SINPF

Dear Editor – There’s been a lot of good news and some bad as well about NPF in the newspapers lately. As a member, I am excited that the NPF Board in their wisdom have come up with lots of exciting investment plans for the fund. Whilst I may not be able to reap some…

Disappointed with Our Telekom

Dear Editor – Please publish this letter expressing my disappointment in Telekom TV for not broadcasting the rugby match between the All Blacks and Wallabies last Saturday. I am sure many rugby and sports fans in Solomon Islands must have been disappointed too for missing such an exciting spectacle. Previously Telekom TV has been quite…

Look before you leap

Dear Editor – May I express my views on contradicting news item headlines over the SIBC in the recent days, regarding the sacking of the permanent secretary of finance and treasury ministry. One would have thought that after having served this nation with distinction all these years in the finance ministry –only at the eleventh…

Giant African snail

Dear Editor – Thank you for allowing me space in your editorial page to make some public awareness on the seriousness of the introduction of the pest Giant African snail in to our country. This snail is the worst pest that has ever been introduced in Solomon Islands especially in Honiara but it is already…

Police preparedness

Dear Editor – I refer to a recent SIBC news bulletin and an article published in your newspaper in connection with police preparedness for the upcoming general election in November and former and currently serving police officers, presumably ex-members of the National Reconnaissance and Surveillance Force (NRSF), who have waited for 16 years for their…

A Good Outcome

Dear Editor – On Saturday afternoon, as I was driving along the main road in front of Westpac a bus needed to pull over to the side of the road and I slowed down for this to happen. When suddenly—-thud!  From behind I could feel a bump on against my back tire.  Yes, I was…

Rodgers’ pledge

Dear Editor – Jimmy Rodgers’ signing of the pledge form against corruption is like putting a cart before the horse. He has yet to test his moral values against the challenges of being in parliament. Former member of parliament for Aoke Langalanga, Matthew Wale also signed a similar document and yet he is not immune…

Measles campaign in Marovo

Dear Editor – I would like to raise some concerns regarding measles campaign for Marovo Lagoon. Marovo zone had experienced measles outbreak in late September up until now, we registered a total of 26 case here in Seghe area health centre alone, other health centres within Marovo also registered cases of measles ,especially Keru, Batuna,…