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  1. Samoa: We faced World Cup banRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | RTE.ie

    Samoa's senior players only agreed to call off boycotting Saturday's England match after claiming to be threatened with expulsion from next year's World Cup. Toulouse prop Census Johnston has revealed Samoa's players received a series of warnings from rugby chiefs after their threats to walk out of this weekend's autumn Test at Twickenham.

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  2. Samoa Methodists welcome new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... Asilo from Falefa was also a minister for the Ave ole Fetu Ao Methodist Chruch in Fagaima from 1998 to 2005. [Photo: Samoa Observer] The new President of the Methodist Church is Reverend Aisoli T Iuli and his wife Fualole were formally welcomed ...

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  3. Samoa's World Cup place was in jeopardy if England boycott had gone aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    Samoa's senior players say they only agreed to call off a boycott of Saturday's match against England after they were threatened with expulsion from next year's World Cup, writes Nick Purewal. Samoa's senior players say they only agreed to call off a boycott of Saturday's match against England after they were threatened with expulsion from next year's World Cup, writes Nick Purewal.

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  4. PM talks Pacific Forum Line,...Read the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... Discussion of the relocation of the wharf came about during discussion of a submission by the National University of Samoa on the building of a maritime training facility at Mulinu'u. "This ties in very well with our planned port development," said ...

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  5. Players plot to overhaul Samoa rugby administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... believing they have the professional experience to make a difference. That emerged as intrigue continued over Samoa's test against England in London this weekend, a match that has had strike action hanging over it. Samoan players had threatened to ...

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  6. Samoa plan black-armband protest for England Test after threat to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Samoa plan black-armband protest for England Test after threat to throw them out of World Cup for boycotting match Protest in response to being told they could be banned for threatening to go on strike in protest at lack of financial transparency with Samoa's union Samoa's players are planning a black-armband protest during Saturday's clash with England after being warned they could be thrown out of next year's World Cup and the 2016 Olympics for boycotting the match. Senior players wrote to the International Rugby Board last month threatening to go on strike in protest at a lack of financial transparency within Samoa's rugby union, whose chairman Tuilaepa Sailele - also the country's prime minister - labelled them 'little children'.

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  7. Scotty Stevenson: Proud men of Manu Samoa deserve to be listened toRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Never before has a team so at war with itself gone into battle at Twickenham. Manu Samoa, that great conundrum of a rugby nation, will come out to face England this weekend in what should have been a moment to cherish for the men in that famous Pacific blue jersey.

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  8. Recalling splendor of Samoan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... This was the same year Lauaki was exiled to Saipan, in the Northern Marianas by the Imperial German government in Samoa. Lauaki was known throughout Samoa for "his mastery of history and legend, for his talents as a speaker and political negotiator, ...

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  9. Samoa relented on boycott after RWC threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Samoa called off a boycott of this week's test against England only after it was threatened with being expelled from the Rugby World Cup, prop Census Johnston said on Tuesday. New Zealand's first visit to Apia in July was also put on the chopping block if Samoa didn't relent, Johnston added.

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  10. All Blacks' top-10 topics on end of season tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... A large number may be unavailable because they are in Super Rugby finals mode when the next opportunity, against Samoa in Apia, is presented. TR: Tough question. TJ Perenara is coming along well as an impact player, but still learning in so far as ...

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  11. E-learning certificate helps USP meet strategic ob...Read the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Scoop

    As The University of the South Pacific moves towards having more of their programmes delivered online, staff have found that undertaking the Open Polytechnic of New Zealands Certificate in Designing and Facilitating e-Learning has widened their understanding As The University of the South Pacific moves towards having more of their programmes delivered online, staff have found that undertaking the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand's Certificate in Designing and Facilitating e-Learning has widened their understanding of effective delivery of online education.

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  12. All Blacks top 10 topics on tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... A large number may be unavailable because they are in Super Rugby finals mode when the next opportunity, against Samoa in Apia, is presented. TR: Tough question. TJ Perenara is coming along well as an impact player, but still learning in so far as ...

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  13. Lancaster still dismisses suggestions of crisis but changes are on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Independent

    England's head coach augments squad with new faces for Saturday's must-win game against Samoa following five consecutive defeats Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Stuart Lancaster was firmly in "Crisis? What crisis?" mode as he added five players to his England squad for this weekend's meeting with Samoa at Twickenham - a must-win game after five consecutive defeats stretching back to the ill-starred tour of New Zealand last summer.

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  14. Samoa prime minister hits back at rebel playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi has blasted national rugby players who threatened to boycott next week's test against England as "little kids" who are guilty of "foolish thinking." Tuilaepa, who is also chairman of the Samoan Rugby Union, said the threatened boycott was the work of troublemakers within the Samoa team who put money before country. 8 comments

  15. Samoa Air awaits nod from Obama to...Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Samoa News

    It's now up to the U.S. President or his designee to issue a final ruling to approve or disapprove Samoa Air's application, which was given the green light this week by the U.S. Department of Transportation to operate the inter-Samoa routes. Apia-based Samoa Air, whose trade name is Islander Enterprises Samoa Ltd., plans to utilize two 9-seat and one 3-seat aircraft on this proposed route to carry both passengers and cargo, as well as mail.

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  16. My Samoan Family a tourism hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Scoop

    The Women in Business Development pilot "My Samoan Family" places individuals into families where they become part of a family within a remote Samoan village. Executive director Adimaimalaga Tafunai says that many visitors to Samoa say they would love to see what goes on in village daily life and they would also like to visit their projects.

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  17. Ruth Eggleston FerrinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... in Elementary Education. Ruth served in various church callings and served a mission with her husband in the Samoa Apia Mission in 1998. She received great fulfillment from serving in the temples and shared her strong testimony of the Savior and the ...

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  18. Community BriefsRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Samoa News

    American Samoa Visitor's Bureau executive director David Vaeafe confirmed that three cruise ships are calling into the Port of Pago Pago this week, starting Tuesday, Feb. 7 through to Friday, Feb 10. The P&O Cruises' ship the 'Aurora' arrives Tuesday morning from Apia, with around 1,800 passengers and 850 crew members, departing later that afternoon for Denarau, Fiji. The Costa Cruises' ship 'Costa Deliziosa' arrives from Honolulu on its maiden voyage the next morning, Wednesday, Feb. 8, departing late afternoon for Suva, Fiji.

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  19. Squash aims to improveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Fiji Times

    Fiji and Samoa squash players pose for a group picture before the match at the Defence Club in Suva on Monday night.Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU NATIONAL squash coach Isimeli Cerelala says fitness and skills will be things he will work on with the current national squad in preparation for the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea. On Monday night, the national squad played warm-up games with the Samoan players in which Cerelala said was a good exposure for the team.

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  20. Samoa needs at least a week's...Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Samoa News

    The Samoa Water Authority says it needs at least a whole week's worth of solid rainfall to prevent its catchments from drying out amid a looming water crisis. The Authority is running radio and television campaigns across Samoa, urging people to conserve water, including having shorter showers and not wasting water by letting taps run continuously.

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