CAASI licensing officer?

Dear Editor – Thank you for allowing me space in your paper to ask this very important question, who is the licensing officer for CAASI (Civil Aviation Authority of Solomon Island)? I was wondering since then, from 2015 till present that who is the legitimate officer here, manning the post. Far more important how transparent…

Clone products flooding SI

Dear Editor – In a country where the institutions are fragile, it’s easier for sub-standard products finding their way in unfretted. Normally these clone or counterfeit products, thanks to the wizardry of marketing, imitate world renowned brand names. What actually happens is that they use those leading brand names on their packaging but the components…

Govt under siege

Dear Editor – Mr. William Gua’s revelation in your paper that unnamed foreign businessmen had proped up GCC with a payment of $1.8 million seems to explain government somewhat irrational decisions especially in regards to natural resources. The case of bauxite mining and logging on Rennel Island immediately comes to mind but also logging and…

Aviation saga

Dear Editor – Its interesting to read and see the ongoing words of battle by a number of our top officials connected to the aviation authority. Anyway, my concern is with the technical aspect of who is going to look after the authority since the acting director George Satu is being relieved from duty. I…

For the love of SI

Dear Editor – It is not uncommon for foreigners like Bruce White who spend a few days in Solomon Islands to assume they know more about the country and its people. My letter, which appeared in star of 27/07/2017, was intended for Solomon islanders. For Mr White, an outsider to respond to my comments, is…