West Rennell land acquisition

Dear Editor – I wish to refer to the above mentioned letter appeared in your issue no. 1982, Wednesday 17 January 2018. As rightly said in the letter, there was fraud in the registration of land at West Rennel to APID, Parcel Number  289-005-1. The reasons are as follows: West Rennell Land is customary.  To…

SSEC awake!

Dear Editor – Please grant me a space of your esteem column to voice out my concern due to this question “what SSEC can do about it in regards to Kemuel Kalani statement earlier, ‘I’m just a SSEC pastor, not a king or prophet’” and his group still part of the South Sea Evangelical Church…

National Children’s Fund

Dear Editor – Let me put forward this proposal for all to see. A National Children’s Fund must be established through an Act of Parliament, hence responsible Ministries such as the Ministry of Women, Youth and Children and the Ministry of Health and Medical Services should setup a Working Advisory Group to think, plan &…

Cyanide

Dear Editor – Please publish the following: Elementally carbon and nitrogen Covalently bonded together dangerously On their own backbone of life and living Twisted by the developmental mafia To benefit themselves and their 33′ masters   The middle men eating up the natives Just like these buses eating us up… Turning whenever wherever to fill…

Election projects

Dear Editor – My recent holiday at Manawai,East Are’are taught me at lot of interesting things. The festive season itself brought together many people with different ideas on how they would like to see development in the rural areas. Last Christmas was unique in the sense that Manawai itself, there were talks of three major…

Transforming sand into fertile soil

Dear Editor – Prompted by reading of the recent visit to the Solomon Islands by the non-resident Israeli Ambassador I remembered reading how in Israel parts of the Negev Desert had been transformed from sand into productive farmland. I wanted to find out more and came across this information in a magazine called Israel Tourist…

Curbing coconut rhinoceros beetle

Dear Editor – Quoting an article in the Pacific Courier in October2016 I came across this informative article during this weekend. As the story is already 15 months old I query why it is taking so long for the likely proactive measures mentioned in the article to curb the threat of the rhinoceros beetle causing…

Attracting more overseas visitors

Dear Editor – The bid to increase the number of overseas visitors implies extra budgetary support and better Infrastructure, including regular repairs to provincial airstrips. The Solomon Islands Government is pushing to attract more overseas visitors this year according to a recent article in the Solomon Star newspaper from which I quote a few paragraphs.…