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Crises talks in Apia

Crises talks in Apia The loss of biodiversity at an alarming rate continues to be a major concern for the Pacific, SPREP’s Director, David Sheppard said yesterday. He made the point while welcoming delegates to the Pacific Environment Forum, at Tanoa Tusitala.

Mr  Sheppard acknowledged that although the Pacific has made “major” progress since the or

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Green economy in blue world

Green economy in blue world by Fa’amoetauloa Dr F. Tumaali’i
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment
Remarks at the Pacific Environment Forum
Tanoa Tusitala, Monday 12 Sept 2011.

The Forum Agenda Topics clearly reflect the broad scope and the magnitude of the issues that are critical and pertinent to us in the Pacific. 
There can be no doubt, that as we

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Grandpa rapes granddaughter

JoyetterLuamanu

A 52-year-old grandfather who had been entrusted to look after his granddaughter raped her twice.
He also threatened to beat his 13-year-old victim if she told anyone.

The man’s name has been supressed to protect the identity of the victim.
Last Friday, an assessor panel of two men and two women found the man guilty

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New bill reviews labour laws

Taina Kami Enoka
New bill reviews labour laws A revision of the Labour and Employment Act 1972 may see an extension of annual leave, sick leave and the enforcement of maternity leave for employees. It  is known as the Labour and Employment Relations Bill 2011.

The Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour CEO Auelua Samuelu Enari said a project to review the

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Daylight savings starts September

Charlina Tone
and Taina Kami Enoka

The Tautua Samoa Party is calling on government not to observe daylight savings again because it brings no economic advantages.
Tautua Samoa Leader Palusalue Faapo II said it’s an inconvenience for workers and the education system. On 24 September, daylight savings will be in place until 1 April n

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