Well done RAMSI!

Dear Editor – We all understand that the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) is about to leave our shores. What does “Happy Isles” simply means to this land that our great ancestors then remain faithful to their wisdom of cultures and traditions and willingly accept Christianity in order to see far beyond the…

Poor road conditions

Dear Editor – It’s such a sad state to see our roads in a worse state at the moment. It’s getting worse following the heavy rain. Very little had been done to fix the roads for the past weeks now. Take a ride from Kukum in east Honiara all the way down to White River…

Consequences of smoking

Dear Editor – I am encouraged that the Prime Minister Sogavare has taken a stand on smoking by calling on people in the Solomon Islands to stop smoking and to wait for the DCCG to enforce its tobacco regulations. The PM was speaking at the official launch in Honiara of ‘World No Tobacco Day’ last…

Missing import parts

Dear Editor – T. John of East Honiara in Solomon Star issue No. 6603 of Friday 26 May, 2017 has raised the above very important public concern. I write as former employee of then (BSIPA) British Solomon Islands Ports Authority that imported goods must be checked properly and received in good order and condition on…

Corruption at work

Dear Editor – We do not have to look far to find corruption. Corruption can happen at any time, anywhere and everywhere.  It begins with us. The little not right deals we do or have committed are part and parcel of corruption at a small start.  They grow and go big when one is addicted…

Post-RAMSI engagement

Dear Editor -The RSIPF Police Commissioner, speaking with the Premier of the Western Province last Thursday, reportedly said 44 police advisors from New Zealand and Australia are expected to work alongside the members of the RSIPF after RAMSI leaves at the end of June this year. Mr. Varley explained the advisors will be in the…

Gov____t sponsored student’s arrears

Dear Editor – Most tertiary students and even senior secondary students (F6/F7) beginning from last year are sponsored by govt under the MPs constituency funding scheme. This is part of government assistance in ensuring its support to the people in education sector. To such it brings hope and shine forth to parents prioritizing and investing…