NPF saving scheme

Dear Editor – I was reading in the Solomon Star issue No.6584 on the Thursday last week issue. Page 11 caught my attention of the news “NPF’s saving schemes for self-employed piloted.” I write to congratulate the National Provident Fund’s new product mentioned above. This caters for the self-employed citizens for nation building. This is…

Catholic media

Dear Editor – In his letter to your paper, SS of 8/5/2017, I don’t see the connection between G Bruns of Marist House, Tanagai, in his concern over Camillus Koke’s call on the good parishioners of Makira to behave during the Archbishop’s visit and Bruns final statements. I quote: “What does Catholic Media expects from…

Donation from our MP

Dear Editor – Allow me a space in your column to express my view as a voter from Northwest Guadalcanal on an article by a Rodney Taraha from Kakabona village, published in your paper on May 1st 2017, regarding donation provided by our MP for Northwest Guadalcanal to his voters. Mr Taraha, we the voters…

Foot prints of Honiara

Dear Editor – Honiara the capital city of Solomon was renowned as a beautifully cleaned and kept town by foreigners who visited the place before and shortly after the country attained its independence from the colonial masters. The legacy of such profound acknowledgement lies in the effort and visions of those who took pride in…

Rearming the RSIPF

THIS is a momentous occasion in the history of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF);  major milestone in the re-building and resurrecting of the RSIPF. In 2003, the Government, with the help of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) and the National Peace Council, stripped the police force of its weapons. As…

Old ammunition seized at airport

A NUMBER of used ammunition from the second world war was confiscated at the international airport yesterday from an outbound passenger. These included hand held grenade and cartridge shells. This was reported to this paper by a source. Airport Police when contacted by the Solomon Star yesterday to confirm the incident said, the person who…

HEARING SETS FOR POACHERS

CAPTAINS of the three blue boats that illegally entered our waters and stole our marine resources will appear this Friday in the High Court. This was after their matter was transferred from the Honiara Magistrates’ Court last week to be dealt with in the High Court. The High Court will deal with their case and…

Leadership style

Dear Editor – I am writing this letter based on my personal views and interest of the issue relating to the leadership style and corruption that has become norm for Solomon Islands. Corruption according to Transparency International is defined as “the abuse of entrusted power for private gain”. That said, it is the central role…