The ball is in the landowners’ court

THE future of the newly built Manaoba Airfield in north Malaita now lies in the hands of landowners. If they want Solomon Airlines to service their airfield, they have to sort out the on-going land dispute between them so that the national carrier can fly its aircrafts there. Already, the government has done its part.…

Renbel MPA assault

Dear Editor – Thank you in advance for the space in your column for me to voice out my disappointment and sadness at leaders of Renbel province who are behaving like kids. I’m mostly unhappy with MPA for Ward 10 Kusol Puagogo Tepuku for physically assaulting our MPA Alfred Noapai on Friday night at Tahanuku…

Promoting local products and services

Dear Editor – In the past few days, Solomon’s Fashion Week was officially opened in Honiara with an exhibition of beautiful clothes and accessories designed by local tailors, women’s group and artists. Officially opening the occasion, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Women, Youths, Children and Family Affairs, Ethel Sigimanu, said the fashion week…

Music is life

Dear Editor – First and foremost let me take this opportunity to thank Dennis Marite (interim President) and his executive to have seen the importance and recognised the need to have the Solomon Island Music Federation revived, restructured and back to business again. Congratulation boys for standing up for our musicians and music industry, you…

SISE mathematics examiner

Dear Editor – First, I wish to congratulate the SISE English Examiner and his/her moderator for a job professionally done. On the same note, credit to the General Paper Examiner and his/her moderator for a job well done. Second, May I highly condemn the poor state of the Mathematics paper for its irrelevance, biasness and…

ACOM Episcopal elections

Dear Editor – The Church of Melanesia is gearing up for elections to fill the episcopal positions left vacant by Archbishop David Vunagi and the Bishop Richard Naramana of Ysabel diocese. If my information is correct, the Diocese of Ysabel electoral board is going to elect a new bishop for Ysabel on Tuesday the 10th…

SFA CEO got it wrong

Dear Editor – After more than five years down the line and Solomon Forestry Association (SFA) under the leadership of Robson Kana or better known as Robson Djokovic just realized that Agro- forestry permits are unregulated practice? What a joke! Where was SFA when agro- forestry permits were dished out to ten of its members…

Renbel speaker

Dear Editor – Over the last few weeks, so much about the instability of Rennell and Bellona Provincial government. The main key players were suppose to be the leader of the opposition (non- executive members), the premier and the APID management. The way it looks, the war was between the speaker and the premier, where…