Conserving for the future

DAOLUSU Community of Ward 30 in Malaita Province will soon embark on a project to rehabilitate their mangrove forests and conserve the marine eco-system of their mangroves.  This has been a dream for George Faubata and his young people of the community for quite a long while.  Faubata, a youth worker of the community, graduated…

CPC is a reckless, lawless regime

FIRST, if you think you would find justice in China, sorry; their justice system is nothing but a big bluff rubber stamp of the Communist Party of China(CPC). An article by one Vincent Gale on Solomon Times about the protests going on in Hong Kong more than meets the eye. It is only a tip…

Gua Marovo – Babata passage

DEAR EDITOR – Long ago, in the 70’s and 80’s, late Pulepanda Ghamu is our MP.  And what I heard from him personally, was that ‘during our time, there were no millions of dollars for constituency developments.  But as I can remember well, there were few constructive developments taking place in Marovo.  One is the…

Taiwan or China?

DEAR EDITOR – Please publish the following: Taiwan or China? Which one would you chose? The choice is in your hand Dragon, or bull or what? They are all animals and they might not be tamable but we all need animals for meat, milk and soup Which one will you prefer? The ball is in…

Exporting fresh orchids

DEAR EDITOR – With the increasing success of kava as a cash crop rewarding kava farmers with much needed income and the reported success of chocolate sales and coconut related products, I often wonder why the Solomon Islands has not developed a fresh flower market, particularly the cultivation and export of orchids. Floriculture has emerged…

New wheelchairs for hospitals, clinics

UP to 90 new wheelchairs will be delivered to hospitals and health centres across the country. These were donated by the Loving Care Group of Buddha’s Light International Association of Queensland (BLIAQ) and were handed over to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services. Minister of Health and Medical Services Dickson Mua,NRH Superintendent Dr John…

Family survives landslide

  HEAVY rain in the Western province over the weekend has caused several damages to properties in Gizo. Apart from the tragedy that occurred early Tuesday morning claiming the life of a mother, a family living close to Gizo primary school have also experienced landslide resulting in damage to their home and semi-permanent kitchen. Speaking…

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

* Rioter to be sentenced today* Sentencing date set for Irofinao* Former MP’s trial starts Rioter to be sentenced today   A MAN who confesses to taking part in the April riot after the election of the Prime Minister will be sentenced today. Magistrate Ishmael Kekou will deliver his sentence on the matter of Winston…