevens last weekend, he should be.

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Visit about opening doors

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The second visit by a group of National Football League (N.F.L) stars to Samoa is part of a long-term plan to create opportunities for young Samoans interested in N.F.L.

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Marist St. Joseph’s victorious

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Marist St. Joseph’s have done it. The home team overcame a determined Moata’a side, 36-14, to secure the 27th Vailima Marist Sevens title at Lotopa last evening, after three days of entertaining Sevens rugby, featuring the best players in Samoa.  

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Editorial

Has justice been served?

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Well there you have it ladies and gentlemen. The Supreme Court has made up its mind and former Member of Parliament, Muagututagata Peter Ah Him, has been hit with a $20,000 fine plus $10,000 Court costs.

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Opinions

Japan will not give in to terrorism

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A video purporting to show that Mr. Kenji Goto was murdered was uploaded on line, following Mr. Ha...

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The burden of ideals and the search for h

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The beauty of this life is so forlorn. Faith dangles her feet in the dreamy skies we paint, wher...

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Letters to Editor

Change your tone

Re: Cut out the excuses, P.M tells Sevens Re: Samoa Observer article in Wednesday 18th February 2015 edition titled Leone Bridge still not ...

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It’s all about the land

Dear Editor, Why would someone with a pocketful of cash want to invest in Samoa just to get ...

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Bonnie and Clyde, alright!

Dear Editor, Re: Bonnie and Clyde The dual are Bonnie and Clyde alright; without the gun ...

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Think a Minute!

Disappointed with Myself

Think a minute… Ever since I can remember, I have been disappointed with myself. Among other things I wish I was taller, and that I had more mechanical ability to fix ...

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