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The latest prisoner to escape from Tafa’igata Prison has been recaptured. Lagalaga Misiluki, 38, was serving time for burglary, theft and possession of narcotics when he escaped on Wednesday. This is confirmed by Police Superintendent and Media Spokesperson, Auapaa’u Logoitino Filipo.  Yesterday...
Australia's foreign minister has reportedly reached out to Pacific leaders amid a backlash to another minister's comments about Chinese aid in the region. Last week, international development minister Concetta Fierravanti-Wells claimed China was lending on unfavourable terms and constructing "...
More Pacific people are appealing against deportation from New Zealand on humanitarian health grounds. Among them are Tongans requiring life saving medical treatment like dialysis. While kidney disease is a common ailment in Tonga, treatment isn't publicly available there. Renal specialist in...
WHAT FACEBOOK PAGE?  There is no immediate intention by Samoa government to increase the pensions for senior citizens and retirees administered by the Senior Citizens Benefit Fund, (SCBF) under the umbrella of the Samoa National Provident Fund, (SNPF). AND… Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Dr....
CHICAGO (CN) – Residents of Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have no right to vote absentee in their former state of residence, the Seventh Circuit ruled Thursday, even though residents of the Northern Mariana Islands and some in American Samoa are granted that privilege. “Absent a...
H-2A & H-2B VISAS NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR SAMOA CITIZENS  CBS News confirms that people from Haiti, along with Belize and Samoa, will now no longer be able to apply for H-2A and H-2B nonimmigrant status according to new guidance from the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and...
New Zealand boxing star Joseph Parker has revealed how eating a raw fish in Samoa left him paralysed and fearing for his fighting future. WBO champion Parker takes on WBA and IBF champion Anthony Joshua in Cardiff on March 31 as the heavyweight division works towards finding one true ruler. The big...
A man has been charged with the murder of a 15-year-old boy last week at Satapuala village in Samoa. Police are reported in the Samoa Observer as saying a 39-year-old unnamed man, one of five arrested last week, has also been charged with cultivation of narcotics. The other four also face charges...
A course held last week to help people reconnect with Samoan culture in Hawke's Bay has been heralded a success. A week-long Samoan cultural class ended on Saturday with a performance from participants at Peterhead School. Three teachers from Epiphany Trust in Auckland taught the 50 students about...
A paramount Chief of the village of Vaiala, Patu Ativalu, has deflected criticisms of the way he and another senior matai pushed the appointment of a new Church Minister for the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa in the village. “Whatever Tofaeono and Patu say, that is the voice of Vaiala,”...

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