Lets make a lasting first impression

Dear Editor, Amateurs hope. Professionals work. -Garson Kanin Tourism is definitely an industry that can thrive here in Samoa but it’s going to take some work for it to thrive.

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A Fund for the future of Samoa

Dear Editor Re: Think About This For A Minute As a proud Samoan, it is very sad to see and read about the people you interview daily on how they live and support their families especially the ones in the back villages.

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Justice and Reverend Uili

Dear Editor, Re: Church members call for reimbursement The main issue which puzzles me about this whole saga is why Reverend Uili has not been reinstated to roles similar to those he held prior to him being asked to step down.

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The truth about ourselves

Dear Editor, Re: Church Ministers already pay taxes Considering the rise of immortality in the community which now includes parents raping and killing their own children...

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The Police and their antics

Dear Editor, Re: Accused woman breaks her silence Stoira, many of us wise and people with brains feel so sad and sorry for what you went through. You are absolutely correct.

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Sue the Police

Re: Police still in the hunt for blogger This lady who was arrested without a case should lodge a complaint with the PSU and should sue the Police as well.

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Out of control

Re: We were lucky Rape and robbery are signs of a country out of control and unable to reduce unemployment and rising cost of living.

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He should be in jail

Re: Man tells Court of secret love affair He is 43 and she’s 15. What kind of sane judge or a lawyer would allow this to go to court?

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Life after for a C.E.O.

Dear Editor Re: In with the new, out with the old Malo le faiva ma le tautua Sulu. So many opportunities out there to explore and you have so much potential and still young ‘n active.

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And the answer is tourism

Dear Editor Re: Tourism is our hope That is the whole idea and action that some sons and daughters of Samoa are working hard behind the scene with their developer partners and leaders of Samoa for Samoa.

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Thank you so much, Japan!

Dear Editor, Domo arigatou gozaimasu I live in the Tanoaleia/Vaivaseuta area and water quality used to be a big problem. A 25 micron fibre filter will clog with sediment and sludge with ‘clean’ water running, in one week.

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Debt, crime and rugby

Dear Editor, It’s been interesting to read a number of issues covered in the paper lately and thought I’d comment of a few things: Government Debt A number of comments in Letters to the Editor this week caught the eye.

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People know so much

Dear Editor, Re: The church and Samoa today I think, it is the first faifeau who came with his bible and told the people of Samoa that there is a saying in the bible called FREE WILL.

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It doesn’t make sense

Dear Editor, Re: No water, electricity for family living in shack This underprivileged and economically displaced family apparently represents a sector of the population living in conditions deprived of essential and necessary services that the government should provide at bare minimum.

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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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Don’t forget the hardships they’re going through too

The conditions are not ideal. With the scorching heat, the humidity reaching ridiculous levels, you see men and women toiling hard on the streets of Samoa to make money.

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

Blind spots

Think a minute…How’s your eyesight and vision? A famous blind woman once said: “It’s better to be blind and see with your heart, than to have two good eyes and not see yourself as you truly are.”


Moving on

Eyes closed Head on my pillow Mind racing

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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