P.M.: Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi.

P.M. tells residents to move

Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi has issued one more reminder to the residents of Sogi to relocate. An eviction letter giving them 30 days to leave is due. And Tuilaepa said they have to leave now.

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CHANGED MEN: Graduates of the S.V.S.G. Men’s Advocacy programme.

Family unit strengthened

More than 70 men have graduated from the Samoa Victim Support Group’s Men’s Advocacy Programme, strengthening family units in Samoa.

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Wellington Chocolate Factory Owner Rochelle Harrison, Local Farmer Suemalo Taleni Isaia and Director of Maiden South Pacific N.Z. Tiana Epati at the Cocoa Farm in Afega.

Great opportunity for local farmers

Wellington Chocolate Factory owner, Rochelle Harrison, is in Samoa this week.

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World

Frank Levingston Jr., of Lake Charles, La., is greeted by visitors following a wreath laying ceremony to mark the anniversary of Pearl Harbor at the World War II Memorial in Washington.

110-year-old WWII veteran from Louisiana dies

A 110-year-old Louisiana man who enlisted in the army during World War II to serve his country has died.

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Wildfire in Canada

Expert: Alberta evacuation 1 of largest in recent memory

The wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta is driving one of the largest evacuations in North America in recent memory, said Bill Stewart, co-director of the University of California's Center for Fire Research and Outreach at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Sport

Quade Cooper

Quade Cooper won't be part of Australia's 7s Olympic team

France-based flyhalf Quade Cooper won't play for Australia's sevens team at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after being dropped by coach Andy Friend.

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Former Wallaby Glen Ella

England brings former Wallaby Glen Ella into coaching staff

England rugby coach Eddie Jones has tapped into his Australian connections by bringing former Wallaby Glen Ella onto his staff for the team's three-test tour of Australia in June.

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Street Talk

Is electricity expensive in Samoa?

The cost of electricity in Samoa remains far too high. So says the Electric Power Corporation’s (E.P.C) new Minister, Papali’i Niko Lee Hang. He has called on the Corporation to make electricity cheaper for all households in Samoa in the next five years.

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Think a Minute

Think a minute…A little boy lost a footrace at school, so he came home angry and jealous of the other kids who won ahead of him. His father saw his son’s bad attitude and said: “Son, anybody can be kind when they win.

Editorial

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Consistency lacking in pursuit of justice

Two days ago, the District Court convicted and fined a candidate from the time of the General Election for making a false declaration when he submitted his candidacy papers with the Office of the Electoral Commission.

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,

Re: Fighting schools reconcile 

If the principals of these schools can’t figure out how to control their students then they should all be fired and someone who can effectively deal with the students should be hired. 

Dear Editor, I wouldn't describe an inter school juvenile delinquent behaviour by angry directionless school kids as cowardice behaviour by any means.

Dear Editor, I write in response to M. Kennedy’s letter about Seti Afoa. Unlike most, Seti is a doer! He is trying to build his business running events in Samoa, while he proudly pushes Samoa as a destination.

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VIDEOS

Entertainment

Rapper French Montana performs at HOT 97's

Rapper French Montana signs with Bad Boy and Epic Records

Rapper French Montana has signed with Bad Boy Entertainment and Epic Records, the music companies told The Associated Press on Thursday.

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Technology

n this April 21, 2016 photo provided by The Strong museum in Rochester, N.Y., the 2016 inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame are displayed.

'Space Invaders,' 'Grand Theft Auto III' hall of fame games

A video game that allowed players to zap marching aliens with dot lasers and another that gave them flamethrowers and put them in the driver's seat in a violent 3-D world are among six games inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame.

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