Forau’s accusation of PM& PMO staff

Dear Editor – In the Solomon Star Issue 5617, the Director General of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG), Mr Peter Forau labeled the PM as “failed the country” and “…allowed himself to be misled by stupid citizens with self-serving interests and motives who are working in the PM’s Office.” A response from the Prime Minister’s…

Dr Rodgers for PM’s job

Dear Editor – I received wonderful news last week that Dr Rodgers, the former Director General for SPC is running in the elections. Not only is this exciting news but one which promises to bring new leadership for Solomon Islands. Dr Rodgers will be the best candidate for Prime Minister at a time when our…

Political Holiness

I’ve heard so much about the ‘term dirty politics’ and I was wondering as to whether there is a counter argument against that. Sometimes given that we know it, but unable to counter it with another view or opinion, there is a tendency to remain one sided instead of giving a counter view on the…

Water is life

Dear Editor – Please insert this short note of mine about how the Japanese Government must have felt in relation to the handing over ceremony that occurred on Wednesday the 3rd September 2014. Indeed, from the Japanese Government’s point of view, it must have been really disgusting to them that important government dignitaries who were…

Ninth parliament

Dear Editor – The 9th parliament naturally died Monday this week and as we prepare to elect the 10th, it is always good to reflect on the 9th parliament so that their strength and weaknesses can be used to decide who to elect this time round. Well, the 9th parliament is a very interesting house…

Overcharging

Dear Editor – Last week, my Fruit Juice blender equipment could not function after only using it once since it was bought in April of this year. I then decided to have it fixed from any local electrical firms in town. After visiting a number of electrical firms, it was Guadalcanal electrics that decided to…

Business Excellence Award 2014

Dear Editor – There was a Business Excellence Awards 2014 Gala Night held at Heritage Park Hotel on Saturday 30th August 2014. Somehow, unexpectedly and surprisingly, the Isabel Development Company Limited won the Prime Minister –Gordon Lilo’s, Special prize, the second highest award in the litany of awards announced at the gala night. When the…

Blame yourself, Maelanga!

Dear Editor – I write in response to the statement made by the deputy prime minister Manasseh Maelanga on the Malaita Province’s second appointed day at Malu’u during which he told Malaitans to blame themselves for the lack of development in the province. As a Malaitan resident, I see the statement as factually wrong because…