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Minister wants new system

By Marieta Heidi Ilalio

Minister wants new system The Customs division of the Ministry of Revenue is to “redesign their system” and ensure banking is done daily to avoid a repeat of the events of last week. Describing it as “a terrible week,” Minister of Revenue, Tuiloma Pule Lameko said he has ordered Customs' system to be “redesigned as soon as possible

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Con woman alert

By Jasmine Netzler-Iose

The internet has become a tool in shutting down criminal activities, at least in one case so far. A young woman has allegedly been doing the rounds of offices in Apia pretending to be a university student doing research.

She asks the unsuspecting victim to get documents she “needs for research” and while t

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Receipt dispute surfaces

By Taina Kami Enoka

The Ministry of Labour, Commerce and Industry (MCIL) has defended the differences in receipts available in Samoa’s supermarkets. There are two types. One is where receipts itemize purchased goods and the other, which categorizes the items as DEPT1, DEPT2 and so on.

The difference was raised by a frustrated

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Tautua wants audit on other corporations

By Charlina Tone

Tautua wants audit on other corporations Tautua Samoa Party leader Palusalue Fa’apo II says performance audits should also be carried out on other government corporations. This follows the publication by Sunday Samoan of the leaked damning report by the Audit Office on the country’s largest utility company, Electric Power Corporation.

The Audit Report

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Malae o Tiafau cleared

Friday, 17 February 2012 10:20

By Jasmine Netzler-Iose

Malae o Tiafau cleared The  ‘Malae o Tiafau’ is undergoing a facelift. The grass has been scooped by heavy machinery to make way for new grass to be planted on the surface, which will be elevated.

Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, Fepuleai Atila Ropati said this was determined

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‘They are our heroes’

By Marieta Heidi Ilalio

‘They are our heroes’When the Manu Samoa Sevens team hoisted the Las Vegas Trophy at Sam Boyd Stadium yesterday, their family members in Samoa were glued in front of their TV sets with tears of joy.

Paul Perez’s parents at Vaigaga immediately knelt to give thanks to the Almighty God. Father, Toiaivao Andy Perez said it was hard

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Man crushed by container

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 09:47

By Lanuola Tusani Tupufia

Man crushed by container An employee of the Pacific Forum Line was crushed to death by a container in the early hours of Saturday morning.  A senior officer of the Samoa Port Authority confirmed this saying the incident happened at the wharf w

here containers are loaded.

He

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Village butchers stranded whale

By Lanuola Tusani Tupufia

Village butchers stranded whale Small sections of a short-finned pilot whale, stranded at Fatuvalu, Safune, were all that was left when the Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment (MNRE) team arrived to investigate.

When the Marine and Conservation team arrived on Thursday,portions of the whale had already been cut and parts of

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Principals in the dark

By Marieta Heidi Ilalio

Principals in the dark The principals of two of the three colleges involved in the plan by the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture to be made into District Colleges are in the dark about the matter.  Avele College Principal, Luafalealo Mikaele Tofete when approached yesterday said he was unaware of such plans.

He declined

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Historical hall soon to be history

By Charlina Tone

Historical hall soon to be history The Apia Protestant Church hall will soon disappear taking with it a colourful history spanning more than a hundred years.  Reverend Nuuausala Siaosi Siutaia said the hall is now a safety hazard and needs to be taken down as soon as possible.

“Although we really want to preserve this piece of history, and we did

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