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  • 09
  • Oct

Like most Australians, I love sport.  In the small town where I grew up, sport was at the centre of community life.  As a child, I played sport all year round: Australian Rules football, cricket, tennis, basketball, golf.  And when I wasn’t playing sport, my friends I were watching it, talking about it, going for a run or kicking a ball around.

  • 08
  • Oct

It is bound to happen. And anyone who claims to be anyone in the politico-resource sector control game knows it was coming.

  • 08
  • Oct

The sentence handed down by the Magistrate Court against Ms. Selina Boso, the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Rural Development, on the 25th September 2015 sends a strong message that information about the administration and distribution of Constituency Development Fund is a matter of public interest.

  • 08
  • Oct

Jayapura, Jubi – It is frustrating that serious human rights abuses in Indonesian-controlled West Papua continue to fly below the radar.

  • 15
  • Sep

When you pick up the Solomon Star and read the section on “local news” we cannot just turn a blind eye on the increase of rape and incest cases and see children as little as eight years old roaming the streets of Honiara begging for money and food.

  • 09
  • Sep

HONIARA, (ANZ) - In the Solomon Islands women have always played an instrumental role in their communities. In the small island nation of just over half a million people some 70 vernacular languages are spoken and a subsistence economy prevails.

  • 01
  • Sep

This week under the theme ‘The secret of God’s presence,’ we will look at another two passages from the Bible and they are 1 Chronicles 29:19 and Psalms 119:80.

  • 01
  • Sep

THIS is my message to the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders from my Freedom Hideout in Washington, D.C.

  • 01
  • Sep

While English is the official language of the Solomon Islands, Pijin is clearly the ‘unofficial’ national language.

  • 28
  • Aug

LAST week I was in Canberra for a meeting of all Australian High Commissioners and Ambassadors from around the Pacific.

  • 28
  • Aug

THIS week appears to be setting the stage for a showdown when Parliament meets next month.

  • 28
  • Aug

THERE is great need for openness and transparency in the use of Constituency Development Fund.

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