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2017 MALUA CONFERENCE: A service on Sunday kicked off the formalities which will continue until Friday.

Sunday smiles at the Malua Conference 2017

The main part of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa’s annual conference started yesterday. In the morning at Malua, the Chairman of the Church, Reverend Elder Tautiaga Senara, opened the meeting.

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Koreta Epati, Farani Neli and Tailua Roma.

Digicel continues to reward customers

Digicel launched its 10-week campaign, ‘Top Up & Win’ on 1st May, of which over 700 plus Digicel prepaid customers have the chance to win daily and weekly prizes.  

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MANU SAMOA OLD BOYS: Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi with former members of the Manu Samoa.

P.M. Tuilaepa invited to launch Manu Old Boys

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi is scheduled to be the guest speaker at the launch of the Manu Samoa Old Boys Association (M.S.O.B.A) in Auckland on 15 June 2017.

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S.L.R.C report makes recommendations on legal framework to address sexual offending.

Sex Registry should exclude young sex offenders – report

Young sex offenders should be excluded from the proposed Sex Offenders Registry (S.O.R). 

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THANK YOU: T.P.T. representatives with Leausa Dr. Take Naseri and health officials.

Church women donate $40,000 to Health

The Tautua Puapuaga o Tagata (T.P.T) society of the Mafutaga Aoao o Tinā of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa have done it again.

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CHINA: Vice Minister, Zheng Zeguang.

China boosts Samoa’s Pacific Games bid

China yesterday signed over $7.95million Chinese Yuan to the Samoan government for the maintenance of the Aquatic Centre and the Sports Complex. 

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EXCHANGING OF NOTES AFTER THE SIGNING: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Samoa, Shinya Aoki and Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi.

Deal signed for $39m Vaisigano Bridge work

The Vaisigano Bridge is to undergo a US$17million ($39m) facelift thanks to the government of Japan.

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WELCOME TO SAMOA: Ambassador of China Wang Xuefeng, His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi and Vice Minister, Zheng Zeguang.

Chinese Vice Minister visits

The Vice Minister is leading a delegation from China in the country to meet with a host of government officials – including Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi – to discuss the relationship between the two nations.

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Minister of Police, Sala Fata Pinati. (Inset) Commissioner of Police, Fuiavailili Egon Keil.

Date set for $1million lawsuit against Police

The $1million lawsuit against the former Minister of Police, Sala Fata Pinati, Commissioner of Police, Fuiavailili Egon Keil and the Ministry of Police is set for a full hearing.

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Figures obtained by the Samoa Observer shows that since the TV Network opened, the church has made a loss of up to $3.6million in its operation.

$3.6million losses on E.F.K.S. T.V.

The Congregational Christian Church of Samoa plans to stop the waste of money on the E.F.K.S TV. There is a proposed plan to sell the network. Figures obtained by the Samoa Observer shows that since the TV Network opened, the church has made a loss of up to $3.6million in its operation.

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DOING HIS PART: So’o Vili of Fasito’o Uta.

Single father motivated by love and dream for his kids

When life gets tough the tough gets going. But even for the toughest, it’s a struggle. So’o Vili of Fasto’o-uta knows this. 

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LIGHTS FOR SAFETY: Samuelu Tevanafune of Leauva’a.

Chief rues absence of road lights

One of the main responsibilities for any village chief is to guide people. When you see something that’s a risk for the people’s lives, you do something about it. 

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WATER CUT: Taualeo’o Vaiana Tanuvasa from Faleasi’u.

Life really tough without water

You can have all the riches in the world but without water, it’s a sad life. So says Taualeo’o Vaiana Tanuvasa of Faleasi’u and Lalomalava Savai’i.

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JOB SEEKER: Miliona Lua of Solosolo.

Miliona challenges the govt. over jobs

The government has a responsibility to provide jobs. So says 21-year-old Miliona Lua of Solosolo. 

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SUNDAY AT THE CONFERENCE: Church members at Malua yesterday.

Church opens Annual General Assembly

The Annual General Assembly of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa’s annual conference starts today.

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From Cabinet

Cabinet has approved the awarding of contacts to the following companies for the reconstruction of roads in Upolu and Savaii.

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TAG ACTION: The young ones loving the tournament held during the weekend.

Academy provides fun pathway

Saturday marked the end of Rugby Academy of Samoa’s (R.A.S) four-week tag tournament for 5-15 year olds. A full two hours of fun in the sun saw families and friends playing together on the R.A.S rugby field in Lepea as well as children enjoying the delights of bouncy castles and other fun activities.

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A $5,000 HELPING HAND: Michelle Lemisio (right) with representatives of the Samoa Medical Association.

Bank backs Medical Association

Bank South Pacific (B.S.P) Samoa has confirmed its support as a Gold sponsor to Samoa Medical Association’s (S.M.A) 70th Anniversary and Scientific Seminar to be held from the 26th May to 31st May 2017.

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Participants at the National Seminar on New Developments in Copyright and its role in sustainable development and intellectual property rights in Samoa, hosted by M.C.I.L.

Seminar encourages creativity

A national seminar on copyright has pushed for more original compositions reflecting the Samoan spirit. 

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Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi and Minister of Finance Sili Epa Tuioti.

I.M.F. positive about Samoa’s economy

The government has received a pass mark from the International Monetary Fund (I.M.F) about the economy. It follows the latest review of Samoa’s economy by the I.M.F’s Executive Board. The review was carried out at the beginning of the month by a delegation from I.M.F.

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