Sleep walking

Dear Editor – Andrew D Muaki’s first article in his Friday’s weekly viewpoint column ‘Voice from the side’ (Solomon Star), he raised illustratively the topic ‘Sleep Walking’ and correlated well to the current National Government’s actions on West Papua. In the domestic scene, I would go further and apply the ‘ sleep walking’  approach by…

Non- sense son of Temotu

Dear Editor – Thank you once more for allowing me to respond to Leonard Meneseng, who claimed to be the wise man from the east and a senior citizen of Temotu Province. Before I proceed with my reply, I would like to apologise to the so called “Honiara Temotu Nurses” for including them in my…

Critical drug shortage

Dear Editor – I fear the fate of the lack of critical medicines available on the shelves in our public health facilities.  I was so proud of the essential social service for health and general wellbeing of our nation.  But not bear myself the fact that this critical medicine shortage, could have a negative impact…

Tome’s closing sub, Wednesday

  The former Minister of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening, David Tome, accused of converting $80,000 of constituency fund will appear in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court for the closing submission on his matter.   Principal Magistrate Ricky Iomea will then set a date for the judgment after hearing the closing submissions at 1.30pm today. The…

Balance diet is vital

A SPECIALIST from the Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) urges locals from Balasuna areas to eat balance diet every day during meal time. James Yu was speaking at an integrated workshop held at Balasuna in North-East Guadalcanal on Friday. “Its important these days that you eat balance diet to control non communicable disease (NCD) that is…

Farmers attend integrated workshop

MORE than 30 farmers, students and teachers of Balasuna Bible College in North East Guadalcanal attended a one day integrated workshop on Friday. The training was organised by Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) at Balasuna. The workshop offered knowledge on how to manage a farm to reach its maximum production in the most efficient way. The…

Gwounahau road work extended

 THE newly constructed Anorara Taba’a eight kilometer road has been extended further into the mountains in East Kwara’ae, Malaita Province. The graveling of the road has now moved further up Gwounahau village, reports reaching the paper said. Twelve communities will soon have direct access to Malaita provincial capital for the first time as soon as…

NSO meets with FAO reps

THE National Statistics Office (NSO) has met with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) recently over the National Agriculture Survey Project 2017 (NASP). The meeting with the FAO representatives is to; ·         Discuss the National Agriculture Survey Project 2017 (NASP) data analysis and report writing including launching and dissemination ·     …