Students plea

Release our second semester allowance soon The Solomon Islands students studying in Papua New Guinea’s Institutions have renewed calls for an immediate release of their allowances for the second semester.  One of the student associations at Divine Word University in Madang said “it is now four weeks of schooling but we still not receive our…

Concerns over dynamite fishing

CALLS have been made to the responsible authorities to apprehend people involved in dynamite fishing in Gela, Central Province. Dynamite fishing have been increasingly prevalent on Gela, particularly in Belaga district, according to Daniel Manedika of Kobe village. He said residents of Tavulea and Kobe villages have been practicing this method of fishing on a…

Investment

DEAR EDITOR – Investment is a risky business. The $15.00 million investment in Tavanipupu Island Resort is indeed one of the NPF’s risky business ventures. An investor and a worker on the Island had assured the public that there was someone eying to purchase the resort. Could the public be informed of who that purchasing…

Question for NorthWest Choiseul MP

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Be serious SIFF

DEAR EDITOR – SIFF (Solomon Islands Football Federation), are you going to prepare for the up-coming Pacific Game next year? PNG is starting to kick off with its preparation. They are preparing seriously in advanced. They’ll have their international friendly games with Asian, Aussie, and New zealand clubs,  according to their plan. SIFF, for us,…

Treatment of flood victims

DEAR EDITOR  – Our political leaders boast about our Solomon Islands as a Christian country with strong Christian values and beliefs. The April flood and the consequential displacement of thousands of women, children and men resulting in their being accommodated at schools, police clubs, FOPA village and SINU campus has really tested our commitment to…

Telekom pornography legislation

DEAR EDITOR – Thank you for this time to share an  important matter relating to internet and mobile pornography which is now becoming destructive to the minds of our kids and people of Solomon Islands.  Solomon Islands in this twenty first century is becoming a nation which is enjoying the best of modern telecommunication technology.…

Why do we neglect Kukum?

OF all the streets in Honiara, the shop fronts along Kukum Highway are the most neglected. There, you see plastics and all sorts of litters lying around as though it was nobody’s business. Some of these litters have been there for months, compressed against the ground. While the Honiara City Council had engaged various groups…

Malaita needs visionary leaders

A MALAITAN says the province needs visionary leaders and not self-serving ones. Eddie Ofote’e made the statement as the province and nation prepare to go to the polls this year. Mr Ofote’e said intended candidates from Malaita must spell out their plans and vision for the province before they can contest.  “Contesting without any vision…