Cattle rehabilitation in SI

Dear Editor – I would be most grateful if you could include my piece on cattle rehabilitation debate in Solomon Islands. I have been following the cattle rehabilitation as it has progressed since 2008 and have yet to see this important agriculture commodity move beyond a few media articles, there is even no clear cattle…

Shortage of timber in Fiji

Dear Editor – Can you please share my piece of information with our Government and for our public to discuss? I read recently that Fiji is facing a severe shortage of timber and available logs for the rebuilding of home after the recent cyclone that badly damaged and left a lot of our fellow wantoks…

Give Yow a chance

Dear Editor – The world is changing in technology and in order to change we have to spend some millions of dollars to feel the change and betterment. To my personal view, what SIPA boss does is just the beginning of the ”Change and Betterment’. Let’s sit and watch. This reform can’t affect us from…

Hefty bonuses

Dear Editor – I write purposely to clarify to your readers’ the payment received by SIPA Board members. There are obvious incorrect information carried in articles ‘Hefty bonues revealed’ and ‘PS clarifies, admits hefty SIPA payment’ published in the Solomon Star issue No. 6139 and Sunday Star 2oth March respectively. As permanent secretary responsible for…

Social protection is key to tackle Asia-Pacific’s inequality trap

Rising inequality threatens to derail, from the start, successful implementation of the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific region. Stronger, more equitable social protection will be critical in overcoming these challenges. New research by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) indicates that inequality, related to…

Scholarship saga

Dear Editor – I write to contribute my analysis on the response the Hon MP for West Makira constituency Derick Manu’ari clarification attempt to Mr. Charlie Kieu’s article in this paper issue. No 1122. First I appreciate Hon. Manu’ari’s attempt to make clarification because he is the center of the mess so to speak. Reading…