Fitting of prosthetic limbs

Dear Editor – Last week I wrote to your newspaper expressing my appreciation of the fact that a fresh start seems to have been made in making and fitting prosthetic limbs to the long waiting list of ex-NRH patients that previously had undergone amputations at the hospital as a consequence of suffering from advanced diabetes…

Solomon Power& Brazil

Dear Editor – I wish to refer to the second quarter final match between Belgium and Brazil on the morning of 7th July, 2018. When Belgium leads Brazil by 2 goals to nil, during the second half, Solomon Power vented its frustration on the supporters of Belgium by going blackout throughout Honiara. Are the Solomon…

Solomon Islands “The Pacific”

Dear Editor – Apparently Solomon Islands is a sovereign state but actually Iwould refer to it as “the Pacific” within the Pacific Ocean. Unlike most Pacific Nations, where its people are but only one racial group, Solomon Island is home to most all the racial groups that had inhabited Pacific Ocean. In Solomon Islands you…

Crocodile and shark

Dear Editor – For the last 40 years we have been living under the design of the crocodile and shark decorated with our logo to lead is to serve.  Nafu of two fala nao, can we replace them with some friendly ones? Turtle and kurukuru hao? Mr Designer these two bosses are killers. They respect…

Support for Wickham’s call

Dear Editor – Transparency Solomon Islands has commended the provincial secretary Jeffery Wickham to call on the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) for an immediate audit of Western province’s coffers –before a new Western Provincial Government is formed. PS Wickham said funds have been misused and the only way to find out is to…

Putting words into action in the Pacific

  WORKING together to ensure economic growth, security and stability in the Pacific is at the cornerstone of Australia’s strengthened engagement in the Pacific as highlighted in Australia’s new Foreign Policy White Paper. For after all, Pacific island countries are some of Australia’s nearest neighbours; their sea lanes are our sea lanes; their security challenges…

Inspiration

Dear Editor – Mostly, when I awake in the morning I greet my wife and look through our window at a pristine Iron Bottom Sound (IBS) and instantly day dream of the time when the Sound will be filled with images of winds pushing tri-cat sailing machines plying for destinies west and east of the…

What’s next after the dialogue?

WOMEN representing the 14 constituencies in Malaita last Wednesday met with eight of the MPs from the province. This was during a dialogue UN Women facilitated to allow the women leaders in Malaita to meet and express their views to the MPs. The dialogue aims to highlight the issues and concerns of women in Malaita to…