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Marj Moore

Something for everyone at Independence

As we head towards the first day of June on Thursday of this week to celebrate 55 years of Independence, let’s not forget that that is the underlying reason behind the many celebrations that will take place.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor Re: The rise of Tuilaepa as P.M. On 7 December 2011 Terry Bourke considered that without an independent public sector, an anti-corruption body capable of investigating corruption and prosecuting those found responsible for the corruption and an independent Electoral Commission and electoral act which

Dear Editor, Re: Talanoa Lakapi on TV1 This program has not done anything good to the development of rugby but only diminishing the image of our team who won the Sevens series in 2010. Sioeli, you need to respect these boys and you’ll need NOT to include these type of talks in the program.

Dear Editor, Re: Of low hanging fruits and Samoa Mr. Vai Autu, prepare for further annoyance and maybe read and re-read before making assumptions. I am not an American, but am a well educated Australian with more than 30 years experience in the IT and Communications industry.

Columns

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Quenjule Slaven.

Green is the new Black

Past, present and future. Three simple words yet with three very different meanings. But what we must come to understand is that their fate is all intertwined to ours.

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Manamea Apelu-Schwalger

Beyond treatment

Nothing holds more true for someone like myself than an old saying, Time is not measured by clocks, but by moments.

E.F.K.S in the Court of Appeal

At the beginning of proceedings in what is now Reupena v Senara [2016] WSSC 140 and CA 11/16, I caused to be published in these pages a biblical rejoinder from Luke 21:1-38 (Samoa Observer 22 May 2015, p.p. 13-14, 23).

Between the Lines

GREGOR PAUL FAN CLUB Don’t you just love the New Zealand Herald rugby writer, Gregor Paul?

ALL PUBLICITY IS GOOD PUBLICITY It was wonderful to see instant and very positive feedback to the ‘Clash of the Colours’ promotion of the Blues-Reds rugby game on the evening of June 2 at Apia Park.

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

Think a Minute

Think a minute…A pilot was flying his small airplane, a Cessna 150, when suddenly he lost control. His plane began spinning and falling to the ground! He panicked and began doing everything he could think of with the controls.

Street Talk

How do we address number of alcohol-related deaths?

The growing number of alcohol-related deaths is alarming. Hardly a month goes by without several incidents where precious lives are wasted due to alcohol abuse and drinking sessions gone wrong. What can we as a country do to stop these unnecessary deaths? What is your solution? Ilia L. Likou asked in today’s Street Talk and this is what people said:

Ali Fa’afetai, 37

Toamua

Iese Faleafa, 16

Samauga

James Tavana, 47

Vailoa

Joe Kaleopa, 17

Tulaele

Kini Kini, 26

Vaimea

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