Regional conference on disability

Dear Editor – Next week the 4th Regional Conference on Disability will take place at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi, Fiji, from the 16th to 20th February. The conference to be officially opened by the Honourable Mr. Vorege Bainimarama, the Prime Minister of Fiji, is funded by the Australian Government under its Australian Aid…

Student Sponsorship

Dear Editor – Since lending my support to students who had been given letters to study at Solomon Islands National University (SINU) but had limited financial means to support their semester fees and had requested some form of educational sponsorship to enable them to pursue their studies either at the University or at home, my…

Short bus routes

Dear Editor – I will be very grateful if could allow me a space in your famous paper to comment on the above subject. I am an ordinary citizen residing behind the outskirts of Honiara, and every morning I try my best to get early to my workplace, which is nearly 8km from where I…

Teachers’ condition of service

THE greatest challenge for any new government is how successfully they will address and manage teachers’ condition of service efficiently and effectively. Teachers in Solomon Islands are government public servants who have needs that must be satisfied and feelings that have to be taken into account. School environment is vigorously difficult and the future is…

A gift to the earth

WHEN God looked down from heaven after he created the earth, he gave a satisfying nod of accomplishment over one island in particular which was the masterpiece of his creation and his gift to the earth. Throughout the ages, successive empires emerged to rule the earth, imposing their subjects to serve their gods whom they…

No Police in Seghe-Marovo

Dear Editor – Last week I rang the OIC of Seghe Police to report an alleged Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH) case that happened in my small village in Central Marovo Lagoon. The Seghe OIC’s response was not only sad but also unbelievable. He told me that he was the only officer manning the station. All…

Singapore offer

Dear Editor – I was very pleased to read SIBC’s evening news bulletin that the Singapore Ambassador to the Pacific  Islands Forum, Ambassador Matthews, has presented a range of anti-corruption books to Prime Minister Sogavare following the Democratic Coalition for Change administration’s intention to establish an Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC). Ambassador Matthews was also…

Registration form

Dear Editor – The Mercy Christian Primary School Board would like to respond to incorrect statements from Lui Lemasi published in a ‘Letter to the Editor’ on Friday the 6th of February. It should be clarified that the cost of a registration form was only $10, not the $60 that Lemasi incorrectly claimed. This payment…

Sir Allan refuses to vacate

Dear Editor – I write in response to a front page article carried in the Weekend Sun newspaper issue no.1990 dated February 7th 2015. The article title “Sir Allan refuses to vacate residence “merely went out with all the wrong intension, and can be summed up as character assassination against me. From the outset, the…