Samoa Newswire

Samoa Newswire

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  1. PM raises eyebrows with "weight loss competition" proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Matangi Tonga

    ... in a year long weight loss competition. He made the comments during an interview with the Samoan Observer in Apia, Samoa last week where he was attending the Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers' Meeting. When asked about the problem of ...

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  2. Second nurse charged over Samoa baby deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Otago Daily Times

    A second nurse in Samoa has been arrested and charged with manslaughter over the death of two babies following their MMR vaccines. Police arrested the nurse on Wednesday and brought her from from Savai'i Island to the Apia police headquarters, where she was charged and held in custody.

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  3. Aggie Grey's family sells famed hotel sold to Chinese investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Aggie Grey's in Apia, Samoa has been sold by Aggie Grey's grandchildren and other family shareholders for $50 million. Grey, born Agnes Swann, was a half English-half Samoan woman who opened the hotel in 1933.

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  4. Former NZ High Commissioner David Nicholson's parting shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Southland Times

    New Zealand's High Commissioner to Samoa has resigned with a parting shot at his diplomat colleagues on the way out. Foreign Minister Winston Peters was in Apia this week, but David Nicholson wasn't there to meet him, which sources have pointed to as highly unusual.

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  5. The Space Between: Netballer Sulu Fitzpatrick's coming of ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... the knee - for many years, but it was a convergence of forces that brought her to that fale on the shores of Apia, Samoa last August. She wanted to honour her late Papa, Sola Brown, who passed away in 2010 in Fitzpatrick's final year of high school. ...

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  6. China says Pacific aid has no political stringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... ministry added, without elaborating. Australia on Thursday promised radio gear and help to build parliament offices in Samoa's capital of Apia, the latest pledge of aid in the Pacific Islands where China and Australia have been ramping up ...

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  7. Australia to help build Samoa parliament in latest Pacific aid pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Reuters

    Australia on Thursday promised radio gear and help to build parliament offices in Samoa's capital of Apia, the latest pledge of aid in the Pacific Islands where China and Australia have been ramping up tit-for-tat donations. The promises are part of vigorous new campaign by the United States and its allies to reassert influence in the region, where new figures show China has emerged as the second-largest donor.

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  8. SAMOA pathway midterm review meeting underway in San Pedro TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | San Pedro Sun

    A regional preparatory meeting to review what is known as the SAMOA pathway officially started on Monday, August 6th in San Pedro Town. SAMOA which means, 'Small Island Developing States Accelerated Modalities of Action', is a ten-year-program adopted in 2014 in the Independent State of Samoa, located in the Pacific Ocean.

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  9. Caricom SG urges closer collaboration ahead of global conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Trinadad Express

    BELMOPAN, Belize, Aug 8, CMC - Caribbean Community countries are being urged to collaborate with their counterparts in the Indian Ocean and Pacific States to achieve greater results when the development priorities of Small Island Developing States come before a global forum next year. But CARICOM Secretary General Irwin La Rocque, addressing a meeting of Caribbean SIDS preparing for a mid-term review of the Samoa Pathway , said that unity was needed "particularly as there are signs that this categorisation of nations like ours is being challenged.

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  10. China's Pacific aid dominance is 'overstated' but growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... was brought about largely owing to China's increased spending in the region. The map, which was launched in Apia, Samoa, on Thursday, was a response to a lack of public information on countries' aid spending. "This reduces the effectiveness of aid, ...

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  11. Samoan authorities charge nurse over death of two infants after vaccinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | The New Zealand Herald

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  12. Dave Loveridge calls on All Blacks to pick Brad Weber, give Richie Mo'unga a startRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Southland Times

    ... liking what his quick-fire game would offer off the bench. Weber, 27, played his one and only test to date against Samoa in Apia in 2015 when Hurricanes and Highlanders players were unavailable due to the Super Rugby final. And, after dominating ...

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  13. Veteran educator to serve as International Days Grand MarshalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Sun Advocate

    ... where he graduated from Delta High School. He attended Snow College for a year before serving an L.D.S. Mission in the Samoa, Apia Mission. After his mission, he met and married his wife, Linda Parkinson Garvin, a Delta native. Bob worked for IFA ...

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  14. The journalists giving Samoa's poorest families a voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... my second day on the country's main island, where I've come to give workshops on photojournalism and spend time at the Samoa Observer newspaper. We've come to this village, which is on the outskirts of the capital of Apia, to follow up on a story ...

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  15. U.S. Visa interview week set for Aug. 20- 24 in ApiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Samoa News

    ... To access the proper form and book an appointment please visit our website. A* ALL applicants MUST list Apia, Samoa when completing the DS-160. Consular staff will not accept DS-160 forms that are listed in Auckland and applicants will be asked to ...

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  16. British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton retires at age 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | The Japan Times

    ... after appearing in court in Dunedin, New Zealand, charged with assaulting one of his Melbourne Rebels teammates, a... Samoa qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup after beating Germany 42-28 for the second time in their two-leg playoff on Saturday. ...

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  17. Sunwolves optimistic despite tough seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | The Japan Times

    ... after appearing in court in Dunedin, New Zealand, charged with assaulting one of his Melbourne Rebels teammates, a... Samoa qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup after beating Germany 42-28 for the second time in their two-leg playoff on Saturday. ...

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  18. Rebels' Amanaki Lelei Mafi released on bail after alleged assault of teammateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | The Japan Times

    ... was voted 2017 Australian Super Rugby player of the year. He has made 30 appearances for the Southern Hemisphere club. Samoa qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup after beating Germany 42-28 for the second time in their two-leg playoff on Saturday. ...

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  19. Samoa secures Rugby World Cup 2019 ticket at Germany's expenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | Iol.co.za

    Samoa beat Germany 108-43 on aggregate to take their place in Pool A alongside Ireland, Scotland, hosts Japan and Russia at Rugby World Cup 2019. After winning the first leg 66-15 in Apia two weeks ago, qualification was virtually inevitable for Samoa, and they then made sure of it in Heidelberg.

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  20. Samoa seal WC 2019 spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | RuggaWorld

    Samoa became the 18th country to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan after a 42-28 play-off second-leg victory over Germany in Heidelberg on Saturday. The win, coupled with a 66-15 first-leg triumph in Apia two weeks ago, gave the Pacific island state a 108-43 aggregate victory.

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