Our soaring youth population

THE 6th Melanesian Arts and Cultural Festival (MACFest) ended in spectacular fashion on Tuesday night. Despite some hiccups, the 10-day event was a resounding success. We thank the local organising committee for putting on such a show. It’s an event to be remembered in years to come. We wish our Melanesian brothers and sisters safe…

Choiseul chief education officer

Dear Editor – I was one of the year 2017 recruited teachers who teach under Choiseul Education Authority as probationer until to date. As a probationer teacher, it is very important to have consultation with Education Authority (EA) such as Chief education officer to endow with further information about why he extended my probationer for…

Unplanned power outage

Dear Editor – In response to A.M.Junia’s article titled Solomon Power & Brazil which appeared on yesterday’s letters to the editor, Solomon Power clarifies that the unplanned power outage was unfortunately caused by a member of the public’s vehicle hitting a power pole along the Tandai Highway, causing power black out to the whole of…

MACFEST 2018 ends

Dear Editor – Everything has a beginning and an ending, and the MACFest 2018 was no exception.  It began on the 1st and end on the 10th July 2018. Congratulation to all our brothers and sisters from our Melanesian Islands of the Pacific and other neighbours of the region. Many thanks for their time with…

Being at 40

Dear Editor – Please publish the following: She was the prettiest of the pretty Well grounded well groomed Well nurtured well raised By well mannered guardian   Her supplies of resources incomparable Water sources rich and filled Forestry well covered in well sunlit territories Her marine resources diverse and wholesome   Her engagement well cared…

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…