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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When tax is warranted

Dear Editor, Re: Resident fed up with rubbish antics Unfortunately this is an ongoing behavior that is not limited to Samoa. Whenever new laws that add financial burdens to people, the end results sometime is lawlessness.

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Debts and the big nations

Dear Editor, Re: Govt. is not broke Japan’s is around 200% of GDP.

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Church Ministers are already paying taxes

Dear Editor, The Church Ministers are already paying taxes through V.A.G.S.T and in my own view that should be enough. The imposition of direct or PAYE taxes should not be applied to them.

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Ask New Zealand and Australia for help

Dear Editor, Re: Lawyer says wrong woman arrested I was gobsmacked by this piece of news. (SamoaObserver:19April) The Police have done it again?

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The correct words

Dear Editor, The correct words - “Nofoialo” I quite agree with Phukett but needs a bit more explanation.

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Who to blame

Re: Rugby’s problem Whomever Tuilaepa hires will never win. Whomever Tuilaepa fires he wins.

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What freedom of expression is all about

Freedom of expression is one thing. Abusing people and making unfounded allegations under the guise of freedom of expression, especially when the writer is a faceless ghost, is something else.

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

Ride the wild horses

Think a minute…Wild horses are such beautiful, powerful animals. It’s inspiring just to watch them run—fast and free.


ANZAC: Lest we forget!

Today, 25 April 2017, marks 102 years since the landing of thousands of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli and the birth of the term ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps).

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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