Choiseul needs passenger boat

Dear Editor – Solomon Islands is a country with scattered islands. Choiseul Island is one of these islands that is far from the capital, Honiara, or other neighbouring islands. There is a need for the people to travel to Honiara or other islands for business, education, health services, social services and the only means of…

The kind of laws we need

PARLIAMENT on Wednesday passed the Fisheries Management Bill in its second reading. Members of Parliament who participated in the debate spoke highly of the bill and its intention. This is a bill that has taken officials in the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources several years to put together. So it was a well-thought out…

Police & Red Cross

Dear Editor – It is my understanding, subject to any correction, that the Solomon Islands Red Cross Society must have confirmation from the Police in writing that there is need for assistance for the family who lost their two tiny children in the house fire last Saturday morning at Tasahe B Ridge before the Society…

Solympics squad

Dear Editor – An interesting feature in the upcoming Pacific Games in PNG is the participation of our u-23 Solympics squad, which all soccer fans and supporters in the country are eagerly looking forward to, come June, July. A preliminary squad was announced early this year in which players undergo a series of trainings and…

Respect our visitors says Mayor

HONIARA City Council (HCC) Lord Mayor is appealing to the general public in the city to respect and give their best smiles to the  tourists that will arrive in Honiara tomorrow morning. Alfred Fatai highlighted this during the launching of LEAF 2 years program at National Art Gallery yesterday. “About 2000 Australian tourists will grace…

Auditorium to be upgraded

GOVERNMENT will upgrade the National Auditorium at Art Gallery at a cost of $60million and is expected to be much bigger. Art Gallery curator Brian Afia revealed this on Wednesday. The current National Art Gallery was built during the Pacific Arts Festival hosted by Solomon Islands in 2012. Mr Afia said the size of the…