Vendors urged to do savings

LIKE most organizations which encourages their members to practise savings for the future, Auki Market Vendors Association in Malaita province is also encouraging women to save money for their future benefit. Saving money can help you become financially secure and provide a safety net in case of an emergency. “Here are a few reasons why…

More pest feat

Dear Editor – I wish to contribute on the very important above subject in alignment with the latest discovery which has prompted more fears and more worries now to the government’s Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB), and the Biosecurity Solomon Islands especially to the beloved island of Moe within the Russel Islands in the Central Islands…

The gov’t we need

IN almost 40 years of political independence, our collective and personal experience shows that a combination of naturally selfish human nature, easy access to unearned money, donors offering weakly administered external aid and the absence of any home-grown behavioral rules, definitely does not make for effective democratic government. At the same time, we have no…

PM’s MSG apology

THE Prime Minister’s MSG apology was in order, appropriate and necessary to atone the follies committed by the former MSG Chair (current DPM) .  Sir you do not need to explain why you had apologized.  You’ve shown great leadership. I’m drawn to the debate by crap being made in Parliament. The DPM’s belittling remarks about…

International Women’s Day

Dear Editor – 8th of March 2018 reminds us of the significance of the women’s international day in empowering our young women- a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity and, giving Solomon Islands the knowledge base on…