Vehicle smoke a silent killer

Dear Editor – Please allow me space to express my concern on vehicles with excessive thick black smoke in Honiara town. Excessive exhaust emission is a silent killer and is becoming a real problem to our country and environment. Most people think only the food we consume can get us sick. But our air pollution…

Drink driving

Dear Editor – This problem of drink and drive is a real problem in the city. And this leads to high numbers of accidents on our roads. Yesterday there was an accident involving two cars. And most of these accidents do happen during the weekends when people are under the influence of alcohol. Therefore something…

Hope FM

Dear Editor – I’m a keen listener of this Hope FM. For months now, this station could not be heard. I wonder what has happened to the service. Please responsible authorities. Can you enlighten us as to why this station is not up and running. This is because we love to hear the lotu songs…

Deteriorating logs

Dear Editor -I read with interest about an article published in your paper on the 27th of February 2016, which titled “PS clarifies issue of deteriorating logs.” The PS of the Ministry of Forest explained that 25,000 cubic metres of round logs at Noaone log pond in West Rennell was being issued a seizure notice…

Road works

Dear Editor – Its good to see some work being done to fix our roads. I know its only for short term. But in any way, its helpful to the traffic. Honiara city deserve a road that can with stand our climate because each year will be have more roads and with rain comes the…

Policy interpretation

Dear Editor – As a citizen’s of this beautiful and Christian claimed country of ours Solomon Island but who we lives right at the bottom and heart of the grassroots land, the very remote and local in geography. May, we beg the Solomon Star in your letters to the editor, to release this short writing,…

Kesao death issue

Dear Editor – Refer to Solomon Star of 15/02/2016 on page 2 on the above subject. Three points can be extracted from the comments of the Kesao deputy head teacher regarding the death issue. The points are as follows: – The Kesao school board only accepts one day off from school during deaths and not…

To Sir Peter

Dear Editor – I was deeply saddened to learn this morning of the passing of Sir Peter Kenilorea, who was not only a great statesman, diplomat and Christian gentleman but a person I was privileged to have known and regarded as a friend. I extend my sincere condolences to Lady Margaret, his family, former colleagues,…

Additional scholarships

Dear Editor – I want to thank the national government for the additional scholarship for SINU. However, there are some concerns that I want to put across about the additional scholarships. By looking at the scholarship it only provides tuition fees only. This prompted me to raise concern. My concern is about those students who…