Iosefa Setu.

Technology vital in society today

Technology makes the world goes round. “Personally, I know that technology is good for us,” Iosefa Setu.

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Pati To’omaga.

Life is tough

Life is quite hard in Samoa. That is the opinion of To’omaga Pati, 87 years old from Falelatai.

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Leaunoa Tuitama of Moamoa.

Father worries about the future of our youth

 “Take a good look around the town areas; you will see teenagers who are street vendors, some hide and drink, and some push people to give them money." - Leaunoa Tuitama

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Anita Ta’ateo from Mulivai Safata.

Samoa should have free education

Life is quite hard to our children because we don’t have free education in both primary and secondary schools.

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HAPPY 21ST BIRTHDAY NATHAN: Birthday Boy, Nathan Sua with parents, Ps. Paulo Sua and Fofoga, and youngest brother, Josiah.

21st Birthday a reminder

The second of the two children of Pastor Paulo Su’a and wife Fofoga celebrated his 21st birthday yesterday afternoon.

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2015: Some of the suppliers with customers who participated in the last Trade Promotion.

S.S.A.B. to host Trade Promotion 2017

Samoa Stationery and Books will be hosting the 3rd biennial Trade Promotion from the 25th of April.

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LE GRANDE LOLO: The Samoa Observer’s first ‘Newspapers in Education’ columnist who has recently returned to Samoa after serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the United States of America.


Le Grande Lolo shares a little of what he has learned over the past two years before he embarks on his life’s next adventure

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PRIDE IN THEIR SCHOOL: Some of the Yr 7 and 8 students attending the Vailuutai Primary School.

Celebration at Vailuutai Primary School

Prudent spending and accountability of a grant has reaped rewards for the students and teachers at  Vailuu Tai Primary School. 

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HAVING A CONVERSATION: Tagaloa Eddie Wilson, PM Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, Fassootauloa Lealaiauloto Faale at the 2012 Invest Samoa convention, in Auckland, NZ.

Fitting Auckland’s Pasifika Festival into Samoa’s export plan

Yesterday and on Saturday, Auckland’s iconic Pasifika Festival celebrated its 25th year of showcasing Pacific culture and culinary delights.

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Is it Big Bird (centre) or an animal?

Pacific topiary makes gardens fun

Are you tired of the uniformity of your garden hedges and trees? Do you like to stand out from the crowd and set trends rather than follow them?

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WELCOME: Ulu o Tokelau, Failpule Siopili Perez with a Tokelauan Official from Public Service at Taumeasina Island Resort.

Pacific leaders tackle ocean acidification

If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive. This adage is relevant now more than ever as climate change is encroaching on our shores.  

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RESEARCH DONE, REPORT LAUNCHED, ACTION? The Prime Minister says the Cabinet are yet to go through the details of the report.

Govt. to make a move on child vendor report

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has hailed a report which was compiled by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (M.C.I.L.) with the International Labour Organisation (I.L.O.) on child labour in Samoa. 

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Vice Chancellor of the University: Professor Fui Asofou So’o.

N.U.S. campus in the pipeline for Savai’i

For so many years, the dream of many students from the Savaii has been to have a campus in Savai’i so they don’t have to come all the way to Apia, leaving their loved ones behind. 

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I DON’T JUST SIT AROUND: Alio Talia of Fasito’o.

A mother’s money plight

Alio Talia puts her family first. That’s what she does every day. 

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TEACHER GOAL: Faiamio Fa’aiva wants to become a teacher.

Young woman motivated to succeed to help her family

“I’m motivated by knowing the struggles my family is going through to put me through school. This is the only way to make things right is by studying hard to get a good job to help them out.” - Faiamio Fa’aiva

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A FARMER: Aleni Aleni from the village of Faleasiu.

The tough life of a planter

If you want it, work for it. That is the firm opinion of Aleni Aleni from the village of Faleasiu.

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Im proud to become a fisherman: Fa’aea Mulipõ of Fasito’o Uta.

Pristine lagoon is Fa’aea’s office

Samoa’s pristine lagoon is an impressive sight to visitors to these shores.

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LESONA: Nanise, Sopo and Leata.

Lesona: Samoan singing sensations

Sunday Samoan: What does the name Lesona mean? 

The name “Lesona” is an amalgamation of the three names in the trio –

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Asomaliu and Tusa Misi Tupuola.

Malua Bible School graduates rejoice

Twenty-four students of the Malua Bible School celebrated sweet success yesterday.

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BONJOUR: Lieutenant Commander B. Bariller with France’s Honorary Consul, Vaimasenu’u Zita Sefo-Martel inside the cabin.

French Naval vessel in Samoa

French Navy Ship, “D’Entrecasteaux” has made port in Samoan waters for the first time.

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Think a Minute

Getting fit

Think a minute…Mr. Louis Joline was awarded one of America’s “Fittest Over 50.” At the age of 65, He had completed 61 marathon races.


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