Why so many religions

Dear Editor – The existence of so many religions and the claim that all religions lead to God without question confuses many who are earnestly seeking the truth about God, with the end result sometimes being that some despair of ever reaching the absolute truth on the subject. Or they end up embracing the Universalist’s…

GPAs

Dear Editor – I understand the Ministry of Education is in the process of releasing names of scholarship recipients to the public. As a parent, I am asking the ministry that each scholarship recipient should have his or her GPA published besides his or her name. This is so that the public could see whether…

Examination markers’ payment

Dear Editor – We have been promised by the director of NESU that last year would be different from the other years and that our payment should be processed before results will be released and that Ministry of Education has already secured money from AusAid for this annual activity. However, that has not happened and…

Money is life versus water is life

Dear Editor – As we have known this term for ages “WATER IS LIFE”, there are uncertainties that this phrase is appropriate for others. There are a lot of complaints about water problems and water pollution around communities in Solomon Islands and communities struggle to survive due to water shortage and water pollution. The big…

Education begins at home

Dear Editor – We are just a little over a week away from the beginning of the new school term. It isn’t too early to be considering school gear today. In fact, hundreds of parents may have already begun this exercise some time ago. As thousands of students around the country continue to enjoy the…

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

* Prosecution ordered to update murder probe* Alleged taxi driver attacker faces lesser charges Prosecution ordered to update murder probe Prosecution has been again ordered to update the court on the status of investigation into the murder of a man at Kirakira, Makira/Ulawa province in 2016. Chief Magistrate Emma Garo also made another order for…

SIG, private sector discusses plan

THE Solomon Islands Government (SIG) – Private Sector Advisory Group had held their first meeting on Monday in Honiara to discuss their plans for this year. The Group was set up following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between SIG and Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce (SICCI) last July to promote the Public…

Passengers rescued from sinking boat

Police in Western Province have rescued twelve (12) people traveling in a white ray boat powered by 40 HP Yamaha engine which sunk on Sunday – 04 February 2018 at Point Kuri Passage, via Goldie area in Western Province.    It is alleged the boat from Ghatere village, Kolombangara was  traveling to Beulah Provincial Secondary School…