Taro Airport

Dear Editor – Passengers travelling by Solomon Airlines on route Choiseul to Honiara are now paying additional $100 for a two-way ticket totaling $4,144.00. This is a very expensive and long distance route. Yet travelers to and from this remote province have no choice but pay the price. The National Government should take note of…

We can make a change

Dear Editor – As a concerned citizen, I am concerned about the numerous complaints about Members of the Parliament being corrupt. For the past years I have heard the same complaints by the general public of our members of parliament for being corrupt. We are the ones that voted them into the house. Therefore, we…

West Honiara road

Dear Editor – Over the past weeks when travelling in the public bus or at the workplace or while strolling along the streets in Honiara, you will hear various comments about the condition of the road in West Honiara constituency. Some comments are in favour of the road users while others are intentionally for the…

Our poor roads

Dear Editor – It is indeed a very sad sight to see most of our roads being flooded due to poor drainage system over the past weeks and the latest over the weekend. After the rain and the flood waters have cleared away, our roads have been left with a messy road and wide pot…

Board members of Govt & public institutions

Dear Editor – As a citizen of this country, I am so disappointed to see the same people being appointed as board members of various government and public Institutions. This unjust practice is depriving our qualified citizens with right capabilities and highly intelligential knowledge the opportunity to utilise their competencies to help these institutions in…

Allegations of a suspicious logging license

Dear Editor – The Prime Minister, the Hon. Manasseh Sogavare, announced just a few days ago, the Solomon Islands Government would be reviewing its policies on the Forestry and Mining Sector. During his address to the National Parliament when introducing the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS), the PM specifically referred to what he deemed the ‘third…

TVET Curriculum

Dear Editor – On your column on Sunday 5 March, 2017, there was a mention of an outdated TVET Curriculum for Life Skills by the Principal Curriculum Officer, Ms. Doris Riatako of the TVET Division in the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD). What has been featured was the outdated of TVET Curriculum…

Anti-Corruption Strategy

Dear Editor – The much anticipated, Anti-Corruption Strategy which is currently being debated in Parliament, has taken so long to have it passed as a Bill. The Anti- Corruption Strategy was seen by many as targeted towards Politicians, but in reality it was supposed to address corruption practices from all walks of life, from recipients…