The deportation of Moti QC

Dear Editor – The issue surrounding the deportation of Moti QC is an issue that needs close scrutiny by all intelligent Solomon Islanders. The truth was that, it wasn’t us (our government) that deported him but rather it was Australia that deported him out of the country. This was the truth and no one in…

Illegal logging in Shortlands

Dear Editor – On one of your pages on Friday 28/2/14 of your Solomon Star Newspaper No 5442 ran a news article of the above illegal logging on Shortland Islands by Raymond Halepsolo. I fully supported his article and I sympathised with the landowners of the activity carried out by greedy Australian and Asian foreigners…

Who owns MV Utah Princess?

Dear Editor – On the front page of your issue no. 5445 dated Tuesday 4 March 2014, your paper alleged that Hon. Selwyn Riumana owned MV Utah Princess. I am instructed by Hon. Riumana to rebut your allegation as being baseless, non-sense and nothing but lazy journalism. The least your journalists could have done was…

Police and street vendors

Dear Editor – I’d like to say something on the Royal Solomon islands Police Force (RSIPF) and the street vendors. RSIPF can you leave the cleaning up of the streets to the Honiara City police and you look at the traffic jam and other major social problems in the city? I suppose the City Council…

East Honiara lacks clinics

Dear Editor – Honiara City Council is doing fine in the health sector in providing clinic for children and a dental one. A women’s clinic is being proposed and properly a men’s one next. However, other areas in East Honiara like King George, Ranadi, SINU both Panatina and Kukum Campuses, Panatina Ridge and Valleys, Mbaranaba…

Wagina mining issues

Dear Editor – I just want to respond to the comments made by Jonathan Tebabusi Tobire on Tuesday 4th March 2014 Issue No. 5445. I am one of the members of the delegation and was surprised to see that nonsense comment in the media. To my understanding, you should see us first before going to…

SINU we want our fees back

Dear Editor – Please allow me space in your paper to voice out my frustrations and disappointments on behalf of hundred plus students who were sent out of SINU this week, which includes my sister, who came home very sad and discouraged, which I believe it had the same effect to the rest of the…

Biometric voter registration

Dear Editor – Concerns have been expressed in the media on the issue of our overseas- based citizens and students not being able to register as electors, therefore denying them the right of exercising their democratic rights in the up-coming General elections These concerns are valid and have my support. But what about our very…