Voice of Katario

Dear Editor – An article in the Letters to the Editor column that seems to be not of the mainstream kind, made it to your column last week on Monday (17/08/15). Captioned “Congratulations ‘The Voice of Katario’”, the article was written by JS Pitabelama and referred to a recent gospel DVD release by youths from…

Solar help

Dear Editor – The Hon. Obed Neo is a Member of the Provincial Assembly for Ward 7 at Koviloko in Isabel Province and a gentleman who has done much to aid the elderly, the widows and disabled people in his ward, totaling more than 267 disadvantaged persons. He is desperately seeking aid to secure 350…

Award committee

Dear Editor – Please remind all honest and hardworking people of this nation again, what was Charles Dausabea awarded for, announced at the last independence? Was it for dedication to sport or something else during his time at NOCSI as president? What a mockery of our national award. Why make our award system a laughing…

Royalty payments

Dear Editor – Your newspaper carried a very interesting article on the APID saga with a screamer headline, which unfortunately (in my humble view) reduces your reputable paper to one of public ridicule. Royalty payment, whether in logging or mining, is a statutory requirement. Every developer is required by law to pay royalty to landowners.…

TDP office

Dear Editor – We would like to respond to two articles that appeared in our local newspapers; one in the Island Sun on 18th August 2015 and the other in the Solomon Star on 20th August 2015, both complaining about the inactiveness of the Trade Disputes Panel (TDP). The TDP is one of the divisions…

$5m loss of revenue

Dear Editor – I’m writing on behalf of those resource owners who have been ripped off by those so called logging activities going on from 2008 to 2013, which was been revealed by the outgoing Minister of Forestry, Hon. Bodo Dettke. Those logging activities occurred on our land with no full agreement by us resource…