More pest feat

Dear Editor – I wish to contribute on the very important above subject in alignment with the latest discovery which has prompted more fears and more worries now to the government’s Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB), and the Biosecurity Solomon Islands especially to the beloved island of Moe within the Russel Islands in the Central Islands…

Careless attitude

  Dear Editor – I think the above topic is not a new thing but I would like to share my opinion so that the public could rethink on how to behave and act when coming to rubbish disposal. Firstly, I would share what I had witnessed. The other day, I was travelling in a public bus…

The gov’t we need

IN almost 40 years of political independence, our collective and personal experience shows that a combination of naturally selfish human nature, easy access to unearned money, donors offering weakly administered external aid and the absence of any home-grown behavioral rules, definitely does not make for effective democratic government. At the same time, we have no…

PM’s MSG apology

THE Prime Minister’s MSG apology was in order, appropriate and necessary to atone the follies committed by the former MSG Chair (current DPM) .  Sir you do not need to explain why you had apologized.  You’ve shown great leadership. I’m drawn to the debate by crap being made in Parliament. The DPM’s belittling remarks about…

Suspicions within MSG

Dear Editor – I may not be well versed with the MSG charter, upon which this alliance operates and govern its operations. However, it seems to me that those protocols are dozed off if and when a member country decides to do otherwise. This little grouping, the way I see it has a lot of…

International Women’s Day

Dear Editor – 8th of March 2018 reminds us of the significance of the women’s international day in empowering our young women- a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity and, giving Solomon Islands the knowledge base on…

International Day of Women

Dear Editor – It is interesting to see some of our women paraded to mark IDOW (”International Day of Women”). As I ponder why this day has been designated I think it is quite significant in many ways.  Previously (i.e few decades back), women has always been given a lower status as we grew up…

We need a new Lawson Tama

SO Solomon Islands is clearly the best football nation in Oceania. That’s according to Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) president William Lai. He stated this in an interview with Radio Australia this week. Mr Lai’s description of Solomon Islands as a “football nation” was based on crowd attendance of regional matches at Lawson Tama. For…

Bright start for big two

Warriors, Marist win opening matches By CARLOS ARUAFU   Oceania Champions League representatives Solomon Warriors FC and Marist FC made positive starts to their Telekom S-league (TSL) Championship campaign on Saturday at Lawson Tama. Both teams registered a win each in their opening matches. Warriors kicked off the day’s action with an impressive 5-0 win over…