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…

Fate of $300,000 Tourism

Dear Editor – Few weeks ago about $300,000 was handed over to the agents and supporters of the MP for Kia/Hograno/Havulei Constituency by his terminated CDO. These funds I understand are for Tourism projects in the Kia and Havulei wards. Surprisingly, the handing over of the funds was done in isolation, witnessed mostly by supporters…

Two MPs secure funds

Dear Editor – I have been following the stars with the above story. It’s interesting that I want to jump into another man’s boat. Maybe so interesting it is that some spectators got so interested and somehow envious about it. I think many constituencies do not need such business. They might have roads, airfields and…

Temotu teachers travel allocation

Dear Editor – Please allow me to reply the Principal Education Officer (Mr. Philip Arofa Niusilani) of Temotu Province on the topic Temotu Teachers Allocation Payout 2013-2014 which appears in the Editor’s column in your paper on Monday 20th January 2014 (Issued No: 5407). Firstly, as a Senior Officer of Temotu Province, Mr. Arofa’s letter…

Free and fair election

Dear Editor – We are now in the general election year and we now begin to hear a lot of talks by groups, said to be advocates, of free and fair elections in regards to the coming national election. It is good to cause people to beware of what to do when the time comes.…