Solomon Airline: answers please!

MAY we repeat it again! Solomon Airlines board and management owe this nation an explanation as to why it suddenly sacked chief pilot Gibson Galo and demoted its chief engineer Trevor Palmer. The decision may be an internal company matter. But it only fuel speculation as to the future of this State-Owned Enterprise. Already rumours…

SIPA absent

Dear Editor – I  was sad to see a leading SOE like SIPA had acted the way they did lately by failing to attend an important meeting arranged by PAC for them (SIPA) to attend to tell their stories of how things are going down at the wharf. These PAC meetings were designed or planned…

Economic zones

Dear Editor – It was the beginning of Easter when I first read the DCC Government was considering the possibility of establishing free economic zones in the Solomon Islands to encourage foreign investors to create businesses aided by incentives to set up shop, transfer R&D technology and, in so doing, provide local job opportunities and…

Congratulations Ricardo de Vivo!

Dear Editor – Many soccer loving people in our country were disappointed and will not swallow the winless situation faced by our very own Western United in the current Oceania Club Championship in Fiji. By now, some will blame the coaches, especially, Mr Ricardo de Vivo. Others will point fingers at the players. Whatever one’s…

Tragic fire incident

Dear Editor – The weekend tragic fire incident in the Tasahe B area of West Honiara must have shook the nation when it was learned that the early morning fire at a family home claimed the lives of two tiny children and saw the home totally destroyed. What can we do to help the bereaved…

An appeal to Gov’t

Dear Editor – The website www.solomonislandsinfocus.com which I established just two months ago to support the Solomon Islands and to try to aid charitable causes has had a wide local and international following and prompted a good deal of feedback from people of all backgrounds and social status in the Solomon Islands in particular. The…

Composition of PEC

Dear Editor – The Parliamentary Entitlements Commission (PEC) would like to briefly respond and clarify some incorrect statements made by the Solomon Star regarding PEC Membership as published in its newspaper issue # 5798 of Friday 17th April, 2015. Firstly, the Chairman of PEC is NOT a politician as stated in the report. The truth…

Big offer here

Dear Editor – These comments are in relation to the front page photograph over the above heading in Star Issue No.5795 of Friday 17/04/’15. The image is one of our Prime Minister (of a sovereign Solomon Islands) appearing to be quashed up by foreign economic and financial giants. Why are business people especially from China…