History in the making for SI in Pacific Games

Congratulation is the word that Team Solomons deserve for their exceptional performance in the recent Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). Over the past weeks, the country stands united and proud following the achievement of our contingent to the 15th Pacific Games. No doubt its history for the country in getting the…

Cash bonuses for medalists

Dear Editor – I refer to Messrs Sasako’s and Taloikwai’s respective letters of Friday 17th July, in Sun No. 2036 and Star No. 5927. I support the view that to give cash bonuses to our medalists, at least for the gold medalists, is not a big ask.  The country has provided zero to sub-standard training…

SI sports and Pacific Games

Dear Editor – The TV telecast of the XV Pacific Games in Port Moresby inspired and prompted these observations. Firstly thank you to Our Telekom for making the telecast possible. It had been so wonderful to just view a lot of the sports competition at the Games from the comfort of one’s home. Of utmost…

The value of time

Dear Editor – Yesterday has gone forever…What had you done? Did you make full use of time? No any regrets left behind for sure? People always say, it seems as if a lot of things which should have been done yesterday or the day before yesterday…never mind, just leave it for tomorrow…No matter how many…

Govt’s felony against its own people

THE recent political and controversial decisions that the DCC Government has undertaken does not speak well of a Government that preaches change for this nation. The word change can only mean two things and that is positive change or a negative change from bad to worse. I for one observing and analyzing the recent events…

Who judge our judges?

IT depends on individual interpretations, but for me, I personally think court judges should be judged by the public. Judges are specialists who are good in their own tasks but they are humans too and their decisions should not always be trusted because they can be erred in their judgments at times and of course…

“An extraordinary speech PM”

The 37th Independence Anniversary Speech delivered by the Prime Minister was one of the most outstanding speeches of our time, a speech that would not be easily forgotten by many entrepreneurs, academics, diplomats and leaders of this nation.  Many people who have listened to the speech were commenting on it as a speech that was…

Encouraging rural Guadalcanal producers

Dear Editor – It has been reported via the SIBC that some forty four rural producers in Guadacanal have joined forces to better involve themselves in the newly formed Honiara Central Market Vendors Association. The National Project Coordinator for the UN Women Markets for Change project in the Solomon Islands, Gaylyn Purairana, has reportedly said…