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PM Tuilaepa made quite an impression on his recent visit to Fiji by wandering around the Suva market like an ordinary citizen, chatting up the vendors and showing his human side.

The Fiji media picked up on the uncharacteristic activities for a prominent political leader and made him a people’s champion.

The report did not say whether Bainimarama take similar walks in a busy public place in the Fijian capital.

The matter on the EFKS church ministers paying taxes will not be discussed until the 2020 Annual Conference.

Condolences to all the fans of GOT’s, Daenarys Targaryen, in their moment of sorry and grief. 

Jon Snow did the right thing. The woman was going mad like her dad. Her dragon would have wasted the whole of Westeros.

If you want a villain, it’s that little Lannister fella with the dwarf body and the big brains.  He’s the one who talked Jon Snow into plunging the killing dagger into the heart of his beloved Mother of the Dragons.

The EFKS Church is forced to write off $4.3m tala on the cost to renovations initially carried out from 2013 to 2016 on the Ioane Viliamu 6-storey building, Tamaligi.
The panel of five assessors, two women and three men, presiding in the attempted murder trial of prominent farmer Peter Tulaga, 38, have found him guilty as charged.

Crime

The infamous King Faipopo who was arrested in Apia at the weekend by police is free on bail, but it will be a while before he is allowed to return to Australia as his home base.
The 34 year old woman with critical gunshot wounds allegedly to the face was rushed for special medical attention in New Zealand yesterday.

Samoa will be looking into strengthening her laws to align with the international humanitarian laws already in place.

By  doing this Attorney General Lemalu Herman Retzlaff said Samoa would continue to raise the safety for its people and security of the country.

The new Tanumalala Prison and Correctional Facility will be opened on the 28th June this year.

Chief Executive Officer of the Prisons Authority Taito Saua Edward Winterstein, confirmed the opening date.

Taito said that the $10 million tala project is progressing well.

Education

Asiasiga Tualatamalelagi Naseri is Samoa College 2018 Dux and his aim is to be a doctor.
Thirty two primary schools entered the competition endorsed by the Ministry of Education Sports and Culture.

Politics

The Asia–Pacific Economic Cooperation ( APEC) summit did not end well with the US and China trade war leaving members divided and in acrimony. For the first in the history of the summit, it ended without a communiqué.

Lifestyle

On his way through Apia township, Aukilani Folau, a traveller from Savai'i, is one of many locals delighted to discover live music Friday afternoon outside Le Alley Cafe.
Malua Theological College is taking an intake of 23 students for 2019 depending on passing the last part of the entrance qualification.
Allegations of the violation of ‘traditional process and procedures,’ are behind a second court interim injunction served on the bestowal of the paramount title Malietoa on Friday at Malie village.

Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are preparing for the Saturday arrival of President Russell M. Nelson in a number of ways.

Some members are helping with manual work at the LDS Headquarters in Pesega, others have been in choir practice for the past few weeks and many are getting ready to greet him on the roadsides when he travels from Faleolo International Airport through Pesega.

The village of Nofoalii has challenged themselves to better their village decorations  put up for the All Blacks when they came to Samoa in 2015 for their one off test match against the Manu Samoa.

Local

The Fire Emergency Services Authority  (FESA) is not very popular with members of a family whose home was destroyed in a house fire early yesterday morning on Thursday at Alafua.

Technology

The use of a mobile x-ray scanner to make customs clearance work easier and quicker at the newly upgraded Matautu-tai Wharf is firmly on the pipeline for next year.

Sports

 Team Samoa is determined to win most of the medals to be awarded during the July Pacific Games.

This is the dream of the Minister Of Sports and Chairman of the Pacific Games Committee Loau Keneti Sio.

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