Youth and development

Dear Editor – Solomon Islands has a young population and its rapid population growth rate means this trend will continue in the coming years. This presents a lot of challenges in terms of providing education and health services, risks in terms of large cohorts of young people being without income-generating activities, and opportunities for businesses…

Safety at sea

Dear Editor – Living in the Solomon Islands and especially in the more isolated reaches of the country surrounded all around by the vast stretches of the Pacific Ocean it is naturally a normal day-to-day occurrence for local people to travel by small boats or motorized canoes to reach their destinations or go fishing. While…

Togamae clinic

Dear Editor – I have become aware that a new Emergency Clinic will be opening its doors very soon in Honiara. The clinic to be called the Togamae Private Emergency Clinic will be under the supervision of Dr Pedical Togamae and services will cover general outpatient care, emergency treatment and lab services, including conducting malaria…

Why so many religions

Dear Editor – The existence of so many religions and the claim that all religions lead to God without question confuses many who are earnestly seeking the truth about God, with the end result sometimes being that some despair of ever reaching the absolute truth on the subject. Or they end up embracing the Universalist’s…

GPAs

Dear Editor – I understand the Ministry of Education is in the process of releasing names of scholarship recipients to the public. As a parent, I am asking the ministry that each scholarship recipient should have his or her GPA published besides his or her name. This is so that the public could see whether…