Commonwealth Games

Dear Editor – May I please have some space in your column to comment on the above. Lately you have reported on Team Solomon’s participation at the recent Commonwealth Games. One thing that was obvious from your report was how our team officials lamented about meeting the Queen and other high-ranking officials of the Games.…

Do not slander one another

THIS is the fifth of the ‘One another” sayings in the New Testament, “Do Not Slander One Another” (James 4:11, 12). Let me begin with a story about a family living in a small town in North Dakota: The mother had not been well since the birth of her second baby, but everyone knew she…

Tago refuses to step down

Dear Editor – Let me join the political tornados that hit our small province over the last few days.  Mr. John had rightly mentioned that neither Lance nor his defected executive members should be blamed. Instead the system should take fully responsible to the current impasse being experienced in our province, and of course comes…

Law enforcers

Dear Editor – I present here three subjects or areas in a form of questioning which I need clarifications from the Honiara City Council, Law Enforcement Division based on approaches and credibility of the HCC Law Enforcers. I well aware that the concept of law enforcement is not new. Since the beginning of recorded time,…

Fear not, safety first

Dear Editor – A report into the sinking of an OBM Boat with five people are still missing between open waters of Vella La Vella and Choiseul since last week has found it was overloading, unsafe and traveled in a very bad weather causing human lives in total danger. It is saddened to loss young…

Pacific Islands Forum – Secretary General

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Christian identity

Dear Editor – We claim that we are Christian country but why does those that organizing the Solo Icon encouraged our youths to involve by singing love songs for competitions. Is this what Christian is? Why not hosting any education competitions like creating any songs about high esteem, quiz on subjects been taught to them…

SIFF soccer dreamers

Dear Editor – Kindly please allow me to comment about soccer in this soccer-mad country. I am a soccer fan. Like many soccer fans in Solo, I have just recovered from the excitement of watching the recent World Cup. But as a proud Solomon Islander, I wonder what the soccer bosses in Solo are planning…