Are we better off?

Dear Editor – We are almost two months into 2014 and if reflect on what we have been through till now, we would agree that life is going from bad to worst. We continue to experience uncontrolled goods price rise, increased school fees, lack of basic drugs in both urban and rural clinics, no more…

Moti and the ‘invisible force’

Dear Editor – It is high time that our leaders realise the fact that our sovereignty is being manipulated to fulfill the interest of someone Invisible. This “invisible force” that dwells within our system and influence our national leaders, senior government officials and the RSIP to do the wrong thing that perceived illegal and abuse…

Legality of Mungihenua logging

Dear Editor – We have been denied and deprived by our responsible authorities to address the legality of the logging operation in Mungihenua (West Rennell). A lot of rubbish has been dumped into the system in order to facilitate the greed and the shellfish interest of the Asian loggers who seem to expand its money-talk…

Baegu Aifolaa United Action

Dear Editor – It is interesting to know where is the current status of the Baegu Asifolaa United Action Association (BAUA) which was at full force at its initial establishment. I have been viewing this BAUA as a right way forward towards good governance in Baegu Asifolaa Constituency but since its registration, it lies dormant…

To’abaita shipping company

Dear Editor  – It was revealed that MP for North Malaita (To’abaita) Constituency was one of the recipients of Solomon Islands Government (SIG) shipping grant in December last year. Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) exposed the timely information which appeared in Solomon Star edition No. 5420, dated 4th February 2014. SIG had paid a total…

Food and exercise

Dear Editor – Thanks for giving me the opportunity. Today I would like to raise the issue of food and exercise.   Food has always been a centre of our life. Eating although a necessity can also be vied as a recreation – something we do in leisure time or pleasure. Holiday feasts cocktail parties and…

RDB where art thou?

Dear Editor – Please allow me space to seek help from our RDB, and the provincial executive. Having read your paper on Friday morning, (Sol star) I was really impressed with the report of another ship/boat for the IDC of Isabel Province. Realizing how much benefits will goes to the people of this particular province,…

Many are called

Dear Editor – Many are called but only a few were selected to continue their further studies abroad, let alone the below mark and the failed ones. The action taken by the responsible authority to choose only the best students to go for further training is a move in the right direction and for the…

Appointment of Moti

Dear Editor – Now that the arguments about Mr Moti’s claim for compensation had stopped for a while, I wish to raise some points concerning Mr Moti’s appointment to the past of the Attorney General. I have no legal background at all, but when I looked through relevant section of the Solomon Islands Constitution I…