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Marj Moore

The other side of success

Not everyone travels in a straight line as they leave school and seek further education or enter the work force. One of our front page stories, “Hurdle after Hurdle …” is a wonderful story with a twist, in comparison with some of the others we have featured over the past weeks.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor Re: Govt. reacts to shameful E.U. tax haven blacklist Maybe this is why the E.U. moved their office out of Samoa in May last year?

Dear Editor Re: Nothing new in the treatment of Samoans in American Samoa Oh Gosh!!! You’re saying that American Samoa treats people from Samoa like slaves now?

Dear Editor Re: Samoa Airways a low front heading towards Samoa As I have said, Samoa Airways is paying $30,000 USD every single day in lease.

Columns

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Orlando Huaman*

Breadfruit tree has many uses

This article deals exclusively with the food uses of the breadfruit then and now. THEN. Back in the early Polynesian times, when the breadfruit reached these islands they used just about everything needed to survive.

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Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta’isi Efi

Le Tofā Taofiofi: The Wisdom of Restraint

Ladies and gentlemen, good evening. 

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Maiava Iulai Toma

Human rights can help Samoa become a better nation

The National Human Rights Institution would like to wish everyone a very happy Human Rights Day!

Between the Lines

LEARNING THE AIRLINES LINGO Heard the term “close in bookings”? Chances are, you are one of the many Samoans who fall into that category used by airlines to describe your booking when you travel.

SLOW DOWN PLEASE Those midnight rally drivers might want to be careful out there.

YOU’RE THE BEST! Admiration and thanks to the school pupils, supervised by teachers, for manning the pedestrian crossings near schools and keeping their many fellow students and drivers safe on our roads.

Think a Minute

Think a minute…Did you have to compete with someone else to get the girl or guy you wanted? Whether we like it or not, competition is part of life.

Street Talk

Head of State or Governor General?

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi’s government has moved to amend the Constitution once more in relation to the position of the Head of State. But the change has given rise to suggestions that since anyone is now eligible to become the Head of State, is it not time to consider changing the title from Head of State to Governor General. What do you think? Ioana Tupa’i asked in today’s Street Talk and this is what people said:

Aitasi Ugapō Aumua

Manunu

Asafo Keti

Salani Falealili

Ene Taliaoa

Vaitele-uta

Foutanu Maiai

Saoluafata

Lemanaia Simone

Luatuanuú

Michael Tamanikaiyoroi

Aleisa

Talimalama Tenari

Salesātele Falealili

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