DRILL: Lauli'i villlagers who took part in the drill yesterday.At exactly 10am yesterday in the coastal village of Lauli’i, the bell was rung signalling the coming of Cyclone Evanda.

SPEAKING OUT: Parents and students attended the public meeting last week where they resolved to write to the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture.The parents of some students who sat the Samoa School Leaving Certificate Mathematics exam last year have written to the Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture, Matafeo Falanaipupu Aiafi.

APPROVED: Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi signed the government’s official response.The long-awaited government response to the report by the Officers of Parliament Committee (O.P.C) has been tabled and passed by Parliament.

The approval was given in the House on Tuesday night when Parliament worked into the night to complete its list of tasks on the Order Paper for January’s sitting.

OFF YOU GO: Samoa Air has announced some great plans for the future, including regional fl ights. (inset) C.E.O: Chris Langton.Samoa Air and Coral Sun Airways have announced their intentions to provide regular weekly Air Transport services between their two countries as well as offering charter services across the Pacific.

HEAD OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS: Leaupepe Talai Lene displays what Digicel Space app looks like.Digicel has launched an innovative cloud storage solution, Digicel Space.

A 22-year-old man who was admitted to the hospital for serious injuries when the vehicle he was travelling went over a cliff at Luatuanu’u has died.

ACEO MET Ta'inau Mulipola Ausetalia Titimaea.The Meteorology Office has warned members of the public to expect heavy rain and strong winds over the next couple of days as a result of an active convergence zone over Samoa.

The Public Finance Management Act (P.F.M.A.) 2001 is a toothless tiger when it comes to getting all government ministries to submit annual reports to Parliament.

HERE TO STAY: Associate Ministers, Papali'i Niko Lee Hang and Tu'u'u Anasi'i Leota last evening. Photo / Lanuola T. Tupufia.Associate Ministers Papali’i Niko Lee Hang and Tuu’u Anasi’i Leota live to fight another day within the ruling Human Rights Protection Party (H.R.P.P).

Now that The Rock’s back, it will be interesting to see how the company uses one of its biggest superstars—if it does at all. He may simply be around to help Reigns connect with the crowd more, especially after the fans in Philadelphia savaged Reigns throughout the Rumble match.

The Rock made his longawaited return to WWE at the 2015 Royal Rumble on Sunday night.

The Samoa Tourism Authority (S.T.A) has announced important developments to its presence in the Australian and New Zealand markets.

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