Food and exercise

Dear Editor – Thanks for giving me the opportunity. Today I would like to raise the issue of food and exercise.   Food has always been a centre of our life. Eating although a necessity can also be vied as a recreation – something we do in leisure time or pleasure. Holiday feasts cocktail parties and…

RDB where art thou?

Dear Editor – Please allow me space to seek help from our RDB, and the provincial executive. Having read your paper on Friday morning, (Sol star) I was really impressed with the report of another ship/boat for the IDC of Isabel Province. Realizing how much benefits will goes to the people of this particular province,…

Many are called

Dear Editor – Many are called but only a few were selected to continue their further studies abroad, let alone the below mark and the failed ones. The action taken by the responsible authority to choose only the best students to go for further training is a move in the right direction and for the…

PINA board re- elected

Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) president Moses Stevens from Vanuatu, is in for his third term as the PINA president. During its Annual General Meeting at Koniambo, in New Caledonia’s northern Province, acting PINA secretariat manager Makereta Komai said from the advice of their lawyers,  Stevens and his deputy Michael Jackson, from Niue, had to…

Appointment of Moti

Dear Editor – Now that the arguments about Mr Moti’s claim for compensation had stopped for a while, I wish to raise some points concerning Mr Moti’s appointment to the past of the Attorney General. I have no legal background at all, but when I looked through relevant section of the Solomon Islands Constitution I…

Nautilus ends deal with PNG govt

Nautilus Minerals Limited which is currently operating the world’s first Sea Bed Mining in Papua New Guinea has announced, it is terminating its agreement with the State of PNG. The government is understood to be aware and the Mining Minister Byron Chan could not be reached for comment.   A statement released by the company…

Where are the millions?

Dear Editor – I was brought up as child in the 70’s in the rural area. There are three things which I first sensed during those childhood days which serviced me and is still servicing the people today. They are a clinic, water supply and a school. These are very important infrastructure I don’t know…

ANZ Asian Business Centre launched in Fiji

ANZ has announced the launch of the ANZ Asian Business Centre in Fiji, marking a first for Fiji and the Pacific. The Centre will provide personalised service and attention to the business needs of ANZ’s Asian business customers.   “Customers will receive the dedicated support of our highly experienced Asian Banking Relationship Managers,” said ANZ…

Fulton College opens new campus

A new era began for Fulton College last Wednesday as approximately 600 people gathered to celebrate the opening of the Sabeto campus by General Conference president Dr Ted Wilson and Fiji Education minister Filipe Bole. The $FJD20 million construction is almost complete, with classes scheduled to start March 10. The buildings, including staff and student…