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World’s largest Hotel group eyes Samoa

World’s largest Hotel group eyes Samoa The world’s largest hotel group, Wyndham, is looking to expand into Samoa. Last week, the Wyndham Hotel Group General Manager for Acquisitions and Development, David Wray (pictured) visited.

He was keen for the global Wyndham Hotel Group to expand its Pacific Islands footprint to include Samoa.  Mr Wray had meetings in Apia with

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Inspector fined $800

By Lanuola Tusani Tupufia

Inspector fined $800 A Police inspector was fined $800 by the District Court, yesterday. Luatimu Samau, 40, was convicted of actual bodily harm in relation to the beating of inmate, Fa’asalafa Sione.

Judge Vaepule Vaemoa Va’ai presided over the hearing. Samau was one of three police officers accused of beating Ms Sione d

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PM and others help Grace

By Lanuola Tusani Tupufia

PM and others help Grace The family of a four-year-old girl who cannot walk on her own is extremely grateful to Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi and several other ‘Good Samaritans.’ Grace Runa Misipati, of Ma’agao, has to be carried by her siblings.

Sometimes, she has to slide around the house because of an

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MP fights for Siumu’s water

By Jasmine Netzler-Iose

MP fights for Siumu’s water Associate Minister of Education, Tu’u’u Anasi’i Leota is adamant that an eviction order made by Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, last week, should be followed through.

The order, given in Parliament, was for families living near the Tiavi Falls to vacate the area immediately. The Prime

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Machetes in family dispute

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Thursday, 26 January 2012 08:49

By Marieta Heidi Ilalio

A conflict between members of one family at the village of Malie saw two men treated in hospital, last Saturday. The incident, according

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Floating Restaurant causes concern

By Taina Kami Enoka

Floating Restaurant causes concern The Samoa Ports Authority-owned ‘$1 Floating Restaurant’ raised eyebrows on Monday night and yesterday at Matautu-tai. The boat that’s been renamed Moana Blue caused concern among the general public in the vicinity, at about 9pm Monday when it tilted and looked dangerously close to falling on its side.

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Vaipouli College to shut

Vaipouli College to shut The government’s only boarding school in Savai’i, Vaipouli College, will soon be but a memory as government moves to gradually shut it down. Education Minister, Magele Mauiliu Magele told Parliament yesterday that the Ministry has made the decision to close the school after nearly 50 years of operation.

According to Magele, the

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To pay or not to pay?

Monday, 23 January 2012 08:14

By Lanuola Tusani Tupufia

To pay or not to pay? Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi last week suggested that small kindergarten teachers should offer their service “for free”.

He was responding in Parliament to a question from Falealupo, MP and deputy opposition leader A’e’au Peniamina Lea

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No decision on Tiavi residents yet

By Lanuola Tusani Tupufia

No decision on Tiavi residents yet No decision has been made in connection with a proposal by a government MP to evict families living near the Tiavi Falls, in central Upolu. The MP for Siumu, Tu’u’u Anasi’I Leota, told Parliament last week the families in the area should be removed because “they are littering around the area.”

He

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Double tragedy as couple washed away

By Jasmine Netzler-Iose

Double tragedy as couple washed away A couple from Samalaeulu, Savai’i, died early yesterday morning after attempting to cross the flooded and notoriously dangerous Mali’oli’o River in their car.

Assistant Police Commissioner Le’aupepe Fatu Pula confirmed yesterday the couple drowned in their vehicle at around 5am “when they attempted to

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