Don’t forget the disabled

DEAR EDITOR – I am elated as any Solomon Islander with the onset and formation of a new government under the leadership of Manasseh Sogavare, but not for political reasons I hasten to add. I have been encouraged by the words of the newly elected Prime Minister in his acceptance speech, when he declared that…

Congratulations Freda!

Dear Editor – On behalf of our families, relatives, friends and supporters, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you for your success in the recent National general elections for Vatud Constituency. Congratulations, your victory can be attributed to the following factors: It’s a Devine call – And you have made an accurate…

So reassuring at last

Dear Editor – Sogavare for the PM Job. It was indeed refreshing to see and read the Solomon Star front page on Wednesday that one of our dedicated and most loyal Members of our Parliamentary Democracy may become the next Prime Minister. Also very comforting were the composition of academics, experiences and heavy weights in…

Not music to my ears

Dear Editor – Surely I am not the only one who thinks those vehicles that can be heard coming from hundreds of meters away are a menace to society. You know the ones I mean. They are the cars usually driven by young men who like to announce their presence on the road by pumping…

Elections features

Dear Editor – Your readers might be interested in some of the facts that the recent general elections have revealed when the statistics are examined more closely. The base statistics used for the following analysis is sourced from the “national general elections 2014 results” in the Island Sun Issue No.1845, for Thursday 27th Nov. on…

Political party executive favouritism

Dear Editor – In the current lobbying frenzy to form a new government, high and important positions are being offered to office bearers and executives of political parties in the negotiations. The Speaker is one such position being prostituted about. No doubt there would be others. This is not good for the country. Firstly it…

Campaigning in Honiara

Dear Editor – The gentleman who was campaigning in West Koloale the other night should get his facts straight before he starts to make noises. West Koloale is mostly an SIEA compound and connected to the same line as the NRH. The area only suffers from power cuts as we all do in Honiara and…

Rodger’s pledge

Dear Editor – Whilst not siding with any parties regarding issues debated by Grant David (Sunday Star 19 October 2014) on above I am obliged to state the truth. The 23 Malaysian doctors stated by David and that they were invited by Dr Rodgers were both incorrect. They were Filipino doctors. They were not invited…

Voting

Dear Editor – I have seen displayed in your Monday 20th October 2014 issue, the illustration of the process along which voting would be done. I have noticed that this process does not match the whole intention of conducting the completed nation-wide BVR process. This is because of the situation where the use of finger-print…