A tribute to a Father

Solomon Islands mourns a true leaderIn a leap year, 2016, the twenty fifth dayResting peacefully, a hero exits the stage Peter, your life story speaks volumesEver always loyal to these isles you loveThe nation you fathered for so longEquity and sovereignty sit in your heartResonating through time’s passage Kenilorea, your life story speak volumesEarnest and…

NTU Director

Dear Editor – I think what was said in the media about NTU Director is very true. I personally believe he is very incapable and incompetent to manage this highest national training office. Even a 5-year-old kid can judge him that he lacks the technical and professional capabilities for this office. I wish to call…

NRDA’s land battle

IT is very worrying to follow and learn the undertakings of the Nende Resources Development Association’s (NRDA) and their fight over the registered land LR616 and LR716. This land has become a center of row between Zing Lin Timbers and Rolland Tang Timbers in the recent months. The two land plots hold a plantation that…

APID is NOT a mining company

Dear Editor – Your weekend Solomon Star edition of 20th Saturday 2016 carried a story regarding a tenement Worldlink Resources holds on West Rennell, Renbel Province. In the second last paragraph, you published the following statement, “Worldlink Resources operates on a tenement next to rival mining company, Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID) on West Rennell.”…

Crippled society

Dear Editor – Our situation is more critical than ever as we all face all nods day after day. Turning to the point that promises have been not fulfilled and development is not utilized to target our populace that need such development. Important mainstreams in the Government Ministries that contributed to the health, education and…

4th USP Campus

Dear Editor – I thank Charlie Kieu for his enlightening contribution on the issue of the 4th Campus of USP in the Solomon Islands. I was partly concerned that the issue which has been on the table since the 1980’s was going to proceed without at least some re-examination of the rationale underlying its initial…