International Women’s Day

Dear Editor – 8th of March 2018 reminds us of the significance of the women’s international day in empowering our young women- a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity and, giving Solomon Islands the knowledge base on…

East Are’are constituency

  Dear Editor – Much has been said about the current leadership and its achievements in East Are’are in the past three years. I would like to share my views based on my personal observation as someone whose home is in the constituency. First, while the current leadership might be alright, his task force team…

Relocatable medical clinics

Dear Editor – A company in the United States (US) has designed and exported relocatable medical clinics to meet global needs which I would like to share. Quoting from the company website this is what is said about the clinics built in the manner of a 20 foot metal container. “We believe that every human…

Resources owner spectators

Dear Editor – While the above statement might be true in some  sense, it is not true to many unrecognized and struggling Solomon Islanders. In most cases, MPs are to blamed for not supporting economic developments in the rural areas. Cocoa, coconuts, piggeries etc are left abandoned in the villages as financial support is only…

Good talks

  Dear Editor – I read with interest, your front page on 16 February, 2018, of which the Solomon Islands Democratic Coalition for Change (SIDCC) was leveled as bowing to pressure from PAs’ demands. The above reflection is perceived for its sensitiveness because of two core reasons: (1) duration of SIDCC in power is partial,…

The new Kia police post

Dear Editor – I was very pleased to read an article in the Solomon Star on Sunday, 4 March, 2018, of the official opening of the new Kia Police Post in Isabel Province. Replacing the temporary structure that was first built on the site in 1996, the replacement Post was solely funded by the Solomon…