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Theft leaves family heartbroken

A woman, whose home at Vaitele was broken into last Saturday, is appealing for ...

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Police shed light on savage attack

The attack on a 68-year-old grandfather and matai of Falealupo that left him fighting for his life was an act ...

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Opportunity of a lifetime

DHL, the world's leading express and logistics company and Official Logistics Partner of Rugby World Cup 2015 (RWC 2015), is ...

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$20m to $30m bill

The Commonwealth Youth Games in September is likely to cost the country between $20 to ...

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Girls look on as father is hacked with machete

A young girl and her mother screamed for help while her grandfather was being “savagely attacked” by an angry villager ...

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Between the Lines


HMMMMM It’s not the first time and it probably won’t be the last, but with the serious allegations ...

Think a Minute!

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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Minister of Agriculture leads delegation to Australia

A delegation from Samoa is visiting Australia this week to assess livestock in Australia for shipment to Samoa. The delegation will ...

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$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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Samoa Observer launches regional Tusitala Short Story competition

“Today is an exciting time for us all who work at the Samoa Observer.” These were the opening words from the Editor-in-Chief of the Samoa Observer, Savea Sano Malifa, Friday night when he launched the ‘Samoa Observer Tusitala Short Story Competition’ at the Tanoa Tusitala Hotel.

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Hearing of claim against church adjourned

The hearing of a claim by former Elder, Reverend Kerita Reupena against the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (C.C.C.S) has adjourned to next monthas there are four key witnesses who have yet to be served.

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S.L.C’s Hotel plan hits snag

Negotiations to lease the Samoa Land Corporation’s (S.L.C) Office complex at the Faleata Golf Course by converting it to a commercially owned accommodation complex, have reached a deadlock.

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Seiuli secures Sagaga seat

Seiuli Ueligitone Seiuli, of Malie, is the new Member of Parliament for Sagaga Le Usoga.

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Nursing student jailed for drugs

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A 20-year-old student from Vailoa Palauli was yesterday jailed for four months for possessing marijuana.

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Capacity building for Sanitation project

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The Samoa Tourism Authority (S.T.A) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (M.N.R.E) conducted an important training at the S.T.A Fale yesterday.

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Lawyer twist in ex-M.P. appeal

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An appeal to quash a conviction against the former Associate Minister of Trade, Muagututagata Peter Ah Him, took an unexpected twist yesterday.

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Child Labour Forum told of begging, scavenging, stealing

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Some of the worst forms of child labour are found in the Pacific. And these include begging, scavenging, selling drugs and children being involved in commercial sex work.

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Policy Advisor for exports body

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The Samoa Association of Manufacturers and Exporters Association (S.A.M.E) has a new Policy Advisor.

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Vaiala B.B.E. victorious in Pago

The first blood of the American Samoa Flag Day sports competitions has been drawn by a team from Upolu. Now all we need is for Don Bosco to win the Flag Day Fautasi race this weekend.

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Feiloa’i atu i a Ricky Tevaga

O le tu’ufa’aitiitia ai o le mamafa o Ricky Tevaga ua avea ai nei o ia ma se tasi o ali’i ua toe faafouina lona tagata atoa.

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Good developments for the people

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The good news is that the price of the electricity has been dropping. In fact, according to the Electric Power Corporation (E.P.C), the cost of electricity per unit has been decreasing for the past consecutive three months. This is largely thanks to the overall drop in prices of oil as we’ve all seen around the world.

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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 ...


It’s all about the land

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


Bonnie and Clyde, alright!

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