Tragic fire incident

Dear Editor – The weekend tragic fire incident in the Tasahe B area of West Honiara must have shook the nation when it was learned that the early morning fire at a family home claimed the lives of two tiny children and saw the home totally destroyed. What can we do to help the bereaved…

An appeal to Gov’t

Dear Editor – The website www.solomonislandsinfocus.com which I established just two months ago to support the Solomon Islands and to try to aid charitable causes has had a wide local and international following and prompted a good deal of feedback from people of all backgrounds and social status in the Solomon Islands in particular. The…

Composition of PEC

Dear Editor – The Parliamentary Entitlements Commission (PEC) would like to briefly respond and clarify some incorrect statements made by the Solomon Star regarding PEC Membership as published in its newspaper issue # 5798 of Friday 17th April, 2015. Firstly, the Chairman of PEC is NOT a politician as stated in the report. The truth…

Big offer here

Dear Editor – These comments are in relation to the front page photograph over the above heading in Star Issue No.5795 of Friday 17/04/’15. The image is one of our Prime Minister (of a sovereign Solomon Islands) appearing to be quashed up by foreign economic and financial giants. Why are business people especially from China…

Fresh marketing plans

Dear Editor – The arrival of the ‘Sun Princess’ with its 2000 passengers on 24 April is set to be the first visible evidence of a raft of fresh marketing approaches that have been adopted in the past couple of months by the SIVB. A deal arranged with Solomon Airlines will soon see the arrival…

Rano and clients acquitted

Dear Editor – I have made my position clear in relation to the matter complained of under this subject. I will not repeat that explanation except to say, I as Ronald Bei Talasasa Jr and holding the position of Director of Public Prosecutions, had at an initial stage disqualified myself from making a decision on…