Where is the fairness? Where is the consistency at the Ministry of Police?

Dear Editor, I applaud the Prime Minister who is the Minister of Police for his decision to make redundant the couples and siblings working within the Ministry of Police. The decision came into effect on 31st December 2017 where either of the couple or siblings has to leave the service.

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Open your mind and think critically

Dear Editor, I'm going to speak directly to Ne Ne o Samoa and all those who have this mindset that Unasa Iuni Sapolu is being "silly" with these white agendas. First I'd like to say you do have valid points there, valid to you.

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The alarm bells are ringing

Dear Editor, Re: P.M. and Samoa must tread carefully The Samoan government should have been promoting Samoan Investors. Samoans should have been educating other Samoans to make sure Samoan mo Samoa was happening.

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Where will we be 50 years from now?

Dear Editor, Re: P.M. rubbishes China claims Very well presented. I watched events back home with anxiety and stress knowing that those responsible for empowering any political party to form a government, our matai, lack the basic education to understand world affairs evolving around them daily.

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Ignorant attitudes

Re: Women as Head of State I find some of the comments shared here truly sad - especially in this day and age. I'm all for a female Head of Sate, School Principal, CEO, Sales Manager, Lawyer, Mother, Team captain, Doctor, Professor, Head Chef, Member of Parliament and yes . . . Prime Minister too!

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Debt to China overstated

Re: Samoa’s debt to China Some of the central bank reports can be found at https://www.cbs.gov.ws/inde... If they are to be believed, total debt in 2013/14 was WST959.5m and as at the first quarter of 2017 a mere WST1,008.4m, or an increase of only WST48.9m in the past 3 years.

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P.M. and Samoa must tread carefully

Dear Editor, Re: P.M. rubbishes claims about debt to China Is it Chinese Aid or Debt Entrapment? I hope our Prime Minister prayed and thought hard about what he is doing? I hope he thought about the consequences and the outcome of his decisions? For him to put our small Island Nation into so much debt is irresponsible, foolish and negligent.

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Pearls and a swine

Re: Just accept the truth Don’t cast your pearls before a swine. Knowledge is power and it’s the only way that will relieve you from bondage which will lead you to ultimately freedom. The story of Jesus is a spiritual and intellectual story of enlightenment.

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Political disasters and facts about the Constitution of Samoa. Part II

Dear Editor, The re-introduction of the Criminal Libel law in my own view is a conspiracy theory. I arrived to that conclusion because I believe; the reason why Prime Minister Tuilaepa defamed Unasa and the people of the protest march as explained in the first part of this discussion is because he left out himself to be an exception from the Criminal Libel law’s control because he is the Prime Minister.

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Very sad

Dear Editor Re: S.T.E.C. denies claim Yeah right, getting into business is not competition? This Interim Manager needs to go back to school.

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Samoa Water Authority has no logic

Dear Editor, Water is life as you once had said Mr. Editor, and indeed it is. The people of Palisi (Palisians) had found true in meanings when being woken up at 3am Wednesday 10th January 2018 and had tried to flush toilet after discharging more water into the cistern and no clean water for the refilling; and no clean water to wash the hands, then the people’s hygienic and health safety is in question.

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Loving words from a caring father

Dear Editor, Recently there have been publications on social media and on print regarding the Prime Minister’s letter of advice to Heads of Government office regarding their spiritual commitments in the closing service of the Fasting and Prayer week.

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Enjoy jail

Dear Editor Re: Chief jailed for forgery E sola le amioleaga ae tuliloaina. This fool is a menace to society. He has tried numerous times to do this kind of stuff in other villages thus causing anxiety and trouble.

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It’s a lot clearer now

Dear Editor, Re: Christmas cancelled Thanks for the informative piece on Christmas and the holy land political splits. Someone in our loku kausaga was asking us to pray for Israel.

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Oh stop it please

Dear Editor Interesting reading the editorial yesterday. But I must say the P.M. and this government have been failing when it comes to business ventures for the last 20 years.

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The call to legalise marijuana

Dear Editor Just a few weeks ago, Iuni Sapolu was one of the leading personnel of a peaceful protest that aimed at conserving the Faasinomaga of all Samoan people, our lands. It was a bold stance, I emphasised the value of their efforts.

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All they need to do

Dear Editor Re: Govt. criticised for ‘lack of consultation’ on Criminal Libel If the P.M. really wants to stop O.L.P. he doesn’t need to re instate the old libel law all he needs to do is become accountable and transparent.

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It’s already in the works

Dear Editor, Re: Woman as Head of State The move to change the Head of State from a male to a female is already in the works to coincide with the shift in political wrangling concocted by the NWO. Since Samoa is the poster child of the UN for change. Isis, Osarius, and Horus.

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Just accept the truth

Re: Brainwashed You didn’t answer my question, nor did you specifically reply to anything else I said. Your replies are becoming more random. Now you want to talk about Jesus.

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The way forward for Samoa

Dear Editor, Re: Samoa eyes China flight China is not the answer to all of Samoa’s challenges. New Chinese supermarkets have flooded Samoa with cheap, low quality and inferior goods that really do not reduce the cost of living, particularly if you take into account the negative impact on Samoan small businesses.

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Editorial

Tufuiopa’s pool plight a matter of urgency

It’s about time. Unless the government moves to do something to protect users of the Tufuiopa village pool, someone is going to get killed. There is absolutely no doubt about it. By the grace of God and sheer luck, no one has died yet during the recent incidents where vehicles have ended up in the pool.

Street Talk

Mata’afa Iefata Iata 51

Lupesoliai Parker gets the support

It’s signed and sealed. Samoa’s Lupesoliai La’auliolemalietoa Joseph Parker will take on Anthony Joshua in what will be the biggest fight of his life. The fight will take place in Cardiff Wales on 31 March 2018. Do you think Lupesoliai is ready for the fight? We asked in today’s Street Talk and this is what people said:

Think a Minute

Get hold of happiness

Think a minute…Have you heard of the new emotional sickness called Sudden Wealth Syndrome? It happens to people who suddenly become rich by winning a big lottery jackpot, inheriting a lot of money, or other quick ways.

Columns

The woman and her bones

Do you feel the earth would be kinder if Adam was Eve instead? When I look at the children of the streets, I feel sorrow only. There is not a bone in a loving mother which does not ache for the grief upon any child. I miss my own mother like I miss the rain.

Between the Lines

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.

Sunday Reading

PRESIDENT OF THE S.A.M.E.:Tagaloa Eddie Wilson with Happy Ava Farmers Tupai & Asoono- from Savaii.

Samoa’s Ava Exports expected to rise to prominence again

Samoa’s Ava Exports is looking promising, with exports expected to increase in the next couple of years. Ava exports was Samoa’s second largest export commidity from 1998 to 2001 until some European countries led by Germany imposed restrictions on the Pacific Kava Trade. Samoa’s exports of Ava in 1998 was just under $20m.

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