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NATURAL BORN LEADER: Greg Foe leading the pack at training.

Getting to know Greg Foe

It’s no secret Samoa is gearing up for an exciting year of rugby. One familiar fixture in the line-up is loose forward, Greg Foe.

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NO BIG DEAL: Tuala Oli Ah Him.

“Let’s not panic” – Tuala Oli Ah Him

Street vendors are a hot topic of the country after two videos went viral on social media. One video was of kids assaulting a man who was sleeping in front of the Bartley building while  another, showed vendors fighting on the streets.

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Bluesky sale is referred to O.O.T.R.

The process of selling Bluesky Samoa to the Fijian company, Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (A.T.H) has been referred to the Office of the Regulator.

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AMAZING: Weightlifter, Ele Opeloge.

Awards only for Olympic Gold: P.M.

The government of Samoa has been kept in the dark about when Samoa’s “Golden Girl” and weightlifting star, Ele Opeloge will receive her medal. 

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NEW HEALTH STRATEGY: Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi

P.M. calls on churches to deliver health message

“And if you look at the people in these two churches, they have really nice bodies. I’ve also asked some of them about why they are well-built and have nice bodies, and they said to me, it is because they take care of their bodies as they are the temple of God.”

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Minister of Communications and Information Technology: Afamasaga Rico Tupa’i.

Government to launch Cyber Security Policy

The Minister of Communication, Information and Technology Afamasaga Rico Tupa’i said  the government plans to launch a Cyber Security Policy on the 1st of next month.

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Moments After LEARNING THEY HAD WON: BlackieYes begin the celebtrations!

BlackieYes, Samoa’s Best Dance Crew

Saturday night at Gym 1 Tuanaimato saw the greatest showdown of dancing Samoa has to offer. But it was finally BlackieYes who reigned supreme at TV1’s Samoa Best Dance Crew (S.B.D.C.) competition.

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Tolusenetenari Siaitolo Taulagi of Vaitele-Fou.

Start them young

Suicide is one of the most common issues in the world and Samoa has amongst the highest rates.

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Father Mosese (Don Bosco), Meilan Meredith (BSL Managing Director), Leeroy Feaunati (BSL Marketing Manager), Nigel Stowers (Retail Manager), Perelini (Samoa International Cricket Association), Pekina Sofara (BSL Sales Manager).

B.S.L. continues their all year round back to school campaign

Business Systems Limited (B.S.L) has a number of reasons to celebrate this year. Not only it is a new year, the company will also commemorate its 40 years of service since serving our people and country. 

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MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK: Fa’aifo Leiluao, 54-years-old from the village of Falelauniu.

Many hands make light work

Many hands make light work. The old adage is true in many facets of our lives. 

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HARD WORKING FATHER: Asi Leota is a 50-year-old father from the village of Avao Savai’i.

As Samoans, we help one another

Meet Asi Leota, a 50-year-old father from the village of Avao Savai’i. Asi spends most of his time maintaining and cleaning the land belonging to his family residing overseas

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HEALTHY MOTHER: Sina Panapa from Safotu Savai’i.

Healthy body leads to healthy mind

Exercise, hard work, healthy diet and prayers. That’s the key to a healthy life. 

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BOY WITH A DREAM: Mika Fa’afetai says he wants to work for the Samoa Observer.

Boy from Sataoa wants to be a journalist

Everyone has dreams. For Mika Fa’afetai, he is not interested in becoming a lawyer, doctor or one of the more popular professions. 

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THANK YOU: Funefeai Oliver Vaai, Siliniu Lina Chang and Shuji Tange.

Yazaki brings smiles and joy

Christmas and the Festive season might be over but for the children at the Samoa Victim Support Group, the celebration continues.

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Marist executive visit P.M. Tuilaepa

The Executive Committee of the Marist St. Joseph’s Sports Club visited Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi.

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JUST MARRIED: Mr. and Mrs. Fa’amausili.

Day of love for Lua and Lennon

Lua Leota and Lennon Lineni Fa’amausili exchanged matrimonial vows at the Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of L atter Day Saints yesterday.

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CELEBRATION: Taeipo Aiono, Rev. Iupeli Ieremia, Malia Poasa and Tutaitaga Mariner.

Thanksgiving gathering for family of Savea Leulua’iali’i Tuivaiese II

The family of Savea Leulua’iali’i Tuivaiese II’s gathered at Afega yesterday for their annual thanksgiving service.

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HEALTH LEADERS: Minister Tuitama Dr. Leao Tuitama and Associate Minister Salausa Dr. John Ah Ching during the service.

Health sector seek divine guidance

When God is first, everything else will fall into place. With this thought in mind, the Health Sector came together in prayer on Friday to commit their work to God at the beginning of 2017. 

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MAN WITH A PLAN: The Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Afamasaga Rico Tupa’i.

Minister talks about the future

The Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Afamasaga Rico Tupa’i sat down with the Sunday Samoan to highlight some of the plans for 2017.

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PROMOTING THE VALUE OF EDUCATION: Lawyer and businesswoman Fiti Leung Wai.

Education is the key

Businesswoman Fiti Leung Wai is not losing hope when it comes to dealing with the growing problem of young children selling goods on the streets in Samoa.

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Think a Minute

What drives you? (Part 2)

Think a minute…What drives you? Yesterday we talked about three of the most common motivations that drive and control our lives. Today we will finish with two more. Many of us are driven by our love of money and the material things we can buy with it.

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NEW LIFE

Alone, misplaced A stranger in unforgiving waters

Between the Lines

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

So the entry point for English for aspiring teachers at N.U.S.has gone UP to 50% for 2017? What?

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