Major economic victory

Dear Editor – With such a huge surplus of $364 million for only the first three months of this year, it would be $1,456 million,( nearly one and half billion dollars ) by the end of the year. Great news indeed! The Minister of Finance hailed this achievement so far as a great success and…

MPS tax free award

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Please amend the mining Act

Dear Editor – One of the issues that became very controversial and did catch the spotlight of the media a few years ago was the Gold Ridge landowners royalty payment ending up in the wrong hands. That very scaring situation had not only left the concerned landowners amazed with disbelief but had also raised a…

National carrier takes a major leap forward

SOLOMON Airlines took a major step this week with the launch of its new and direct route to and from Sydney, Australia. The flight leaves Honiara on Mondays, returning the next day. There are several reasons why this direct route is important for Solomon Airlines, Solomon Islands, and Australia. Firstly, Sydney is the commercial hub…

Law and grace

Dear Editor – Confusion had engulfed the Christian denomination when the above mention, law and grace are a spotlight throughout the media. Since the purpose for the church (exclesia called out ones) is to reconcile the lost to our God and Father. The opposite is evident, scattering and not gathering. It seems that we the…

Mobile banking

Dear Editor – First of all I want to thank ANZ and its partner Telekom for promoting and bringing banking closer to our Rural Village people. To those who actually roll out the ANZ goMoney project, I would say, you have done a very good job. You have professionally implementing the project successfully and everyone…

Value of renewable energy sources

Dear Editor – The recent gift of solar panels to the Saranga Community Learning Centre in North West Guadalcanal by the Australian High Commissioner, apart from a being a very welcome gift and energy source, highlights the value of renewable energy for isolated, rural communities. It will be to the continuing advantage of the Democratic…

Arguing over word of God

Dear Editor – I read with interest those who claim to hold the word of God arguing with each other for the past three weeks. Don’t you know that the kingdom of God or higher self is within, not in any ritual, dogma, doctrine, law or tradition? The all seeing and all knowing is within…

The Grace of Humility

Welcome to the ‘Thought for the Week’ column where we will be discussing the subject of Humility. We will be looking at this subject for the next two weeks. I pray that God will speak to you through his Word as we explore this subject in our discussion. The idea of humility was not popular…