Nurses forum in Honiara

Dear Editor – In officially opening the 18th South Pacific Nurses Forum and 7th South Pacific Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officers Alliance Meeting in Honiara this week, the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, highlighted the core constraints and ongoing challenges in the Solomon Islands health sector. The Prime Minister referred in particular to problems in the…

Use of ‘G’ vehicles

Dear Editor – Knowing the simple rules governing (G) vehicles and reporting incidents seen to appropriate authorities is away forward in assisting to reduce corruption. It is important to realise that more than half of Solomon Islands population does not know the simple rules governing (G) Vehicles. This is seen as disabling of Whistle Blower’s…

Ownership of God Ridge Mining Ltd

Dear Editor – Goldridge Community Investment Limited (GCIL), partners of the Gold Ridge Mining Limited (GRML) hereby warns the public and interested investors about interfering with the reopening of Gold Ridge Mining Limited. GRML situated in Central Guadalcanal has been non-operational since April 3rd 2014 after flash floods forced previous operator St. Barbara to administer…

Donations to NRH

Dear Editor – I extend my appreciation and thanks to Miss King Solomon Hotel, Camilla Grossmith, for donating ten 20kg bags of Solrice and $2,000 to the Gynaecology Ward at the National Referral (NRH). Ms Grossmith said the patients in the Gynaecology Ward hold a special place in her heart. Earlier, during the month, the…

Missing trees

Dear Editor – Honiara city has changed landscape. Everyone would agree with me that this happened after most of the trees were cleared off. It’s a sad sight to see some of the old long time standing Christmas tree from Solomon Water/MID to the Mission Place all gone. They were chopped to make way for…

Malaita independence

Dear Editor – As one of the tribal leaders in Malaita, I am now getting frustrated with all the political crisis and lack of development progress in our province. Therefore I want to review and highlight the self governing and independence desire of our frustrated Malaitans. For far too long Malaita Province’s development grant awards…

Kurukuru: why red?

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Inclusive education for all

Dear Editor – I’m indeed grateful to have seen in your Sunday paper, that UN Human Rights experts had reported that millions of people with disabilities are denied an education, although is available only in settings where they are isolated from peers. That is quite true, which for many years had been my concern and…

AS must meet this month

Dear Editor – I wish to call for a general meeting to be held this month of September 2016 as stated in the Athletics Solomon (AS) constitution. Let me first thank the current president with his executive for shouldering AS duties for the last four years. His executive’s term is ending this month of September…