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News on Samoa continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Sunday Jul 6 | The New Zealand Herald

Samoa: Blooming lovely at Teuila

Traditional dancing displays are just one of the attractions of the annual Teuila Festival.

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Sunday Jul 6 | The Age

All Blacks to Samoa a dream come true for Williams

Rugby great Bryan Williams has lauded the long overdue decision to take the All Blacks to Samoa for an historic test in Apia which now seems likely to happen in July next year.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Rugby: NZ-Samoa test in Apia likely next July

The All Blacks will play Samoa for the first time in Apia next year as both nations embark on their World Cup preparations.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Samoa News

Court Report

The government has filed a new case against Asofa Titio Jr and three juveniles in connection with a break-in which occurred June 13, 2012 at the Jade Restaurant in Nu'uuli.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oceania, World News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Samoa News

Samoa Police call for Deputy PM to...

Fonotoe Nuafesili Lauofo was implicated in an incident last week in Apia, when police asked another minister, Muagututagata Peter Ah Him, to undergo a breath test when they suspected him of driving under the influence of alcohol.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Scoop

Parliament represented at Presiding Officers Confe...

Deputy Speaker, Eric Roy, and Deputy Clerk, Debra Angus, will represent the New Zealand Parliament at the 45th Conference of Presiding Officers and Clerks which is being held in Apia, Samoa this week.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 2 South Pacific quakes

There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii after two strong earthquake struck between Samoa and Fiji Sunday morning, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Oceania, Geology, Science

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Samoa News

Samoa opposition aims to rebuild...

The opposition Tautua Samoa party leader Palusalue Faapo II has vowed that if his party becomes the government it will rebuild the Maota Fono themselves.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Samoa News

Ground broken for new island...

The Papua New Guinea company Lamana Development has broken ground for its 60 million US dollar resort on Taumeasina Island near Apia.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Samoa News

Former Samoa MP ordered to pay $...

A former Member of Parliament who is in jail for forgery in relation to a land transaction, Toluono Feti Toluono, has been ordered to pay $120,000 to a woman who sued him over another fraudulent land sale.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

United Nations

Ahead of Samoa conference, island nations gather in New York to discuss partnership opportunities

"By attending the meeting in Samoa, delegates will exercise and experience the reality of a small island developing States, its vulnerabilities as well as its resilience," the Conference's Secretary-General, Wu Hongbo, told journalists in New York.

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SciDev.Net

Small island developing states 'lack research support'

A lack of international support for research and innovation in small island developing states is holding back development agendas, government ministers from Mauritius and the Seychelles have told SciDev.Net .

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Samoa News

John Tai set to stand trial for...

An American Samoa resident arrested here and taken to Honolulu to face federal charges in a major drug case, is now set to stand trial next month in federal court along with co-defendants, including other Samoans.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Samoa News

Samoa Headline News

TWO DEAD, TWO MISSING AFTER CAR WASHES AWAY Two people are missing and two others have been confirmed dead in Samoa after the vehicle they were traveling in was swept down a flooded river that had destroyed part of the road.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Samoa News

Evan called "Wolf who came when no...

Describing Tropical Cyclone Evan as a "wolf who came when no one was ready," residents of Samoa are reaching out to the world through Facebook and blogs to recount the toll the storm has taken on them and their country.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Samoa News

Tuilaepa expresses deep gratitude...

Speaking at yesterday's closing of the 2012 Flag Day ceremony, Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi described the celebration as a success.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, US Governors, Togiola Tulafono, American Samoa

Samoa News

Trial of former leader of Tautua...

The trial of the former leader of the Tautua Samoa Party on bribery charges has begun in the Samoa District Court.

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USA Today

10 great cruise ports you've never heard of

As cruise lines move their ships around the world new cruise destinations are emerging.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Canberra City News

Factory that turns out comedy and tragedy

Actor Aleni Tufugaa "You'll get to fall in love, you'll get to have a laugh, and you'll want to get up and dance."

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Samoa News

P.M. predicts 1,000 jobs from fish products for export

Plans are afoot to create more than 1,000 jobs by cleaning fish loins in a processing plant to be established at the Apia Wharf, and then exporting the finished product to the American Samoan canneries.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, American Samoa

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