Auki tar-sealing road project

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-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:”Calibri”,”sans-serif”; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} Dear Editor – The premier of Malaita Peter Ramohia should reconsider, and call…

God Gives A Perfect Heart

This week under the theme ‘The secret of God’s presence,’ we will look at another two passages from the Bible and they are 1 Chronicles 29:19 and Psalms 119:80. First, the author of first Chronicles writes these words by King David, “Give unto Solomon my son a perfect heart, to keep thy commandment, thy testimonies,…

$334 million to MPs

THIS commentary is in respect to your above front page headline in your issue for Tuesday, 01/09/2015. The fact that the MPs have in a sense been multi-millionaires from tax payers money has been going onfor a long time now. The recent allocation of national disaster relief funds to the responsibility of MPs further worsened…

PIF leaders – West Papua needs you!

THIS is my message to the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders from my Freedom Hideout in Washington, D.C. Brothers and sisters of the Pacific Islands Forum, as you getting ready for the 46th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, I want to say a few words to you on behalf of…

HRM Excellence Award

Dear Editor – While it is such an excellent idea to award Public Service HRM for excellent performance, the criteria of this selection process still remain indistinct, which raises serious questions of the integrity of the award. The “Excellence” terminology has a strong and significant meaning thus the recipients must deserve the award in the…

RSIPF is for the brave

Dear Editor – On Sunday morning I received a call from Auki that four men were bashing up a lone man with a baseball bat in front of the Auki Police station. To my surprise no police officer even tried to stop the fight let alone a woman who saw the fight from the road…

What’s up with the police?

Dear Editor – Six weeks ago my car was stolen from underneath my house; we found it next day, abandoned and badly damaged. Everything inside the car was stolen. We reported it to central police station. I supplied a statement plus quote from a workshop. Central said they would send it to Naha police station,…

Koviloko solar power needs

Dear Editor – Since I wrote my letter to your newspaper last week in which I outlined the solar power needs of the Koviloko community in Isabel Province, I have received further news from the community on their desperate plight for solar lighting. One correspondent told me the community of 3,000, comprising of 13 villages,…

NRH deserves closer attention

THE National Referral Hospital (NRH) is yet to get the attention it deserves from the national government. This is despite the importance it holds in the nation’s health sector. We have some of the region’s best doctors working there. We also have a highly committed team of nurses serving the hospital. But their work to…

Response to Mataniko development

Dear Editor – In response to Mahe Junior I wish to correct Junior Mahe’s assertion that seem to suggest that I should only develop my property (Mataniko) at a time he thinks appropriate and that my project should not go ahead until the Japanese funded road project is completed. Firstly, to be frank, the property…