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On this day in 1995 the inexperienced trio of Matt Dawson, Paul Grayson and Lawrence Dallaglio shone as England ground out a 27-9 win over then Western Samoa at Twickenham Stadium. The match marked the end of a 12-game UK tour for the Pacific Islanders, who had made the trip off the back of a ...
About 200 people marched through Samoa's capital, Apia, on Saturday, protesting against land laws. Photo: RNZI / Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia. About 200 people marched through Samoa's capital, Apia, on Saturday, protesting against nine-year-old land laws. They were marching against the Registration ...

The Destroyer is a surging star with all the tools to make a long-term home on the marquee. He spent much of 2017 proving more opportunities need to come his way. Joe compelled as he choked out the competition as he promised to conquer our heroes. More of the same is on its way. Go ahead and ...
Samoa's Prime Minister has denied claims that rights to customary lands have been violated by the Registration of Lands and Titles Act of 2008. A group is planning a protest march in Apia on Saturday over the issue. Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi says no customary lands have been sold to anyone, ...
Tu'u'u Dr Ieti Taulealo has told the Samoa Observer that he has not issued any letters to public servants ordering them not to take part in the march as has apparently been circulating on social media. He said he only heard about the reports last week after his wife asked him about the facebook reports.
Four deaths have been confirmed in the latest dengue fever outbreak in Samoa which was detected last October. This was confirmed by the Ministry of Health who said in a statement issued by the government press Secretariat that blood samples were confirmed at the ESR Lab in New Zealand. According ...

A recently formed rights and activism group will hold a march through the Samoan capital of Apia this weekend to mark the death of one of the leaders of the Mau movement. The movement was an independence and Indigenous rights group which became prominent in the early part of the 20th century.
The Samoa Solidarity International Group said the Land Titles Registration Act 2008 alienates the rights of customary owners. The group's Faleauto Taua said a notice of opposition would be presented to the Prime Minister next week. Mr Taua said the law changes property in Samoa. "Which has the effect ...
MISS American Samoa Matauaina Gwendolyn To'omalatai claimed the Miss Pacific islands 2017 crown last night at Prince Charles Park in Nadi. She also scooped the Best Traditional Attire, Miss Tourism and Miss Photogenic titles. The first runner-up title went to Miss Samoa Alexandra Iakopo, and Miss ...
Samoa's Ministry of Health is rejecting a call for schools to be closed because of an outbreak of dengue fever. On Wednesday opposition MP Olo Fiti Va'ai made the call after visiting a hospital he said was crowded with children infected with the disease. The Ministry of Health's chief executive, Leausa Dr ...
A cultural concert has raised more than $A7000, or a little over $5,200USD, for a fly'n'build trip to rebuild an Adventist school in Samoa. "A few years ago, Siufaga Adventist Primary School in Samoa was going to be closed down," said concert organizer May Schwalger. "The pastor sent a request to ...
Ula Pele, a senior biology major and member of MOS, said WSU officials should have started locally instead of flying to Samoa to talk to people who probably aren't going to help students on campus. If Schulz and Gonzales wanted to build relationships, they could have traveled across campus to an MOS ...
WORLD Rugby has announced details of an increased investment into Fiji, Tonga and Samoa in co-operation with Pacific Rugby Players, the ...
Palauli College in Savaii in Samoa has banned the sale of junk food on campus. Candy. Photo: luisrsphoto/123RF. The principal Papalii Ene ...
He flew round trip to Pago Pago, American Samoa, and Samoa for $320. Weiler said first class is sometimes necessary because it provides ...
Samoa Airways will perform a fly pass east from Savai'i to American Samoa before looping back to Faleolo just after midday. New Zealand time ...
In Samoa, women marrying outside their home village are referred as "nofotane". Nofotane women are often denied any voice in ...

Samoa rejects Am Samoa's taro export conditions ... Samoa's government has rejected conditions set by American Samoa to resume exports of ...
No damage or injuries have been reported in Samoa following an earthquake that hit southwest of the capital Apia at the weekend.
The Samoa Observer quotes a senior census official Aliiomuamua Malaefono Taalogaa as saying Savai'i now only accounts for 22 percent of ...
Yesterday's Tonga versus Samoa match at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup in New Zealand opened with one hell of a badass scene, as the ...
A magnitude-6.8 quake has struck about 200km southwest of Apia, Samoa, the United States Geological Survey says. It initially measured the ...
Pacific island rivals Tonga and Samoa have provided what could be the highlight of the Rugby League World Cup with an incredible pre-game ...
Dock charges to rise by 60 percent in American Samoa ... The American Samoa governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga has approved a rise in wharf ...
Flame the black Labrador arrived in Samoa from New Zealand on October 18 and has just started work, sniffing for drugs on the island nation.
Inquiries by the department of adult and higher education (DAHE) and the labour ministry into an allegation of Bhutanese being exploited in the ...
The mayor of the Savai'i village of Fagasa, Fa'itau Tuitama'i, told the Samoa Observer the government had misled the public over the tax.
The Samoa Observer reported Leausa saying dengue had four types and if a certain type returns after a long break there can be severe cases.
Health officials in Samoa say a huge increase in the numbers undergoing dialysis treatment is alarming and should be a wake up call for the ...
The Prime Minister of Samoa, Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, reprimanded Virgin Australia, saying it was selling tickets for flights from Auckland ...
A row between Virgin Australia and Samoa over flights from New Zealand has deepened with the island nation's government saying its ...
The Fono's official approval of the supplemental budget was made yesterday by the Senate after it adopted amendments by the House that ...
On the occasion of International Day for disaster Reduction, tsunami evacuation drills in Samoa mobilised 1,400 students and teachers to test ...
Senior electoral officials from Commonwealth countries in the Pacific will attend a workshop in Samoa next week to strengthen electoral ...
American Samoa's Governor Lolo Moliga has signed into law a bill amending the American Samoa Sex Offender Registration and Notification ...
The Samoa attorney general, Lemalu Hermann Retzlaff, has reinforced his office's support for the fight against domestic violence. He told the ...
American Samoa's director of agriculture Filifa'atali Mike Fuiava said met with counterparts in Samoa to explain the new rules, but needed more ...
Samoa's telecommunications regulator is meeting with mobile phone service providers from American Samoa this weekend to try to fix signal ...
A member of the Samoa Fa'afafine Association,Tim Baice, said marriage equality is not a priority for his group or the Samoan community. This week Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi declared he was adamant there would be no same-sex marriage in Samoa after it was recently allowed ...
Tuilaepa and his human rights Protection Party changed the country's Constitution earlier this year to formally make Samoa a Christian state. Tuilaepa earlier joked to reporters he would try to have fa'afafine participate as women weightlifters at international meets in a reference to the New Zealand ...
A team of doctors and medical personnel form Samoa's Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation has been in American Samoa to discuss with local health ... He said they were planning to have a mass treatment campaign similar to one carried out in American Samoa a number of years ago.
Maurice McBride's love of Samoa began early. His grandfather served two missions in Samoa. The first mission was 1898 to 1902 and a ...
American Samoa budget clears final hurdle ... The American Samoa Legislature has approved the government's $US395 million US dollar ...
Its been a month since reports surfaced about why Samoa Joe quietly disappeared from Raw when it looked like he might be about to work a ...
Olo told the Samoa Observer recent increases in immigration related fees, such as passport costs and visitor permits, are clear signs the ...
More than 32 thousand US dollars have been handed over to Samoa's ministry of education for the Guangdong Huizhou Friendship ...
A Samoan MP Olo Fiti Vaai has called on the government to set an end to commercial sex work in the country. Olo told the Samoa Observer ...
Samoa's Minister for prisons and Correction Services Tialavea Tionisio Hunt wants the government to deport convicted foreigners. He has the ...
The Pacific Games Council has executed the host agreement for the 2019 Pacific Games with the Pacific Games Association of Samoa or ...
New Zealand's High Commissioner in Samoa, David Nicholson, casts the first vote from Samoa for the New Zealand general election 2017.


 

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