Byrne hails new graduates

TWENTY-NINE Solomon Islanders from the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and the private sector yesterday received internationally recognised Certificate IV qualifications in Civil Construction Supervision and Materials Testing. This is the first time these qualifications have been delivered in Solomon Islands. They are critical for strengthening the quality of repairs, upgrades and maintenance of roads, bridges…

Aust-SI ties strengthen through 32 scholars

Thirty-two students from Solomon Islands have been granted prestigious Australia Awards Scholarships to study at universities in Australia and the Pacific in 2016. Sixteen of the students will go to Australia, whilst another 16 will study at institutions in Fiji, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea, in fields including law, fisheries, commerce, health and engineering.  Australian…

PM reveals contracts

Dear Editor – “PM reveals contracts”. That was the front page news in the Solomon Star newspaper No. 6025. A day before the same newspaper carried a story, “PM: I’ve no interest in airport contracts”. What is going on here people of this peaceful nation? Is this the reason for not setting up the Independent…

So-called Manaoba landowners

Dear Editor – The Lolo Committee herein wishes to respond to the article carried in the Star issue 6023 by the so called landowners of Manaoba. The ownership claim made by AEBUSU/OKARI committee was misleading, unsubstantiated and media mongering by a desperate group of losers who wish to obstruct development by falsely claiming ownership of…

Where’s our MP?

Dear Editor – A year has already gone and we the people of Maringe Kokota constituency are still in the dark don’t know what is happening with the National Government. Our representative in the National Government, which is the MP, doesn’t even inform us as to where we are heading. We call upon our MP…

SIPA board

Dear Editor – I read with great interest your front page article on the above Solomon Star Issue No. 6023 on Tuesday 10 November, 2015. Most of the reasons given as basis for the Boards Non – Renewal of contracts is baseless and shallow thinking. I read and heard of the allegations against the SIPA…

Thanks DCCG

Dear Editor – Thumbs up to the Guadalcanal MPs who are loyal to the DCCG up until today. You have shown your concern for your people and province as a whole. To other MPs from Guadalcanal province who are finding it difficult to stand firm please come back to the DCCG and start working on…