Between The Lines


Vehicles driven by top Government officials were spotted at a church conference yesterday during working hours. Their registration plate numbers gave them away: MCR, MAF, STEC, SSFA, and SLAC.


For a church conference in Samoa, stress levels often go through the roof. One resident’s advice is traveling delegates include Medivac in their travel insurance!


Is marriage being taken to the next level? Rumours of a church in Apia that selects your husband or wife-to-be and you just turn up for the nuptials! 


Courts are increasingly worried about the hike in hard drug cases. Police might need to change tactics, just like the former top cop, who led the raids himself in military fatigues.


A shortcut to noncommunicable diseases? Try the lamb flaps or ‘mamoe’ which a local resident recently found to be 99% fat. It’s banned elsewhere in the region.


Top marks to those districts using their village councils to enforce laws such as the smoking ban on public buses. Reducing risks of cancer while maintaining travel comfort.

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