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  1. FILE PHOTO: New Zealand's coach watches Fiji beating Canada in their rugby sevens match at Wes

    Rugby: Samoa sevens coach Tietjens stepping down due to COVID-19 uncertainty

    Samoa's rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens says he will not seek to renew his contract when it expires in August due to the uncertainty hanging ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at the Facebook logo on a screen.

    As coronavirus misinformation spreads on social media, Facebook removes posts

    Facebook Inc said it will take down misinformation about China's fast-spreading coronavirus, in a rare departure from its usual approach to ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Rugby World Cup 2019 - Pool C - United States v Tonga

    South Pacific nations losing out in club-versus-country battle

    Rugby players from the South Pacific islands are being caught up in a tug-of-war because their European clubs place "undue pressure" on them not ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: A view of the capital Apia

    Samoa extends measles state of emergency, NZ to fund Pacific vaccination campaign

    The South Pacific island nation of Samoa on Saturday extended a state of emergency due to a measles outbreak which has killed 72 people, mostly ...
  5. Immunisation rates in Samoa dropped to just over 30 percent before the outbreak, well below accepted

    Decorated with butterflies, infant-sized coffins sent to measles-ravaged Samoa

    Volunteers in the New Zealand city of Rotorua are preparing two dozen white-lined coffins to be transported to Samoa at the end of the week as the ...