Potential sale of GRML

Dear Editor – The Solomon Islands Government Prime Minister’s Press Secretariat Office posted a media release on Facebook on 13 April 2015 titled “SIG MAINTAINS POSITION ON GOLD RIDGE WATER SAFETY”, which has subsequently been referred to in various media reports. The media release contains a number of factual inaccuracies which Gold Ridge Mining Limited…

New SIVB board

Dear Editor – I have noticed in your recent newspaper that Solomon Airlines, through the Ministry of Finance and Treasury, had advertised the posts of directors for the Solomon Airlines Board. I assume the term of the current Board expires and that the advertisement was placed in compliance with the SOE Act 2009. From reliable…

The Tilapia

Dear Editor – Please publish the following: This fish grows anywhereEats anything that come its wayMeandering in the estuariesNot moving out too far in the bay Taste not too bad For those with no sea fishAll trapped in the net few years backWhen they were here signing fishing bills Increasing their dues a little by…

Aiding the fight against corruption

Dear Editor – According to a news item on Radio New Zealand International on 13 April 2015, reporting alleged corrupt practices by sending text messages has had positive results in PNG. The reporting of alleged corruption in such a way might be of interest to the local TSI and to the investigators that might be…

Implications of market renovation

Dear Editor – Whilst I am really happy with the city council’s current central market renovations, it is rather unfortunate that no alternative central location is secured, to cater for market goers to continue trading in a centralised location. Furthermore, the HCC does not tell the public about how long the renovations will go for,…

NTU leadership

Dear Editor – If you would allow me to raise my concern and view regarding the current performance of National Training Unit, this year 2015. There are two major issues that really stands out, that I would really like to highlight. During the reign of the outgoing NTU director Mr Selu, there has been a…

Logging development

Dear Editor – May I refer to what has been said against me in the Solomon Star issued on 22/02/15 in which my Premier has been said to be part of it? Those of us whom you and Mr Haganitoto have against tried our very best to bring into our lands what we think vital…

We became laughing stocks

Dear Editor – I read with great interest Waeta Ben Tabusasi’s   and J.R William’s letters to the editor, Star No.5787 dated Thursday 9 April, 2015.  As a former reasonable political leader and senior citizen of our beloved country, one can say with certainty that Mr Tabusasi’s   appearance in our daily paper must have been based…

Someone has to answer

Dear Editor – It was very interesting to see the front page of Island Sun on the Monday 13th April 2015 edition. The High Court decided in favour of the Baha’i Community on a commercial building built by a Chinese. I wonder what it will be like if all similar cases of such nature are…