SIPA controversy must be sorted

WE all want the best for our international sea port in Honiara. So any reforms to achieve that must be supported by all. But the controversy surrounding the manner in which Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) chief executive officer Colin Yow is carrying out the proposed reform is worrying. The important role Honiara’s international sea…

Let’s share the Easter message

CHRISTIANS around the world will tomorrow celebrate Easter. This is an important event in the Christian calendar. It commemorates the death and resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Christianity was built on Easter. Without the death and resurrection of Jesus, there would be no Christianity. It is on Easter that Christians built their…

Advance preparation is crucial

FIJI is now picking the pieces Cyclone Winston left behind in its wake. The deadly category 5 storm that ripped through the island nation last weekend had left behind a trail of unimaginable destruction. The death toll had risen to almost 30 and may increase further as the full extent of the devastation unfolds. It…

Kurukuru show their class

OUR young Kurukuru guns are two matches away from a fourth Futsal World Cup birth in Columbia this year. On Wednesday, they showed they class when they demolished the highly fancied Futsal Whites of New Zealand4-1,to keep their world cup dreams alive. Their winning streak started since Monday, when they silenced archrival Tahiti 3-0 and…

Let’s get the basics right

WE talked so much about tourism. That tourism has the potential to contribute in a big way tothe economy. And that tourism creates more jobs for our people. The government, on the other hand, loves to tell the nation about its plans to develop the tourism industry. That it will allocate more money for the…