LANDED: The new USD$4million twin otter bought by Polynesian Airlines with a loan.

Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, has challenged Polynesian Airlines to fly to Savai’i.

BOXING PROMOTERS: S.P.B.I President, Ale Vena Ale, and Pound for Pound Fight promotion Managing Director, Tuigamala Va'aiga Tuigamala during the Pacific Warriors press conference.

“We need sporting facilities, we a need a gym, we need backing, we need fi nance, we need all that because we don’t have anything for the boxing, not even a ring, not even a boxing bag, not even nothing”

Lafaitele Patrick Lei'ataualesa.

The Associate Minister for the Ministry of Police and Prisons, Lafaitele Patrick Lei’ataualesa, took a swipe at the media in Parliament on Thursday accusing reporters of being unfair, saying they “need to be factual and balanced.”

He also said: “Journalists should have standards in place to avoid people who wander off the streets and end up becoming journalists.”

ACTING: Nafo'itoa Tala'imanu Keti.

The Acting Police Commissioner; Nafo’itoa Tala’imanu Keti, has refused to confirm or deny reports that someone known to a 23-year-old accountant killed at Nu’u during an inferno on Sunday morning is a prime suspect.

SALEGA MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT: Tapuai Toese Ah Sam and Afualo Dr. Wood Salele at Parliament. After nearly four years in the House, Tapuai fi nally spoke yesterday and was accepted as his maiden speech. Photo:  Lanuola Tupufia.

“I respect you Mr. Speaker. If you had ordered me to ask the question, I would have but since you have accepted (my request for Palusalue to ask), it shows that you are a person of God with a deep foresight,” Tapuai Toese Ah Sam, of Salega

VAITELE COLLISSION: A police vehicle with the plate number POL53 is being towed away after it crashed into a taxi at Vaitele yesterday. The crash at the Tava and Aoa Street intersection happened just after 3p.m. Four Police officers were in the vehicle when the crash happened.

TOP LEGAL MIND: Attorney General, Aumua Ming Leung Wai, outside Parliament yesterday where a Bill affecting his work and that of other lawyers was discussed. Photo: Lanuola Tupufia.

Bill seeks to ensure that the fees and costs charged by lawyers are fair and reasonable

C.E.O: Matafeo Falana'ipupu Aiafi.

The Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O) of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture (M.E.S.C), Matafeo Falana’ipupu Aiafi, is adamant that his comments about teachers from Samoa, who have left to teach in American Samoa, have been taken out of context.

WE LOVE AND MISS YOU PULE: At the house yesterday, a poster hung on the gate with messages of love to Taulapapa Taupule Sione who was killed there on Sunday morning. (inset) SWEET FACE: Taulapapa Taupule Sione.

A 23-year-old girl burnt to death inside a home at Nu’u on Sunday morning was scheduled to get married in December.

Ms. Alofamosamoa said Matafeo and the government’s promises for better pay sounded so hollow. She was referring to claims by Matafeo that the Ministry is trying to improve salaries for teachers and is developing a position paper to be presented to the government for a seven per cent increase in teacher salariest.