JUSTICE MINISTER: Fiame Naomi Mata'afa. (left) and M.P: Gatoloaifaana Amataga Gidlow.Samoa Ala Mai advocates for female M.P.’s As a first step to promote its aims and objectives, Samoa Ala Mai (S.A.M.) held three consultative meetings in Savai’i last week.

CHILE PARTICIPANTS: Fiame Naomi (front right) was amongst the participants at a high-level meeting called "Women in Power and Decision Making: Building a Different World."The Minister of Justice and Courts Administration, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, represented Samoa at a high-level meeting called "Women in Power and Decision Making: Building a Different World," held in Chile last week.

NEWLY WEDS: Ah Chiu Leausa and Fialelei Talalelei Tufuga.Lovebirds Ah Chiu Leausa and Fialelei Talalelei Tufuga both in their early 20’s, celebrated a new step in their journey when they exchanged vows.

C.E.O: Matafeo Falanaipupu Aiafi.It would take millions to run the government-operated Samoa College as a private school.

Head of State, His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi  (left) and President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping.Yesterday was the Head of State, His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi ’s birthday. He is 77. 

CAUGHT BY THE POLICE: The woman in black has been identified as Catherine Fa’alogo.Businesswoman, Iliganoa Sapolu, has alerted members of the public to beware of a woman, who has apparently been making rounds in Apia, allegedly conning unsuspecting victims in the process.

TALKING FAMILY ACT: Romulo Nayacalevu and Co-Trainer Neomai Maravuakula of Regional Rights Resource Team from Fiji.The importance of the Family Safety Act in efforts to eliminate domestic violence was on the agenda during the second day of a meeting held in Apia this week.

WELL DONE: Brianna Fruean (far right) during S.I.D.S.An extraordinary young person from Samoa, Brianna Fruean is among four finalists from the Pacific shortlisted for the prestigious 2015 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work.

COMING BACK: Paul Soliai speaks to students of Samoa College during last year’s visit. The visit this year will see Paul bestowed with the Leuluaiali’i matai title at Solosolo. National Football League stars, Paul Soliai, Isaako Aaitui, Olivier Vernon, Koa Misi and Samson Satele will grace our shores this weekend.

Seveli Feliuai of Toamua.A man who earned $600 from selling dried sea cucumbers to an unknown Chinese man has been hit with a fine of $2,100.