Why do avoidable deaths occur?

THE remarks below were made by an Australian Judge Justice Stephen Pallaras, who had been serving in the country. These were remarks made in relation to a murder case he judged. This is the observation he made in relation to deaths and service provided by the National Referral Hospital. I have been fortunate to have…

Charitable website

Dear Editor – I am writing this letter, rather like an open letter, in the hope that I can encourage the Solomon Islands Government, Non Government Organizations (NGO’s) or individual Solomon Island’s citizens to advise me how I can assist the many causes in the Solomons that might benefit from receiving financial aid by way…

NCRA reign

Dear Editor – Firstly, I would like to quote some famous important saying and statements:   No man is an island, and no one is indispensable Everyone wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die. It’s human to want the reward, but not so human to meet the prerequisite requirement. We have the…

Solomon Islands today

Dear Editor – Since RAMSI arrived in the Solomon Islands in 2003, life for the majority of ordinary Solomon islanders hasn’t improved. From the infrastructure side of things, the feeder roads in Honiara have gone from bad to worse. Many of these were tar sealed in 1978 at independence, 35 years ago. Please note that…

Why struggle

Dear Editor – I want to share my point of view concerning the heading, Why struggle’ might you people confuse of what I am trying to explain here. Let me show you some countries where experience the same situation almost our country Solomon Islands experience today. Malawis and Ethiopias of this world, experiencing the mighty…

A true Temotu arrow warrior

Dear Editor – Firstly, to express my sincere thank and appreciation to the Honourable Premier of Temotu Province Fr Brown Beu for refusing and rebuffing the bribery attempt on him by a foreign corrupt investor/logger in their attempt to evade and by pas the required regulations for quick logging on Vanikoro Island. Premier Beu’s bolt…

Go there and register to vote

The Biometric Voter Registration starts tomorrow and continues for the next 40 days. We encourage every eligible voter to go to the nearest centre and register. It is important you do so. Not only because it is your right, but more so because if you fail to register, you will not be eligible to vote…