Self interest now evident

Dear Editor – Well, now that the No Confidence Motion is set for this Friday, 30th October 2015, I hope the people of Solomon Islands have already seen the clear picture. The number game that is currently underway ahead of the MNC clearly differentiates, the MPs that are greedy and hungry for power, and filled with…

Political wrangling

Dear Editor – Quietly observing the political wrangling, it is very interesting to note of the political twists the developed over time. The coalition of DCC government has only been in place for approximately 286 days, and as yet, they had been trying to put their stake down amidst strong willful interests from within. All alone…

Political leadership chaos

Dear Editor – It is coming around again! Yes. You know what I am referring to…the inevitable no-confidence vote in a sitting Prime Minister. So, Solomon Islands, tighten your seat belts for another rough ride when all the money men will come out to play. Let us hope we don’t have another Black April or…

The forgotten teachers

Dear Editor – The practice is obvious again that the government is trying to defend its own interest by side tracking the teachers from being included in the review of the education act and the white paper as its final stages. The white paper has already pointed us in that direction. The tendency to blur…

Access for Persons with Disabilities

Dear Editor – The ANZ Bank provides valuable services to its customers throughout the Solomon Island and I have been associated with the bank’s excellent services and products since serving in the then New Hebrides (now Vanuatu) in 1972-1974) it is with respect, therefore, that I humbly request that the incumbent Manager of the ANZ’s…

Gov’t in total control

IN what appears to be a display show of strength against the looming no confidence motion against the Prime Minister this Friday, Government had aligned swearing in of 10 ministers at Government House yesterday. With this latest political twist, Government had claimed it now commands the support of 31 members of the 50 seat Parliament.…

PAP boosts membership

THE People’s Alliance Party (PAP) has six new members following the crossover of the entire Parliamentary Independent Group to the Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCCG) earlier this week. The PAP is one of the coalition partners of DCCG. The other partners are United Democratic Party and Kandere Party. The new PAP members which include…

Maelanga congratulated

CONSTITUENTS of East Kwara’ae constituency say Manasseh Maelanga’s move to join the democratic Coalition for change Government (DCCG) is in their best interest. In the Eastern Stars Face book page, constituents in Honiara and overseas expressed their gratitude to Maelanga for making the move to join the DCCG this week. “Thank you Manasseh Maelanga for…

Motion set for tomorrow

DESPITE being in the minority, the Opposition Group will still move the motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare tomorrow. Leader of Opposition Jeremiah Manele confirmed this to the Solomon Star on Wednesday. He said his group sees moving the motion not only as a way to remove the Prime Minister but an…