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MV Sili takes on water, engines damaged

The MV Sili took on water while docked at the service wharf in Fagatogo on Saturday causing what is believed to be irreparable damage to its engines. One of the Port Administration engineers on board […]

Deputy Treasurer rejects Samoa claim

Deputy Treasurer Keith Gebauer has rejected claims from Samoa that most of the hard drugs found in Samoa are brought in from the territory. Gebauer told the Samoa Observer, that by Samoa pointing the finger […]

Customs find marijuana during inspection

Two days ago while carrying out a regular inspection, customs discovered packets of marijuana stashed in crates of household goods shipped from the mainland . According to sources, after the discovery which involved customs dogs, […]

Travel agent disputes claim by Samoa Immigration

A local travel agent has disputed claims by Samoa Immigraiton officials that a group of Asian travelers who transited through Samoa over the weekend did not have proper documents to travel here. And as a […]

PM calls critic Sapolu a “terrorist”

Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has labeled one of his social media critics a “terrorist” and wants the US Central Intelligence Agency to investigate. The PM told media this week that Saute Sapolu, who […]

Inmate released from TCF after being shot in jail

The High Court Wednesday released a defendant on bail on his own recognizance for his own safety. Samoa News reports that Associate Justice Fiti Sunia released Sopi Senio after learning that he had been shot […]