US and the Pacific

Dear Editor – According to a Radio New Zealand International news bulletin on 1 September 2015, the United States Federal Government will be sending a high-level delegation to the Pacific Islands Forum’s Post Forum Dialogue in Papua New Guinea next week. The US State Department has said the visit aims to emphasize the depth and…

Makili on land reform

Dear Editor – It is annoying for someone like Makili to condemn land reform experts trying their best to lend us their highly knowledgeable insights during the recent two days land reform summit. In his actual words, Makili asserted, “those experts don’t know anything about customary land.”. The question is, who is this Makili, anyway?…

Burns Creek community

Dear Editor – I wish to question why a visit the prime minister has promised to make to Burns Creek community five months ago has not taken place. At the beginning of the year the prime minister sent senior officers from his office to inform Burns Creek leaders of the prime minister’s intended visit. The…

Auki tar-sealing road project

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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…

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…