Cash bonuses for our winning athletes

Dear Editor – I read with interest in the suggestion that consideration be given to providing cash bonuses to our winning athletes at this year’s Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea. It is an interesting proposition. In fact I was more or less inclined to support it. However, I have made a conscious decision not…

Ministers’ luxurious life-styles cost tax-payers!

Incurring cost which was not budgeted for by the government is a form of bad governance decision. In a media article this week the Parliamentary Opposition Group disclosed information that three Government ministers have owed the Heritage Park Hotel which could cost tax-payers of this country more than SBD $900,000. The three ministers are Hon.…

Govt’s felony against its own people

THE recent political and controversial decisions that the DCC Government has undertaken does not speak well of a Government that preaches change for this nation. The word change can only mean two things and that is positive change or a negative change from bad to worse. I for one observing and analyzing the recent events…

Delite helps protect Solomon Islanders from disease

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services on Thursday has congratulated Delite Industries in undertaking the fortification of their flour. This means Solomon Islanders will be less vulnerable to disease, after the country’s flour miller began adding essential vitamins and minerals to their product last week. This is a significant achievement for Solomon Islands,’ said…

Nauru court case delayed again

RNZI: The court hearing for Nauru’s Roland Kun has again been delayed after the Nauru government refused to waive certain formalities for the opposition MP’s overseas lawyer. Mr Kun is fighting to get his passport back after the Government cancelled it a month ago in the wake of anti-Government protests. A lawyer from Australia arrived…

Rice price soars as starvation rampant

THE nonstop downpour in Malaita Province since Christmas, coupled with the two tropical cyclones is severely affecting food crops in Malaita. Everywhere in communities, it is the same complain. “Food gardens and root crops are yielding nothing and or rotting,” people told the Solomon Star in Auki. Many people spoken to in Auki said families…

Miracles return after US tour

Local gospel group Miracle Singers of Kukum SDA Church in Honiara arrived back after touring the United States of America. The group were amongst many other gospel musicians around the world to attend a week-long General Conference, the highest global event of Seventh-day Adventist Church. The General Conference was held in Texas State. They also…

‘Bad road leads to accidents’

Bad road condition is the main factor that lead to many road accidents in Auki, Malaita Province this year. Malaita Premier Peter Channel Ramohia raised this following a road accident last Thursday morning at Dorukua hill in Central kwara’ae. Mr Ramohia said, last week he went to North Malaita and he saw the road conditions…