A half-cooked bill

TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands is deeply concerned that the Traditional Governance and Customs Facilitation Bill 2018 is currently in its second reading before the Parliament. When the Traditional Governance and Customs Facilitation Bill wasfirst introduced a few months ago, there was ahuge outcry from the public opposing this Bill and the shallow policy or no policy…

Vote blo you, vois blo you

Dear Editor – This is a common sentiment often advertised during election periods that advocate the roles of elected members of parliament. The major roles and obligation of MPs voted into parliament is to make appropriated legislations that helped address common issues that affect the lives of the people in the nation. They represent the…

Our soaring youth population

THE 6th Melanesian Arts and Cultural Festival (MACFest) ended in spectacular fashion on Tuesday night. Despite some hiccups, the 10-day event was a resounding success. We thank the local organising committee for putting on such a show. It’s an event to be remembered in years to come. We wish our Melanesian brothers and sisters safe…

Unplanned power outage

Dear Editor – In response to A.M.Junia’s article titled Solomon Power & Brazil which appeared on yesterday’s letters to the editor, Solomon Power clarifies that the unplanned power outage was unfortunately caused by a member of the public’s vehicle hitting a power pole along the Tandai Highway, causing power black out to the whole of…

MACFEST 2018 ends

Dear Editor – Everything has a beginning and an ending, and the MACFest 2018 was no exception.  It began on the 1st and end on the 10th July 2018. Congratulation to all our brothers and sisters from our Melanesian Islands of the Pacific and other neighbours of the region. Many thanks for their time with…