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Fees climb at LTA

By Marieta Heidi Ilalio

Fees climb at LTA Running a vehicle is set to hit you where it hurts the most, in your pocket.  The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has increased all licensing and registration fees.

Chief Executive Officer, Leasi Vainalepa Galuvao, told the Samoa Observer in an email message that the increase in licensing was issued by

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PM defends women bill

By Charlina Tone 

PM defends women bill Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has rubbished suggestions from the Opposition party that the Government’s plan to ensure women occupy five seats in Parliament is flawed.

The bill, which guarantees that 10 per cent of seats in Parliament are reserved for women, has been the subject of stinging

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Family tells of frustrations

By Niccola Hazelman-Siona

Family tells of frustrations Rainy days are days of gloom for many residents of Fugalei. But no one hates it more than Fa’aumumu and Peta Poleka,who live in the reclaimed area.Every time it rains,the Polekas constantly wonder what will end in their house.

Some days, dead carcasses come with the flooding. Over the years, they’ve seen

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Man squashed, lucky to survive

Man squashed, lucky to survive PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 06 February 2012 04:12

By Marieta Heidi Ilalio

Man squashed, lucky to survive He is suffering from a broken hip lying in the Acute 7 ward of  Tupua Tamsese Meaole hospital, but 27 year old Oloie Fa’ato’a is “hap

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Jack Chen deported

By Taina Kami Enoka

Jack Chen deported Embattled Chinese businessman Guofeng Jack Chen must leave Samoa today. That’s what a deportation order dated 2 February 2012 and signed by Prime Minister and Minister of Immigration, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, says.

The letter lists the reasons for deportation as follows: “That Mr Chen continues to remain

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New lawyer keen to help

Saturday, 04 February 2012 10:24

By Marieta Heidi Ilalio

New lawyer keen to help A young lawyer admitted to the bar yesterday says her goal is to help the people of Samoa. Ane Tuasivi Iati Imo, 24, of Tula’ele, was accepted into the bar by Chief Justice Patu Tiava’asue Falefatu Sapolu, in the Supreme Court.

Attorney General, Aumua Ming

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String found in elegi

By Charlina Tone

String found in elegi Fale Kuresa, of Vaitele Fou, has vowed never to eat elegi again after he allegedly discovered a string like object in a can he bought on Wednesday night. Mr Kuresa said he purchased two cans of Sea Boat Sardines from a nearby store for dinner.

But he was “disgusted” when he opened one of the cans and found the fo

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Internal Affairs ACEO resigns

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Wednesday, 01 February 2012 08:40

By Lanuola Tusani Tupufia

The Assistant Chief Executive Officer (ACEO) of Internal Affairs, who was investigated over a fight during his Ministry’s end of y

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Parents aim high as schools start

By Lanuola Tusani Tupufia

Parents aim high as schools start While students are being spoiled with new uniforms and new stationeries at the start of the school year, parents are hoping that the treats will do the trick.  Most schools returned for 2012 yesterday.

Manai Chuling, of Vailoa, has two children enrolled at Faleata College. The mother said despite their

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Change a must, says ex-diplomat

The church needs to stop being “ignorant” about the plight of poor people who are “slaving” to keep their “so-called heavenly masters” happy. That’s the opinion of a former diplomat who says he is fed up with the church’s denial of pressuring its members to give.

The former diplomat who asked for his name to be withheld for

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