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Mata'afa Keni Lesa

Can someone explain?

Let’s be totally frank about this one. The idea that someone had worked at the nation’s busiest hospital for more than 19 years as a “doctor” before it was discovered he is only “a traditional healer” is not just alarming; it is absolutely shocking.

Letters to the Editor

Re: Church keeps E.F.K.S TV It’s a Christian propaganda tool. They play the stupidest Christian themed movies and programmes. It may look like they are losing money but they are actually recruiting future donors to their church coffers with this ridiculous station and their ridiculous programs.

Re: Church, taxes and head of State If the government will sustain the issue from the C.C.C.S, let the decision be fare with the L.D.S bishops not to tax them as well as other churches ministries.

Dear Editor, I want to point out that the political system and economy are two different strains of the same. The entire economy is run on a market driven focus. The political system is run symptomatic communism.

Columns

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Seti Afoa

Swim the Harbour of history

If only Apia Harbour can tell her story of the last 150 years. We would be mesmerised with the drama and the dramatics of Samoan history played out in her waters. No one would move until she has finished telling her story.

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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.

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…Did you know that you’re not one person, but three? The person you think you are, the person other people think you are, and the person you really are. One day a man was looking in a second-hand art shop.

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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