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.

A LIFESTYLE: Pipili Papali'i says becoming a sheep farmer is the best decision she has made.

Women can do all things.
And a woman shepherd from Sapapali’i Savai’i, Pipili Papali’i, is living proof of that. She was among farmers in Savai’i last weekend during the celebration of World Food Day. For Mrs. Papali’i, her interest in raising sheep has evolved from a hobby to a full time job.“It’s the best move I’ve made in years,” she says. “I should have done this a long time ago.

CLOSED OFF: The house at Nu'u was closed off to the public yesterday. (inset) Taupule Sione. Photo: Supplied.

“We can’t believe what happened. It’s hard. She was such a wonderful human being, a lovely soul.”

The Police have yet to finalise charges against a Policewoman who was the driver of a police vehicle that overturned at Alamagoto last month.

BLESSINGS AND GOOD WISHES: Our Toa Samoa team and management with His Highness Tui Atua and his Masiofo, Her Highness Filifilia Tamasese at Tuaefu before the team departed for the Four Nations tournament.

It’s been a great week for us,” Toa Samoa Team Manager, Andrew Farrar, said. “We’ve now received the country’s blessings, we’ve experienced the culture and we are going back to Australia with much appreciation about what we are playing for, and who
we are representing.”

PRESERVING AND ENRICHING KNOWLEDGE: Galumalemana Steven Percival, Managing Trustee of the Tiapapata Art Centre, Falanaipupu Matafeo Tanielu, C.E.O. of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture, and Sala Delhina Lee (Culture Division).

A set of seven wooden combs have been presented to the Museum of Samoa. Galumalemana Steven Percival presented the combs to the Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture, Falana’ipupu Matafeo Tanielu and Sala Delphina Lee of the Culture Division.

HE’S BACK: The people’s captain, Mahonri Schwalger, is back but not as the captain of the Manu Samoa. Instead he is the man behind a new academy simply called Rugby Academy Samoa. Photo: Ilia L. Likou.

What do more than 400 young rugby players and two former Manu Samoa captains have in common?