Careless attitude

  Dear Editor – I think the above topic is not a new thing but I would like to share my opinion so that the public could rethink on how to behave and act when coming to rubbish disposal. Firstly, I would share what I had witnessed. The other day, I was travelling in a public bus…

The gov’t we need

IN almost 40 years of political independence, our collective and personal experience shows that a combination of naturally selfish human nature, easy access to unearned money, donors offering weakly administered external aid and the absence of any home-grown behavioral rules, definitely does not make for effective democratic government. At the same time, we have no…

PM’s MSG apology

THE Prime Minister’s MSG apology was in order, appropriate and necessary to atone the follies committed by the former MSG Chair (current DPM) .  Sir you do not need to explain why you had apologized.  You’ve shown great leadership. I’m drawn to the debate by crap being made in Parliament. The DPM’s belittling remarks about…

Suspicions within MSG

Dear Editor – I may not be well versed with the MSG charter, upon which this alliance operates and govern its operations. However, it seems to me that those protocols are dozed off if and when a member country decides to do otherwise. This little grouping, the way I see it has a lot of…

International Women’s Day

Dear Editor – 8th of March 2018 reminds us of the significance of the women’s international day in empowering our young women- a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity and, giving Solomon Islands the knowledge base on…

International Day of Women

Dear Editor – It is interesting to see some of our women paraded to mark IDOW (”International Day of Women”). As I ponder why this day has been designated I think it is quite significant in many ways.  Previously (i.e few decades back), women has always been given a lower status as we grew up…

We need a new Lawson Tama

SO Solomon Islands is clearly the best football nation in Oceania. That’s according to Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) president William Lai. He stated this in an interview with Radio Australia this week. Mr Lai’s description of Solomon Islands as a “football nation” was based on crowd attendance of regional matches at Lawson Tama. For…

East Are’are constituency

  Dear Editor – Much has been said about the current leadership and its achievements in East Are’are in the past three years. I would like to share my views based on my personal observation as someone whose home is in the constituency. First, while the current leadership might be alright, his task force team…

Relocatable medical clinics

Dear Editor – A company in the United States (US) has designed and exported relocatable medical clinics to meet global needs which I would like to share. Quoting from the company website this is what is said about the clinics built in the manner of a 20 foot metal container. “We believe that every human…