PRIME MINISTER: Tuilaepa Dr. Sa'ilele Malielegaoi.

All news that are published in Samoa “are not real news”, Prime Minister Tuilaepa says

During an interview with the Savali Newspaper last week, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, apparently made known his view that the news being published in Samoa’s newspapers today, “are not real news”.

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GM for Pro-Form, Philip Butler visits Fero Samoa facilities with GM Sam Fulton.

Company bringing in new business

Fero Samoa is diversifying its range of manufacturing capabilities and attracting more business for its Samoan branch.

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TACKLING WASTE MANAGEMENT: Director General of S.P.R.E.P., Leota Kosi Latu.

Samoa needs to convert to ‘circular economy’

Waste management is an issue facing almost all of the Pacific Islands. 

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Tom Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, foreground, speaks as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, left, President Donald Trump, second from left, and Karen Kerrigan.

Trump's possible China tariffs send opponents scrambling

President Donald Trump is considering broad tariffs on imports from China and an announcement could come as soon as next week. Industry groups and some lawmakers are scrambling to prevent a new front in a potential trade war that could reverberate across the U.S. economy.

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Pope Francis prays before a glass display case holding St. Padre Pio' body in a shrine town that draws millions of pilgrims each year, in San Giovanni Rotondo.

Polish church leader criticizes priest wishing Francis death

Poland's leading archbishop has deplored comments by a senior conservative priest who had wished Pope Francis a quick death if he does not open to "wisdom."

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Irelands players celebrate winning the Grand Slam after the Six Nations rugby union match against England at Twickenham stadium in London, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Ireland made it a St. Patrick's Day for the ages by claiming a rare Six Nations Grand Slam

6N: Ireland earns rare Grand Slam by beating England 24-15

Ireland made it a St. Patrick's Day for the ages by claiming a rare Six Nations Grand Slam after stifling the old enemy England in a fabulous 24-15 win at Twickenham on Saturday.

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Scotland's Jonny Gray, right, and Italy's Dean Budd attempt to get the ball during the Six Nations rugby union match between Italy and Scotland at Rome's Olympic stadium, Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

6N: Scotland beats Italy 29-27 with late Laidlaw penalty

A Greig Laidlaw penalty with 84 seconds to go lifted Scotland over Italy 29-27 in the Six Nations on Saturday. Italy, which had seen leads of 17-5 in the first half and 24-12 in the second disappear, was 27-26 up thanks to a Tommaso Allan penalty in the 75th minute.

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Street Talk

N.Z. govt. urged to change law

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is standing by her country’s immigration laws requiring Samoans to go through a stringent screening process to obtain a visa to visit New Zealand. This is despite the two countries sharing a Treaty of Friendship. Do you think this is fair? Reporter, Nefertiti Matatia, asked the public in today’s Street Talk and this is what they said:

Faaofonuu Iosefo Faamausili, 57


Vili Vili, 57


Katalina Tuasivi, 62


Mika Eliapo, 24


Carol Bilbo, 64


Think a Minute

Think a minute.Do you know some people who just have all the luck? They seem to get all the breaks. And you ask yourself: “Why don’t I get lucky? Why don’t I get a great education? A great job or business?


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Use common sense, treat it like your own

We know this much. In the bigger scheme of things, it is our attitude towards the small things that makes a huge difference. This truth applies to everything in life. Yes folks, small things do matter.

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Re: Minister appeals for support Minister Sio needs to spend his time and energy figuring out why our national team(s) like the Rugby 7 team is not doing well, why there are issues at the Education like improving students performances/exam results, figure it out why money are disappearing from thieving staff of Ministry of Education, why/figure it out how to stop this (these) principal preying on the kids etc.

Dear Editor, Re: Samoa Airways need to be innovative Kono, the errors in managing the new S.A. are so obvious to the public. We don’t need really the Airlines C.E.O. or even the Government to explain much to us, but their secrecy and silence is silly.

Re: Samoa Airways teething problems Who lives in Lala land? It’s not me stupidly writing things about “the P.M. and his so called “comedy gold” when he’s spewing off idiotic analogies to avoid answering questions that he should be answering about just where the taxpayer money is.


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Being Lara Croft takes months of training, plates of protein

It took months of training and endless plates of protein to transform former ballerina Alicia Vikander into musclebound action hero Lara Croft for the new "Tomb Raider" film.

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Shows a call log displayed via an AT&T app on a cellphone in Orlando, Fla.

Appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls

A federal appeals court rolled back rules intended to deter irritating telemarketing robocalls, saying they were too broad.

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