Solomon soccer at Pacific Games

Dear Editor – I would like to make few comments concerning the recent participation and performance of our soccer team during the pacific game. Firstly, Solomon soccer is no longer a force or threat in the Oceania region because the current result speaks out well of itself. In the past Solomon soccer is very entertaining…

Point Cruz demolition to start

Dear Editor – The above article on your paper is a harmonious melody to my ears as far as the Honiara’s Central Business District (CBD) is concerned. I’d like to commend the Mayor and his team for this very important initiative and vision. It is an issue that’s been long overdue and needs immediate attention.…

Is it a support payment?

IN a media release this week the Special Secretary to Prime Minister (SSPM) Rence Sore made an attempt to justify to the public  that the $3.7 Million payment Government made to the  owners of Sun Express was a financial support. If this is true, then this would be in direct contradiction to the Cabinet decision…

$3.7M support payment

Dear Editor – I am writing to express my personal views after reading  PM’s Special Secretary’s comments in regard to the recent  government payout to Breakwater Cafe owners which appeared is Star issue No. 5942. The tone in Rence Sore’s news release is very easy to see through from any angle that those types of…

Rejection and success

Dear Editor – Although not directly related issues, two articles in the local Solomon Island’s media caught my attention during last week. The first article referred to the reported failure of 28 students to meet their academic studies at the University of the South Pacific and would be returning home. I don’t know the background…

Here it comes…

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New computer labs for SINU

Solomon Islands National University (SINU) now has its own computer facility at Kukum campus. The new computer labs consists of 120 desktop computers in which 67 of them have been installed in the main computer lab while the remaining one have been distributed to smaller labs. The labs have been arranged with work stations and…

Students have access to ITC

THE opening of new computer labs will increase access by students to the Information Communication Technology (ICT) service says Dr. Glynn Galo Vice Chancellor Solomon Islands National University (SINU). In his opening remarks to mark the opening of the SINU new computer labs yesterday, Dr. Galo said there is a relationship between the quality of…

Expat attacked

AN Australian man living in Ughele village, Rendova Island in Western Province was allegedly attacked by a villager last Sunday. John Fairfax from Sydney who is married to a local woman and had been residing at Ughele for some time doing community work was said to be attacked at his private residence in the early…