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SHOCKING: Chaos in Singapore as Samoa treat Canadian 'like vagrant punter' with 7 on 1 tackle. 75 seconds of pure hell. Okay, so basically because there's only one Canadian involved it doesn't become a maul and hence isn't treated like a traditional choke tackle? Instead, it's just a 7 on one tackle, with ...
The Supreme Court of Samoa has sentenced a man to nine years in prison for attacking his wife with a knife earlier this year. He had been charged with attempted murder and causing grievous bodily harm. The Samoa Observer reported that the man had attacked the woman as she was heading into her ...

The president of Samoa's Lands and Titles court is to be sentenced next week by the District Court on a charge of actual bodily harm. This comes after a Supreme Court judge dismissed three of the four criminal charges that Fepulea'i Attila Ropati had been facing. Fepulea'i was charged by police following ...
Samoa's CEO of the Ministry of Justice and Courts administration has vehemently denied releasing Lands and Titles court files. The executive officer, Papalii John Taimalelagi Afele, said he would never make such a decision because he does not want to be involved in an unlawful and criminal action, after ...
But Samoa, who will now be competing at their eighth consecutive Netball World Cup from July 12 until 21 next year, never let them settle and had their reward for a dynamic performance. Bottom team Tonga finished their campaign without any points after being beaten 79-44 by the Cook Islands.
He talked about his fear about the demise of customary lands and wondered what had happened to the love that Samoa's ancestors had to preserve what makes Samoans unique as a people. The Sasina land case and the village signing a 100-year lease with an overseas investor was mentioned and he's ...

Having won their opening matches, Fiji - the only one of the five involved to have competed at the recent Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast - lead thanks to a superior goal difference of three over Samoa, who did not play today. In today's other game, Papua New Guinea beat Tonga 64-56.
The United Kingdom is to open new diplomatic posts in Vanuatu, Samoa and Tonga. They are among nine new posts in Commonwealth countries as part of an expansion of the UK's overseas network announced by the British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Vanuatu Foreign Minister Ralph Regenvanu ...
In recent years the government had been talking with American Samoa's StarKist Samoa cannery about plans to develop the channel and the dock as a location for a possible fish processing plant and transhipment facility, but no deal was ever concluded. Tuilaepa said that the potential for investors to ...
He is one of the prominent chiefs of Afega village, and editor in chief of the Samoa Observer news outlet. The court has ruled the Supreme Court lacked the jurisdiction to make that declaration sought by the respondent. The matter has been referred to the Lands and Titles court to now consider a petition ...
Samoa's prime minister says funding has been secured to dredge Savaii's Asau channel. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi said the project could make Asau an international port of entry in two years. Harbour facilities at Asau were constructed by the government in the mid 1960s to accomodate an American ...
The Samoa Observer reported the regulator, Lefaoali'i Unutoa Auelua-Fonoti, in an email to the paper saying her office had yet to receive any correspondence from TV3 regarding the sale. She said all that they have heard is just what has been reported in the media. The regulator has written to TV3 and ...
The Pacific nation of Samoa has seen off dozens of sailors as they take up new jobs abroad with a stern warning from the country's leaders - lay off the booze. The advice came from acting Minister of Works Papalii Niko Lee Hang during a farewell ceremony for 59 Samoans heading off for employment on ...
A 54-year-old American Samoa woman will serve two years in a federal prison for filing $1.3 million in fraudulent U.S. tax refunds. A federal judge sentenced Coriana Ifopo Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Anchorage. She pleaded guilty in December to 28 counts of making false claims to a government ...
With WWE's biggest pay-per-view of the year looming large on the horizon, speculation is ablaze about what to expect from WrestleMania 34. As is so often the case with a huge show, there are bound to be one or two surprises. Mania traditionally sees former greats returning to the squared circle for one-off appearances: ...
Often reserved for the select few, the tradition is slowly gaining popularity with Samoans living abroad. Now the Malofie exhibition in Porirua has brought Samoa's most famous tattoo artist to our shores, in a bid to reconnect people with their culture. The saying goes: if there's no pain, there's no gain.
He was appointed a deputy by Parliament in January 2016 along with former MP, Le Mamea Ropati Mualia. Tuiloma was a cabinet minister in the government of Tofilau Eti Alesana and that of the current prime minister Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi. He is also a former president of the Samoa Rugby Union.

American Samoa is to reintroduce a bill increasing the age young women can marry from 14 to 18. Men in the territory can marry at 18. Representative Fialupe Fiaui Lutu's bill aims for gender equality while recognising the developmental needs of young women. Her bill received strong support in the House ...
A company based in Samoa and one in the Marshall Islands have their assets frozen for providing banned shipping services to North Korea. Reuters reported the two wre among 21 shipping companies which the United Nations Security Council had blacklisted over oil and coal smuggling by North Korea.
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Despite American Samoa's status as a U.S. territory, the people who are born there aren't technically U.S. citizens. They're called U.S. nationals, a status that means they pay American taxes but cannot vote, run for office, or serve on a jury. They also have special passports that declare them nationals, but ...
Samoa's Prime Minister has warned that Facebook and other social media platforms may soon be banned in the country. Samoa PM Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi Photo: RNZ / Sela Jane Aholelei. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi told news media on Wednesday that it would be his government's last resort if ...
A Samoan MP and bar owner Olo Fiti Va'ai is suing the Liquor Board for $US390,000 dollars after his bar licence was revoked. Blacknose Bar Samoa Photo: Facebook. The Blacknose Bar was closed last August after the Board investigated an incident where a security guard for the bar assaulted a ...
"He's also got a hard chin and his style is good - quick hands. I'm really looking forward to this fight." There were two kinds of people in Samoa at the moment, he said. Those who were backing Parker to win and those who were still sitting on the fence. "I see a lot of people, they underestimate our boy still.
I had traveled to several South Pacific Islands — including Tonga, Fiji, American Samoa and Western Samoa, as well as New Zealand and Australia — on earlier assignments. I had been to some of the islands multiple times, checking into hotels on or near beaches but had never gone swimming. I enjoyed ...
The American Samoa Governor Lolo Moliga is not wavering on the 2018 Flag Day commemorations despite concerns that the focus should be on dealing with ... and show the territory's appreciation to the United States for all the benefits and good fortune that it continues to shower upon American Samoa.
11/03/2018 Apia, Samoa FAO has been recently approved two projects to strengthen community-fisheries in Tonga and Samoa. The aim of the projects is to strengthen the technical capacity for both countries to improve and streamline their community-based fisheries management programmes.
A state of emergency in American Samoa has been extended for a further 30 days. The territory was hard hit by Cyclone Gita in early February, which caused extensive damage to property and infrastructure. The governor, Lolo Matalasi Moliga, said there were still hundreds of homes damaged and many ...
Gaoteote also said the US had already declared that a major disaster existed in American Samoa, thus providing federal financial assistance to the territory. Nevertheless, the Senate President said he would still convey the concerns to the governor. Flag Day is on 17 April and marks 118 years since ...
The American Samoa Governor wants the Fono to hold oversight hearings into the performance of the Weather Service Office during Cyclone Gita. no caption. Lolo Moliga Photo: RNZI / Monica Miller. Lolo Moliga has told KHJ News the Fono can also seek answers from the federal government if it finds ...
The Prime Minister of Samoa Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi said that his government is still not clear on the details except that there are nine criminals. He believes that the issue of non-Samoan citizens is all part of the usual bullying tactics by major nations like the United States. At a press conference, ...
The prime minister fears that police could sign up in large numbers leaving a depleted force in Samoa. During last week's visit by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Adern it was mentioned that the New Zealand Police were looking to recruit from the Pacific, including Samoa. Tuila'epa said if a large ...
Three members of an alleged methamphetamine manufacturing ring in Samoa appeared in court this week on various charges of theft as servants. ... The three, all former employees of the Samoa National Health Services, were caught in a police raid on a home in the hills of Apia which found boxes of ...
If they are not citizens of Samoa they should be sent to the country of citizenship," he said. Having said that, Tuilaepa said his government would work at resettling all deportees when they arrive. One of the problems, according to Tuilaepa, is these people come here and they are "like people from another ...
It is another step in a government plan to develop potential export products from local agricultural crops. Fries made from talo, to replace imported chips, is another product being worked on. The research agency's minister, Lopao'o Natanielu Mu'a, said scientists had developed the whisky over a few years.
Vaaimalu Omar Benjamin Toilolo, who was deported to Samoa from the US a decade ago, found there was no help or resources. His lobbying led to the establishment of the Returnees Charitable Trust in 2011. Since its inception 144 deportees, mainly from New Zealand and the US, have been helped.
Samoa is preparing for the arrival this week of a chartered US flight carrying a number of convicted felons being deported from the United States. The director of the Samoa Returnees Charitable Trust said it aimed to help the deportees re-integrate into society. Since the NGO was set up in 2011, a total of ...
The Samoa Observer reports under the name "SerendiCoco Samoa", the venture will see a commitment to export 3,000 tonnes of coconut oil from Samoa to supply the U.S. manufacturer. The move will also help over 1,000 locals to become organically certified and fair trade farmers. Until now, Pacific Oil ...
Tuila'epa said the Samoan workers under New Zealand's Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme are trustworthy, skilful and are meeting the expectations of their employers. Samoa last week called for the RSE workers to be eligible for the immigration quota because they already have established ...
StarKist handed hefty fine over American Samoa violations. 2 minutes ago ... American Samoa tuna cannery StarKist has been handed a multi million penalty by a US federal court. ... This comes after a complaint by the governments of the United States and American Samoa against the US based company.
Samoa A is in the country and is adamant for a positive contest against host Fiji Airways Fijian Warriors team ahead of the 2018 World Rugby Pacific Challenge which starts at the ANZ Stadium in Suva this Friday. The Brian Lima coached side arrived into the country yesterday with an objective to turn the ...
The president of Samoa's Lands and Titles court, Fepulea'i Attila Ropati, will be taking leave with pay from next week to await the outcome of criminal charges against him. Samoa's courthouse. Photo: RNZI/Sally Round. The President is facing charges of assault and weapons charges in the District Court.
[1] The team met with Minister of Finance Sili Epa Tuioti, Chief Executive Officer of Ministry of Finance Lavea Tupa'imatuna Iulai Lavea, the Governor of the Central Bank of Samoa Atalina Ainuu-Enari, senior government officials, and representatives of the private sector. A Senior Advisor to the Executive ...
The announcement was made last week by Samoa's Prime Minister, Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, during a ministerial shark symposium in Apia attended by environment and natural resources ministers in the Pacific region. Tuila'epa said the importance of sharks is very clear. "Sharks play a critical role in ...
The Prime Minister has been welcomed in Samoa by a full military band at her first stop in her Pacific Mission trip. Jacinda Ardern inspects the ... Foreign Minister Winston Peters is accompanying Jacinda Ardern on a week-long trip to Samoa, Niue, Tonga and the Cook Islands. A sudden downpour of rain in ...
The Samoa government says voting will be soon be compulsory for registered voters in future Parliamentary elections. Electoral office in Mulinuu Photo: RNZI/Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia. The Electoral Bill 2018 was introduced in Parliament this week by Justice Minister Fa'aolesa Katopau Ainu'u who said ...
After a rocky start, the best of Samoa is easy to find, on a food-filled, warm-hearted, relaxing "friend-moon", writes Kelly Dennett. As Laura and I eagerly neared the front of the Customs queue at Samoa's Faleolo International Airport, a grandmotherly-looking woman, who had tugged a green- faced child past ...


 

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