Bon voyage to our MPs

Dear Editor– I wish to convey my sincere gratitude and to express my view points as the sun is setting in the Western end of the ninth Parliament. The ‘Hey Days’ of some of the Parliament members of the outgoing government would certainly over as of this week, as the ninth Parliament finally dissolved. Their…

Measles

Dear Editor –The fight against measles must continue because of the increasing number of cases now being recorded in the country. It’s a war that is far from over and I think it cannot be tackled sooner. Government through the ministry of health must take another step in addressing the issue with the help from…

Atoifi nurses

Dear Editor – I wish to be given the opportunity to write through this forum to express my concern over the issue of nursing students who are still waiting to do their probation. To my understanding once the nursing students completed their studies, they will have to undergo a year of probation by working in…

Renbel saga

Dear Editor – “I am still the premier”. I guess this is not a problem to Mr Topue and other colleagues who have been serving their boss faithfully and receiving residues being dropped off from Lance Tango’s table. However, it is a problem to the self-reliance minority of Renbel who remain with principle and status.…

NCRA is a failure

Dear Editor – Finance minister Rick Hou’s boastfulness about NCRA’s achievement in the last 4 years must not be left uncorrected. First, any assessment of achievement should be done by the people and not the government itself. Minister Hou must have been living in another planet that is why he cannot assess the real situation…

North Malaita Shipping Grant

Dear Editor – I on behave of the silent majority  and grass root  people of north  Malaita wish to raise the  alarm on the above heading topic. It was only few days remaining before the Parliament dissolves. In few months’ time a new MP, as well as a new government will come to power. While…

More Women in parliament

Dear Editor – A lot has been said on the above interesting topic, workshops after workshops reports and written ideas, almost daily appeared in the media lately. A lot of reasons were stated or blamed on the obstacles facing women, culture and tradition, money, domestic chores, etc. etc.etc to be in Parliament. I am no…

Response to Japhill Dikahehe

Dear Editor – In response to the letter by Mr Japhill Dikahehe Island Sun issues no 1767. Well done, perfect brother you gut it when you correctly give me that word “Appreciation” from the way I write defensively with regards to respond on your previous article, Island Sun no – 1761, I do hope that…

The proper role of elected MPs

Normal 0 false false false EN-AU X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0cm; mso-para-margin-right:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0cm; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Calibri”,”sans-serif”; mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family:”Times New Roman”;} Dear Editor – The behaviour of Members of Parliament (MP) is at the centre of many of our…

What achievements?

Dear Editor – Soon the ninth parliament will dissolve and the nation will go to the polls again to elect our new parliamentarians. Before we go to the polls, it’s good to look back and assess the performances of our MPs and their achievements in the last 4 years. First, parliament debate participation. Three quarters…