Desperate Renbell Premier & PS

15.00 Normal 0 false false false EN-AU X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0cm; mso-para-margin-right:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:8.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0cm; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif; mso-ansi-language:EN-US; mso-fareast-language:ZH-CN;} Dear Editor – I respond to the Premier’s continuous denial of the legitimate allegations made against him. Of…

Suafa seaport

Dear Editor – Possible print this short letter in your column?  I read with great interest the meeting of supposedly land owners, chiefs and elders who claimed to have inherent interest in the Suafa Seaport Project (SSP) at the Honiara Hotel. I believe the Government is pushing to have these projects get off the ground…

Impacts of El Nino

Dear Editor – I am a resident of West Honiara for more than four years now. As you are aware, most, if not all, of the residents of West Honiara rely on the Solomon Water Kongulae gravity feed for their water supply needs. However, as of Saturday 3rd  October West Honiara has been without water…

A Glimmer of Hope for West Papua?

Jayapura, Jubi – It is frustrating that serious human rights abuses in Indonesian-controlled West Papua continue to fly below the radar. This year there has been some good news but it is also going largely unremarked. This is equally frustrating, especially as the positive developments all stem from initiatives taken by courageous Papuans themselves or…

US disability rights funds

Dear Editor – Once the DCCG ratifies the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), as indicated by the Prime Minister before he left for New York, it is likely the Solomon Islands will be able to apply for, and possibly, receive funds from the US based Disability Rights Fund (DRF). The…

Unbelievable, but it’s possible

Dear Editor – I read with excitement the above article in your recent publication. I remember joining others in an article on your paper asking the government to ignore calls by certain individuals with hidden agendas to deport Mr Yow. I said that we should give him time to prove himself and review his contract…

Teacher appreciation quotes

Dear Editor – It is encouraging to know that teachers throughout the nation commemorated the World Teachers’ Day in our country this week. Makira teachers will mark World teachers Day at Waimapuru NSS on 9th October  with various activities for fun and leisure. World Teachers day is an event held annually on October 5th since…

Prove it Tua’ta

Dear Editor – I am writing in respond to an article in your paper issue 5991 05/2015 by Takika Tuata, threatening the premier of Renbel. Let me remind you Tuata that the premier and his executive were carrying out their duties in accordance to what is expected out from them as the mandated government of…

Resolving Renbel dispute is critical

LEADERS and people of Renbel need to sit down together and seriously look at the current dispute that is now fragmenting their communities. The current mining and logging activities on the island of Rennell is not doing any good for people on the island. These activities are instead causing disunity and hostility to a people…