The Thinking Corner: How our cells work

Thank you for choosing to read this week’s column. My name is Dr Brinsley Lane and I am a doctor of chiropractic. Were you aware that the body has about seven hundred billion (700 000 000 000) cells? Each of those cells communicates with all the others through the connections of the central nervous system.…

Bus conditions

DEAR EDITOR – I wish if you could allow me space in your daily column to stress the above. This is an issue which I think has already been raised by some concerned passengers and bus users. The conditions of some of the buses that are currently operating within our city now are very poor.…

What it may be

DEAR EDITOR – Can you publish the following poem: Life rife of disasterChrist died on EasterBeef full of uric acidMuscles of this nation Full of lactic acid Education full of rivalryMinistry adjusting the systemHealth full of bugsMillions missing in actionGout affecting the investigation Drivers sucking wealth outFrom the shanty townsChina man in control of the…

National Electoral Voters Registration

DEAR EDITOR – It is a serious concern to note that Prime Minister Lilo and his government have been so ignorant not to create an avenue to allow our well educated children who are studying overseas especially in Fiji and PNG so that they can register and exercise their rights to vote for right people…

John Aonima snobbish

DEAR EDITOR – John Aonima, whilst your discussions of the disconnected water of White River Community High School (WRCHS) appears to be your main agenda, undergird that in my view is your personal vendetta to discredit and displaced Simon Tepuke, the dully appointed deputy principal of WRCH from his post. How do I know that…

Naezon & Rayboy are true traitors

DEAR EDITOR – Please allow me in your column to express my views about two prominent leaders I call as traitors in the former Panga Government and Guadalcanal as a whole. As the political impasse of Guadalcanal Province has already ended, and now we have a new premier, the 7 months storm is over and…

Telekom – Your double dipping is simply wrong

ALL of us – the phone users – have one complaint or another against Our Telekom, the telecommunication carrier that largely controls the multi-million dollar a year market in Solomon Islands. Its monopoly is undisputed. Its services are substandard. Its costs are phenomenally high. In some cases one can be forgiven for suggesting that the…

Good work police

POLICE on Wednesday made a break through with the arrest of a suspect who was said to be a main player in the May 16th rioting and looting at King George area and beyond. Another instigator was the man who started the fire which resulted in the burning of Uncle Alick shop. The two main…

Development in West Kwaio

DEAR EDITOR – As our country draws near to the general election 2014, West Kwaio has come through a journey of development. May I take this opportunity to acknowledge the past and present leaders who have contributed to the well-being of our Constituency. However, the growth of development does not speak well of those leaders.…

60 percent of log export earnings

DEAR EDITOR – Would you spare me a space in your letter to the editor’s column to make few comments on your article about FAMOA wanted 60 percent of log export earnings that was published on Friday 23rd May 2014. Chief George Lepping and chief Edward Kingmele wanted 60 percent of export earnings from Lagama…