Between The Lines


Another case of dodging the bullet and shooting the messenger? Cabinet Minister was asked if he instructed staff to do paperwork for a foreign vessel, but opted to leave the question unanswered.


Cabinet solidarity in a state of confusion? A Minister congratulated a scribe for reporting on a political colleague and then threw the writer under the bus days later! 


What about those entities that gave full coverage to a Minister’s statement but overlooked Journalism Rule#1 to ensure balance and didn’t call the criticised party? Embarrassing.


The more the merrier, as another local telco announces its ICT-focused symposium scheduled for today. Two weeks ago their rivals hosted a leadership summit.  


Samoa Games 2023 giving Apia that Pasifika flavour with athletes from various countries spotted in town. Expect more island visitors in the next few days for independence celebrations.


With several regional and international events hosted by Samoa over the last week, local artifact sellers at Fugalei are surely making a killing.

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