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Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi aiming to shoot an arrow
Apia, SAMOA — Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi recently announced his intention to compete at this year’s Pacific Games in Apia. The declaration might appear out of the ordinary, but the 74-year-old previously achieved the feat when Samoa last hosted the Games in 2007....
A team of 13 sailors
Apia, SAMOA — A team of 13 sailors, 2 coaches, and many parents and supporters from the Sailing Association of American Samoa (SAASI) traveled to Apia this weekend for this year’s Fealofani Cup Regatta. Fifteen-year-old Victor Chen took Gold in the Olympic Class Open Laser event. Victor began...
One of the parking meters already installed in Apia
Apia, SAMOA — Parking meters installed in selected locations in Apia town will become operational next month. This has been confirmed by the L.T.A. Chief Executive Officer, Galumalemana Titi Tutuvanu-Schwalger, in an email to the Samoa Observer. She said the parking meters will be switched on from...
Apia, SAMOA — A brawl in town during the weekend has left one dead and another hospitalised with stab wounds on his neck. Falefou Lemana, of Togafu’afu’a and Nu’u, was stabbed to death following a fight between a group of men in Apia.  The second victim is admitted to the Tupua Tamasese Meaole...
Neil Adam and Judy Turno with their find
Vailima, SAMOA — A musician couple made an interesting discovery recently at Robert Louis Stevenson Museum in Apia. Judy Turno and Neil Adam travelled to Samoa from Melbourne to play in a concert at the museum, when they discovered two old metal plates in the backyard of the house next to the...
Police officers arriving at scene
Apia, SAMOA — There were chaotic scenes in town next to the seawall bus stop when a brawl broke out between some students of Leifiifi College and Maluafou College yesterday afternoon.  A video uploaded on Facebook showed students throwing objects and chasing each other towards the bus stop at the...
 A member of the public takes a closer look at one of the parking meters
Apia, SAMOA — Members of the public will soon pay to park their vehicles in the Apia Township.  This was confirmed by the Land Transport Authority C.E.O., Galumalemana Ta'atialeoitiiti Tutuvanu-Schwalger yesterday. The Chief Executive Officer was asked for a comment after a team was seen in the...
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Apia, SAMOA —  A 75-year-old woman of Fagali’i has become the latest road fatality in Samoa.  The deceased is the victim of an alleged hit and run incident on Friday night.  A 19-year-old man allegedly struck the elderly woman when she was crossing the road. The driver has since been found and...