Between the Lines


The word of the month is shortage. There is a shortage of chicken, sugar, food items, teachers, nurses, doctors, lawyers, police officers, and above all common sense.


There was confusion at the intersection in Pesega along the main road as traffic signals were not working, Wednesday afternoon. The bigger cars bullied the smaller ones and nobody in blue was in sight to control traffic.


Three high school students from Leififi are competing in a weightlifting championship in New Zealand. Hope to see them do well and hopefully, they will be there with more than the $100 given by the school to each.


Will the government, which is the biggest shareholder in a shipping line ask for the unpaid dividends which are now over $20 million? Is this another unsuccessful venture?


Speaking of unsuccessful ventures, are the Talamua harvests happening or not? The Ministry of Agriculture needs to get real ideas that have been tested and proven.


It seems that the beached vessel in Matautu will become a permanent feature of the Apia seashore. There is no word from owners or authorities on when it will be removed.

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