Tree of life under threat

Dear Editor – Readers to your newspaper will know I have long been keen to highlight and promote the production and export of coconut virgin oil by Solomon Islanders, both by community based farmers and by larger commercial concerns operating in the country. My support for the export of coconut virgin oil from the Solomon…

Justice for son

Dear Editor – I refer to an article on the front page of Issue No. 6318 dated Thursday 30th June, 2016 –“ PM:  FEAR NOT – Sogavare tells the nation to trust armed aops”. This good news for the nation came out to the public just four days following the death of my dear son,…

DCCG on the go

Dear Editor – The DCCG’s action plan mission to address the ethnic tension crises related claims step by step and bit by bit as sounded by the DPM which do not go down well with the doctor in the Independent group Dr Derick  Sikua was a good move taken by determined leaders, true real leaders…

Sikua vs Soga

Dear Editor – Veteran politicians mudslinging on media. The political trait displayed by Dr Sikua has sunken to a new low, a deplorable ebb indeed. National leaders should be continuously reminded that you are not only representing a small portion of our country but that of every single individual who calls this beautiful country home.…

SIPA’s policy and practise

Dear Editor – In the year 2000 16 former employees of Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) were given the green light to call it a day after they had reached the ceiling.  A term SIPA use for retirement. Our group was the first retirees SIPA had retired under this policy and practice, fair and square…

Precise truth

Dear Editor – The skirmish of truth telling is now besought. Only folks with the guts and gumption can upsurge above all else and testify all the untold facades that brewed the ethnic crises. Stand a man of scrupulousness and not spinelessness. It would now appear that someone has something pivotal to say for the…

Criticism on High Court delays

Dear Editor – We refer to the Solomon Star News headline on Monday 11th July 2016, Issue No. 6328, of criticisms of delays in the High Court in relation to logging matters costing the Government “millions” in log export taxes. While not seeking to downplay the very serious effects of delay in hearing matters coming…

Emergency obstetric care

Dear Editor – Early on in my police career, spent in several African countries, Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia), Swaziland, briefly Lesotho and latterly in Sierra Leone, it was often a sad occurrence to witness maternal mortality due to a shortage of doctors in rural areas and a lack of health facilities. In addition to limited…

Congratulations Real Kakamora

Dear Editor – I for one would like to come out from the silent  supporters of the Real Kakamora players and express my joy and acknowledgment to the Real Kakamora officials and players. I must honest to say here that Real Kakamora team give Makira a very previous gift of pride for their outstanding performance…