A terrible tragedy indeed

THE search for the Isabel father wanted over the death of his daughter ended in a terribly tragedy yesterday. That was after police found his body hanging from a tree in the highlands of Isabel. Police believed the father committed suicide. The father escaped after allegedly stabbing his daughter three times on the chest during…

Go there and register to vote

The Biometric Voter Registration starts tomorrow and continues for the next 40 days. We encourage every eligible voter to go to the nearest centre and register. It is important you do so. Not only because it is your right, but more so because if you fail to register, you will not be eligible to vote…

Lets fight corruption in the country

FORMER Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday said its time to fight corruption in the country. It’s a problem which is causing a lot of problem in the country and slows down development from taking place. It was also described as a cancer to the development of the society, eating away the resources of the…

Increasing use of illegal drugs

THE abuse of such drugs like marijuana and alcohol related products like Kwaso (homebrew) in the country is not declining. The increasing problem can be attributed to increasing unemployed youths which our education system and the work force cannot absorbed each year. Last month several hundreds of youths have dropped out of the education system.…

The report on the short bus route

The 2014 academic year has kicked off once again. And this means, more working people and students are commuting each day through the public transport system to their work place and school respectively. In light of the demand for public transport system in Honiara, most bus drivers and their conductors have once again played their…

Lets support the tourism industry

TOURISM is a growing industry. As more people are traveling and trying to discover something simple, special and unique its important that Solomon Islands must take advantage of the opportunity. This is because we have a lot to offer when it comes to cultures, natural beauties and history. Solomon Islands is rich in terms of…

Munda airport as an alternative international airport

The incident yesterday involving a cargo freighter operated by Toll which crashed at the Honiara international airport while landing calls for the need to quickly certify Munda as an international airport. The accident which occurred in the morning affected all flights in and out of Henderson. Even two of the international flights operated by Solomon…

Lets support our sea-port upgrading

Last week a milestone event was sealed with the signing of a deal to improve Honiara International sea-port. Its one of the long outstanding projects which the country had long been waiting for. Late last year the project was close to being called off following internal issues between the minister of infrastructure development Seth Gukuna…

Let’s support our sea-port upgrading

Last week a milestone event was sealed with the signing of a deal to improve Honiara International sea-port. Its one of the long outstanding projects which the country had long been waiting for. Late last year the project was close to being called off following internal issues between the minister of infrastructure development Seth Gukuna…

Thank you readers, parents

WE thank our readers and the Honiara public for your patience yesterday. We know you all have been waiting anxiously for the school results of our children, the first of which was published yesterday. We’ve put everything in place ahead of yesterday’s print to ensure the paper gets out as early as possible for the…