Response to Man Talem Duim

Dear Editor – “SIWIBA shift to Room 47, NPF Plaza” SIWIBA wishes to clarify a matter raised through “Man Talem Duim Watchdog” No. 253. It was under strict directive from NPF Management that SIWIBA had to shift out from its previous location, Room 38 that we had just occupied April 2015 (last year) and took…

Millions of dreams!

Dear Editor – Every successful development in the history of mankind has an original blueprint. In other words someone has believed in it, visualized it, intellectualized it and designed it before it came into existence. This is a spiritual dynamic of creativity that God has placed in every man and woman. Having said this, I…

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…

Advance preparation is crucial

FIJI is now picking the pieces Cyclone Winston left behind in its wake. The deadly category 5 storm that ripped through the island nation last weekend had left behind a trail of unimaginable destruction. The death toll had risen to almost 30 and may increase further as the full extent of the devastation unfolds. It…

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,…