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FREE MEDICAL CLINICS START NEXT MONDAY  The Adventist Medical Evangelism Network (AMEN) clinic, in collaboration with the Lions Club of Pago Pago and the Department of Health, will be in town to carry out a medical, vision, and dental clinic Dec. 4-7 at the Governor H. Rex Lee Auditorium in Utulei...
  The Tui cable will go live next month - if there are no glitches along the way. That is the assurance given by the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Afamasaga Rico Tupa’i in response to questions from the Samoa Observer.  He has also assured the public that prices for...
The Samoa Airways booking system is currently undergoing testing and upgrades, so explained the airline’s Marketing Manager, Mr Dwayne Bentley, during an interview last week. He said the new airline recognizes that their current booking engine is inadequate to meet the expectations of their...
Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, has issued what has been described “as a brand new ultimatum.” During his press conference on Thursday, he ruled that couples working at the Ministry of Police, would no longer be allowed to work together. In explaining why he was doing this, Tuilaepa...
WALMART VISITS MAJURO  A team from the US mega-corporation Walmart spent a week in Majuro touring fish processing facilities, looking at fishing vessels and meeting with government fisheries officials and the PNA office, according to the Marshall Islands Journal. “They are looking at the supply...
The illegal use of antibiotics is causing concern in Samoa, prompting a warning from the Minister of Health to stop the practice. Tuitama Dr Talalelei Tuitama said there was concern that patients are not seeing a medical doctor but are using connections with family and friends to get the drugs....
The criminal investigation into allegations on the issuing of false passports has now resulted in a recommendation that charges against one individual should be filed.  Police have completed their investigation referring to the files submitted for their consideration by the Ministry of Prime...
SAMOA JOINS FIGHT AGAINST NEGATIVE PROPAGANDA AGAINST THE COCONUT  At its annual meeting held in Kiribati last month, the Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) declared its fight by signing the TARAWA ACCORD, against the negative propaganda on the health and nutritional attributes of coconut...
England's players decided not to donate a slice of their match fees from Saturday’s clash with Samoa to the impoverished islanders for fear it could cast doubts on their sporting integrity. England will earn £22,000 a man at Twickenham while the Samoans receive £650 for each appearance and their...
Thirty seven year old Iakopo Vitale has begun serving a 15 year jail term for the rape of his two sisters-in-law. The girls were aged 14 and 15 years when he committed the crimes between July 2015 and December last year. The married father of six was convicted of 13 sex crimes. The Samoa Observer...

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