Children say no mining

Dear Editor – May I respond to the above, or your front page cover-star No 5596 in Thursday’s issue. First it is misleading the least to say that Rennell Islanders are united against miners. The truth of the matter is that, some of the people are divided amongst three other mining companies, who are interested…

Pan Oceanic Bank

Dear Editor – I refer to an article in your paper of 19 August 2014 in which Peter Boso questioned the credibility of POB and whether or not the CBSI had done a thorough work in the application process. I would like to encourage Mr Boso to read the CBSI Governor, Denton Rarawa’s speech of…

Why CEMA is in deep sleep?

Dear Editor – I take the opportunity to acknowledge Jacob Ofasia’s question regarding what CEMA is really doing now as appeared in Solomon Star, issue No. 5594. I believed Jacob’s confusion emanated from his experience of the glory days of CEMA under its commercial trading function when the market network was in placed. These are…

Langalanga festival

Dear Editor – A Friend of mine who attended the shell money festival in the Langalanga Lagoon over the weekend commented that while it was interesting it was not well organised. If it had not been for a private party chartering a boat there would have been no real tourists there apart from the official…

Police for youth market

Dear Editor – Firstly I want to thank and congratulate the Youth at Work, SPC’s hardworking team, for their tireless work in putting on a successful event for the Youths of Solomon Islands. The Youth Market has become something to look forward to every month and it has grown over the months. However, the last…

Kolombangara may be for sale?

Dear Editor – It would be great if you spare a corner on your paper for this article. As already being spelt overhead, I want to put forth my opinion on this issue. Kolombangara Island, like other islands in the Solomon, hasa land trust boardcalled Kolombangara Land Trust Fund. This body is formulated to assist…

WHC responds to Haununu

Dear Editor – The West Honiara Council (WHC) would like to affirm its stand that there were voters from other constituencies who have no connection to West Honiara by work, business, community or land, who registered in the constituency. This is evidence that the SIEC must work on. The WHC is certain the more than…