Need a change

Dear Editor – There are people who claim to be Christians and live with GOD’s living word each day and pray each day for GOD to help them especially manage certain obligations that they wanted to achieve but inside their heart is not clean at all. And this is a disgrace to GOD himself. As…

Acquittals

Dear Editor – If Solomon Islands is to developed economically, it would have done some decades ago as millions of dollars had been pumped into the constituencies for rural development through the MP’s. Today our people including the writer continue to face economic hardships because of lack of economic development in the rural areas. Why…

Why not others?

Dear Editor – It is very obvious that the enjoyment of voters’ money held by our respective Members of Parliament have been wrongly used, misused and wrongly converted or diverted for purposes not intended for such. Corruption is over ripe in Parliament, the highest house of the land. A clear picture is in the front…

Lake Tengano

Dear Editor – The Renbel premier exposed his threats to commercialize the lake Tegano world heritage site prompt me to respond very brief. Whilst I acknowledge your democratic right, I however condemned your initiatives to support the proposal loggings and mining. I do believe the whole people of east Rennell are with me to stand…

Women in Parliament

Dear Editor – On Thursday 13th Feb 2014, whilst travelling to work, I listened to the car radio. I was drawn to the voice of a woman speaking in English and saying “Mr Speaker” a few times. As I listened closely, I realised the radio was broadcasting some kind of a debate. Then I recalled…

Meeting for heritage site managers

NATIONAL heritage site managers from around the Pacific region will be converging in Suva for a regional training course on world heritage sites management in the Pacific starting from February 17 to 21. This course funded by the Government of Australia through the UNESCO/Australian Funds-in-Trust will be the first of its kind for the region.…

USP parents orientation

PARENTS were reminded of the important role they play in their children’s lives at the USP parents and partners orientation Saturday. USP deputy vice-chancellor Dr Esther Williams said the peer group influence was strong especially for new students at the university. “You (parents) must trust your child with the decisions that they make. But at…

PINA now a company

The Suva-based regional news media organisation Pacific Island News Association (PINA) is now a Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG). This was passed during the PINA annual general meeting (AGM) in New Caledonia on Friday afternoon. “We will now be known as PINA Limited,” acting PINA secretariat manager Makereta Komai said. Media Industry Development Authority director…

Bank opens Asian centre

ANZ on Saturday announced the launch of the ANZ Asian Business Centre in Fiji, making it a first for the country and the Pacific. The centre will provide personalised service and attention to the business needs of ANZ’s Asian business customers. ANZ CEO Fiji and CEO Pacific Vishnu Mohan said customers would receive the dedicated…