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. 

1408 Hits

Top Stories

Local

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.

180 Hits

Matalealelo Spring

Down Under in Savai’i

This is part of a series of illustrated articles taken from ‘A Visitor’s Field Guide to Savaii’ by geologist, Tuapou Warren Jopling. Tuapou takes tour groups around Savaii and his knowledge is legendary!

226 Hits

World

Former professional wrestler Jimmy

Former pro wrestler Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka dies at 73

Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, a former professional wrestler who earlier this month was found not competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his girlfriend, has died. He was 73.

465 Hits

Passengers in an inflatable raft move away from an Airbus 320 US Airways aircraft that has gone down in the Hudson River in New York.

'Miracle on the Hudson' legacy: 70,000 slain birds

Birds took the blame for bringing down the jetliner that "Sully" Sullenberger landed on the Hudson River eight years ago this weekend. They have been paying for it with their lives ever since.

324 Hits

Sport

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.

1163 Hits

FIRST AND LAST EVENT OF EACH YEAR: Samantha Moody on the run at the scenic Falefa Falls run course.

Falefa Falls Run off the blocks on Saturday

PR -Samoa Events kicks off 2017 this week with two popular events, the Falefa Falls Fun Run on Saturday and the Magik FM People’s Weekly Run starting on Wednesday. 

350 Hits

Think a Minute

Think a minute…Everybody is driven by something. It could be ambition (good or bad), greed, pride, shame, fear, insecurity, love, lust, debts, and other desires or needs. Today and tomorrow we will talk about some of the most common motivations and needs that drive us.

Editorial

author picture

Let’s hear it for the Arts

There’s no doubt about it. When it comes to the Arts, it is definitely one of the strengths of our people. Whether it is an innate thing – a product of our own strong Samoan culture and language it’s hard to say although some recent research backs this theory.

57 Hits

Letters to the Editor

Re: Tuilaepa and Bainimarama Ok let’s see. Compare: Polynesian Airline under Tuilaepa; bankrupt Air Pacific becomes Fiji Airways and increases fleet including 747s under Bainimarama.

Dear Editor, Just some issues concerning the importation of new vehicles into Samoa.

Dear Editor, Thank you Ropeti Ale for your insights and profound diagnosis of what is happening to our tagata Samoa in the wake of becoming overwhelmed and marginalized to the wayside as our government ruling party becomes overly consumed with political power, influence, and wealth.

Entertainment

Kim Kardashian West attends the 20th Annual Webby Awards in New York.

6 more charged in Kardashian West jewelry heist in Paris

Hailing the "remarkable work" of French police, Paris prosecutors on Friday announced preliminary charges against six more suspects in the armed jewelry heist of Kim Kardashian West.

76 Hits

Technology

Media wait outside the venue for the presentation of the new Nintendo Switch in Tokyo.

Nintendo debuts hotly anticipated Nintendo Switch console

Nintendo is trying to Switch it up.

38 Hits

© Samoa Observer 2016

Developed by Samoa Observer in Apia