Dunn family thanks Church for support

THE family of the Seventh Day Adventist medical missionary who was killed on Atoifi some forty nine (49) years ago have thanked the Solomon Islands SDA Mission for its support toward them, especially in finally resting their son and brother the late Dr Brian Dunn at his final resting place at Betikama over the weekend.…

Munda airport as an alternative international airport

The incident yesterday involving a cargo freighter operated by Toll which crashed at the Honiara international airport while landing calls for the need to quickly certify Munda as an international airport. The accident which occurred in the morning affected all flights in and out of Henderson. Even two of the international flights operated by Solomon…

Blip on the Radar Screen

Once, I was on a trip to tour a high school with some fellow teachers.  We had driven all day and were tired. When we finally got to the motel, I went to my room and took a nap, but since I’m a night owl, I was wide awake again that night. However, the guy…

Priest maintains innocence

THE Anglican priest who allegedly led a group of landowners to destroy logging machines on Vanikoro Island, Temotu has maintained his innocence. A relative of the priest, Benjamin Tua said the priest is still in Lata and police have not arrested him yet. Six people have already been arrested in relation to the incident that…

The election

Dear Editor – It still seems a long way off, hopefully we will have a Government in place by the end of the year. With the electronic voting, how will the computers be secured against theft, tampering with and deliberate or unintentional damage? Will there be some form of off-site back or at least some…

Watchdog on Moti

Dear Editor – The Moti saga the NCRA regime decide to settle out of court which don’t go down well with the Opposition, who facilitated the mess when he was the PM then and was remote controlled by Aussie to have Mr Moti deported in 2007 should not poke his nose this time on the…

Reserved seats

Dear Editor – Milner Tozaka’s strong support for the inclusion of 10 females in the parliament cannot be left unchallenged as it is contrary to what is currently prescribed in our constitution. First ending violence against women cannot be used as the chip for getting free seats for women in parliament. It is a lame…

Police uniform

Dear Editor – Will there be an investigation into the Police uniforms?   If there is will there be any charges laid?   What about all the other scandals involving SIG money ranging from unaccounted RCDF’s to missing funds from Commissions of Enquires. All no charges, why?   I think it is called “Looking after…