Leaders

Dear Editor – Please publish my poem. Leaders; they are for todayThieves;they become as of tomorrowDignified in speech; hookers they are in privacyNational interest; their pretenseGlobal uniformity; their actions  Legislations; their responsibilityProject coordinators; their daily routineAction and budget do not matchPotbelly; after a few months in the houseThe nation wealth; down the anus mouth  BSP…

Explanation please!

Dear Editor – I would like to raise my question to the Electoral Commission’s office on validity of nomination for candidacy, in this coming National Election for clarification. The questions are as follows: I had built four houses in four different constituencies within Solomon Islands to spend some time in them at different times. During…

Maintaining law in Honiara

ARE Honiara City Council law enforcement officers still serving the public interest? Are they still there to enforce city by-laws as expected of them? Or are we now paying them to do nothing when it comes to the maintenance of law and order in Honiara? Ifthey are no longer capable of enforcing city by-laws, then…

Workers boycott

The continuing financial woes causing the hiccup to Malaita’s provincial government’s direct employees since last week has forced workers to boycott work on Tuesday. Workers told the Solomon Star that due to the continuous delay and unfulfilled promisesby the province they have to call-off all duties until their salaries are paid. “We will return to…

Bobongi faces judgment

THE fate of the former Central Bank officer Philip Bobongi will be decided soon. The prosecution and the defence counsel have already presented their closing submissions on Monday before Justice Leonard Maina. Bobongi was accused of stealing more than $1.7 million of the bank’s muted notes. No specific date has been fixed for Bobongi’s judgment…