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…

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Dear Editor – On your column on Sunday 5 March, 2017, there was a mention of an outdated TVET Curriculum for Life Skills by the Principal Curriculum Officer, Ms.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 What has been featured was the outdated of TVET Curriculum…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…

Who owns MV Gulatata’e?

Dear Editor – There is a phenomenon going on amongst the populace of East Kwaio regarding the MV Gulatata’e, which I could not understand especially when people could not called it by the vessel’s rightful name but Faka ala sofu (Sofu’s ship). I certainly have questioned it myself as an East Kwaio constituent since the…

MPs scholarships

Dear Editor – I write to express my personal appreciation to the Leader of the Independent Group and Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Guadalcanal, Dr Derek Sikua,  for having explained in his letter to the Solomon Star, today, 2 March 2017, how the MPs’ scholarships act as a ‘Good Samaritan’ for the disadvantaged…