High cost of bride prize

Dear Editor – I am writing to complain about how East Guadalcanal people charge bride prize on their women. Firstly, I must commend the people of Guadalcanal Plains area for reducing the compensation/bride prize that are demanded by other people because we as Christian people, we are not born in this world to be sold.…

Tuhanuku’s call absurd

Dear Editor – The President of Workers Union of Solomon Islands (WUSI) David Tuhanuku”s call on the Government to investigate former CEO Collin Yow and his associate is a waste of time, effort and money. The Government has a lot of urgent and important matters to attend to rather than engaging itself on petty politicking,…

Tuhanuku’s call absurd

Dear Editor – The President of Workers Union of Solomon Islands (WUSI) David Tuhanuku”s call on the Government to investigate former CEO Collin Yow and his associate is a waste of time, effort and money, The Government has a lot of urgent and important matters to attend to rather than engaging itself on petty politicking,…

Call for River School PTA meeting

Dear Editor – I as a parent and resident of White River Community on behalf of all the parents strongly call on the school board of management and school administration of White River Community High School to urgently hold a PTA General Meeting to present to us all the parents the following agendas: 1.    School…

The hairy ants

Moves around the floor on both rainy and sunny days With its antennae sipping the brewery by the bays Coloured with brownish sediments flowing slowly Down from the interior of the hinterlands After the resources owner signed on the latrine doorways Fixing the future generation into poverty and madness   Here they are on the…

Smoking drivers

Dear Editor – As a regular weekday traveller on public transport, I wish to commend and acknowledged transport providers for their determination and he responsibility. On top of that there is a strategic and crucial change that needs to be adhered to in order to meet professional standards. First drivers who smoke while driving, with…

Confusion leaves PM to fly economy

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare found himself in the economy class when flying from Port Vila to Brisbane last weekend. This was after he led the government delegation to Vanuatu to successfully bid for the 2023 Pacific Games to be held here. From Vanuatu, Mr Sogavare flew to Brisbane before boarding the flight from there back…

New eco-lodge opened in Guadalcanal

A NEWLY launched inland lodge has opened its doors for guests after a successful opening on Wednesday. Paringiju Inland Mountain eco-Lodge was located at Belaha highlands over Tenaru School, in Central Guadalcanal. The Paringiju Inland Mountain Lodge has formally opened in front of hundreds of locals this week. Among the invited guests were Sir Paul…

Gov’t yet to decide on sub marine cable

THE GOVERNMENT is still to make a decision on the proposed new submarine cable project that will land in Honiara and connect to Noro in Western province and Auki in Malaita. Ministry of Communication and Aviation permanent secretary, Moses Virivolomo said the project was a bit slow because of its technicality. Mr Virivolomo said this…

Smoking drivers

Dear Editor – As a regular weekday traveller on public transport, I wish to commend and acknowledged transport providers for their determination and he responsibility. On top of that there is a strategic and crucial change that needs to be adhered to in order to meet professional standards. First drivers who smoke while driving, with…