Life after for a C.E.O.

Dear Editor Re: In with the new, out with the old Malo le faiva ma le tautua Sulu. So many opportunities out there to explore and you have so much potential and still young ‘n active.

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And the answer is tourism

Dear Editor Re: Tourism is our hope That is the whole idea and action that some sons and daughters of Samoa are working hard behind the scene with their developer partners and leaders of Samoa for Samoa.

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Thank you so much, Japan!

Dear Editor, Domo arigatou gozaimasu I live in the Tanoaleia/Vaivaseuta area and water quality used to be a big problem. A 25 micron fibre filter will clog with sediment and sludge with ‘clean’ water running, in one week.

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Debt, crime and rugby

Dear Editor, It’s been interesting to read a number of issues covered in the paper lately and thought I’d comment of a few things: Government Debt A number of comments in Letters to the Editor this week caught the eye.

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People know so much

Dear Editor, Re: The church and Samoa today I think, it is the first faifeau who came with his bible and told the people of Samoa that there is a saying in the bible called FREE WILL.

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It doesn’t make sense

Dear Editor, Re: No water, electricity for family living in shack This underprivileged and economically displaced family apparently represents a sector of the population living in conditions deprived of essential and necessary services that the government should provide at bare minimum.

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Jesus Christ the way and the truth

Dear Editor, Re: Of God, grace and Christianity What motivation is there for anyone to do any good then? If it’s up to God, as you say, then you’re implying some kind of “judgment”, right? And if so, on what criteria will he base such judgment?

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What is really happening

Dear Editor, Re: Deaths force govt to reconsider New Zealand has been talking about ending this programme and get New Zealanders back to work and now the PM acts like he cares about the death of two Samoans.

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Are you sure?

Re: The worst performance ever “Besides, nobody else can coach this side. Local coaches failed and McGrath also failed. His supporters now hold up the Paris leg win as if it was some kind of world cup victory. One victory in Paris in 2 years of losses isn’t all that great.”

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Just too dump

Re: Lawyer says wrong woman What the lawyer said is exactly right: “The Police are dump”. They don’t have any clue of what they were doing.

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How they won it

Re: Manu Samoa Sevens In Canada, there is a big picture on the front page of our local paper of Nathan Hiriyama and the team. He is from Richmond BC where I am from.

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Tourism is our hope

Dear Editor, Re: Distractions, smokescreens and cost of corruption A much needed warning to all Samoans and especially the government workers. The abuse of resources from borrowed money is not going to last forever.

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Just pay him the money

Dear Editor, Re: Rugby chief congratulates sacked coach Hahahaha... this is actually funny. E fiu lava e gaga le kamaimoa ae la lava e ioio mai... Come on C.E.O and P.M.

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The meaning of Christianity

Dear Editor, Re: Leave the faifeaus alone “Once they accept Jesus Christ then the Spirit will guide them in what they must do, they’ll know what true love is, and right and wrong, because the Spirit is the best teacher, he will guide you into all truths and convicts the world of sins.”

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A case to keep Tietjens

Dear Editor, Re: The worst performance ever No. Tietjens should be kept on for 4 years to get the team to the Tokyo Olympics. If he can get the team to the Olympics and wins the gold, then none of these losses matters.

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Go Fiji

Re: Fiji issues $7 note to commemorate Olympic sevens win The government of Samoa would issue a 7 dollar Banknote to commemorate the would be 7 Coaches for their Sevens Team in the next seven years, and dreaming of an Olympic Gold Medal would be in hand in the next 7 Olympics...

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Route of the problem

Re: Call from Minister annoys local businesswoman I know what you think is the route to go and this is what I believe is dangerous.

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A solution to the ticket problem

Dear Editor, Re: Let’s not waste an opportunity The cost of putting on these big events like super rugby games, world boxing title defences or rugby tests are prohibitively expensive for small countries like Samoa.

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This kid should have been locked away

Dear Editor, Re: Men plead guilty to robbery and burning Chinese store This kid Robert Kalati Smith or Lopeti Kalati as he is known in Palisi is a well-known regular police patrol vehicle passenger.

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The worst performance ever

Dear Editor, This HSBC Sevens Series is the worst performance from our Manu boys for as long as I can remember.

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Parting words of a Christian

There is an age old phrase that many people quote, “You shouldn’t talk about religion or politics.” Why? The obvious answer is of course, that they can cause conflict.

Street Talk

Ruta, 45

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?”

Think a Minute

Above the law

Think a minute…Does a thief steal because he’s a thief? Or, is he a thief because he steals? Studies show that over 80% of criminals who have been in prison and then freed after serving their time are back in prison for the same crime in less than 1 year!


Moving on

Eyes closed Head on my pillow Mind racing

Between the Lines


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

Sunday Reading

Myths and Legends of the Ancient World

The fire burnt low in the hearth but the servant women made no move to add fuel to it.

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