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  • 11
  • Mar

IN almost 40 years of political independence, our collective and personal experience shows that a combination of naturally selfish human nature, easy access to unearned money, donors offering weakly administered external aid and the absence of any home-grown behavioral rules, definitely does not make for effective democratic government.

  • 11
  • Mar

THE Prime Minister’s MSG apology was in order, appropriate and necessary to atone the follies committed by the former MSG Chair (current DPM) . 

  • 03
  • Mar

THE development of a nation is measured not so much by its infrastructures alone but also by the development of its legislation (laws) and subsequent enforcement.

  • 04
  • Mar

INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day is next week, on 8 March.

  • 01
  • Mar

 

 

THE filing for Bankruptcy by Enron the darling of Wall Street in 2001 with USD63.4 billion in assets was one of the largest corporate bankruptcies in US history. 

  • 01
  • Mar

DIARRHOEA is a common illness for more than a third of people in Honiara, the coastal capital of Solomon Islands, where informal settlements with poor sanitation and water dominate.

  • 01
  • Mar

I SWEAR it wasn’t my fault. But, it didn’t matter. Everybody was convinced it was my fault.

  • 23
  • Jan

Welcome to the ‘Thought for the Week’ column as we venture into this New Year, 2018. Last week, we read and hear from all media outlets of a leader of a cult movement who made a prophecy to his followers and not fulfilled. The leader of this so-called movement and others similar movements used the name of religion to promise great wealth and prosperity to their followers.  The movement is founded on a cargo cult mentality. It is a mindset far from the biblical teachings of Christianity, yet so appealing to many people today.

  • 12
  • Jan

THE coconut rhinoceros beetle recently arrived in Solomon Islands and is causing serious damage to coconut palms on Guadalcanal, Savo, North Malaita and Ngela.

  • 07
  • Jan

PRIME Minister Rick Hou has promised to take the lead to address corruption.

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