It may have been Rob Oakeshottesque in its delivery, but Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino spoke extensively on international law and diplomatic relationships (oh, and also declared that Ecuador would grant asylum to Julian Assange).
Media briefs: Greste on war and journalism … craggy-faced women … SMH questions Baird …
Tips and rumours
Trade officials gather in Canberra — to undermine the national interest
Cutting staff at regional newspapers hurts the bush
Abbott woos Jokowi, party invite in hand
Be grateful, the Oakeshott version would barely have concluded by now.
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