Demanding & compensation, a curse

Those who demand and Receive Compensation bring upon themselves a curse. Demanding and Receiving compensation is an Evil Crafty Scheme hatched by Satan himself, to undermine the power of and truth about forgiveness by the blood of Christ, which was shed for us on Calvary. Heathens and unbelievers require the blood of animals such as…

Awarding of contracts needs reviewing

Dear Editor – Thank you for allowing me space to express my concern regarding the awarding of contracts by the Ministry of Aviation. This ministry has long been associated with the un-procedural awarding of contracts to the ‘who you know’. I would like to bring to the attention of authorities this issue because millions of…

Are we moving or not?

Dear Editor – The years are climbing slowly but firmly. We only realize the years are slipping away when the other ends. I am saying this because our beautiful Solomon Islands is still facing the same problems we faced many years back. Why can’t we address old problems and prepare to face new ones? Facing…

Thank you Island Enterprise

Dear Editor – Thank you Island Enterprises for the full page calendar in the Solomon Star last Friday. We the ordinary people do not get many things like that. Will you be publishing any more calendar soon as many of my friends and family want them, we did not expect it.   J.R. WilliamsHoniara

We are not a monopoly

Dear Editor – I read the letter from Geoff Ford Samuel published on the 7th January while on holiday in NZ. I must say that the letter was probably one of the most balanced I have read in recent times, thank you Geoff. However, I need to point out just one correction, SolRais at the…

Ex-militants $3M pay-out

Dear Editor – Like senior lawyer, Gabriel Suri (Issue No. 6071), I too am not sure about the DCC Government’s explanation that the recent $3M pay out to ex-combatants was for their rehabilitation (OPMC Press). Rehabilitation and reintegration are such big words and $3M is big taxpayers’ money engulfed into oblivion, so it seems. How…

Police-chief partnership works well

IT’S good to see chiefs working closely with police to address law and order issues in the settlements around Honiara. Their close collaboration with the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force’s (RSIPF) Community Policing Unit has resulted in the low record of criminal cases during the festive season. It’s not an exaggeration to say that most…

Hope

When we lose hope, all we can see is what’s gone wrong and the disappointments in our lives.  As we begin our journey into 2016, we need to discover the essence of hope to overcome the disappointments of 2015. Hope in God is the only kind that will work. It guides us in our destiny…

Six new anti-corruption bills in 2016

2016 is a Year that the Government has promise to introduce six new Anti-Corruption bills. This statement was made by the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during the International Anti-Corruption Day, which was marked in Honiara on the 9th of December 2015. The six anti-corruption bills are: 1.      Anti-Corruption Bill The Democratic Coalition for Change Government…