Matchbox or better?

Dear Editor – I applaud the Honiara City Council’s vision to improve the image of Honiara by demolishing the first stretch of buildings along the Pt. Cruz shoreline. Without the benefit of details, I feel compelled to express some reservation. My biggest concern is what will become of buildings that are historically significant.  For example,…

Change the name of CDF

Dear Editor – I call for CDF to be changed and be called MP’s discretion fund. The reason is obvious when MP’s, CDO’s, chairpersons and those who voted for the winning candidates do not allow other constituency citizens to access the fund. The list for projects under CDF omits all other citizens of the constituency.…

Postponed Renbel Day is a cover up

Dear Editor – The recent cancellation of Renbel Province second appointed day for reasons based on the mining controversy in West Rennell is a disgrace and a mockery to Rennell/Bellona people. Premier and his executive have many ways to deal with the mining saga and that should not disturbed the much awaited provincial day, which…

Solar panel for Gedede community

Dear Editor – To those skeptics at home and overseas who have often cast dispersions on the actions of some local MPs, the gift of solar panels to the widows and disabled people of the Gegede community in East Central Guadalcanal by their Member of Parliament is a welcome and kind charitable act. I very…

“Rejection and Success” articles

Dear Editor – Although not directly related issues, two articles in the local Solomon Island’s media caught my attention during last week. The first article referred to the reported failure of 28 students to meet their academic studies at the University of the South Pacific and would be returning home. I don’t know the background…

North Malaita road repair

Dear Editor – Please Ministry of Infrastructure, through your evaluation committee, can you explain why you choose Hatanga to repair the road in north Malaita. Seriously, Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) if you say you come to erase corruption then  some people within the evaluation Unit for MID already have access to some very expensive…

Solomon soccer at Pacific Games

Dear Editor – I would like to make few comments concerning the recent participation and performance of our soccer team during the pacific game. Firstly, Solomon soccer is no longer a force or threat in the Oceania region because the current result speaks out well of itself. In the past Solomon soccer is very entertaining…

Point Cruz demolition to start

Dear Editor – The above article on your paper is a harmonious melody to my ears as far as the Honiara’s Central Business District (CBD) is concerned. I’d like to commend the Mayor and his team for this very important initiative and vision. It is an issue that’s been long overdue and needs immediate attention.…

$3.7M support payment

Dear Editor – I am writing to express my personal views after reading  PM’s Special Secretary’s comments in regard to the recent  government payout to Breakwater Cafe owners which appeared is Star issue No. 5942. The tone in Rence Sore’s news release is very easy to see through from any angle that those types of…

Rejection and success

Dear Editor – Although not directly related issues, two articles in the local Solomon Island’s media caught my attention during last week. The first article referred to the reported failure of 28 students to meet their academic studies at the University of the South Pacific and would be returning home. I don’t know the background…