Coconut industry

Dear Editor – Radio New Zealand International reported late last week that a workshop took place in Nadi, Fiji, when about 70 participants including experts from South East Asia and the Caribbean attended the three-day event organised by the Coconut Industry Development Project. At the time, the team leader, Karen Mapusua, said the workshop would…

A positive helping hand for the good

Dear Editor – I often wonder what my many letters to the local media do in bringing to notice social issues affecting people, particularly those in need, the sick, the displaced, the orphans, widows and the requirements of the MOHMS, especially the NRH. It is easy to become discouraged when I highlight incidences of great…

Moses Garu, Peter Toli lies

Dear Editor – Thank you for allowing me space in your paper to respond to an article published on Tuesday 6th June 2017 issue no: 6612 titled ‘Garu tours constituency.’ It is interesting to see the project officer for West Guadalcanal Constituency Mr. Peter Toli trying to update the tour made by the Member of…

Chinese businesses refuse govt cheques

Dear Editor –  We have come across certain companies especially Chinese business owners that do not accept cheque payment. This has caused frustration to business operations. For us in King George VI School, the school do cheque payment for whatever payment and Chinese Business owners do not accept KGVI School Cheques. We came across few…

I must say

Dear Editor – Talk of low cash flow in the private sector will always bring out tighter controls on spending chasing up out standing accounts improving image to improve income. This does not appear to be the case in some sectors. Overseas trips seem to be the way? Solomon Star cartoons [medals and school fees]…

DCCG leadership

Dear Editor – Having read all that concerns the current DCCG, I also wish to make a contribution targeting the Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance for their poor performance in managing the affairs and finances of this nation to an extreme which led to this nation running low in cash flow. This nation…

RENBEL POLITICAL BATTLE

Dear Editor –  Following through the issue of the Hon. Premier Collin and his former ministers who vacated office, it’s very interesting, however its very shameful despite it’s a political thing. People may say it’s politics but to me personally, I have reasons to say it’s a very shameful thing and it’s more than politics.…

Kiribati President hails ties

Dear Editor – I refer to Star No.6636 of Tuesday 4 July, 2017 which published His Excellency Taneti Maamau and First Lady Teiraeng courtesy call on Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare Friday last week. In particular His Excellency’s acknowledgement of the point; Solomon Islands continued hosting of people from Kiribati in various parts of the…