Samoa Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. U16 girls football: New Caledonia wary of FijiRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2017 | Fiji Times

    Update: 12:17PM THE Vodafone Fiji Under-16 football girls' team will play New Caledonia in the semi-final of the 2017 OFC Women's U16 Football Championship in Apia, Samoa today. Fiji recorded two wins against American Samoa and the Cook Islands while the side drew nil-all against Tonga during the group matches.

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  2. Samoans down Fijians in under-19 cricket clashRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2017 | Fiji Times

    FIJI Cricket under-19 team lost their second match in the International Cricket Council East Asia-Pacific Under-19 World Cup Qualifier in Apia, Samoa yesterday. The Josefa Rika-coached team won the toss and opted to field first while Samoa made 110 runs.

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  3. Voices of independence: Echoing back with nothing new to sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | Asopa People

    IN Samoa there are many people who recall, with only partly contrived awe, that some of their early national missionaries were eaten by New Guineans. While holidaying there recently, I gladly explained to a few people who asked me about this event that "we ate only the bad ones".

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  4. Review: Robert Louis Stevenson In Samoa, byJoseph FarrellRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... to the south seas to escape bourgeois responsibility and restraint, as it is that Robert Louis Stevenson settled on Samoa to be away from the moral haar of Edinburgh . Neither assumption is quite accurate. Gauguin's painting, known in translation as ...

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  5. Fiji U16 keeps semi-final hopes alive in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Fiji Times

    VODAFONE Fiji under-16 women's football team kept its chances of a semi-final berth after a nil-all draw against Tonga in the 2017 OFC U16 Women's Championship in Apia, Samoa early this week. "It keeps our chances alive after the draw against Tonga.

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  6. PNG downs FijiRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | Fiji Times

    FIJI cricket under-19 team lost to Papua New Guinea in the 2017 ICC East Asia-Pacific World Cup qualifiers at the Faleata Oval Number 2, Apia, Samoa yesterday. Fiji lost to Papua New Guinea by four wickets in their opening match at the qualifiers.

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  7. Matson Extends South Pacific Express Service to TahitiRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... now provides export shipping from the United States and Hawaii to many of the major islands of Polynesia, including Samoa, American Samoa, the Cook Islands (Rarotonga and Aitutaki), Tonga (Nukualofa and Vava'u), Niue, New Zealand, and Fiji (Suva and ...

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  8. Cook Islands ready to rumbleRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The Cook Islands' high-pressing game will be crucial against American Samoa to ensure maximum goals - which will be the only way they can overtake Fiji if the Melanesians manage to secure another win. Cook Islands coach Theresa Tatuava is not underestimating the competition debutants, expecting her side to be tested both physical and mentally by their Polynesian neighbours.

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  9. Regional meetings to prepare for 48th leaders' meetRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2017 | Fiji Times

    Update: 2:50PM A SERIES of regional meetings begin today at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat as preparations for the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting next month in Apia, Samoa enters its final stages. The two-day Forum Officials Committee meeting begins tomorrow, August 8 which among other items, is expected to discuss proposed key priorities for Forum leaders' consideration and decision when they meet next month.

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  10. Alama Ieremia resigns as Manu Samoa coach after team finish last in Pacific Nations CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Stuff.co.nz

    Alama Ieremia took over as Manu Samoa head coach after the 2015 World Cup but after four defeats this year has stepped aside. Head coach Alama Ieremia's resignation has been accepted by the Samoa Rugby Union after the team suffered four successive defeats.

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  11. UN to Investigate Violence Against Women in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Voice of America

    Samoans attend church services at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Leone, American Samoa, Oct. 4, 2009. Many women in Samoa have experienced violence, according to a 2007 study.

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  12. Photo credit: Rickard TornbladRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | The Weekly Standard

    View of the south-eastern coast of Upolu, Samoa, looking east towards Nu'utele island, which can be seen in the distance. August 2016.

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  13. First mission to Samoa by a UN human rights expert groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Scoop

    A United Nations human rights expert group will carry out a fact-finding visit to Samoa from 8 to 18 August to assess the progress made towards eliminating discrimination against women and the protection and promotion of women's rights in the country. "We are particularly interested in legislative and policy reforms undertaken in recent years and the impact on the enjoyment of human rights of women in Samoa," said human rights expert Kamala Chandrakirana, who currently heads UN Working Group on discrimination against women in law and in practice.

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  14. Discrimination against women: First mission ever to Samoa by a UN human rights expert groupRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    A United Nations human rights expert group will carry out a fact-finding visit to Samoa from 8 to 18 August to assess the progress made towards eliminating discrimination against women and the protection and promotion of women's rights in the country. We are particularly interested in legislative and policy reforms undertaken in recent years and the impact on the enjoyment of human rights of women in Samoa, " said human rights expert Kamala Chandrakirana, who currently heads UN Working Group on discrimination against women in law and in practice.

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  15. Opinion: Holy guacamole! It's a Super stuff upRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... South Africa to inject Natal, Transvaal and Northern Transvaal provincial sides. The island thread remained, just, as Samoa who were the Pacific Tri-Nations winners. In 1995, the Australia, NZ and South Africa rugby boards formed Sanzar as the ...

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  16. Joseph Parker lends his support to Samoan hearing health iRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Scoop

    WBO World Heavyweight Champion, Joseph Parker, has lent his support to Bay Audiology's 'Free to Ear - Samoa' programme that will help restore hearing to thousands in need in his homeland. In Samoa there are currently around 4,000 people who have untreated hearing issues.

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  17. U-16 Soccer team off to SamoaRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Sixteen young women have been selected to represent the Cook Islands and have departed our shores in the weekend to particpate in the OFC U-16 Championship which kicks off on Friday 4 August in Apia, Samoa and concludes with the final on Friday 18 August. The team is coached by Theresa Tatuava with the assistance from CIFA's technical director Jess Ibrom and managed by Merian Noovao.

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  18. Cakacaka helpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Fiji Times

    Members of the Fiji under-19 cricket team at Albert Park in Suva with assistant coach Iniasi Cakacaka . Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU ONE of Fiji's best cricket players is helping the national under-19 team prepare for the U19 World Cup Qualifiers scheduled for September 5 to 17 in Apia, Samoa.

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  19. Observer Statement by Meg Taylor to the Pacific CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Scoop

    ... effectively meets the needs of our Pacific peoples. Finally, I would like to reflect on Prime Minister Tuilaepa of Samoa's announcement of The Blue Pacific identity during the UN Oceans Conference in New York in June this year, which is also the ...

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  20. Former Cardiff Blues centre hoping to reignite career down the M4 after impressive summer with WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | IcNetwork

    ... the HSBC world series. It therefore came as a surprise when Allen was selected for the two-Test tour against Tonga and Samoa, but it was an opportunity he grabbed impressively, albeit on the wing. He crossed for a hat-trick of tries in the warm-up ...

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