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Farmer Joe rewards F.M.F. prize winners

Farmer Joe held its final draw this week for their F.M.F. Promotion giving out prizes that totalled more than $10,000.Head of Sales for Ah Liki Wholesales, Losa Maiai Wallwork, said this was the first...

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Se tala ula po’o le ita?

“E matua le malie lava lea tala-tausua, masalo ai e malie ia ia ae...e le malie, ma e le malie foi i isi tagata uma”Na lapatai e le Sui Palemia o Fonotoe Pierre Lauofo le Faipule o le itumalo o Siumu,...

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Kofi passing well south of Samoa

Fears of a last minute turn around by Cyclone Kofi do not appear to be warranted with the cyclone passing 1,100 kilometres due south of Samoa yesterday morning.After forming as a tropical depression...

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Turtle believed to have come from Samoa found dead in Philippines

A green sea turtle was found dead by La Union fishermen on Friday after it was believed to have swum 8,000 kilometers from Samoa.The fishermen of Taboc village in San Juan town found the turtle...

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Call to exempt experienced teachers from deadline

Samoa Tautua Party whip and Faleata West MP Lealailepule Rimoni Aiafi says that teachers with more than ten years experience should be exempt from a deadline requiring degree qualifications by next...

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Faitau miliona tupe ua maumau

“Ou te iloa o le Pulega o Uafu a Samoa, ua silia ma le 30 miliona tala le aitalafu ua i ai le taimi nei,” o lana saunoaga lea.O le Minisita Fa’aolioli a le Tautua, Susuga Lealailepule Rimoni Aiafi, ua...

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Saunoaga a le Fa’amasino Sili, Afi oga Patu Falefatu Maka Sapolu

O le saunoaga lenei a le Faamasino Sili, Afioga Patu Falefatu Maka Sapolu i le Fa’atautoga o Fepulea’i Ameperosa Roma e avea ma Faamasino ole Faamasinoga Faaitu-Malo. Lau Susuga ile Taitai ole Sauniga,...

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Road to nowhere for Pasifika languages in education, warns languages expert

New Zealand government policy that ignores the personal, cultural and educational benefits of Pasifika languages to school children with Pacific heritage will leave those children monolingual in...

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Samoan church in Court fight

The First Samoan organization claims Misa stole the church, though Misa counters that First Samoan never owned itAn American judge has ruled that a dispute among a tight-knit Samoan Pentecostal...

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Winning smiles in Apia

Twenty three young students were given awards last Friday for their winning answers to environmental quizzes published in newspapers including the Samoa Observer. Here are some more photos of winners...

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A star from Maluafou

A student from Maluafou College was among three students from the Pacific region who produced climate change media pieces about the issue in the Pacific.During the process, Lousia Tovio, of Taufusi,...

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Lifestyle diseases out of control

From being among the healthiest humans anywhere in the world when the western world discovered the islands not so long ago, people of Pacific islands origin find themselves at the very bottom of the...

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Investigation into ‘stop order’

“There are procedures that must be followed and as Chief Executive Offi cer of the Prime Minister’s offi ce and the Immigration we will do what is right against any unlawful act.”A former member of...

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Tourism gets input into draft regional strategy

A regional approach is what is needed to boost local tourism industries within the South Pacific.This is according to the South Pacific Tourism Organisation’s Project Manager Chris Cocker.At a Pacific...

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Amata iloiloga o le mataupu a Fonotoe ma Muagututagata

O le aso ananafi lea na amata iloilo ai i luma o le Fa’amasinoga Fa’aitumalo le mataupu o lo’o molia ai le Sui Palemia Fonotoe Nuafesili Pierre Lauofo ma le Minisita Lagolago Muagututagata Peter Ah...

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Thief gets four and half years more after stabbing husband

A prison inmate who has been at Tafaigata since the age of 16 yesterday received an additional four and a half years to his already existing prison term, for stabbing a man at a house he was...

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Samoa wants China port deals

Memoranda of Understanding have been signed for three major infrastructure projects in Samoa, including developing the Faleolo International Airport.The government has signed an M.O.U. with Shanghai...

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Returnees aim at reducing student violence

Returnee Tofilau George knows what the tough life is like – and is worried about youths involved in recent outbreaks of violence.A former inmate overseas, Tofilau pointed at Samoa College students and...

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Softer approach to Sogi residents

General Manager of Samoa Land Corporation, Afoa Arasi Tiotio, says there is no new deadline being given to residents of Sogi to move inland.She was speaking about a meeting held last Friday with...

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German relief agency joins Samoa programme

Adventist Disaster Relief Agency (ADRA) Samoa is a community group working together with the Disaster Management Office division of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) to help...

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