The Village Council of Gataivai Savai'i has expressed fears about the alienation of customary lands, warning that the three bills before Parliament proposing wholesale changes to the Judiciary, could make matters worse.
The Chief Executive Officer also denied reports that the cancellation was over an alleged threat to the “safety and security” of Board members that include Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi as the Chairman.
La’auli’s announcement will potentially make the forthcoming general election to be one of the most highly contested in decades. Everything that develops and consolidates our democratic system is good news - and political competition is key to that.
STREET TALK: The Prime Minister has challenged Gagaifomauga No. 3 Member of Parliament, La'aulialemalietoa Leuatea Schmidt to honour his verbal resignation he delivered in Parliament last week. What do you think? Should La'auli tender his resignation? In today's Street Talk, Reporter Marc Membrere and Photographer Christopher Wasson asked the public and this is what they said:
S.P.A.C.E was created by the late Seiuli Tuilagi Allan Alo Vaai. Since his passing, the baton has been passed on and carried by his nephew, Valentino Alo Maliko and colleague Glenville Christopher Lord.
The India-Samoa Centre of Excellence in Information Technology [C.E.I.T.] at the National University of Samoa's Maritime School has successfully completed the piloting of three courses.