Tawaro clinic

Dear Editor – It has been reported that the Tawaro Health Clinic in the East of Small Malaita, built in 1969 and semi derelict has received building materials to aid the clinic’s renovation. It is understood the generous supply of building materials were provided by the SI Ministry of the Environment with help from the…

Top up from ANZ mobile banking

  Dear Editor – Can ANZ/Our Telekom clarify why some of the customers who have used the mobile banking to do their top-up fail to receive the text containing the codes to refill their mobile credit? There were a number of customers on Friday who used the service. Since then the text which should have…

Poor roads

Dear Editor – The recent press releases by the MID about the plan of action to repair the roads in the capital seem vague and ineffectual. So far all we have seen is some temporary patchwork and a few shovel loads of gravel in places. The result now during this dry weather is dust everywhere.…

Taiwan and business investment in SI

Dear Editor – Last week the resident Taiwanese Ambassador to the Solomon Island, His Excellency Roger Luo, handed over to the Prime Minister a generous donation of 11,000 solar lamps to be distributed to students in 50 constituencies. The Ambassador also said during the official handover ceremony that each constituency will receive another 220 units…

Social media, make up stories

  Dear Editor – The presence of the social media especially facebook in the country, has brought a lot of changes to our societies and changes our attitude. Social media one of the tools which had impacted so much on information whether its true or not. When it comes to fake news and stories, social…

Setting the record on TRC

Dear Editor – Last week Ms Caroline Laore, one of the former TRC Commissioners, wrote a letter to the SI media urging the Solomon Islands Government to act on the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, saying the TRC report was tabled in parliament in 2012 but had never been acted upon. Ms Laore…

Matok is not a landowner

  Dear Editor – I wish to respond to an article public in your paper on Thursday regarding the above topic which you receive information’s from Matthew Matok. For purposes of my response I will use MM in reference to him.  Firstly, MM is not a landowner in any way but a conman as he is…

Solomons nabbed?

  Dear Editor – On front page of Solomon Star No. 6835, Wednesday 21st February, 2018, “29 Bougainvilleans nabbed”. On page 3 of that same paper, “Russians here to lobby, says govt.” Rumours here in Central Kwara’ae we heard a team of Israelis arrived at Henderson airport on Monday and all lights at the airport…

NPF issue

Dear Editor – Please give me some space to share my piece on NPF issue which appeared on paper no 6837, the follow up by Charles Dausabea in response to the NPF Board. I must admit that my remoteness in the province made me read the story a bit late and I couldn’t figure out…

Lomlom Airfield

Dear Editor – I wish to respond to an article public in your paper on Thursday regarding the above topic which you receive information’s from Matthew Matok. For purposes of my response I will use MM in reference to him.  Firstly, MM is not a landowner in any way but a conman as he is…