Sikaiana islanders call for medical assistance

SIKAIANA Islanders in the Malaita Outer Islands are calling on health authorities to provide them with medical relief and assistance amidst reports of a diarrhoea outbreak on the island. Reports reaching the Solomon Star said that the outbreak had already claimed one life many living in fear that casualties may increase in number as a…

Chan to resign Taiwan post

THE country’s ambassador to Taiwan Laurie Chan is reportedly resigning in order to return and contest the upcoming national elections. Government insiders say Mr Chan, a former MP and son of prominent Honiara businessman Sir Thomas Chan, is returning soon. Although of ethnic Chinese origin and a resident of Honiara, Mr Chan was a former…

Students told ‘respect each other’

STUDENTS are urged to respect each other, uphold school rules, and honour traditional and family values. Acting Assistant Police Commissioner, National Capital, Gabriel Manelusi made the call in light of the attack of a student at St. John’s Community High by a group of outsiders, Monday. “It’s important students respect each other while at their…

Mother loses $2,000 to thieves

A WEST Guadalcanal mother claims she was a victim of thieves who stole her bag with all her valuables, including $2,000 cash, at the 02 Market, White River, on Tuesday. Mary Pau said the incident occurred at 8am. She told our Guadalcanal stringer John Toki the stealing occurred when a group of women rushed in…

Types of leadership

THERE are at least four kinds of leadership. They are leadership by instruction, leadership by initiative, leadership by sacrifice and leadership by compromise. 1.      Leadership by instruction Is about depending on others to tell you what to do; little of what is called brainstorming by oneself. Putting it quite crudely, leadership that is commonly understood…

Police for youth market

Dear Editor – Firstly I want to thank and congratulate the Youth at Work, SPC’s hardworking team, for their tireless work in putting on a successful event for the Youths of Solomon Islands. The Youth Market has become something to look forward to every month and it has grown over the months. However, the last…

Kolombangara may be for sale?

Dear Editor – It would be great if you spare a corner on your paper for this article. As already being spelt overhead, I want to put forth my opinion on this issue. Kolombangara Island, like other islands in the Solomon, hasa land trust boardcalled Kolombangara Land Trust Fund. This body is formulated to assist…