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Marj Moore

Wasted time and money

For those of us who do not have a law degree but have learned something about right and wrong during our lives, it was always a ridiculous situation.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor Re: Letter to Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegoi The debt incurred by this government is totally out of control.

Dear Editor Re: Ban a sad day for Samoa All businesses with foreign shareholding are required under the Foreign Investment Act 2000 to acquire a Foreign Investment Certificate.

Dear Editor Re: Alleged Fraud and Media Samoa The gov’t should never have been involved in the Media Council, how it’s run and its decisions.


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Jorim-Paul Phillips

Time’s Illusionist

Jorim–Paul Phillips is a new columnist for the Samoa Observer’s ‘Newspapers in Education’ feature.

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Marj Moore

U.N. World Day of Social Justice - “Preventing conflict & sustaining peace through decent work” 2017

Did you know that today, 20 February is the U.N. World Day of Social Justice?

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Quenjule Slaven.

Is President Donald Trump the next Hitler?

America was considered a place where everyone was treated fairly and led as an example for the rest of the world. So what happened? Donald Trump won, and for better or worse, he is now my President! He wants to control the country, but he can’t even control his own hair.

Between the Lines

We really need another airline that is not affiliated to an existing one which is also flying in and out of Samoa. In other words, competition please, not a cosy relationship where you both maintain the status quo at the expense of the trapped customers

Let’s hope Samoa is not judged on first impressions because if it is, we are in deep trouble. The tail end of the hundreds of passengers arriving at the weekend on a full flight from N.Z. were subjected to close to a two hour wait to be processed.

Just for a coffee? So here’s the thing. We know those vehicles with DC number plates are driven by mostly expats.

Think a Minute

Think a minute…This is a true story about a young lady who got so tired of living with her strict parents that she ran away from home.

Street Talk

Ele deserves money from Samoa

Samoa’s Olympic medalist, Ele Opeloge, is unlikely to earn a lot of money – if any – from the government for her efforts. Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi’s insists the government only awards monetary gifts to Olympic gold medal winners.

Siaki Mafiti


Duffy Asotasi


Ron Dukenona


Fetalaiga Tu’ulua


Moveni Ti’aseuga


Falani Keneseli


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