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  1. Three-try Pesamino toast of Samoa

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Battle of the Pacific islanders a classic story of a game of two halves, with Fiji losing out The bright city lights did not startle Samoa's village-grown heroes as they beat much-fancied Fiji in one of the strangest Cup finals ever played in the history of the Sevens. Samoa scored five first-half tries, three by Hong Kong debutant Mikaele Pesamino, ...

  2. Samoa get job done with minimum fuss

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Samoa got their title defence off to the best possible start with a 35-7 victory over Sri Lanka in pool B, although they know bigger challenges lie ahead. The Samoans never had ... outpaced the Samoan cover at least got the Lankans on the scoreboard in the second half, but that was as good as it got. For Samoa coach Rudolf Moors the fact his side completed their first match ...

  3. Reality bites newcomers Mexico

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... you're going to start your campaign against Samoa, the reigning Hong Kong and IRB World Series champions, packed with power and pace and with perhaps the best forward trio in the game- ... 'We couldn't have had a tougher introduction,' he said. 'But why not play against the best, you only learn against the best.' Samoa were harsh teachers, and not afraid ...

  4. How much for your allegiance?

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... wrote in her report for the Centre for Independent Studies, an Australian think-tank. Beijing has funded a new parliament building in Vanuatu, government buildings in Samoa, houses for the leaders of Micronesia, and sports stadia in Kiribati, Samoa and Fiji. Such largesse often feeds the endemic corruption in some Pacific countries and 'further destabilises already weak ...

  5. Islands a paradise for the financial services industry

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... investment (FDI) for the period, while the British Virgin Islands ranked second and Western Samoa ninth. There are many reasons for this. Mainland firms wishing to list on overseas markets sometimes ...

  6. Pacific pawns

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... the summit was held to reward the loyalty of the Cook Islands, Fiji, Micronesia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu and Niue, a self-governing nation administered by New Zealand. The measures ...

  7. Pacific persuasion

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... in the region than any other country. In the past few years, Beijing has rolled out the red carpet for the leaders of a dozen Pacific nations, from Tonga and Vanuatu to Samoa and the Federated States ...



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