MPs and ‘02’

Dear Editor – I totally agree with your headline on the above subject, Solomon Islands as a Christian country, to have top leaders with such practice is a curse to the nation. Look at our MPs with how many strings of women attached to them, you would be very surprised. It has become a practice…

Alcohol advertising

Dear Editor – It is too often that while reading your paper my heart sinks to find it full of advertising for alcohol.  I was especially alarmed and disappointed to read this paper on 11 May 2015, in which there were three full length colour pages of advertising for Solbrew. Harmful use of alcohol is…

Family lose home in fire

A FAMILY at Malo village near Lata, Temotu Province, are homeless after their home was razed to the ground last weekend in what is widely believed to be an act of arson. The incident occurred between 10am and 11am last Sunday while the family was attending a nearby church. Nicholas Pika is the owner of…

Banana Festival rescheduled

THE Makira Banana Festival has been rescheduled from June to August. Since its inauguration last year, the organizing committee has decided to change the date from June to August. Speaking from Kirakira, chairperson of the Festival Noel Mamau said: “We decided to changed its date to fall in line with the Makira Second appointed day.”…

New PS for Renbel

RENNELL and Bellona Province has a new provincial secretary. He is Robin Niumoana. The position has been left vacant for a year despite a new government coming into power late last year. Renbel Provincial Premier Collin Singamoana Tesuatai confirmed the newly appointed provincial secretary and called on the people of Renbel province to work closely…