Kava farmers in Malaita & loans

Dear Editor – I read the letter to the Editor of the Solomon Times Online last week written by someone named Sammy Junior Cena from West Kwara’ae. He wrote, and I quote. “In a society where a large percentage of youths want to go entrepreneurial, that is, striving to enter in entrepreneurship perhaps specifically want…

PNG loses its founding father

Dear Editor – “You will never be ready until you start doing something,” (The late Sir Michael Somare). Papua New Guineans are mourning the loss of the man who was the central figure in the country’s passage to independence. Sir Michael Somare passed away last week in Port Moresby after being diagnosed with advanced pancreatic…

Tourism in focus summit

Dear Editor – This Friday in Honiara, Tourism Solomons will host a summit with Solomon Islands industry leaders to those from the ministry, airline and tourism office, local hoteliers, other accommodation operators, transport providers, and tour companies – all working towards fully agreed, fully aligned set objectives in order to focus on the opportunities domestic…

Public servant repositioned

Dear Editor – I refer to the article in the press recently where a Public servant has been repositioned because his activities were obviously corrupt.  Why wasn’t the matter referred to the Police for investigation or if he admitted wrongdoing terminated from the Public Service?  The money was either our money via taxes and the…

The enduring faith

Dear Editor – As even time swiftly developments in Bangkok where I have found a home for many years since leaving the Solomon Islands as long ago as 1999, I reflected on the many countries I was privileged to have served in as a policeman since 1959 and decided to turn to U Tube on…