FRIENDS AND FOES: Palusalue Fa'apo II and the Minister of Works, Manu'alesagalala Enokati Posala.Safata has reluctantly backed down from a petition it had filed against the division of the constituency in the Electoral Act 2015.

COMMING TO SAMOA: The New Zealand musical trio, Sol3 Mio, Moses Mackay, Pene and Amitai Pati.Fans of Sol3 Mio and the wonderful Marlena Ott Devoe are in for a treat.

WORLD TRAVELLER: Professor Dr. Hans F. Illy, of Germany.To say that Professor Dr. Hans F. Illy, of Germany, is a frequent traveller is an understatement.

CHARGES DENIED: Tupuola Terry Tavita (second from left front).A young woman yesterday told the District Court she felt disgusted with the alleged sexual advances made by the Editor of the Savali Newspaper, Tupuola Terry Tavita, towards her.

Eirenei Mafi Afoa.The Samoa Institute of Accountants (S.I.A) celebrated the induction of new members during a gathering at the Tanoa Tusitala Hotel on Monday night.

SADLY MISSED: Holani Toso.A 27-year-old father who jumped in the sea at Savalalo in an attempt to flee from his attackers has died.

WAITING FOR THEIR MONEY: Some of the representatives present to accept their money from the government.The government yesterday handed out $6million worth of grant to schools from Upolu and Savai’i.

The annual school grant is part of government assistance to more than a hundred church schools, private schools and some institutions.

PROUD FAMILY MOMENT: Vincent Ah Him, a graduate of the Certifi cate III in Hospitality is flanked by his proud family, including his father and the Associate Minister of Health, Maualaivao Pat Ah Him, after he graduated from the Australia Pacific Technical College.More than a hundred students graduated from 12 programmes at the Australia Pacific Technical College (A.P.T.C) on Tuesday.

The above table shows the status of S.I.F.A.’s employee loans as at the end of the 2011 financial year.Parliament’s Finance and Expenditure Committee (F.E.C) has advised the Samoa International Finance Authority (S.I.F.A.) to stop approving staff loans.

Reverend Dr. Iutisone Salevao.The Secretary General of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa, Reverend Dr. Iutisone Salevao, is adamant that the church has done nothing wrong.