Social problems on the rise

Dear Editor – There is an immense increase in social problems in this country now, than ever before. These are rape, sexual abuse and domestic violence but a few. The courts are wasting good amount of their precious time in dealing with these sexual related crimes and sending to prisons the perpetrators. The papers too…

Our politics

Dear Editor – When the word “politics” is mentioned, listeners and readers often conjure up images of leaders handing out money, making a lot of empty promises, taking advantage of opportunities to enrich themselves, getting involved in deals that are not transparent and accountable, in general do not care about truth and justice, and actions…

Choose wisely

Dear Editor – I wish to voice my concern on the upcoming general election, as we are only few weeks away. We must bear in mind that we need right people to represent us in the house. We are now a fully grown person, as we celebrated our 36 anniversary last, 7th July 2014. I…

Speaker resigns

Dear Editor – The above heading which appeared on Saturday 11th October issue of The Solomon Star newspaper, ignites something that needs mentioning After being in parliament for five times and from being a prime minister to speaker, what else is there to be achieved that requires re-entry? That is the peak in politics. And…

Renbell PS threatened

Dear Editor – We read with interest to note that the current Renbel Provincial Secretary Mr. Baiabe Peseika is under threat of losing his job as adviced from the Ministry of The Provincial Government (MPG) legal advisor. Any Renbel person with the right thinking mind commend your (PS) effort and courage to frontline this battle…

Gold Coast 7s disappointment

Dear Editor – It was a huge disappointment for all rugby sevens fans in the country when Our Telekom did not broadcast the recent Gold Coast sevens.  I just wonder why Telekom did so knowing that most rugby fans were looking forward for that event. Please our Telekom you must broadcast the next sevens event…

Close down White River school

Dear Editor – Earlier this year I raised number of concerns in this column regarding the water problem at White River school and the unprofessional attitude of some of the staff. Despite my numerous call, nothing much took shape in the school to address the issues raised. Last week, the school power supply was disconnected…

Unplanned buildings

Dear Editor – As the city is growing larger and the population is increasing, Mbokona road that leads up to the Central Bank quarter is now occupied with unplanned buildings and market booths. A few concerned people said that those living along the road are erecting unplanned houses and they should move or build their…

Sulufou water tanks

Dear Editor – I read with great happiness seeing Solomon Star’s issue on Tuesday 14 October, that Sulufou Community finally received 11 (500 litres) of water tanks. They are part of a project from Malaita Rural Development Project (RDP). Thank you RDP for recognising the need to assist the livelihood of Sulufou islanders. For those…