Unable to read

Dear Editor – It would appear that a lot of Solomon Island drivers cannot read. I see vehicles parked between “Police no parking” signs at the fishing village market. If Kukum Police does not have vehicles they may care to walk down to the fishing village on occasions to control the traffic. J.R WilliamsHoniara

Ports security

Dear Editor – As a former security guard at the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA), I want to highlight a few issues for the chief executive officer Colin Yow to take note of. I was recruited by Nick Maena, who was regarded as the security manager, looking specifically after the port’s domestic area. One thing…

Let’s get the basics right

WE talked so much about tourism. That tourism has the potential to contribute in a big way tothe economy. And that tourism creates more jobs for our people. The government, on the other hand, loves to tell the nation about its plans to develop the tourism industry. That it will allocate more money for the…

Minister assures students

Minister of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) John Moffatt Fugui assures students pursuing scholarship at the National Training Unit (NTU) office that they will all receive the opportunity to study abroad. He revealed this on Monday afternoon after a short visit to the ministry’s Panatina office in East Honiara. As usual the NTU office…

Diarrhoea awareness carried out

AN emergency diarrhoea awareness was conducted in the Busurata area within the highlands in Central Kwara’ae, Malaita province. During the visitation to Busurata clinic, nurse in-charge Mrs Margaret Sonie said, they have recorded 21 cases and have treated them during the month of January 2016. She said, no severe and death cases were reported. Mrs…

PS: NRH security a concern

Health Permanent Secretary Dr Tenneth Dalipanda says the recent stabbing of a nurse at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) is a concern and serious security risk for the health workers.  “This is a serious matter of concern that needs urgent solution,” said Dr Dalipanda. The Permanent Secretary was responding to a media comment made by…