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  • 12
  • Sep

DEAR EDITOR – With the increasing success of kava as a cash crop rewarding kava farmers with much needed income and the reported success of chocolate sales and coconut related products, I often wonder why the Solomon Islands has not developed a fresh flower market, particularly the cultivation and export of orchids.

  • 12
  • Sep

DEAR EDITOR – The message that emerged from the leaders of the smaller Pacific islands countries at the recent Pacific Islands Forum meeting in Tuvalu could not have been clearer or more important – climate change is real and the future of our children and all the children of the blue Pacific is uncertain – unless urgent, ambitious action is taken to limit global warming to below 1.5C.

  • 05
  • Sep

Dear Editor – In Melanesia, women are often regarded as inferior to men.

  • 05
  • Sep

Dear Editor – The late Bart Ulufa’alu, former Prime Minister once said:

  • 22
  • Jul


Dear Editor
- The practice of saluting the national flag a patriotic duty as a sign of pride, unity and love of the Solomon Islands.

  • 11
  • Jun

Why is Transparency Solomon Islands so concerned about good governance, focusing its advocacy activities on [1] civic awareness, [2] active citizenship/citizens, [3] fight against and rolling back corruption, [4] people engagement, [5] democracy, [6] empowering citizens with information on their relationships and linkages to the three arms of the government, [7] supporting people’s activism, [8] human rights and [9] providing free legal services and advice?

  • 22
  • Apr

Dear Editor - Freedom of speech is not a right to abuse.  It is a responsibility.

  • 20
  • Apr

As we celebrate to Easter Vigil, we are entering the most crucial and mysterious period of time.  On the part of the disciples and those who were close to Jesus, it was a time of confusion, a time of loneliness, doubts, and uncertainties. But more than this, it is a time of darkness and death. Jesus is dead…Jesus is in darkness. God is dead…God is in darkness.

  • 20
  • Apr

Dear Editor -  To liberate Fataleka from the bondage of poor leadership you needa super and dynamic intervention approach.

  • 20
  • Apr

Dear Editor – Since we are in the Easter season, a time to reflect and thank our Savor Jesus Christ, as a Christian I wish to thank a friend who has been silently supporting Solomon Islands’ growth.

  • 20
  • Apr

Dear Editor – Following the national General Election on 3 April 2019 there are said to be moves in hand for a coalition grouping to form the new Solomon Islands government.

  • 20
  • Apr

Dear Editor – In the Solomon Islands betel nut is grown locally and the selling of betel nuts provides an essential source of income for many households.

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