Political leadership chaos

Dear Editor – It is coming around again! Yes. You know what I am referring to…the inevitable no-confidence vote in a sitting Prime Minister. So, Solomon Islands, tighten your seat belts for another rough ride when all the money men will come out to play. Let us hope we don’t have another Black April or…

The forgotten teachers

Dear Editor – The practice is obvious again that the government is trying to defend its own interest by side tracking the teachers from being included in the review of the education act and the white paper as its final stages. The white paper has already pointed us in that direction. The tendency to blur…

Access for Persons with Disabilities

Dear Editor – The ANZ Bank provides valuable services to its customers throughout the Solomon Island and I have been associated with the bank’s excellent services and products since serving in the then New Hebrides (now Vanuatu) in 1972-1974) it is with respect, therefore, that I humbly request that the incumbent Manager of the ANZ’s…

El Nino

Dear Editor – Its interesting to read in the news about the impact of El Nino that is going to affect the region. Solomon Islands is no exception with the dry spell now affecting many communities. There are already reports from communities about their water running low. In the city, there is also lack of…

Fred Erick Tehaka

Dear Editor – Please allow me to respond to a letter by Fred Erick Tehaka carried through this column on the 15th October 2015. I will be responding to each point raised by Mr.Tehaka against Hon.Lence Tagosia. A ghost? The intent of Tehakas’ letter was nothing less an attempt to publicly discredit our father and…

Desperate Renbell Premier & PS

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Suafa seaport

Dear Editor – Possible print this short letter in your column?  I read with great interest the meeting of supposedly land owners, chiefs and elders who claimed to have inherent interest in the Suafa Seaport Project (SSP) at the Honiara Hotel. I believe the Government is pushing to have these projects get off the ground…

Impacts of El Nino

Dear Editor – I am a resident of West Honiara for more than four years now. As you are aware, most, if not all, of the residents of West Honiara rely on the Solomon Water Kongulae gravity feed for their water supply needs. However, as of Saturday 3rd  October West Honiara has been without water…