Statement from Opposition

Dear Editor – I must give credit to the Parliamentary Opposition Group for their statement on the current scholarship scheme as reported in your paper on 12 March 2016.  It was a rational statement on a difficult and sensitive subject which I thought they handled well. My understanding of their statement is that while the…

Survey by NPF, UNDP

Dear Editor – The SIBC news of 15/3/2016 on a joint survey by NPF & UNDP to include farmers, fishermen & agriculture laborers in the superannuation scheme (NPF) is a good idea for ordinary Solomon Islanders in rural areas. However, if the survey is positive I would like to suggest that the National Government to…

Attaining scholarship&overseas job

Dear Editor – I contributed an article recently in which I praised the outstanding academic achievements of 31 year old Tammy Tambe from Wagina in South Choiseul who had recently received her PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Bergen in Norway. Tammy had begun her high school studies at King George Sixth before…

Call for change in Isabel

Dear Editor – I would be very glad if you could publish this article in your paper with regards to the above topic; The recent announcement by Premier Habu appeared in the island Sun Issue No 2234, is immature, too early and unreal. Furthermore it has raised a question of why he continues to delay…

Not yet started govt

Dear Editor – I would like to highlight to the Central bank and those responsible in the government that the economic climate for doing business is getting tighter and there appears to be obvious  and alarming decline in our economy. After the elections there was a wave of optimism springing from the hailed lesser corrupt…

Is it true?

Dear Editor – The delays at SIPA are causing produce exporters additional costs in having their goods re-certified for export and on occasions they have to go through the quarantine process again because there is a maximum time the containers can stay on the port before being loaded on the ship. One of the Asian…

Solomon Warriors

Dear Editor – I hope the coach and management of Solomon warriors FC have something to learn following their last two loses in a row in order to be competitive in the upcoming OFC champions league. It won’t be an easy ride for us being in the pool of death. It must begin now or…

Pioneers of SIBS/SIBC

Dear Editor – Could you put this in your paper! I must thank Mr Clement Kengava on his letter of lamentation about the above subject. It is true that any organization must have its beginning somewhere, somehow. Broadcasting is an important aspect of development in the world today and Solomon islands is no exception. It…

Seasonal worker scheme

Dear Editor – With reference to a letter to editor by John Manunue of Kirakira regarding Seasonal worker scheme in your Friday 11 March 2016 issue. The Labour Mobility Unit (LMU) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & External Trade wishes to inform Mr.Manunue that the list that published in the media was for the…

Public Service

Dear Editor – Who is optimistic to tell to the Prime Minister and the people of Solomon Islands that every single village in up on mountains down in deep valleys and atolls are all equally provided with public  and social services? The Solomon Islands is now 37 years from independence what is the transparency of…