Honiara Central Market

Dear Editor – The Central Market in Honiara is an important venue for the market vendors, shoppers and tourists alike. Always a hive of activity and a place I liked to visit during my time in Honiara. I was pleased to learn the members of the Honiara Central Market Vendor’s Association (HCMVA) are committed to…

MPs and ‘02’

Dear Editor – I totally agree with your headline on the above subject, Solomon Islands as a Christian country, to have top leaders with such practice is a curse to the nation. Look at our MPs with how many strings of women attached to them, you would be very surprised. It has become a practice…

Alcohol advertising

Dear Editor – It is too often that while reading your paper my heart sinks to find it full of advertising for alcohol.  I was especially alarmed and disappointed to read this paper on 11 May 2015, in which there were three full length colour pages of advertising for Solbrew. Harmful use of alcohol is…

Media, social media

Dear Editor – The Solomon Islands is blessed with a free press which allows for a sharing of news and views.  It is encouraging; too, to witness how social media is changing the way citizens are beginning to exercise their democratic rights and enabling e-democracy to take hold. Social media must never be used to…