A FEAT OF UNPARALLELED ACHIEVEMENT

TODAY – October 1 – marks the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. It is only fitting that Solomon Islands – China’s newest diplomatic ally and development partner – be congratulated for its phenomenal achievements in technology, economic growth and global leadership today – a feat achieved in just 72…

WHAT HAVE WE ACHIEVED WITH THE LOCKDOWN?

HONIARA – the nation’s administrative heartbeat – went into a 36-hour lockdown, which ended this morning. What, if anything has the nation achieved, let alone learned from the unlawful exercise, appropriately described as “misapplication of the law?” Put it another way, what has $1.8 million bought for the 160, 000 or so residents of Honiara…

OUR AGENDA IS TO REPORT FAIRLY AND TRUTHFULLY

SOLOMON Star has a national agenda. It is one for peaceful co-existence, regardless of where you come from in our beloved Solomon Islands. To suggest otherwise as someone is always inclined to do is a figment of imagination, fact twisting and pedalling of lies. Since its inception in 1982, Solomon Star and its reporters have…

Get vaccinated before it’s too late

THE message from Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is clear.  Get your jab now before its too late! Because COVID-19 is a deadly killer. Everyone of us should make no mistake about it.  Early this week the Prime Minister reiterated the message that the best way to protect ourselves, our families, and communities from this deadly…

WHERE IS THE COUNTRY HEADED?

IF someone should ask you where this beloved country of ours is headed, what would you say? Put it another way, do you believe our system of governance – from the three pillars of government, the Parliament, the Executive and the Judiciary – is still intact? Or do you see signs of ‘wear and tear”…