Why is CEMA in deep sleep?

Dear Editor – The current non- improvement and dysfunctioning of Commodities Export Marketing Authority (CEMA) today has made this important statutory organization a sleeping giant despite the fact that coconut and cocoa famers are desperately crying in agony for market outlets with the common agricultural commodities that dominate export and occupied the 90% of rural…

Fiji-Solomons air dispute

Dear Editor – This serious issue is receiving very little reporting in any medium and many questions need addressing. Is the dispute between the governments or the airlines? Is the air safety regulator, CAASI, making commercial decisions outside its remit which detrimentally affect Solomon Islands and Solomon Airlines? Solomon Islands and Solomon Airlines suffer as…

30 more diarrhoea cases in Buala

BUALA Hospital in Isabel says another 30 diarrhoeacases were diagnosed and admitted this week. The hospital received an influx of cases last month. Senior hospital nurse Ambrose Kikolo said these cases were referred from the nearby clinics. He said they treat patients and advised them to drink more water. Meanwhile, he urged villagers to boil…