Short bus routes

Dear Editor – I will be very grateful if could allow me a space in your famous paper to comment on the above subject. I am an ordinary citizen residing behind the outskirts of Honiara, and every morning I try my best to get early to my workplace, which is nearly 8km from where I…

Teachers’ condition of service

THE greatest challenge for any new government is how successfully they will address and manage teachers’ condition of service efficiently and effectively. Teachers in Solomon Islands are government public servants who have needs that must be satisfied and feelings that have to be taken into account. School environment is vigorously difficult and the future is…

A gift to the earth

WHEN God looked down from heaven after he created the earth, he gave a satisfying nod of accomplishment over one island in particular which was the masterpiece of his creation and his gift to the earth. Throughout the ages, successive empires emerged to rule the earth, imposing their subjects to serve their gods whom they…

Singapore offer

Dear Editor – I was very pleased to read SIBC’s evening news bulletin that the Singapore Ambassador to the Pacific  Islands Forum, Ambassador Matthews, has presented a range of anti-corruption books to Prime Minister Sogavare following the Democratic Coalition for Change administration’s intention to establish an Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC). Ambassador Matthews was also…

Registration form

Dear Editor – The Mercy Christian Primary School Board would like to respond to incorrect statements from Lui Lemasi published in a ‘Letter to the Editor’ on Friday the 6th of February. It should be clarified that the cost of a registration form was only $10, not the $60 that Lemasi incorrectly claimed. This payment…

Sir Allan refuses to vacate

Dear Editor – I write in response to a front page article carried in the Weekend Sun newspaper issue no.1990 dated February 7th 2015. The article title “Sir Allan refuses to vacate residence “merely went out with all the wrong intension, and can be summed up as character assassination against me. From the outset, the…

The TRC Report and Reconciliation

DEAR EDITOR – The Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) Government, through its spokesman the Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, said in the last few days the Truth and Reconciliation Report will be tabled in parliament during the government’s four-year term. It is noted that substantial budgetary provisions will need to be made to address the issues…

Change of mind set needed

Dear Editor – Over the weekend, Tony Hughes, a board member of Solomon Island’s Transparency Watchdog and a former Manager of the Solomon’s Central Bank, reportedly told Radio New Zealand International that Solomon Island’s Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, has a lot of work to do if he is to live up to his promise to…