Rotary fun run milk safe

Dear Editor – On Tuesday 7 April 2015 the Solomon Star published a story regarding children that got sick supposedly from the milk handed out at the Rotary Club of Honiara Fun Run on Monday 6 April 2015. The Rotary Club of Honiara would like to advise that the milk given out was all within…

Women in politics SI

Dear Editor – In the last couple of weeks there has wide coverage in your paper and other forms of media highlighting the need for wider participation of women in the national politics. Sir, nobody is against that and the reasons usually given for their case is always genuine and real. Women as always, served…

A time to say thank you

Dear Editor – Today is recognized as World Health Day and a timely occasion to say Thank You! We often overlook the dedication and tireless work of our doctors, nurses, aid workers, first aid volunteers and all those who have, and continue, to aid our hospitals, clinics, eye clinics and dental clinics. It is my…

Reserved business

Dear Editor – I want to request the new Sogavare-led DCC government to seriously consider amending the Foreign Investment Act to make provisions for indigenous Solomon Islands fully participate in the economic development of our beloved Solomon Islands. When you look around our country today, all the business opportunities are taken up by Chinese, Filipinos,…

Women in politics

Dear Editor – In the last couple of weeks there has wide coverage in your paper and other forms of media highlighting the need for wider participation of women in the national politics. Sir, nobody is against that and the reasons usually given for their case is always genuine and real. Women as always, served…

Service of sociologist needed in RSIPF

SOLOMON Islands as nation had requested the service of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) into the country in 2003. This was as a result of the ethnic tensions the country had gone through at that time. The coming of RAMSI had contributed a lot in seeing the national government able to provide…

Taking the fear out of volunteer work

DON’T burry your head in the sand and hope someone will magically fix your (community, society, family, youth, money) problems. Start dig up information that others have missed out. Knowledge is power – it brings creative idea or brings good news from faraway. It is an investment that brings great rewards and will open the…

Rest in peace innocent one!

A PHOTO of a fully-formed dead baby was posted on social media yesterday. It was a gruesome and heart-breaking photo of an innocent child who, unfortunately, was not given a chance to have a go in life. Police believed the baby – eight to nine months old and freshly delivered – had been pulled out…