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Gatoaitele Savea Sano Malifa

Once again dear Prime Minister Tuilaepa, with baited breath we are still waiting!

An email arrived three days ago. It said: “During a previous Parliamentary sitting, there was much debate over the Officers of Parliament Committee Report, in to the Controller and Chief Auditor’s Report for 2009 to 2011.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor Talofa and Good morning I noticed a story in Wednesday’s paper about the Dengue crisis in Samoa written by Deidre Tautua-Fanene and thought it was urgent, so hence my writing to you.

Dear Editor Re: Truth matters in the death of Siliva Auali’itia I am sad and just so tired of reading articles that express the stupidity and the corruption in Samoa.

Dear Editor Re: Could it be time to create standard laws and powers across all villages? The villages can make what essentially amount to bylaws for the peace and harmony of their villages according to their customary practices. This includes traditional fines.

Columns

The foreword of Palemia; A Memoir*

Early in 2015, Dr Peter Swain paid me a courtesy visit at my office.

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Quenjule Slaven.

Attention Scholarship Wannabes

Planning to attend University in the States? Want some help with college tuition? You just might qualify for one of these crazy scholarship ideas. Starting in 1994, it was announced that:

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Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Malielegaoi

P.M. backgrounds decision for Palemia publication

The Prime Minister delivered this speech on Thursday last week at his ‘Palemia’ book launch at Samoa House in Auckland,New Zealand.

Between the Lines

LATER! So the new Tanumalala Prison will be finished in about July next year? Correct us if we’re wrong, but did we not hear our Prime Minister inviting a certain 60 Minutes reporter, Liam Bartlett to the opening of the new prison in June this year?

LEARNING FROM OTHERS Oh no! First we got a lesson in rugby success from the visiting Flying Fijians and now we have to swallow our pride and learn from their successful airline, Fiji Airways.

7 QUESTIONS THAT ARE KEEPING US AWAKE 1. So come July 26, the day after the current Tui Atua is no longer the Head of State, is he still His Highness? 2. After being addressed as His Highness for 10 years, what new honorific if any, will he be known by?

Think a Minute

Think a minute… A four-year-old girl was terribly hurt in a car accident and going to die unless the doctors quickly found a person with her same rare blood type who was willing to give her their blood.

Street Talk

Dealing with dengue

The torrential rain over the past few days has led to the Ministry of Health and others issuing warnings about an outbreak of dengue fever. Whilst most people are aware of the symptoms of dengue fever, it is a timely reminder to us all, as individuals, to prevent what can be a killer epidemic from spreading. Lizzy Hunt spoke to a few people to share their opinions on the matter and to see if everyone is aware of preventative measures that can be taken.

Tanielu Fiu, 21

Saleaumua

Tasia Taii, 23

Salelologa

Amuolemoana Meredith, 22

Vaimoso

Lima Sakaria, 21

Luatuanu'u

Eteuati Leuluai, 34

Saleaumua

Atapana Simona, 23

Luatuanu'u

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