The truth behind the stigmata drama

Dear Editor, Re: P.M. raised $10,000 to send stigmata girl to Rome After reading this article, it was not hard to tell that both P.M. Tuilaepa and former C.C.C.S Reverend, Opapo (Stigmata’s father) are not what they appear to be.

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Of course they work

Re: Mother’s struggles I can never understand why these people say or perhaps it is mistakenly written that “we don’t work”.

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The real superwoman

Re: Duco and government Ele Opeloge will give Samoa the same exposure if there is an event organized for her the way N.Z. presented Valerie Adams with her medal from that drug cheat.

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Ministry of Health clarifies India patients plan

Dear Editor, I would like to take the opportunity to write and clarify issues that were part of your Letter to the Editor of Thursday 23 March 2017.

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Time to bury the hatchet

Dear Editor, Re: Church stigmata row deepens This is epic deception and Monday morning quarter backing and a matter of fact from a faife’au using his daughters fake visions to manipulate our people to go along with this nonsense.

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A faifeau is not God

Dear Editor Re: P.M. should read his Bible properly The reason God created tax is because He knew that tax money will help those who believe in God and also those who don’t.

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Seeking non-abusive answers

Dear Editor Re: Woman lifter beaten by transgender speaks up Are you able to articulate exactly what is “transphobic” about what was said?

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Ok, bring it here

Dear Editor Re: Govt. is likely to back Duco again With all due respect, I can appreciate the investment logic behind PM’s support, as he sees the potential advertising returns for tourism to Samoa’s economy.

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MOMENT TO REMEMBER: Poia Enetari Sailala with Fuiava Egon Keil.

Commissioner of the people

Dear Editor, When we went for our usual exercising session with our 8 year old at Mt.Vaea, little did we know we would bump into the new Police Commissioner Fuiava Egon Keil warming up for a climb.

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Another harebrained idea

Dear Editor, Re: India patients treatment This sounds like one of the PM’s harebrained ideas, similar to the wharf at Aleipata or the makeki at Vaitele.

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It was purely political

Dear Editor, No FTM (biological female who “transitions”) has ever been able to compete at the elite level against males. It’s not going to happen.

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Think before you speak mate!

Dear Editor, Re: Ex-Pastor tells all I had a good laugh when I read the comments made by none other than Opapo Soana’i Oeti against the Elders of the C.C.C.S church and some of the church Ministers.

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Church to simple basics

Dear Editor, Listening to the P.M. weighing in on the controversial dismissal of a C.C.C.S pastor from his parish, without the usual process is like listening to a faleaitu.

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Surprised at Fuluasou hydro plant

Dear Editor, Re: Hydro Plant at Fuluasou I am surprised to see the rebuilding of Fuluasou Hydro.

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An unfair comparison

Dear Editor, Interesting reading the letter about Singapore and Samoa in your paper. But let’s take a look at Singapore.

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A more informed population is better

Dear Editor, Re: The media and political power addiction I share Keith Alderson’s sentiment that the earlier our youngsters learn how government functions the more they become informed of the rights...

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It’s cheating pure and simple

Dear Editor, Re: Woman lifter beaten by transgender Well, from what I have read it is testosterone and only that is considered.

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It is absolutely unfair

Dear Editor, Re: Woman lifter beaten by transgender This is absolutely unfair, and the result of Trans lobby pressure.

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Crunching the numbers

Dear Editor, Re: India medical scheme I’ve done a basic research online about flights and distance and here is what I found:

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Evil behind the cloth

Dear Editor, Re: Opapo spills the beans Just as well Mr Oeti is not taking up this matter as an employment issue to the courts. Mr. Oeti shows all signs of humility, humbleness and true servant of God and his loyal service to the C.C.C.S especially the people of Si’ufaga Falelatai.

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Another move about political control on the horizon

A story titled “Govt. moves to change law for Cabinet to appoint A.C.E.Os” published two weeks ago on the pages of this newspaper raised some very interesting question. We believe they are worth revisiting.

Street Talk

Ruta, 45

What changes in the police ministry are needed?

The Police Commissioner, Fuiavailili Egon Keil has finally returned to work following a long suspension and an appearance in court. Now that he’s resumed his position, Sina Filifilia Sevaaetasi hit the streets of Apia asking the question “Is there a need to have changes in the police force?”

Think a Minute

The Devil is in the Details

Think a minute…We’ve heard the expression, “The devil is in the details.” In World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower was the Supreme Commander of the Allied forces who defeated Adolf Hitler and his massive Nazi army.


Do you like your world?

Every day, social media, the news and television bombard us with both facts and fiction on different events happening worldwide.

Between the Lines


JUST CURIOUS A friend of BTL was looking through the coaching staff for the Samoa A team that’s in Fiji right now.

Sunday Reading

Myths and Legends of the Ancient World

The horsemen left King Giuki’s burg at dawn, riding out through the forest to the distant mountains beyond.

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