SACKED: Aoe’e Adolfo Montenegro.

Bluesky chief sacked

The Chief Executive Officer of Bluesky, Aoe’e Adolfo Montenegro, has been sacked by Blueksy’s parent company, Amper.

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PROUD PARENTS: Possible Silver Medalist Ele Opeloge’s parents Lesila and Tovia Opeloge.

Opeloge family waits in anticipation

As the country eagerly awaits news on the possibility of her first Olympic medal from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Ele Opeloge’s parents say they are proud of their daughter no matter what.

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HELP US MAKE REPORTING MORE INCLUSIVE: Fa’aolo Utumapu-Utailesolo.

N.O.L.A. calls for more inclusive media reporting

A training session organised by Nuanua O Le Alofa (N.O.L.A.) on Tuesday provided media personnel with some key lessons on how to report on issues for people with disabilities.

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World

The massive typhoon made landfall in eastern China Wednesday, a day after carrying strong winds over Taiwan that felled trees and scattered debris, killing several people and injuring hundreds.

Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5

A massive typhoon left one person dead in eastern China on Wednesday, a day after killing four and injuring more than 600 in Taiwan, where authorities remained on alert for the possibility of a landslide.

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Former Israeli President Shimon Peres, right,  and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, has died .

Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeral

Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for a funeral that is expected to bring together world leaders and dignitaries.

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Sport

Toa Samoa performing the Siva Tau

Toa Samoa gears up for Fiji Bati

Rugby League Samoa is preparing for two big weeks ahead. With the Organisation celebrating it’s 30th anniversary,  the highlight will be the clash between Toa Samoa and Fiji Bati at Apia Park.

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Boys in Blue: The Samoa A trial held last Saturday.

Samoa A squad named

The Samoa A squad has been named to contest the Americas Pacific Challenge in Montevideo, Uruguay. 

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Think a Minute

Think a minute… Recently on television I saw the mother and father of a young 15-year-old girl being interviewed.

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Of Clinton and Trump’s battle

All eyes are on the United States at this moment. With the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, which was attended by Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi just ending, the enthralling battle between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump for the U.S Presidency stopped millions around the globe on Tuesday.

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I would like to clarify the news report and some opinions in your newspaper dated 19th, 23rd and 26th September of 2016 respectively in relation to the so-called $20 million tala maintenance work in Aquatic Centre undertaken by an expert team from China aid.

Dear Editor, RE: ‘Alleged Police brutality’ The story by Masiano Tupua in yesterday’s paper about police officers manhandling has made the rounds online again. It was, for the most part, greeted with disgust.

Dear Editor, I’m flabbergasted when I went to see with my own eyes what these government officials are being paid and the information about our receipts and payments.

OBSERVER

VIDEOS

Entertainment

Rachel Weisz portrays writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt in a scene from

Review: A Holocaust denier is brought to justice in 'Denial'

Mick Jackson's "Denial" brings all the decorous polish of a British courtroom drama to the pungent libel case of a Holocaust denier.

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Technology

Apple says it will be setting up its London headquarters in the boiler room of the Battersea Power Station, a London landmark that has long defined the skyline on the south bank of the River Thames.

Apple to create London HQ at Battersea Power station

Apple will be setting up its London headquarters in the boiler room of the Battersea Power Station, a London landmark that has long defined the skyline on the south bank of the River Thames.

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