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LOOKING FOR A JOB: Faaifo Tuapola of Eva.

A job will help Fa’aifo provide for his family

“I promise to do any job I could and to work with anyone to the best of my ability.” - Fa’aifo Tuapola

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STILL WORKING: Apoiliu Misa, 73, of Fusi Saoluafata.

Never too old to help

“Even at the age of 73, I’m never too old to help clean up my environment,” - Apoiliu told Village Voice yesterday.

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STILL A HAPPY MAN: Koui Siliuga.

Smiling through the struggles

Having a life that focuses on taking good care of your family is not an easy job. 

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NEED HELP: Siaosi Tuamahalo of Solosolo.

In 2017, Siaosi can only dream of having electricity

Electricity is regarded as a necessity of life in Samoa today. It plays a key role in keeping homes and businesses running smoothly.

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YEAR OF THE WHALE: Scientists and Pacific Researchers join hands to protect marine mammals.

Movement to protect marine mammals

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (S.P.R.E.P) is leading the way to identify Important Marine Mammal Areas (I.M.M.As) to promote the conservation of such important species.

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“MY VOICE, MY COMMUNITY, SPEAK UP, BE HEARD”: Happy World Down Syndrome Day!

Celebrating Down Syndrome in Samoa

Samoa celebrated World Down Syndrome Day at the Tuana’imato Soccer Fields yesterday. 

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DIGICEL C.E.O.: Milos Surla.

Digicel introduces the free Seki SIM offer

Digicel is announcing one of its best offers yet! 

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Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi and Jeremy Sutton.

Swire Shipping opens Samoa office

Swire Shipping Company has officially launched its operations in Samoa.

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ELE FUND: Olympic Medlaist, Ele Opeloge with Deputy VC Peseta Dr. Desmond Lee Hang.

N.U.S. lifts spirits of Samoa’s sporting hero

The Ele Fund has received another major donation; this time from the National University of Samoa. Yesterday, the University donated $1,050.40. 

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Tuala Pat Leota (centre) with the newly elected council for 2017-2018.

Tuala returns as Chamber President

The appointment was made during the Chamber’s Annual General Meeting held at Taumeasina Island Resort on Monday night.

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GREASE AND OIL VISIBLE: This picture was taken not far from the river.

Residents raise alarm

A diesel spill reported by residents of Tanugamanono could have disastrous consequences on the environment – especially if it spills into the rivers.

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A FITTING FAREWELL: Chiefs of Letogo carry the body of Tuliaupupu Fata Lupematasila Pala Limā during his final service yesterday.

Rest in peace, Tuliaupupu Pala Lima!

Hundreds of people crowded the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa at Letogo yesterday to farewell a prominent chief, a respected accountant and a pioneer of Auditors in Samoa. 

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The new Farmer Joe Supermarket at Siusega. (Inset) The late Herman (Magi) Paul Westerlund.

Farmer Joe Magi a tribute

“This location that this very building is built on holds a precious significance to our family as this was our family homestead. I would like to thank the family for supporting the idea to position Farmer Joe on this location” - Taimalie Charlie Westerlund

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CHALLANGER: Siripa Uelese (Inset) ATTORNEY GENERAL: Lemalu Hermann Retzlaff.

A.G. challenged to a public debate

A former Senior Sergeant, Siripa Uelese, has dared the Attorney General, Lemalu Hermann Retzlaff, to a public debate over the handling of the case, which led to the first lot of charges against the Police Commissioner.

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Opapo Soana’i Oeti.

Former Reverend writes to respond to critics

In the following letter, Mr. Oeti denied having spent any taxpayers money on their trip to Rome. He also addresses his deteriorating relationship with the Chairman of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa, Reverend Elder Tautiaga Senara.

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TOKELAU SMILES: Tokelau participants, officials, and support staff at the Friday lunchtime meeting about ocean acidification, in Taumeasina Resort, Apia.

Tokelau meets in Apia

About 30 people from Tokelau met in Apia last weekend, to participate in a workshop about ocean acidification.

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Court House Mulinuu

Court of Appeal in session

Among the seven cases on the list includes the appeal in Congregational Christian Church of Samoa versus Kerita Reupena matter.

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WINNER: Joseph and his father Victor Ah Ping with a staff member of Island Rock.

Father and son winners with Island Rock

“We were all very excited for him and his son because their Saturday was all worth it.” - General Manager: Tuaopepe

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Afereti Talato Mapusua.

Father pleads not guilty to murder

A man from Falelauniu-uta accused of murdering his 14-year-old son has pleaded not guilty to the charge against him.

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NEVER TOO OLD TO WORK: Lilo Asiasi.

Money doesn’t come without hard work

Building a strong family takes hard work. And part of that work is about teaching our children why it matters.

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Think a Minute

The real winners

Think a minute…In a U.S. national spelling contest, an 11-year-old girl was asked to spell a certain word.

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