Phone 20031

Dear Editor – Solomon Airlines is becoming a hopeless national carrier and service provider. You would be lucky to get hold of them if you call their so-called telephone number 20031. The thing is they simply don’t pick up that phone no matter how many times you try. Come on Mr CEO, what the hell…

Teacher absenteeism

Dear Editor – A week ago the students of Bokonavera community high school have raised a complaint in the public media about the issue of poor and non-attendance of teachers in the classroom learning periods that contributed poorly towards the students’ academic preparation for the coming national form 3 & 5 exams for this year…

Sleep walking

Dear Editor – Andrew D Muaki’s first article in his Friday’s weekly viewpoint column ‘Voice from the side’ (Solomon Star), he raised illustratively the topic ‘Sleep Walking’ and correlated well to the current National Government’s actions on West Papua. In the domestic scene, I would go further and apply the ‘ sleep walking’  approach by…

Non- sense son of Temotu

Dear Editor – Thank you once more for allowing me to respond to Leonard Meneseng, who claimed to be the wise man from the east and a senior citizen of Temotu Province. Before I proceed with my reply, I would like to apologise to the so called “Honiara Temotu Nurses” for including them in my…

Critical drug shortage

Dear Editor – I fear the fate of the lack of critical medicines available on the shelves in our public health facilities.  I was so proud of the essential social service for health and general wellbeing of our nation.  But not bear myself the fact that this critical medicine shortage, could have a negative impact…

Tina Hydro is the best model

I’M compelled to contribute to the discussion on the PPP form adopted to develop the Tina Hydro Project basically to provide an answer to the question on whether Solomon Islands as the owner of the project (asset) stands to benefit under the PPP variant that has been chosen.  I believe the country needs to be…

Gizo/Kolombangara by-election

Will GDL break the election history? SOON after the by-election for the Gizo/Kolombangra Constituency was announced, voters rose from their three years of political snoozing and commenced their support and campaign for their candidates. Four men and one woman are contesting the by-election. Whoever wins will represent the voters and people of Gizo/Kolombangra for only…

Drug shortage

Dear Editor – Thank you for allowing me to make a comment on the above heading that was on the headline news lately. It was announced on the news that there is a shortage of medical supplies stored at the pharmacy department store at Ranadi, Prince Philip Highway. As citizen, I see this as a…