Unemployment

Dear Editor – The article no 5407 on Monday 20th January 2014, written by Steve Sae truly challenge our preconception by saying that, nowadays Solomon Islands is soaring hugely into unemployment. There are some very important points where Sae raised. If the government does not take serious consideration to tackle the issue of unemployment in…

Moti claim vs local claims

Dear Editor – I refer to various correspondences and commentaries by the Leader of the Opposition, the Member of Parliament for North East Choiseul, some lawyers and the general public here and overseas regarding the former Attorney General Julian Moti. The debate started after the Prime Minister announced in the National Parliament the possibility of…

Apology to Julian Moti

Dear Editor – I write to thank the former Attorney General of Solomon Islands for his clear reply (SS5415) to my earlier article on Soqavare’s Moti and also acknowledged the reply from Hon. Soqavare. My then reaction to this sadly continuous debate was based on articles published in this paper at those early times. Now…

Pearls before swine

Dear Editor – I promised myself that I would keep out of the Moti related correspondence but, as one of the people he would no doubt put in the category of swine, I cannot resist the temptation to comment on Mr Moti’s reference to pearls in yesterday’s letter to the Star. He said that his…

Permanent political appointee

Dear Editor – It is very sad indeed for the country that national governments have come and gone over the years, yet one person remains a permanent feature of the national leadership circles. His name is Dominic (whatever). It seems that in the Prime Minister’ office, this person can be whoever he wants to be,…

CSSI leads the way

Dear Editor – I read with great interest from the Solomon star issue No 5412 Saturday 25 January 2014. The commissioner mentioned that Correctional Services of Solomon Island is now leading the region in terms of rehabilitating inmates. What a Joke! As some who knows what’s going on in there, I would say the rehabilitation…

Treasury havoc and mayhem

Dear Editor – Counters 4 & 5 at the Treasury are no longer carrying out any of the other services they normally provide as they succumbed to the extraordinary pressure of SICHE/SINU students’ demand to resolve academic transcripts issues. Relevant responsible authorities in Finance should go down there and rescue the situation now in danger…