Pearls before swine

Dear Editor – I promised myself that I would keep out of the Moti related correspondence but, as one of the people he would no doubt put in the category of swine, I cannot resist the temptation to comment on Mr Moti’s reference to pearls in yesterday’s letter to the Star. He said that his…

Permanent political appointee

Dear Editor – It is very sad indeed for the country that national governments have come and gone over the years, yet one person remains a permanent feature of the national leadership circles. His name is Dominic (whatever). It seems that in the Prime Minister’ office, this person can be whoever he wants to be,…

CSSI leads the way

Dear Editor – I read with great interest from the Solomon star issue No 5412 Saturday 25 January 2014. The commissioner mentioned that Correctional Services of Solomon Island is now leading the region in terms of rehabilitating inmates. What a Joke! As some who knows what’s going on in there, I would say the rehabilitation…

Treasury havoc and mayhem

Dear Editor – Counters 4 & 5 at the Treasury are no longer carrying out any of the other services they normally provide as they succumbed to the extraordinary pressure of SICHE/SINU students’ demand to resolve academic transcripts issues. Relevant responsible authorities in Finance should go down there and rescue the situation now in danger…

Numbering of Tikopian Chiefs Uncultural

Dear Editor – We Tikopians are quite known for our respect, kindness and other good cultural behaviours. We are generally peaceful, non-hostile citizens of our country. These are some of the products of good relationship between the chiefs and the people. However, these good relationships will keep on diminishing if the above subject is not…

Moti’s compensation

Dear Editor – At the outset, it appears that the issue regarding Moti’s compensation has drawn both legal and political overtones.  I am not privy to Moti’s employment contract with the Solomon Islands Government. Hence, if he is therefore claiming for dues he is entitled to under that contract, then perhaps that is something the…

Sogavare’s Moti

Dear Editor – I have been monitoring the internet edition of your daily newspaper over the past month chiefly for the purpose of identifying prospective defendants to both civil and criminal proceedings in defamation which I intend to institute to test your legal system’s capacity to discipline the exercise of constitutionally-protected rights of one person’s…