Someone has to answer

Dear Editor – It was very interesting to see the front page of Island Sun on the Monday 13th April 2015 edition. The High Court decided in favour of the Baha’i Community on a commercial building built by a Chinese. I wonder what it will be like if all similar cases of such nature are…

Sumsum has a point

Dear Editor – The airfares to and from the Solomons are not an issue for the lack of tourism to this country. As a visitor to the Solomons over the past ten years I can say that the lack of advancement in the infrastructure and amenities for tourists has been extremely disappointing. The airfares of…

Understanding self-regulated learning

EVEN as this nation had so many achievements in classroom learning techniques, teachers need to turn their attention more specifically to “self-regulated” learning provided for their learners. The major confront faced by our school systems relates to Self-Regulated Learning in order to successfully develop self-efficacy. It is important to understand the notion of self-regulated learning…

‘Upgrade domestic airports to accommodate Dash-8’

SOLOMON Airlines Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has urged responsible authorities to upgrade most airports around the country inorder to accommodate Dash-8 aircraft given the scattering islands. Speaking before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) recently Ron Sumsum said, the country is amongst regional countries which has the largest number of domestic airports which are scattered over…

Call to fix West Honiara road

POOR road condition in parts of West Honiara has forced many vehicle owners and commuters to call on responsible authorities and road contractors to consider fixing the road soon. For many weeks after the recent cyclone Pam, the road section between Town ground down to White River had never been fixed. Following the heavy rain,…

Cruise boat coming with 2000 visitors

A CRUISE boat carrying 2000 visitors from Australia will make a stop-over in Honiara next week. Sun Prince will be berthing at the main Point Cruz wharf for a day on Friday 24th April. Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) senior marketing officer Ellison Kere said, the tourists will spend around 8 hours during the day…

Youths undergo management training

A THREE days youth management community reflection workshop for North Malaita youths got underway in Auki this week. Adventist Development Relief Agencies (ADRA) based in Honiara is organizing the training which was held at the Malaita women Resource Centers Building in Auki. This training came under the Youths Engagement and Livelihood Project (YELP) which is…

Reviewed Education Act to be tabled in Parliament

A REVIEWED Education Act will be tabled in Parliament this year as a critical first step in reforms within the education sector. That’s according to the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare when speaking at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) annual graduation ceremony last Friday. “The revised legislation will make for a fully complete educational system…