M.P. Ili Setefano Ta’ateo.

M.P. Ili demands fairness in review

A’ana Alofi No. 3’s Member of Parliament, Ili Setefano Ta’ateo, has urged the government to be fair and to be mindful of people’s suffering when it reviews the charges for the services it provides.

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Honouring parents leads to blessings

People believe in different philosophies in this life. Take the issue of looking after the elderly for example.

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SELLING SNACKS AT $1 EACH TO TAKE CARE OF MY FAMILY: Va’a Malele, 46, from the village of Moata’a

I speak from experience: poverty, hardship are real

It happens quite frequently. When we are approached by someone selling something on the streets, we reject them without a second thought.

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Real estate mogul and Reality TV star, now Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump listens at left as Michael Sexton introduces him at a news conference in New York where he announced the establishment of Trump University.

Trump attorneys seek to bar his campaign comments at trial

Donald Trump's attorneys have asked a federal judge to exclude any statements made by or about the Republican nominee during the presidential campaign from his upcoming civil trial over the now-defunct Trump University, according to court records.

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French President Francois Hollande addresses the media after the first day of an EU summit in Brussels early Friday, Oct. 21, 2016.

France warns UK premier of tough time ahead in Brexit talks

France warned British Prime Minister Theresa May at her maiden European Union summit that she would face a tough, unyielding bloc if she sought too many concessions during the negotiations to leave the 28-nation EU.

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Junior Hosting the starting point at Le Uaina Beach Resort.

The Taula V1 Challenge heats up

Race 7 of the Taula Strong V1 Series 2016 was last Saturday. Conditions were forecasted to be very good despite the few thunder storms in the morning.

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Football Federation Samoa:  The C.E.O Faumuina Michael Kapisi (middle, red shirt)  President Laupama Tokan Solomona (middle, white shirt) Technical Director Martin Tamasese (grey shirt) , All White James Bannatyne and the participants.

Goal keepers back to drawing board

If you think being a goal keeper is easy, say that to six foot three, All White Goal Keeper, James Bannatyne.  

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Street Talk

Your thoughts on closure of Yazaki

It’s official. More than 700 employees of the country’s biggest employer in the private sector will soon find themselves without jobs following the announcement that Yazaki Eds Samoa is set to be officially shut by the end of 2017.

Amosa Polima, 33


Folasaitu Leussogi, 53


Mao Lesao, 42


Peteru Saumaseava, 52


Taisi Ioane, 30


Think a Minute

Think a minute…One night in June, 1997, a 55-year-old mother named Karen Minahan was hit by a car driven by a drunk driver. The driver then backed up and ran over her two more times! Karen’s lungs were punctured and all of her ribs were broken. She even had to have her right leg cut off.


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The mercurial return of football in Samoa

Once upon a time, football or soccer as we commonly refer to on these shores, went through a pretty rough patch. Those in the know will tell you that claims of corruption, lack of accountability and poor administration on the part of the former administration team in terms of finances and other areas saw the sport and Samoa’s name dragged through the mud.

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Letters to the Editor

Re: Who nurtured this might mess? N.P.O has nobody to blame but themselves.

Re: Billions possible in trade, investment Very predictable and expected from Stui’s mouthpiece. It’s always a good time to be alive because of many foreign aid and donations from overseas arriving everyday.

Dear Editor, Re: Mystery over dead body found It has become a normal practice for our police department that when a person is found dead, the default response from police is suicide, or suspected suicide.


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Khloe Kardashian calls sister Kim's robbery 'a wake up call'

Khloe Kardashian is calling her sister's robbery in Paris "a wake up call for everybody" but is pushing back against criticism that Kim Kardashian West had been too public in displaying her wealth.

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Logo of Takata Corp. at an auto supply shop in Tokyo. The U.S. government is confirming another death due to the rupture of an air bag made by Takata Corp.

US confirms 11th death due to Takata air bags

A 50-year-old woman who died after a car wreck last month in California is the 11th U.S. victim of Takata Corp.'s defective air bag inflators.

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