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Mata'afa Keni Lesa

Say yes to a lifestyle of healthy living

We live in a sick nation. There is no doubt about that. All you have to do is check out our non-communicable diseases statistics and you will see just how bad it is.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Every time I watch TV scrolling up and down for a favorite programme to watch from the 6 or so local TV stations, I have noticed with disappointment that for the last two months until just 2 minutes ago...

Dear Editor, Re: Are we wrong or does this government just loves wasting money? This is the consecutive editorial championing the decision by the overseas prosecutor not to proceed with prosecution of the Police Commissioner.

Re: On Salelologa’s decision Anyone who knows anything about Samoa should know that there is no way that anybody can just come into a village and set up a shop.

Columns

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Leautulilagi Vanessa Barlow-Schuster

Samoa, integrity and media freedom

I thank Dr. Falepo for his wise words for as we know we must be forever grateful to the Lord for the work we do. 

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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?

Between the Lines

WHAT A TEASER! If the Samoa Rugby Union needed some publicity for the upcoming game to be held at Apia Park later in the year, the Auckland Blues rugby side gave it to them by defeating the Melbourne Rebels 56-18 on Thursday night.

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.

Think a Minute

Think a minute…This is a true story about a famous woman whose mother’s name was Gladys. Gladys was a beautiful woman who was instantly attracted to a handsome man named Edward who rode a motorcycle.

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.

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Falani Keneseli

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