Ernest Hemingway once said, the world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are very strong at the broken places. I for one have much to say about being broken, and yes I agree, it has given me strength, inner strength if anything.
“They weren’t very honest about their situation. They came to play the All Blacks, and then they said they had to return. It is very disappointing for the coach” – Faleomavaega Vincent Fepulea’i
I am pleased to be part of the launch this morning of the Family Safety Research Report. For one thing I am grateful for the research and I wish to congratulate all involved.
We use so much and save so little; that is the culture that we have adopted. It is a spendthrift and greedy one and it is taking a toll on our environment. We buy and consume so much, only to throw away even more.
As I watched the repeat of NZ TVONE News Friday morning, the sex abuse charges against Cardinal George Pell of Australia was the leading news. No question may be in all media outlet throughout the world. And the reason is obvious.
There is no question in anybody’s mind, here in Samoa, that our coconut oil is king. Why? Because coconut trees are everywhere and anybody, who can climb a tree, can enjoy a nice coconut water drink for free.
Welcome to the opening of the Small Business Enterprise Centre’s Trade Fair and Business Awards, it is a pleasure to have you all and thank you for availing your valuable time this morning.
At the risk of sounding cliché, five weeks ago I could never have imagined the opportunities and incredible experiences that coming to Samoa would give me.
Change is inevitable. It is encouraged, but often unwanted. You may embrace it or you may hate it, but the fact still remains that you have to and will continue to undergo the wonders of change.
There is a time for everything. That much is undeniable about life. There is a time for the sun to rise and a time to set just as day and night will come no matter what. Indeed there is a time for new beginnings, a time to close an old chapter and there are seasons for changes.
Dear Editor, I am saddened by the sudden decision for the Head of State His Highness Tupua Tamasese Efi to step down. What a shock to Samoa and everyone who respect His highness in Samoa and abroad?
Do you think there should be a limit on the number of terms for the Prime Minister? The question has surfaced following the government’s decision to change the Head of State after two terms in office. Deidre Fanene asked in today’s Street Talk and this is what people said:
Think a minute…When 2 wolves fight over a place and territory, they end their fight in a very unusual way. The wolf that finally knows he can’t win, surrenders by rolling over on his back and sticking out his neck to the teeth of the other wolf.
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?
Government has taken on board suggestions for a Water Power top-up initiative identical to the Cash Power top-up for electricity.
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