$2,000 bribe exposed

Dear Editor – I wish to applaud Jimmy Hanahunu for his courageous exposure of bribery and stand against such malpractices. I do not believe that it is the work of Jefter, but someone or organisation behind him. I say this because I have experienced such an experience where the law was being manipulated divert the…

Where’s our water tank?

Dear Editor – Would you please allow space in your paper to voice my complaints on the above issue? Dear chairman, we are counting down the 47 days release of the Gold Ridge tailing dam and still some villages are omitted or without water tank. My village is just a few kilometers from the tailing…

Help for the Solomons

Dear Editor – In a recent letter to the Private Views column of your newspaper I read an article which, although overall was political in nature, it did mention the current plight of the National Referral Hospital when it said (quote) “see the current state of our National Referral Hospital where patients are without beds.…

Growing public distrust of gov’t

PUBLIC dissatisfaction with certain decisions of the Sogavare government is growing by the day. This is despite the huge public support it garnered during its early days. Today, the government appeared to have lost that support and trust. All because of the numerous controversial decisions it made since coming into power. Initially, the nation expects…

Why short bus routes?

Dear Editor – The problem of short bus routes has been around for a while now and it has been a ‘Thorn in the Flesh’, a ‘Pain in the Neck’ and a ‘Kick in the Guts’ to all of us; while those causing it are enjoying seeing the public suffer. It has affected our economy,…

Union call

Dear Editor – Interesting to note the call from the WUSI General Secretary on the government to deport SIPA’s CEO, Mr Yow. It seems to me that Mr Kagovai is good at tearing down rather than building up. His now defunct SINUW has closed down RIPEL and now he is on a mission to do…

I have a dream

Dear Editor – Please publish the following: I have a dreamOne dayThe colors of the natureappear as they areStainless, shinning towards futureAffect imperceptibly –the human soul quieter and purer I have a dreamSomedayThe inner beauty of the human beinglaunches out…Like a powerful seedlingsprouts a new budFair and foul, tryingto grow upwards vigorously, proudly I have…

Bee keeping is no magic

LIKE anything else in life, success more often than not follows hard work, commitment and persistence. Bee keeping is no magic for spinning money as some were led to believe. It certainly involves hard work, some level of basic understanding of bees and common sense to effectively manage it. Some practical training involving handling of…