THE REAL ISSUES: Secretary-General Tupua Ban Ki-moon (right) with Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, in New York. Photo: UN.P.M. confronts global issues in New York

Canada suffered a last-second loss to Samoa in the Pacific Nations Cup on Wednesday night. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press)Samoa scored a last-second try to hand Canada a crushing 21-20 defeat in the Pacific Nations Cup yesterday.

A HELPING HAND: Lafitaga Maagiagi with her husband Tiauli Maagiagi and the Good Samaritan, Fiu Gasologa Foloki.A Good Samaritan has answered the call for help from Tiauli Magiagi, a blind man who had sought assistance through the Samoa Observer to allow him to have an operation.

BLUESKY MANAGER: Alex Abraham, MINISTER: Tuisugaletaua Sofara Aveau and DIGICEL C.E.O: Rory CondonThe disruption of Digicel’s internet services during the historical Manu Samoa and All Blacks test match at Apia Park three weeks could end up in Court.

Taua Fatu Tielu.A new airline is in the making and it is expected to be launched after September.

GOING HARD: Alethea Boon (third from left) in action during the Murph at the 2015 CrossFit Games in Carson.A Samoan athlete has been quietly shining on the world stage over the past week.

Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi. (P.N.G Airlines. Photo: http://sirsteveincairns.smugmug.com/)Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has Popenly invited the Airlines P.N.G. Limited to land their planes at Faleolo Airport connecting Samoa to Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

THE PUBLIC MUST BE ALERT: Director General of Health, Leausa Dr. Take Naseri. Photo: RNZI / Autagavaia Tipi AutagavaiaMore than a hundred clinically diagnosed cases of dengue fever have been recorded in Samoa in just over a month.

CONGRATULATIONS: Steffany and John Hunt after they exchanged vows at Si'usega.“I have found the one whom my soul loves.” This phrase from the Song of Solomon in the Bible summed up the spirit for Steffany Lisha Meredith and Malaesaili John Hunt yesterday when they exchanged vows in front of families, friends and guests.

FRESH START: B.S.P's new General Manager, Maryanne Lameko-Vaai and Sir Kostas Constantinou at the Bank's launch on Friday night.The Bank South Pacific (B.S.P.) which officially opened in Apia Friday evening is Papua New Guinea’s largest bank, and as such it is arguably the South Pacific’s most innovative banking institution today.