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Marj Moore

An open letter to the Minister for Revenue and the H.R.P.P. government

To Tialavea Hunt, thank you for setting up public consultations to look for new revenue sources to fund “development projects that will raise the welfare of our people”

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor Re: Use of Police vehicle questioned This Police Toyota Truck was received as part of Australia’s Aid and paid for by the Australian taxpayers. Now the police have abused this vehicle for personal use the day it arrived.

Dear Editor Re: Hiking warning for women and females This is awful. How is tourism ever going to take hold in Samoa with rapes, child beggars, high cost for food and accommodations, third rate service to name some of the problems?

Dear Editor Re: Wasted millions on bad roads F for Failure If you think of successful leadership as an equation because you obtain a positive result, then poor leadership is like an equation with a negative result.

Columns

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Courtney Sina Meredith

SHADOW ON THE HEART

We’re in a hospital going around touch the ground

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Faamuamua Daisy Tauaanae

The Equation

Consider me lucky For I am the fruit

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Orlando Huaman

Do Samoans really need new cars?

I refer to your story titled “Minister stands by law change” published two weeks ago. Of course the Minister has to because the “boss’ says so. Mr. Niko Lee Hang states that in allowing newer cars -2009 made-or newer, into the country “will be for the benefit of our people.”

Between the Lines

So the entry point for English for aspiring teachers at N.U.S.has gone UP to 50% for 2017? What?

Talk about the need to “Keep calm and carry on”.

C’mon Land Transport Authority!

Think a Minute

Think a minute…A little boy was not obeying his mother. So she told him to sit down and stay there until she said he could stand up again. The little boy angrily sat down and said: “I’m sittin’ down, Mom…but inside I’m standing up!”

Street Talk

What should become of the Vaitele market?

The $5.7million market at Vaitele once described as a “gold mine” by the former Minister of Finance, Faumuina Tiatia Liuga, has instead become a flop. Now the government is looking for someone to develop it. It is a last desperate attempt to recover the money spent on the multimillion-tala project.

Vito Vaifale, 29

Leauvaa

Epe Feata, 40

Matautu Lefaga

Lua Pisigaoto, 48

Saleimoa

Alamoni Sae, 51

Vaitele Fou

Soo Aiono, 25

Fasitoo uta

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