Voting

Dear Editor – I have seen displayed in your Monday 20th October 2014 issue, the illustration of the process along which voting would be done. I have noticed that this process does not match the whole intention of conducting the completed nation-wide BVR process. This is because of the situation where the use of finger-print…

SINPF

Dear Editor – There’s been a lot of good news and some bad as well about NPF in the newspapers lately. As a member, I am excited that the NPF Board in their wisdom have come up with lots of exciting investment plans for the fund. Whilst I may not be able to reap some…

Disappointed with Our Telekom

Dear Editor – Please publish this letter expressing my disappointment in Telekom TV for not broadcasting the rugby match between the All Blacks and Wallabies last Saturday. I am sure many rugby and sports fans in Solomon Islands must have been disappointed too for missing such an exciting spectacle. Previously Telekom TV has been quite…

Look before you leap

Dear Editor – May I express my views on contradicting news item headlines over the SIBC in the recent days, regarding the sacking of the permanent secretary of finance and treasury ministry. One would have thought that after having served this nation with distinction all these years in the finance ministry –only at the eleventh…

Submit to One Another (Part 2)

Last week, we looked at the above subject as a general Christian principle. In our discussion this week, we will explore how this principle is applied to real life situations. When we think of submission we tend to think of marriage. As someone put it, “The house in which a man is the boss is…

SI will benefit from Asian resilient growth

According to the IMF’s October 2014 update of its analysis of the Asia-Pacific region, Asia’s near-term growth prospects remain solid, in contrast to downward revisions for other regions. Despite a mild slowdown earlier this year, the Asian economies are expected to grow 5.5 percent in 2014 and 2015, broadly sustaining the pace of the last…

Giant African snail

Dear Editor – Thank you for allowing me space in your editorial page to make some public awareness on the seriousness of the introduction of the pest Giant African snail in to our country. This snail is the worst pest that has ever been introduced in Solomon Islands especially in Honiara but it is already…

Police preparedness

Dear Editor – I refer to a recent SIBC news bulletin and an article published in your newspaper in connection with police preparedness for the upcoming general election in November and former and currently serving police officers, presumably ex-members of the National Reconnaissance and Surveillance Force (NRSF), who have waited for 16 years for their…