Political secretaries

Dear Editor – Opponents of the current government have accused the DCC of having nothing to show for during the three years the group was in power. From start, the number of political appointees (PA) drew criticisms from the public not only because of the quantity but more so, the quality of those appointed as…

Renbel Project – give us a chance

Dear Editor – Our past MP seems to deny our existence on that level without any second thought. I remember an additional constituency was debated in the National Parliament, instead, different MPs were supporting that motion, while our own MP had his own agenda. And let me quote his famous statement “I don’t support this…

Road works

Dear Editor – Finally its good to see the contractors back on our roads patching up the pot holes. These potholes have been very disturbing for vehicles for the past weeks. Thanks to the government and the contractor for the funding and labour to patch up the roads. Also the contractors need to visit some…

SI students to complete in global robotics

Dear Editor – One generally associates Japan being the leaders in robotic developments but the SIBC has reported that, surprisingly, a team of four students from the Woodford International School will compete with students from more than 160 nations in a global robotics competition to be held in Washington DC in July this year. Solomon…

Moving speech from youth activist

Dear Editor – “We don’t want a future that is a mirror of my past.” The words quoted are those of Regina Lepping who represented the Solomon Islands Young Women’s Parliamentary Group at the United Nations in New York last week. Regina’s moving words are quoted in full on the SIBC’s website. In part of…

Ex-Selwyn students of 1970 -1973

Dear Editor – I would be grateful if you could publish in your Letters to the Editor’s Column the list I have prepared on the students of Selwyn College of 1970 – 1973. This is in commemoration of the school’s nearly 47 years of existence since its inception at the old Najilagu site on North…

PNG vs.Solo

Dear Editor – The soccer game scheduled for 9th May, 2017 between PNG and Solo at Lawson Tama is a must game for the soccer crazy fans to go and watch as both teams will give it their best to see who gets the three points award. SI will be playing in their home ground.…

Gun owners

Dear Editor – Thank you for giving me space in your paper to voice out the complaints of number of Licence gun holders who have surrendered their guns in 2003 to RAMSI. It is sad to say that may be we are foolish or otherwise to surrender our guns at that time.  Today we expect…