Fake council of chief

Dear Editor – Allow me space to respond in brief to the fake council of chief of east Rennell. The recent signatories by those whom claimed as chiefs of east Rennell against our proposed plan to the east Rennell is nothing more to compare as those in the signatory paper aren’t owned any portion of…

Criticism against Renbel

Dear Editor – Please allow me space to respond to so many Rennell and Bellona critics in the papers, facebook, radio, phones and text massages concerning logging and prospecting in Rennell. On the outset, can I please ask critics to refrain from using des-respective languages as “stupid idiot”, “arrogant authority”, “cheap signatures”, etc, etc. We…

Don’t lose focus: Takayawa

FBC SPORTS —The 2002 Commonwealth Games gold medalist Nacanieli Takayawa says Team Fiji should not lose sight of their goals when competing in their various events. Takayawa departed with the first batch of athletes for the games in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday and will serve as an official for Fiji’s lone judoka, Josateki Naulu. Takayawa…

Talasasa festival set to go

The much awaited Aquila Talasasa festival will is set to be staged this week. However it would be staged on a low scale due to lack of funds. This was revealed by the Western provincial tourism minister Chris Mesepitu. “The festival will be organised on a small scale since the organising committee is facing financial…

Row halts flights

ALL international flights between Nadi, Fiji and Honiara operated by Fiji Airways and Solomon Airlines have been suspended indefinitely. This follows a stand-off between the civil aviation authorities of the two Melanesian countries which has been going since early this month without any solution. As a result Fijian authorities have denied Solomon Airlines from landing…

Students plan boycott

Government-funded Solomon Islands students, studying at the Divine Word University (DWU) in Madang, Papua New Guinea have issued a seven days ultimatum to their sponsor as a result of non-payment of allowances. A statement from the DWU Solomon Islands students association (SISA) yesterday said failure by the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) will result in the…