‘Thank you PM Sogavare’

Dear Editor – I refer to the ‘View Point’ article by Mr.Sasako with the above heading about himself, in Star Issue No.5949 on Friday, 14/08/’15. The article showed the typical arrogance of the man Sasako is. In brief, Mr.Sasako was trying to impress how valuable he is to be sought after by none other than…

APID issue

Dear Editor – May I ask Mr Alfred Sasako to stop using his pen to bark over APID issues as his fundraising drive to make ends meet. His recent explanation of his termination does not convince enough for the public, rather raised more questions over his credibility as a senior citizen striving for the good…

Landowner speaks up: What Evita means to us

An east Fataleka landowner says it would be a sad day for his people, Malaita Province, and the country if Evita was forced to abort its proposed multi-million dollar agro-forestry project on his land. Chairman of Ro’ole Trust Board Allan Siau was commenting on the Ministry of Forestry’s decision to seize Evita’s equipment and logs.…

Miner’s attempt exposed

Dear Editor – Please allow me space in your prestigious newspaper to straighten up a little bit the issues at Renbel Province. Friday’s article captioned as “Miner’s attempt exposed” has mentioned some relationship between Mugava and Solomon Mining with World Link Resources Ltd. We wish to clarify and inform the public specially the good people…

Modernising Honiara

Dear Editor – I wish to join all Solomon Islanders who have embraced the Mayor’s announcement that the properties in the stretch of land between hot-bread and NPF head-offices will be demolished and improved. Well done Mayor and your team. This is a wonderful announcement and like Jackson Ray, I want to extend to you…

Beijing supports Chung Wah

Chung Wah School in Honiara on Monday received financial support from the Beijing government based in mainland China with a sum of SBD$310,000.00. The donation was the part of an ongoing support from mainland China to redevelop the Chinese operated school in Honiara. Speaking to this paper yesterday on behalf of the school, chairman of…

PM assures Malaita of gov’t support

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has appealed for cooperation and mutual partnership amongst the Malaita Provincial Government, resource owners, churches, non-governmental organisations and community groups in the province to ensure economic development and prosperity. The Prime Minister made the appeal in his address at the province’s 32nd Second Appointed Day Anniversary celebration in Auki Friday where…

Bosconians got talent

The first day of a three-day celebration concluding the bi-centenary of Don Bosco’s birth, Bosconians from Tetere, DBTI – Henderson and Mother Mazzarello Centre – Henderson had their Talent Show at DBTI Hall yesterday from 10.30 AM. Oh, what a show!!!  Magnificentor Fabulous wouldn’t be good enough an expression! The program began with the hoisting…

Don Bosco quiz, a unique experience

The quizzing experience for the Bosconians was the first of the kind. The quiz Master, Sebastian Drobner, a German Volunteer, provided an unforgettable experience to the Bosconians, with the variety in quizzing exhibited at the Don Bosco Quiz, Friday. 110 questions related to Don Bosco were made available to the students of the 3 institutions…

Women briefed on limited rearmament

About 2,000 women of the Catholic Church from several provinces across the country were briefed on the Staged Limited Rearmament of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) on 13 August. The women from Guadalcanal, Central and Makira provinces are attending the 8th Archdiocese Gathering for Catholic Women being held at the Catholic Tangarare Parish…