Damages at Natagera village

Dear Editor – I was informed by mobile phone from Natagera village on Santa-Ana Island that on early Saturday morning 6th of May 2017 very rough seas associated with very strong winds and heavy rain badly devastated Natagera village shorelines, removing heaps of white sandy beaches and first line of sago palm houses were partly…

Time to regulate security firms

Dear Editor – By necessity, demand for security services has risen substantially after the ethnic tension era. Security firms emerged and increased in numbers as demand increased. That was a commendable development because the Police itself did not and does not have adequate capacity to ensure peace in every neighbourhood and within commercial and institutional…

Mother’s Day reflection

Dear Editor – I would be grateful if you could allow me some space in your editorial column to share my personal view about the Mother’s Day Event and celebration. Looking at the event, it still has its  fresh smell  in our country as it just get its popularity about  5 or so years ago,…

My experiences at Chung Wah

Dear Editor – When I ponder my experiences at Chung Wah, it gives me great satisfaction to share this. When I arrived in Solomon Islands, it was similar to my country Sri Lanka, tropical climate, warm & friendly people, the beautiful / serene sea. From one island to another island, from the Indian ocean to…

G-Province to conduct survey

Guadalcanal Province (G-Province) will soon be conducting a survey from White River in West Honiara to Lunga in the East, to determine the customary land from town boundary. This will be done through the G-Province Task Force chaired by Hon. Member for Tandai Ward John Nano. Their survey will also include the high water mark…

Reef robbers to be deported

After more than 2 months in the country, the 40 Vietnamese crews who were caught on 26th March stealing beche-de-mers and other marine species at Rennell’s Indispensable reef, detained and charged by the court will be deported on Wednesday. The crews who are detained on an extended court order at the Rove Police club will…

FA’ARODO KEEN TO BOOST MARIST

MARIST FC new signing Henry Fa’arodo Jr says he is committed to help his new club in their pursuit to defend the Telekom S-League title this year. The evergreen footballer was on the champions’ radar after the recent OFC Champions League and on Tuesday he officially signed the deal. “As one door closes another opens…

Mothers day sports event successful

The Mother’s Day sports event organized by Paoa FM was successfully over the weekend, It was staged at the SMI Area at Town Ground, West Honiara. The annual event has proven to be a hit for many mothers especially the working ones who have taken time out from their busy schedule to be part of…

Opposition congratulates Fakarii

PARLIAMENTARY Opposition Leader THE country’s newly appointed Ombudsman has been congratulated by the Parliamentary Opposition Leader. In a statement on Tuesday the group’s leader Jeremiah Manele has welcomed the appointment of Fred Fakarii as the country’s new Ombudsman. Mr Manele while congratulating Mr Fakarii described him as ‘a top choice’ for the job. “With his…