Treatment of flood victims

DEAR EDITOR  – Our political leaders boast about our Solomon Islands as a Christian country with strong Christian values and beliefs. The April flood and the consequential displacement of thousands of women, children and men resulting in their being accommodated at schools, police clubs, FOPA village and SINU campus has really tested our commitment to…

Telekom pornography legislation

DEAR EDITOR – Thank you for this time to share an  important matter relating to internet and mobile pornography which is now becoming destructive to the minds of our kids and people of Solomon Islands.  Solomon Islands in this twenty first century is becoming a nation which is enjoying the best of modern telecommunication technology.…

Why do we neglect Kukum?

OF all the streets in Honiara, the shop fronts along Kukum Highway are the most neglected. There, you see plastics and all sorts of litters lying around as though it was nobody’s business. Some of these litters have been there for months, compressed against the ground. While the Honiara City Council had engaged various groups…

Appeal to Edmond Sae

DEAR EDITOR – I write this an open letter to Edmond Sae. Edmond Sae, may I refer to you as Edmond? You are quite likely aware of the recent call from the Malaita Provincial Police Commander, Alfred Uiga, for you to surrender yourself and be given a fair trial.I am likely to be highly criticised…

Tavanipupu and NPF loan

Dear Editor – As one of the investors that has spent millions of dollars and nearly every waking hour for six years working on Tavanipupu, I need to correct a few things that were in the article printed on Wednesday, June 25th on the above. First, the NPF board is probably one of the finest…

Tina Hydro project

Dear Editor – We write on the above subject to express our deepest disappointment on Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo led government to hijack the TRHDP from us by dealing with people outside Bahomea to pursue their self serving interest to use section 75 part two of the “land and little act” to compulsory acquired…

NPF loan

Dear Editor – I read in the papers that NPF is now having problems with one of its loans, in particular that to the Tavanipupu Tourist Resort. At the very beginning as far as I could remember, I raised my doubts as to the ability and the capacity of the resort to service the $15…

Good decision are fair decision

CORRUPTION also means unfairness and in the sense of mining sector where resources are scarce and the hype for benefits are high corruption can often set in. Mining and forestry are generating big revenues for governments, at the same time generates serious negative impacts. TSI believes that decisions are much taken at the upper level…

Can we trust ourselves?

While computers can be trusted to churn out the rubbish, can we trust ourselves to do the same? LAST week the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission announced its newly-installed Biometrics Voter Registration (BVR) system detected nearly 6,000 potential voters who repeatedly registered to vote in the national general elections later this year. One voter registered nine…