Road traffic statistics

Dear Editor – The Police Supervising Director of the Kukum Police Traffic Department reported to the Solomon Star last week that the SIPF Traffic Department had recorded a total of 1583 related incidents, including 7 fatalities, in 2017. Here is a direct quote of the Solomon Star’s article: “The Kukum Traffic Police Department has recorded…

New church members

Dear Editor – The promised day 16th January 2018 had come yet nothing forthcoming as promised no free food ration, no free building house materials have arrived as yet ma what time, we are still waiting channel block yet or how? I’m scared their followers will retaliate against those cargo cult leaders if no cargo…

Judges & magistrates

Dear Editor – Very interesting to read comments from the Hon. Chief Justice during the opening of 2018 legal year, especially the issue of reviewing the terms and conditions of Judges and Magistrates. When you compare their output performances as raised by Attorney General regarding long delay in cases, it is not a good indicator…

Equality and equity

Dear Editor – The emphasis has been on Equality rather than Equity and wondered if these information are cunning steps to the next popular supported born of this Equality. Another phrase which suit us most is Equity and rightly understood it is an issue which both genders complement each other and our failure in this…

Learning from Thailand

One country, one product project By FRANK SHORTBangkok, Thailand   I WAS delighted to read in today’s edition of the Solomon Star that the Director General of the Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) Suphatra Srimaitreehithak had met with the Supervising Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade William Soaki on Tuesday.…

Eureka!

Dear Editor – Please publish the following: At last the action worked… The disorder fixed into order… The determination and strength given Is best suited for the long craziness of the Years of chaos and mess created by the youths Thinking they owned Honiara With their crazy foreigners sticking their Noses into internal affairs of…

Development planning

Dear Editor – It looks as though the Solomon Islands government has come through a continuous unstable situation since gaining independence in 1978. This in my view will certainly continue unless certain changes are made to certain functions of the government for certain areas or issues. One thing which I believe needs changing is the…

West Honiara funding

Dear Editor – Sometimes between March and May last year three communities at White River area namely Windy Valley, Windy Valley Heights and Forest Valley received $100,000 each from Ministry of infrastructure Development (MID) solely for road maintenance work. My concern is about how the money is being spent for the purpose it was intended…

Land board stops fraud

Dear Editor – Looking through old newspapers to find articles others and I wrote about logging and mining corruptions on Rennell, I find this article: LAND BOARD STOPS FRAUD—THE MINISTER HAPPY WITH NEW BODY, interesting. The article was written by Aatai John, and it appears in the front page of the Solomon Star Issue No.6783…