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Mata'afa Keni Lesa

What freedom of expression is all about

Freedom of expression is one thing. Abusing people and making unfounded allegations under the guise of freedom of expression, especially when the writer is a faceless ghost, is something else.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Amateurs hope. Professionals work. -Garson Kanin Tourism is definitely an industry that can thrive here in Samoa but it’s going to take some work for it to thrive.

Dear Editor Re: Think About This For A Minute As a proud Samoan, it is very sad to see and read about the people you interview daily on how they live and support their families especially the ones in the back villages.

Dear Editor, Re: Church members call for reimbursement The main issue which puzzles me about this whole saga is why Reverend Uili has not been reinstated to roles similar to those he held prior to him being asked to step down.

Columns

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Sue Langford - Australian High Commissioner

ANZAC: Lest we forget!

Today, 25 April 2017, marks 102 years since the landing of thousands of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli and the birth of the term ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps).

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Layton Lolo

Moving on

Eyes closed Head on my pillow Mind racing

On the road to euthanasia

When thunder rumbles over his bed he doesn’t move. Does he hear it?

Between the Lines

The righteous thing The Ministry of Revenue is not the most popular of government Ministries right now. That’s for sure.

Make it relevant, P.M. Once again, the P.M. managed to deflect from his Government’s shortcomings and deliver a ridiculously rant.

New Ministry mooted Do we need yet another Ministry? One wit has suggested the new ministry should be called M.O.F. - for Ministry of Fa’afetai!

Think a Minute

Think a minute…How’s your eyesight and vision? A famous blind woman once said: “It’s better to be blind and see with your heart, than to have two good eyes and not see yourself as you truly are.”

Street Talk

What changes in the police ministry are needed?

The Police Commissioner, Fuiavailili Egon Keil has finally returned to work following a long suspension and an appearance in court. Now that he’s resumed his position, Sina Filifilia Sevaaetasi hit the streets of Apia asking the question “Is there a need to have changes in the police force?”

Ruta, 45

Tufulele

Ese Fata, 45

Afega

Soma Soma, 32

Apia

Tofoi Papa, 25

Puipa'a

Luao Laulu, 28

Toamua

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