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Apia, SAMOA — A 38-year-old man of Satuimalufilufi village who stabbed his wife under the right eye with a sharp wooden stick, has pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm. The attack occurred last month, March, at Satuimalufilufi village, when the couple got into a verbal fight while...
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Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — When students of Manurewa High School in South Auckland were told earlier this year the school would participate in this week's international hip hop dance championships, more than 100 children signed up for the auditions. Only 40 made the final cut and they agreed their...
Carl's Jr. Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight
New York, NY —  Carl's Jr. is testing out a cannabis burger to stay at the forefront of the CBD trend. The chain said on Wednesday that it will sell the Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight burger at one location in Denver, Colorado for just one day (April 20th, of course). The burger...
Aloha Poke Shop in Honolulu
Honolulu, HAWAII (AP) — Last year, much of Hawaii was shocked to learn a Chicago restaurant chain owner had trademarked the name “Aloha Poke” and wrote to cubed fish shops around the country demanding that they stop using the Hawaiian language moniker for their own eateries. The cease-and-desist...
Members of the Saeni Lemalu family who support the lease holder
Apia, SAMOA — A Samoa resort is continuing to operate after the Court of Appeal upheld a ruling which overturned a Lands and Titles court decision to revoke the government's endorsement of the resort's customary land lease. The problems for the Return to Paradise beach resort at Matautu Lefaga...
Vaie’e Village sign
Vaie’e Safata, SAMOA — Any untitled man in the village of Vaie’e, Safata, who beats up on his wife will be fined $2,000 and will be banished for failure to pay up. The village council ruled on the new punishment during their regular Monday meeting last week. Vaie’e pulenu’u or official government...
EPC linesmen at work on the power lines
Apia, SAMOA — The Ministry of Commerce Industry and Labour (MCIL) is holding off any official statement on the recent death of an electrical linesman, until a full report from the investigation into the fatal incident is ready. MCIL is responsible for ensuring the health and safety of workers are...
Ryan Pardee
Apia, SAMOA — Three officials from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are in Samoa this week to train information technology workers in the police and other government ministries to fight cybercrime. Twenty six professionals are being trained in the basics of how to investigate...
. Sipili Nanai or Zipso
Apia, SAMOA — The Supreme Court has set aside the Warrant of Arrest for Sipili Nanai, Samoa’s hit singer known as Zipso. Nanai’s sentencing has been re-scheduled for next week. The defendant’s lawyer gave him the wrong time for his court appearance early this week on Wednesday, April 10. The court...
Crops in Samoa were badly affected by a drought in 2014
Apia, SAMOA — The dry spell gripping Samoa shows no sign of abating, with forecasts of a drought on the horizon. Farmers have blamed the dry spell for the skyrocketing price of fruit and vegetables, with some produce costing 200 percent more. The head of the Samoa Meteorological Service, Mulipola...

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