Fate of $300,000 Tourism

Dear Editor – Few weeks ago about $300,000 was handed over to the agents and supporters of the MP for Kia/Hograno/Havulei Constituency by his terminated CDO. These funds I understand are for Tourism projects in the Kia and Havulei wards. Surprisingly, the handing over of the funds was done in isolation, witnessed mostly by supporters…

Two MPs secure funds

Dear Editor – I have been following the stars with the above story. It’s interesting that I want to jump into another man’s boat. Maybe so interesting it is that some spectators got so interested and somehow envious about it. I think many constituencies do not need such business. They might have roads, airfields and…

SIDT without Roughan

Manedika: We are now living out the legacy our founder left behind. It’s hard to imagine Solomon Islands Development Trust (SIDT) moving forward without the presence and guidance of its late founder Dr John Roughan. But three months on after Roughan’s passing last October, SIDT director Longden Manedika said they are now living out the…

What is hepatitis?

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, most commonly caused by a viral infection. There are five main hepatitis viruses, referred to as types A, B, C, D and E. These five types are of greatest concern because of the burden of illness and death they cause and the potential for outbreaks and epidemic spread.…