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  1. Samoa PM sees Aleipata rivaling...Read the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Samoa News

    Samoa's prime minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi says he envisions Aleipata becoming the next big city, rivalling the capital, Apia. He says Aleipata's attraction is its world class beaches and off-shore islands that will become a boon for tourism investment.


  2. New Zealand Rugby says mosquito-transmitted disease in Samoa won't threaten Apia test matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 |

    HISTORIC MOMENT: Samoa prime minister and head of the Samoan Rugby Union Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi at a press conference last year when the historic test against the All Blacks, which will be played in Apia, was announced. New Zealand Rugby is monitoring a mosquito-transmitted disease that has infected thousands in Samoa but remain confident it will not threaten the historic All Blacks test.


  3. Rugby: Disease threatens All Blacks historic match against SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Over 4000 people in Samoa have contracted chikungunya - a virus for which there is no vaccine or treatment - since November. Photo / NZPA It's not often the All Blacks can be accused of running scared but there are genuine fears over July's historic match against Samoa in Apia following an outbreak of a mosquito-born epidemic.


  4. Mother's Day weekend flights...Read the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Samoa News

    If you have not purchased an airline ticket for inter Samoa flights for today and tomorrow, your only chance is to standby at the airport and hope that a confirmed passenger is late or doesn't show up for the flight. It may also be good to pray for a miracle.


  5. PM Tuilaepa slams hi-tech fautasi...Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Samoa News

    Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has dismissed the high-tech fautasis owned by some villages in American Samoa saying that they are actually not fautasi. "They are no different from high-tech yachts built by pouring liquid plastic into moulds to form the body of the boat when it hardens and the moulds have been taken off," said Tuilaepa in his weekly radio program 2AP ma le Palemia.


  6. Living on island time in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 |

    It was dark when we touched down in Samoa and we couldn't make out anything beyond the car headlights as we made our way to the hotel. However, as the receptionist flung our 25-kilogram bag over her shoulder and we followed her well-developed calf muscles to our room in the delicious night warmth, one thought went through my head.


  7. Drain on the brain for All Blacks ahead of historic test in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 |

    New Zealand Rugby officials will travel to Samoa this week and assess a problematic drainage system that encroaches on Apia Park field. The build-up to the All Blacks' historic test in Apia on July 8 has been far from smooth and NZR will be keen to avoid any controversy around a momentous occasion for both countries.


  8. Tualauta candidates file complaint...Read the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Samoa News

    ... complaint alleges in part that Saulo "was at all times pertinent to this action a citizen of the Independent State of Samoa and therefore an ineligible candidate for Tualauta District #15" and Saulo "was determined to be a winner for one of the two" ...


  9. Chance for Samoan rugby to stop the rot and learn lessons, says Alama IeremiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 |

    ... that." Compared to past administrators, Ieremia is from the modern generation. Having featured for the All Blacks and Samoa he understands the needs of the players and his coaching experience with the Hurricanes, Wellington, and Japan gives him a ...


  10. 12 most romantic isles in the South PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | CNN

    Often touted as the world's most beautiful island, heart-shaped Moorea is half an hour by high-speed ferry from Tahiti. Beach resorts with posh over-water bungalows wrap around white sand beaches and two fjord-like bays on the north shore.


  11. 12 most romantic isles in the South PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | CNN

    Often touted as the world's most beautiful island, heart-shaped Moorea is half an hour by high-speed ferry from Tahiti. Beach resorts with posh over-water bungalows wrap around white sand beaches and two fjord-like bays on the north shore.


  12. White Sunday message: Our Children...Read the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Samoa News

    ... minister and senior matai. White Sunday is lavishly celebrated by the Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa and the Methodist faith, but in past years it has spread to other faiths, although to a smaller degree. The Tongan community here ...


  13. Former All Black Alama Ieremia appointed general manager of Samoan rugbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 |

    ... Prime Minister and SRU chairman Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi in Brussels late last year, World Rugby officials visited Samoa to check on progress this week. The subsequent management movements indicate the players' actions may have forced change ...


  14. Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) Director General, job vacancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | World Heritage Centre News

    SPREP is the regional organisation established by the Governments and Administrations of the Pacific charged with protecting and managing the environment and natural resources of the Pacific. It is based in Apia, Samoa, with about 95 staff and an annual budget of USD $20 million in 2015.


  15. Diabetes Epidemic Threatens Development Gains in Pacific IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Inter Press Service

    ... and visual aids," he added. The incidence of Type 2 diabetes in Apia, capital of the South Pacific Island state of Samoa, rose from 8.1 percent to 9.5 percent in men and 8.2 percent to 13.4 percent in women between 1978 and 1991. Considerable blame ...


  16. ASCC awards Fall 2011 in-house...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Samoa News

    ... Li and June Fuifatu. Not pictured: Delilah Asiata. [Photo: J. Kneubuhl] The Student Services division of the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) recently announced the recipients of the College's Presidential Merit Scholarship as well as the ...


  17. Summit: Conquering NCDs takes...Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Samoa News

    Department of Health Director, Motusa Tuileama Nua told Samoa News, both Samoa's are seeing progress in the fight against NCDs and a multi-sector approach is the biggest reason for this advancement. His statement came at the conclusion of the Fourth Annual Bilateral Health Summit that took place in Apia last week.


  18. Tourism director cautions against...Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | Samoa News

    American Samoa Visitors Bureau has cautioned the territory against any rush to overbuilding accommodations, as the tourism industry is slowly being developed, and advises taking one step at a time. Visitors Bureau executive director David Vaeafe said American Samoa has the smallest tourism industry in the region with 250 hotel rooms, 180 rental cars, and 20 restaurants - which include fast food places.


  19. Splash out at the Samoa Swim SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Fun, fitness, sightseeing - the Swim Series is a great winter getaway with something for everyone from 7 to 70, writes Zoe Hawkins. In the winter of 2013, I arrived in Samoa for the Samoa Swim Series, new to the sport of swimming and not knowing a soul in the country.


  20. Governor and Congressman head to...Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Samoa News

    Gov. Togiola Tulafono departed yesterday for Apia to participate in Samoa's Silver Jubilee Independence celebration, which is also being attended by Congressman Faleomavaega Eni as a member of the United States government delegation. Before he departed the territory, the governor appointed Attorney General Fepuleai A. Ripley Jr., as acting governor and this "appointment shall terminate upon the Lt.