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…

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…

Stop such brutal attack

The early morning attack on Brother George last Friday by some thugs should be condemned to its strongest term. It’s a cruel act coming from some selfish-minded people who are trying to take advantage of some few kind hearted people who are supporting the work of disable training in the country. Whoever, that is responsible…

Take heed of weather information

The cyclone season is now up on us. And so we can expect more rain, strong wind and rough seas. The weather office has issued warnings to the public especially those traveling by boat in open waters and those living by the river banks. Currently a tropical cyclone is affecting Tonga. Its impact is slowly…

Let’s build on what RAMSI gives

THE Governor General during his New Year’s message reminded us of the vulnerability state institutions are in. The Australian-led Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) has resuscitated our failed state back to its feet. The description of ‘fail state’ came about as a result of dysfunctional institutions within the machinery of the National Government.…

Let’s avoid last year’s failures

WE know too well some of the drama that happened last year. One of the issues that affected everyone including children, youths, parents and families was the teachers’ industrial strike action. That particular impasse greatly affected school children. A good portion of the academic year was useless. It can’t be wrong, some students who deserve…