Dr Rodgers for PM’s job

Dear Editor – I received wonderful news last week that Dr Rodgers, the former Director General for SPC is running in the elections. Not only is this exciting news but one which promises to bring new leadership for Solomon Islands. Dr Rodgers will be the best candidate for Prime Minister at a time when our…

Water is life

Dear Editor – Please insert this short note of mine about how the Japanese Government must have felt in relation to the handing over ceremony that occurred on Wednesday the 3rd September 2014. Indeed, from the Japanese Government’s point of view, it must have been really disgusting to them that important government dignitaries who were…

Ninth parliament

Dear Editor – The 9th parliament naturally died Monday this week and as we prepare to elect the 10th, it is always good to reflect on the 9th parliament so that their strength and weaknesses can be used to decide who to elect this time round. Well, the 9th parliament is a very interesting house…

Overcharging

Dear Editor – Last week, my Fruit Juice blender equipment could not function after only using it once since it was bought in April of this year. I then decided to have it fixed from any local electrical firms in town. After visiting a number of electrical firms, it was Guadalcanal electrics that decided to…

Business Excellence Award 2014

Dear Editor – There was a Business Excellence Awards 2014 Gala Night held at Heritage Park Hotel on Saturday 30th August 2014. Somehow, unexpectedly and surprisingly, the Isabel Development Company Limited won the Prime Minister –Gordon Lilo’s, Special prize, the second highest award in the litany of awards announced at the gala night. When the…

Blame yourself, Maelanga!

Dear Editor – I write in response to the statement made by the deputy prime minister Manasseh Maelanga on the Malaita Province’s second appointed day at Malu’u during which he told Malaitans to blame themselves for the lack of development in the province. As a Malaitan resident, I see the statement as factually wrong because…

The Underpass

Dear Editor – It’s good to see the underpass next to the Hyundai Mall now back in operation again, which makes it easy for some of those who are unable to cross the roads to go underground. I had the opportunity to walk through the underpass this week and see a HCC law enforcement officer…

Recognition of Gilbertese

Dear Editor – I’m overwhelmed and really want to salute the MP for Gizo/ Kolombangara for such a great call to assist the Gilbertese. This group of people must be properly and well treated by indigenous Solomon Islanders. They do also contribute to our economic growth in one way or the other. Thus they deserve…

Wake up Fataleka Constituency

Dear Editor – The purpose of writing this is to analyse the absenteeism of the MP of above constituency, few comparison, and appeal for good leadership.  In a school context, absenteeism is an offence and would always result in internal punishment, orif the absenteeism is extreme it would result in an external suspension. In addition…

Underpass

Dear Editor – It’s good to see the underpass next to the Hyundai Mall now back in operation again, which makes it easy for some of those who are unable to cross the roads to go underground. I had the opportunity to walk through the underpass this week and see a HCC law enforcement officer…