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Supposed to be the face Understandably that’s the ace Much more better than the rest Over and over the globe She comes from America Europe Africa and the rest   It is all the thrill and the feel Associated with her beauty and face That all men sleeps less and less   The children and…

Congratulations to Babanisi

Dear Editor – My hearty congratulations to Edwin Babanisi on qualifying for a law degree. The Solomon Islands has created history by producing a first-ever visually impaired (blind) person to have graduated with a Bachelor of Law in the South Pacific. Edwin Babanisi from Shortlands in Western Province and Makira recently graduated from the University…

Govt’s move to ban Facebook

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) strongly objects the Cabinet’s decision regarding the temporary ban on Facebook. Banning Facebook is not the solution to the issues given in support of the Executive Government’s decision to ban Facebook.  For when you lift the ban the abusive languages against the Ministers, Prime Minister, character assassination, defamation of character, etc.…

Publishing of ESP recipients curtail corruption 

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) acknowledges on day one that at times like this Covid-19 pandemic, emergency powers are needed pointing out at the same time that these must have a clear deadline and limited scope.  Furthermore, based on experiences of the ethnic tension days the Executive Government was reminded about the indispensable importance of protecting…

Cuban medical graduates

Dear Editor – On the front page of Solomon Star Issue No.7638 (Mon 28th Sept 2020) the Prime Minister reportedly spoke warmly about the more than 80 of our students who have so far graduated from Cuban medical schools. As a least developed country, we need to have good doctors working in our hospitals and…

Our students in Philippines

I spent some of yesterday (Wednesday) with the families of the students stuck in Philippines.Their stories are heart-breaking and it was very distressing seeing the pain in the faces of the families.  I then came home and read on Facebook the well written statement by Mr Doug Marau who Mr Douglas Marau who is the…