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 This handout picture taken on November 17, 2017 and released by the US Navy on November 22, 2017 shows a C-2A Greyhound. [Photo: AFP / US Navy]
The most senior commander of the United States' navy has announced plans to increase their military presence in the western Pacific in response to increased threats in the region. Reuters reported the Chief of US Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson announced on Tuesday last week in Japan that...
A concept for the floating island project in French Polynesia. The creators of a man-made floating island off Tahiti say they want a quarter of its population to be made up of Polynesian people.  [Photo: Supplied]
MACHETE ATTACK LEAVES MAN FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE  A man, who was found unconscious in a pool of blood, is fighting for his life at the hospital from severe injuries to his head.  The Police has launched an investigation to find who was responsible for the attack. This was confirmed by Police...
BRING ON 2018: Azarel Mariner Maiai. {Samoa Observer]
A New Year means many things to different people. A few days away from the end of 2017, each and every one of us will be thinking about goals, resolutions and targets for 2018.  Which comes naturally at this time of the year. With the overindulging in food and drinks for Christmas, most people...
Samoa's Parliament  [Photo: RNZI / Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia]
Samoans in New Zealand's Auckland city met recently to discuss how land rights back in Samoa would affect families living abroad. The Samoa Solidarity International group led the meeting to give clarity on the Lands Title Registration Act 2008 which some claim breaks communal land into individual...
Sealver Siliga smiles on the sideline during a game against the Dallas Cowboys on Oct. 11, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (Tim Sharp / AP)
SAMOAN NFL STAR’S HEARTWARMING CHRISTMAS STORY  Fancy working in the restaurant and getting a US$1,000 ($T2,400) tip!  That’s exactly what happened to staff at Applebee's restaurant in Tampa Bay, thanks to Samoan NFL star, Sealver Siliga. According to TMZ.com, the entire staff at an Applebee's...
Aniseko Vaelei and Uili Manuleleua. [Samoa Observer]
A police manhunt is still under way in Samoa for two prisoners who escaped Tafaigata prison last week. Aniseko Vaelei and Uili Manuleleua escaped with two other inmates who have since been recaptured. Our Samoan Correspondent Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia said the public have been advised not to...
 Samoa PM and helping hands haul submarine cable ashore [Photo: RNZI/Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia]
Samoa is ready to connect to the new Tui Samoa submarine cable in the New Year after its installation was completed on Boxing Day. The Samoa Submarine Cable Company said Samoa, Fiji, and Wallis and Futuna are now inter-connected via the undersea optical fibre system which spans more than 1,470...
  POLICE GATHERING: Police officers during their gathering last Friday. [Samoa Observer]
Police Commissioner, Fuiavaili’ili Egon Keil, bid farewell to Police officers who have been forced to resign from their posts due to government enforcing the law about married couples working in the Ministry. According to a statement from the Police, Fuiavaili’ili gave his blessings to the men and...
Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi  [SN file photo]
Samoa's Prime Minister says the passing of the criminal libel law recently sends a warning that people who abuse freedom of speech will be dealt with. Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi told the Samoa Observer that people hiding behind pseudonyms on blogs and social media pages should know they cannot...
SAMOA'S OWN: Louise Main combines her love for nature and her keenness to create beautiful arts and crafts to produce striking decorative pieces and recently her take on the Christmas tree where she used palm fronds has been a hit. (Photo: Misiona Simo)
Honouring the winter solstice with the traditional pine Christmas tree decorated with tinsel and ribbon is an early tradition that originates from the northern hemisphere.   Almost all of us can remember growing up anticipating the joy of putting up the Christmas tree and lights. If not a Christmas...

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