Election projects

Dear Editor – My recent holiday at Manawai,East Are’are taught me at lot of interesting things. The festive season itself brought together many people with different ideas on how they would like to see development in the rural areas. Last Christmas was unique in the sense that Manawai itself, there were talks of three major…

Attracting more overseas visitors

Dear Editor – The bid to increase the number of overseas visitors implies extra budgetary support and better Infrastructure, including regular repairs to provincial airstrips. The Solomon Islands Government is pushing to attract more overseas visitors this year according to a recent article in the Solomon Star newspaper from which I quote a few paragraphs.…

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…

Vatud ward games 2018

Dear Editor – As an indigenous of Vanikoro Island, I could not imagine the omission of Vanikoro Island from having a share in the funds distributed to wards in Vatud by Vatud MP and her so-called administration group to hold ward tournament on January, 2018. I call on Vatud MP and her administration group to…

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…