Drink driving must be curbed

Dear Editor – New statistics of traffic related offences revealed by the Inspector in charge of the Kumum Traffic Centre focus on the fact that the police arrested 180 drivers last year following the introduction of random breath testing procedures. Inspector Surimalefo has said that to-date in 2017, a further 54 drivers were arrested after…

Kids park abused

Dear Editor – Good fun means good health for our children. Let’s all work together for better. One can never miss the coloured fence along the road side, right opposite the Police headquarter in Rove west side of Honiara. The height of the fence indicates the space behind can be a lovely day out for…

NPF investment proposals

Dear Editor – I wish to congratulate the Minister of Finance for rejecting the NPF Board’s new investment proposals. I believe such bad investment choices have exposed lack of appropriate competencies and financial/investment skills of the current NPF Board. For the sake of public confidence, the Minister of Finance must immediately revoke and terminate the…

Let’s put it right Mr Longa

Dear Editor – Please let me tell our readers regarding Mr Saiti Longa’s letter to the editor, on Friday 9th December 2016 (Issue No 6459) – “Djokovic DCC Frontman?” With enthuse I enjoyed reading your article Mr Saiti Longa and what raises my eyebrow was your last paragraph line 5 and I quote “Dr. Thomas…

DCCG regime

Dear Editor – At last they have changed their mind to join forces with the DCCG regime under the leadership of my kelekebo man PM Sogavare the say and do, and action speaks louder than words guy. How he has 41 MPs on his side on board the MV DCCG vessel. Sail on MV DCCG,…

Mining Rennell island

Dear Editor – I understand that the High Court of Solomon Islands has recently handed down its decision in a case involving a group of landowners who had challenged the legality of their land being acquired for mining purposes. In fact it was not a decision but rather the High Court judge in the said…

Why in the media, Jude?

Dear Editor – Allow me space in your column to kindly respond to article published by Jude Kaefia on the above subject in your paper published on 2nd December, 2016. While I respect Jude’s freedom of expression and scrutiny role on the elected Member for Ward 18, it is dispiriting indeed to see Jude thrillingly…

SI Built Environment Association

Dear Editor – I had the misfortune to sit through a “sermon” by the expatriate “expert” from the above organisation. The first thing I noticed was that the “consultant” had never built anything himself but “been a consultant to” all the mentioned projects. His “best sea wall” was the opposite and actually encouraged wave power…

Help needed

Dear Editor – I am looking for two girls that I went to boarding school with at St Catherines School, Waverley, Australia, in the 1960’s. They are Suhote Sikihi and Rosie Piko. One of my girlfriends who was at school at that time and I are coming to Honiara from 03 – 07 February 2017…