Unplanned power outage

Dear Editor – In response to A.M.Junia’s article titled Solomon Power & Brazil which appeared on yesterday’s letters to the editor, Solomon Power clarifies that the unplanned power outage was unfortunately caused by a member of the public’s vehicle hitting a power pole along the Tandai Highway, causing power black out to the whole of…

MACFEST 2018 ends

Dear Editor – Everything has a beginning and an ending, and the MACFest 2018 was no exception.  It began on the 1st and end on the 10th July 2018. Congratulation to all our brothers and sisters from our Melanesian Islands of the Pacific and other neighbours of the region. Many thanks for their time with…

Being at 40

Dear Editor – Please publish the following: She was the prettiest of the pretty Well grounded well groomed Well nurtured well raised By well mannered guardian   Her supplies of resources incomparable Water sources rich and filled Forestry well covered in well sunlit territories Her marine resources diverse and wholesome   Her engagement well cared…

Fitting of prosthetic limbs

Dear Editor – Last week I wrote to your newspaper expressing my appreciation of the fact that a fresh start seems to have been made in making and fitting prosthetic limbs to the long waiting list of ex-NRH patients that previously had undergone amputations at the hospital as a consequence of suffering from advanced diabetes…

Solomon Power& Brazil

Dear Editor – I wish to refer to the second quarter final match between Belgium and Brazil on the morning of 7th July, 2018. When Belgium leads Brazil by 2 goals to nil, during the second half, Solomon Power vented its frustration on the supporters of Belgium by going blackout throughout Honiara. Are the Solomon…

Solomon Islands “The Pacific”

Dear Editor – Apparently Solomon Islands is a sovereign state but actually Iwould refer to it as “the Pacific” within the Pacific Ocean. Unlike most Pacific Nations, where its people are but only one racial group, Solomon Island is home to most all the racial groups that had inhabited Pacific Ocean. In Solomon Islands you…

Mayor’s Cup ends well

THE first ever Mayor’s Cup Independence tournament ended successfully on Tuesday at the King George Sixth sports field. This was according to the Chairman of the organizing committee Councilor Greg Malefo.  “Today is treated as a special day for the Honiara City Mayor’s Cup due to its success that we now witness,” Malefo said. “Teams…

ARCHERS GIVE BEST SHOTS

LOCAL archers gave their best shots in the first day of the 2018 World Archery Oceania Championship in New Caledonia, Tuesday this week. Even though it’s an uphill battle for Solomon Islands against their much experienced Oceania opponents, local archers gave the best on day one. President of the Archery Federation of Solomon Islands (AFSI)…

U19 held to a draw

THE national U19 side held Solomon Warriors to a 1-1 draw yesterday in another entertaining friendly match at the SIFF academy. It was a good test for the U19s as Warriors coach Moses Toata fielded his full strength first team. The young lads had to defend in most parts of the game and break on…