Responsible authorities must act now

Dear Editor – May I contribute briefly on an article regarding the above published on Friday 15th. On the outset, I should say the facts presented by Mr Tavake of West Honiara constituency shouldn’t be ignored by the Electoral office. However, I understand the Chief Electoral officer has explained the process required under the Act…

Why is CEMA in deep sleep?

Dear Editor – The current non- improvement and dysfunctioning of Commodities Export Marketing Authority (CEMA) today has made this important statutory organization a sleeping giant despite the fact that coconut and cocoa famers are desperately crying in agony for market outlets with the common agricultural commodities that dominate export and occupied the 90% of rural…

West Rennell Resource Owners want explanation

Dear Editor – May I comment on this joint effort from APID and the local consultant or Representative Mr. Solomon Maua’s intention to operate in Rennell which has been challenged by the West Rennell Resource Owners Association as briefly outlined. 1.      Asia Pacific Investment Development Ltd (APID), the applicant failed to comply with the provision…

Bachelor of teaching Primary- (SINU-SOEH)

Dear Editor – I’d like to say something about the bachelor of teaching primary under- School of Education and Humanities Science (SOEH). Before I comment, first and foremost I would like to thank the Management of SOLOMON ISLANDS NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (SINU) and the administrative for their working together with positive decision to implement the degree…

Fiji-Solomons air dispute

Dear Editor – This serious issue is receiving very little reporting in any medium and many questions need addressing. Is the dispute between the governments or the airlines? Is the air safety regulator, CAASI, making commercial decisions outside its remit which detrimentally affect Solomon Islands and Solomon Airlines? Solomon Islands and Solomon Airlines suffer as…

Call to dissolve parliament

Dear Editor – After reading Mr Sasako’s article that was published on the 12th of August 2014 on the Solomon star about the state of the country’s money basket and economy, one should be worried as I am. Thus, I would like to share some thoughts for the sake of the innocent lives. I have…

Quality output

Dear Editor – It’s unbelievable to note that there are few teachers under graduate diploma that are being accepted in the SINU School of Education this year  that undertake different subjects opposite from their previous teaching subjects they taught during their teaching career. For example a teacher taught Religious Studies (NTS) for about 10 years…

Government Caucus

Dear Editor – I share my concerns again about the Government Caucus in the hope that since the Political Stability and Leadership Integrity Bill has now become law, there is the golden opportunity for the country to do things in the proper and fair way. I continue to hold that the Caucus as it is;…