We became laughing stocks

Dear Editor – I read with great interest Waeta Ben Tabusasi’s   and J.R William’s letters to the editor, Star No.5787 dated Thursday 9 April, 2015.  As a former reasonable political leader and senior citizen of our beloved country, one can say with certainty that Mr Tabusasi’s   appearance in our daily paper must have been based…

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…

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,…

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…