Why arrest Aipia?

Dear Editor – I’ve read many articles about Dr Reginald Aipia’s beche-de-mer saga. But the report on his recent arrest for farming Bechdemer on his remote Lord Howe Island seems to be on a jealousy basis. The beche-de-mer on Lord Howe Islands belongs to the indigenous people there and not belong to the Director or…

Why Aipia?

Dear Editor – The letter authored by Tepuke P. Hakatigisa’a from White River which came out last Friday in this column is interesting. That letter mention how a ‘Patrol Boat’ was dispatched to arrest Dr Aipia along with his American friend who were busy with the bechedemer farm in the Malaita Outer Island. Yet, the…

Attitudes (2)

Thought for the Week By Rev. Eric D. Maefonea (SWIM)  I again invite you to our continuing discussion on the topic “Attitudes.” One of the biggest challenges facing us today is attitude. If we want to see change happening, then we must first have a change of attitude as individual Solomon Islanders. Many think that…

Promotion in RSIPF

ALLOW me to express views in relation to the above topic published in Island Sun issue no: 2689 which the author also refers to earlier publications in this paper (no: 2671) and Solomon star issue no: 6668 respectively. On the outset, I think promotion in the RSIPF as in any organisation is done on the…

Reply to APID Media Desk

PLEASE publish this article as my respond to APID Media Desk article: ‘APID reply to Sanders’, which appeared in your letters to the editor‘s column of Saturday 2 September, 2017. I am not going to dwell on all that APID Media Desk said negatively about Sanders Tuhamano because like Tuhamano whom they accused; APID stories…

HCC impasse

Dear Editor – I recommend the Minister of Home affairs & Deputy PM Mannaseh Maelanga for being considerate and the lengthy impasse which rocked the Honiara City Council. In the past HCC was subjected to prompt dissolutions, a precedence Mr Maelanga would not want to pursue out rather prefers to sort things out amicably. He’s…