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Samoa Goes Into Lockdown After 15 Australians Test Positive

The prime minister of Samoa has placed the small Pacific nation into a 48-hour lockdown after 15 passengers on a flight from Australia tested positive for COVID-19.
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Women's Rugby World Cup 2021: Scotland in play-off final after Hong Kong and Samoa withdraw

Scotland will face either Kazakhstan or Colombia in a 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup play-off final after Hong Kong and Samoa withdraw.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Scotland, Colombia, Kazakhstan, Samoa


Tsunami observed in Hawaii caused 'no reported damage' after waves hit Tonga following volcanic eruption

Tsunami warnings have been issued for the islands of Tonga and Samoa, after an underwater volcano in the South Pacific exploded in a violent eruption on Saturday, sending a cloud of ash and gas steam into the air.
Tags: News, Hawaii, Stories, South Pacific, Tonga, Samoa


Tonga underwater volcanic eruption creates tsunami waves – video

Tsunami waves caused by an underwater volcano have hit Tonga’s capital and the capital of American Samoa. The eruption at 0410 GMT on Friday of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai underwater volcano, located about 65km (40 miles) north of Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, caused a 1.2-metre tsunami, Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology saidTsunami hits Tonga after underwater volcanic eruption Continue reading...
Tags: Australia, World news, Tonga, Samoa, Bureau of Meteorology, Nuku'alofa, Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai


Dramatic footage of tsunami hitting the Pacific island of Tonga after a giant underwater volcano erupted

This picture taken on December 21, 2021 shows white gaseous clouds rising from the Hunga Ha'apai eruption seen from the Patangata coastline near Tongan capital Nuku'alofa. - A huge dust cloud spewed out when a volcano erupted in Tonga this week could result in showers of acid rain across the Pacific kingdom, emergency authorities have warned.MARY LYN FONUA/AFP via Getty Images An underwater volcanic eruption has led to tsunami warnings being issued to the people of Tonga.  Tonga's...
Tags: Science, Trends, News UK, New Zealand, Volcano, Pacific, Tsunami, Fiji, Tonga, Tonga Tonga, Samoa, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, Taufa, Nuku, UK Weekend, Bethany Dawson


Tsunami hits Tonga after an underwater volcano in the South Pacific exploded in a violent eruption

Tsunami warnings have been issued for the islands of Tonga and Samoa, after an underwater volcano in the South Pacific exploded in a violent eruption on Saturday, sending a cloud of ash and gas steam into the air.
Tags: News, Stories, South Pacific, Tonga, Samoa


Tsunami hits Tonga after underwater volcanic eruption

Waves of 2.7 feet observed by gauges in capital following latest eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apaiTsunami waves caused by an underwater volcano have been observed in Tonga’s capital and the capital of American Samoa.The eruption at 0410 GMT on Friday of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai underwater volcano, located about 65km (40 miles) north of Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, caused a 1.2-metre tsunami, Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology said. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia, World news, Asia Pacific, Tsunamis, Tonga, Samoa, Pacific Islands, Bureau of Meteorology, Nuku'alofa, Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai


Tsunami warning issued for Tonga after underwater volcano explodes

Tsunami warnings have been issued for the islands of Tonga and Samoa, after an underwater volcano in the South Pacific exploded in a violent eruption on Saturday, sending a cloud of ash and gas steam into the air.
Tags: News, Stories, South Pacific, Tonga, Samoa


Tsunami Observed in American Samoa After Tonga Volcano Erupts

(Reuters) -An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage...
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Taika Waititi's Next Goal Wins Replaces Armie Hammer With Will Arnett

As those reading this are likely aware, "The Social Network" and "Call Me By Your Name" star Armie Hammer was hit with multiple allegations of sexual abuse and assault last year. This has already led the actor to vacate his role on "The Offer," a miniseries about the making of "The Godfather" moving forward at Paramount+. These unsettling allegations have also cast a dark cloud over a pair of films that Hammer worked on in 2019 but have yet to debut. The first of those movies, "Death on the Nile...
Tags: Movies, News, Australia, Disney, FIFA World Cup, Michael Fassbender, Thor, Kenneth Branagh, Angus Sampson, Armie Hammer, Agatha Christie, Hammer, Social Network, Fassbender, Samoa, Taika Waititi


Mented Cosmetics Yacht Life Bronzer Review & Swatches

Yacht Life Mented Cosmetics Yacht Life Bronzer ($22.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a medium-dark brown with moderate, warm undertones and a matte finish. It wasn’t too orange-leaning and was more reddish and rusty applied and blended out on my skin. It had nearly opaque color coverage, which was easily built up to full coverage if desired. The powder felt soft and smooth enough to the touch, but there was also some dryness present, which transla...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Samoa, Charlotte Tilbury, Natasha Denona, Cheek Products, Bronzers, Pigmentation, Kevyn Aucoin, Temptalia, Mented Cosmetics, Yacht Life Mented Cosmetics Yacht Life Bronzer


Heineken Champions Cup: Cardiff centre Rey Lee-Lo available for Harlequins trip

Cardiff will have Samoa centre Rey Lee-Lo available for the Heineken Champions Cup trip to face English champions Harlequins.
Tags: News, Heineken, Cardiff, Harlequins, Samoa, Rey Lee Lo


The ‘gals’ behind Samoa’s first woman PM

Samoa's first woman prime minister has been supported throughout her career by a group of powerful female friends.
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Rugby: Wanita barbar mendapatkan rekor penonton, permainan pria dibatalkan karena Covid-19, Berita Olahraga & Berita Utama

LONDON (REUTERS) – Tim putri Barbarians mengalahkan Afrika Selatan XV 60-5 di depan penonton yang memecahkan rekor dunia di Twickenham pada Sabtu (27 November) setelah pertandingan putra melawan Samoa dibatalkan dalam waktu singkat menyusul wabah Covid- 19. Kerumunan 29.581 menonton pertandingan – rekor untuk pertandingan wanita.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
Tags: London, Frugality, Samoa, Sabtu, Wanita, Berita Utama, Berita Olahraga, Kerumunan


Barbarians v Samoa: Joe Tekori's emotional interview after being denied final game

Samoa's Joe Tekori gives an emotional interview after he was denied the chance of a farewell game for his country when the Barbarbians pulled out of the fixture following a Covid outbreak.
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Barbarians double-header: Men's match v Samoa called off after Covid outbreak

The men's Barbarians match against Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday is called off 90 minutes before kick-off after six Covid-19 cases in the Barbarians camp.
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Children of Wong Kim Ark

For the Symposium on Carol Nackenoff and Julie Novkov, American by Birth: Wong Kim Ark and the Battle for Citizenship (University Press of Kansas, 2021).  Bethany Berger I am the daughter of a birthright citizen born to an illegal immigrant.  My paternal grandfather came to New York before Congress blocked most migration from Eastern and Southern Europe in 1924.  But when my grandmother, a cousin from the same stetl in Galicia, came here, she did so illegally.  My grandparents married in 1926...
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Citizenship and America’s Unfinished Revolution

For the Symposium on Carol Nackenoff and Julie Novkov, American by Birth: Wong Kim Ark and the Battle for Citizenship (University Press of Kansas, 2021).  Rogers Smith   The University of Kansas Press has long published an outstanding series of books on major decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court.   American by Birth: Wong Kim Ark and the Battle for Citizenship by Carol Nackenoff and Julie Novkov is one of the very best. Like others in the series, it brings to life Wong Kim Ark and his ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Congress, China, America, United States, Calvin, Branding, Guest Blogger, U S Supreme Court, District Court, Samoa, John Marshall, Wong Kim Ark, American Samoans, Kettner, Vattel


How I armed my kid to battle predatory brands, and what she taught me in return.

Surprise surprise - there's a social media firestorm brewing about Ambercrombie and Fitch again....This embroilment is related to a comments made by CEO, Mike Jeffries in an interview, related to Abercrombie's targeting of the "cool set."  In Jeffries' terms, the brand is exclusive by design - targeted to the "cool" and "beautiful" kids -- and definitely not fat or ugly kids. Do the research to dig out the quotes yourself, please... because frankly, this drama isn't the point of this post.  Desp...
Tags: Seo, Customer Experience, Values, Diversity, Anonymous, Retail, Community, Bangladesh, Old Navy, Ivory Coast, Discrimination, Hypocrisy, Michelle, Abercrombie, Samoa, Fitch


Plant in traditional Samoa medicine could be as effective as ibuprofen, study shows

Researchers say leaves of the matalafi plant could also potentially be used to treat cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases Leaves from a plant which can be found “in back yards across Samoa” could be as effective as ibuprofen in lowering inflammation and could even be used to treat illnesses such as Parkinson’s and cancer, a new study has found.For centuries, the leaves of the psychotria insularum plant, known locally in Samoa as matalafi, have been used in traditional medicine to treat i...
Tags: Science, World news, Asia Pacific, Samoa


‘I wouldn’t wish it upon any parent’: living on the frontline of global heating

From extreme weather obliterating homes to rising sea levels ruining crops, climate breakdown is a terrifying daily reality for manyThroughout the 2021 United Nations climate change conference, the Guardian will be publishing the stories of the people whose lives have been upended – sometimes devastated – by the climate breakdown. Continue reading...
Tags: Environment, World news, Asia Pacific, United Nations, Global development, Extreme Weather, Samoa, Pacific Islands, Climate Crisis, Cop26


‘Is it to satisfy you or to satisfy us?’ Why New Zealand’s Pacific colony doesn’t want independence

Despite officials from New Zealand and the United Nations hoping that Tokelau would vote for independence, the islands have resistedIn 2006, two lacquered wooden chests and a crate of champagne were ferried 507km from Samoa to Tokelau, a collection of atolls scattered across the Pacific which are home to 1,500 people. Over three days the chests were carried between atolls to collect ballots in a referendum on whether Tokelau should move, finally, towards self-governance.Since 1946, Tokelau – one...
Tags: World news, Britain, Asia Pacific, United Nations, New Zealand, Pacific, Samoa, Pacific Islands, Tokelau


How’s This For Brave? A Complete Wagner ‘Ring’ Cycle, Set In Samoa, Performed With Orchestra In A Parish Church Hall

That’s exactly what the London-based collective Gafa, run by Samoan-British singers, is doing for the next four Saturdays, in a costumed concert staging. The concept is that, like the Norse gods, the old Polynesian gods are facing their twilight as Europeans arrive. – The Guardian
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‘Feel the fear, then do it’: Wagner’s Ring cycle gets a bold Samoan rework

Productions of Wagner’s epic take years in the planning and execution, huge spaces and hundreds of people. How is a small arts collective performing all four operas in a Putney church, and how does a conch shell and a fire dance fit in?Here is an insane undertaking: a small London-based arts collective, Gafa, run by singers of Samoan heritage, putting on a complete Ring cycle – four vast operas, almost 15 hours of music – in a church in Putney, southwest London. Opera houses spend years plotting...
Tags: Music, London, Culture, Classical Music, New Zealand, Opera, Eddie, Pacific, Wagner, Samoa, Putney, Siegfried, Richard Wagner, Brunnhilde, Sani, NAFA


'One of the greatest injustices': Pacific islands on the frontline of the climate crisis – video

Pacific countries are among those most at risk amid the climate crisis. Islands are becoming more difficult to inhabit and people across the region face an impossible decision: to stay in a dangerous place, or leave their homes and culture behind. Samoan journalist Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson talks about the cost of global heating and what Pacific leaders are asking for at the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow.► Subscribe to Guardian Australia on YouTubeAn impossible choice: the Pacific's climate c...
Tags: Glasgow, Pacific, Guardian Australia, Samoa, Pacific Islands, Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson, Climate Crisis, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, Cop26, usThe Guardian, Judith Neilson Institute Continue


Monica Galetti: ‘My goal was to be a chef, it wasn’t to be on TV’

The chef on 13 years of MasterChef: The Professionals, the many uses of Marmite and why she can’t have a banana in peaceI grew up in Samoa and, looking back, I don’t think I realised how wonderful life was back then. The chickens used to run wild on the family plantation and we’d collect their eggs. We’d pick guavas, pineapples, papayas. It was such a normal thing to do.Every Sunday, we’d have an “umu” – a big fire pit with volcanic rocks. When the fire dies down, the rocks are taken off and you...
Tags: Food, Television, Culture, Food TV, Chefs, Masterchef, Samoa, Monica Galetti


In Samoa we are born into land, climate change threatens to take it away from us

Everyone in the Pacific has stories of times the climate crisis hit our lives. For me, it is the birth of my daughter between cyclonesMy daughter was born between cyclones.It was January 2013, and as we drove to the hospital, we passed the wreckage left by Cyclone Evan which had devastated my home island weeks earlier. Evan had been the worst tropical cyclone to hit Samoa in over two decades. There were huge holes in the road. Debris where homes once stood. Continue reading...
Tags: Climate Change, Environment, Asia Pacific, Pacific, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Evan, Samoa, Pacific Islands, Cyclone Evan


Pandora papers: Samoa defends its offshore industry, points to ‘key levers’ in bigger countries

Pacific country says it faces ‘diabolical challenges’ due to larger nations and that they play a much bigger role in controversial industryThe financial regulator of Samoa, a Pacific nation implicated in the Pandora papers as a tax haven for wealthy individuals, has defended the country’s involvement in the offshore industry and pointed the finger at “larger economies” such as the UK and Singapore for their role in it.“Samoa is a proud, law-abiding country that has suffered much due to its harsh...
Tags: UK, Singapore, World news, Pandora, Asia Pacific, Pacific, Samoa, Pacific Islands, Pandora Papers, Tuifaasisina Sieni Tualega Voorwinden, Samoa International Finance Authority Continue


15 projects win $130M+ in USDA Sustainable Agricultural Systems grants: the complete winners

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest up more than $130 million in sustainable agricultural research projects aimed at improving a robust, resilient, climate-smart food and agricultural system. This investment is made under the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Sustainable Agricultural Systems program. This innovative program focuses on a broad base of needed research solutions from addressing labor challenges and promoting land stewardship to correcting climat...
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