Police officers

Dear Editor – It would appear that no RSIPF officers ever go past the Fishing village or Kola’a Ridge junction. For if they had they would have done something about the traffic problems caused by illegal parking and other activities. Where are our law officers?    JR WilliamsHoniara

Traffic lights

Dear Editor – Honiara city is crowded with so many vehicles now. Nearly every week, vehicles do arrive by boats from overseas. You see them being displayed for sale at the Lawson Tama car park. Some of them have the signs ‘For Sale’ sign at their back while running around. Vehicle is now every where…

Package for ex-militants

Dear Editor – The news about the government going to settle some payments with the ex-combatants have been received with mixed reactions. Some say this is too much given the need to provide funds to support our medical and education needs. Others say, its important for the government to fullfil its obligation being promised a…

Visible presence of police must be commended

LAST week leading up to the Christmas Day, Honiara city was very much busy with people rushing here and there conducting their last minute shopping before heading to the provinces by boat for their holiday. Along the streets, shops, market area, and wharves people were everywhere. Its the time of the year, when people are…

PM reveals contracts

Dear Editor – “PM reveals contracts”. That was the front page news in the Solomon Star newspaper No. 6025. A day before the same newspaper carried a story, “PM: I’ve no interest in airport contracts”. What is going on here people of this peaceful nation? Is this the reason for not setting up the Independent…

So-called Manaoba landowners

Dear Editor – The Lolo Committee herein wishes to respond to the article carried in the Star issue 6023 by the so called landowners of Manaoba. The ownership claim made by AEBUSU/OKARI committee was misleading, unsubstantiated and media mongering by a desperate group of losers who wish to obstruct development by falsely claiming ownership of…

Global temperature hits 1 degree celcius

Dear Editor – Quoting from  the latest news bulletin broadcast by Radio New Zealand International (RNZI) on 12 November 2015, “Meteorologists in the UK have revealed that this year the global mean temperature at the Earth’s surface will reach 1 degrees celcius above pre-industrial levels for the first time. Figures released on Monday by the…

PPIA is not an anti-defection law

Dear Editor – The Office of the Leader of Opposition and more recently, Dr Nanau have all insinuated that the PPIA 2014 was created to address political instability in the country. Many others who have commented both online and through traditional media still mistakenly believe this untruth. Indeed, the architects of this law may have…

Where’s our MP?

Dear Editor – A year has already gone and we the people of Maringe Kokota constituency are still in the dark don’t know what is happening with the National Government. Our representative in the National Government, which is the MP, doesn’t even inform us as to where we are heading. We call upon our MP…