The forgotten flag flyer

Dear Editor – Just a few weeks ago our national futsal squad went to Fiji to contest for a space in the OFC world cup championship and cleanly came through. They won all their games. Congratulations and well done. When they returned they were met with a very warm welcome and even went as far…

Burns Creek bridge construction

Dear Editor – Allow me space to appreciate the work on newly constructed bridge at Burns Creek in East Honiara As a resident of Burnscreek community, I am pleased to see the construction of a high class permanent bridge that would link people of Burns Creek on daily business activities. Firstly I would like to…

Wrong way to handle money

Dear Editor – To begin, after receiving my change from a fifty dollars ($50) note, I made a count to ensure receiving the rightful amount. It was right; however, something strange and unusual caught my attention during the course of my counting: a Telekom mobile number was clearly written on the surface of one of…

Proactive policing

Dear Editor – I congratulate the RSIPF one again teaching music to young people as part of a pro-active community policing initiative. This was done previously in 1998 when the members of the police band helped in a similar way with a group of young, interested musicians. The then British High Commissioner contributed sheet music…

PM urged to occupy Red House?

Dear Editor – How can the Prime Minister (PM) move out of his private residence and into the Red House, when his DCC government is paying him good rent for staying in his own residence? And it is only appropriate that the classic example of ‘to lead is to serve’ YOURSELF FIRST, must be shown…

Home for Kurukuru

Dear Editor – A home speaks of protection, rest, identity, and future. Every time the Kururkuru secure a victory the whole nation went bananas. The die-hard fans would frequent the video outlet shops to hopefully get a glimpse of the excitement. In 2008 I was privileged to cook for them the whole tournament in Suva,…

SIPA noodle import

Dear Editor – It was with a great deal of disappointment that I read the article published in the Friday edition of the newspaper that covered the CEO of SIPA and his intention to add Noodles to his long list of folly’s outside the remit under which SIPA is supposed to operate. My Yow, the…

NZ seasonal work scheme

Dear Editor – Thanks for allowing me space so I can express myself some of the practices and unfair salary returns working in a farm in New Zealand under the much publicised Seasonal Workers scheme. My experience must be exposed so not to give false promises to others who might contemplate having a go at…

Power hungry politicians

Dear Editor – A subject that had got out of hand and where some writers had to look in all the wrong places to back up their points. Learned writers such as Gabriel Taloikwai and Steve Waela had pointed out that the frequency of one person to become a Prime Minister more than once might…