Regionalism exists in SI

DEAR EDITOR, Our beloved country SI is made up of islands that make up the 9 Provinces. The 9 Provinces also consist of people of different colours, languages, and customs….Very diverse country indeed. While anyone going abroad can say they are from the Solomon Islands, when asked, domestically people maintain/identify themselves with their home village/island/Province.…

Is it Politics?

DEAR EDITOR,  Aristotle who was one of the renowned Greek Philosopher said man is by nature a political animal. That is why today it is not surprised to point out that politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them. Is it because in politics, nothing moves unless…

EASY

Take it easy four years is not enough We have more plans and ripping to be done That to rip this nation we need an extension For the last four years we have rip and rip That everyone knows the strategy to lead is to serve Personal interest and that of the cronies Just the…

School Fee Options

DEAR EDITOR, Rural based parents can have the option of offering something ‘in kind’ if they don’t have enough cash to complete their children’s tuition for this year. This was highlighted by the Minister of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) Lanelle Tanangada in an exclusive interview with the paper, Wednesday night. She said, parents…

SBD$180m grant and TRHP

DEAR EDITOR,  Solomon Islands and Australian governments have signed an additional 180-million Solomon dollars grant and loan financing agreement to build a 22 kilometers transmission system for the Tina River Hydro Project in Honiara The support was funded under the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific which consists of a base grant, a contingency…