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…

Numbering of Tikopian Chiefs Uncultural

Dear Editor – We Tikopians are quite known for our respect, kindness and other good cultural behaviours. We are generally peaceful, non-hostile citizens of our country. These are some of the products of good relationship between the chiefs and the people. However, these good relationships will keep on diminishing if the above subject is not…

Moti’s compensation

Dear Editor – At the outset, it appears that the issue regarding Moti’s compensation has drawn both legal and political overtones.  I am not privy to Moti’s employment contract with the Solomon Islands Government. Hence, if he is therefore claiming for dues he is entitled to under that contract, then perhaps that is something the…

Training called for U19s

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) is calling together a training squad of youth players in anticipation of a possible participation in the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) U-19 Championship in May. Players qualified for selection are those born on or after January 1st 1995 and a number of players playing in the current season of…

SIFF CLEARS THE AIR

IN an attempt to address recent media articles and online discussion threads about participation in the OFC U-19 Championship and the role of Normalising Committee the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) wishes to make the following statement. “Firstly it must be realised and acknowledged that SIFF is put under administration by FIFA who subsequently appointed…

Women in Parliament

Women in government or representation of women in Parliament are often quite hard for many to accept in this country, however since the national general election is just around the corner, it is the right time to give it a focus again. All alone, it seems that Solomon Islands government remained unconvinced of the need…