Equality and equity

Dear Editor – The emphasis has been on Equality rather than Equity and wondered if these information are cunning steps to the next popular supported born of this Equality. Another phrase which suit us most is Equity and rightly understood it is an issue which both genders complement each other and our failure in this…

Learning from Thailand

One country, one product project By FRANK SHORTBangkok, Thailand   I WAS delighted to read in today’s edition of the Solomon Star that the Director General of the Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) Suphatra Srimaitreehithak had met with the Supervising Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade William Soaki on Tuesday.…

Eureka!

Dear Editor – Please publish the following: At last the action worked… The disorder fixed into order… The determination and strength given Is best suited for the long craziness of the Years of chaos and mess created by the youths Thinking they owned Honiara With their crazy foreigners sticking their Noses into internal affairs of…

Development planning

Dear Editor – It looks as though the Solomon Islands government has come through a continuous unstable situation since gaining independence in 1978. This in my view will certainly continue unless certain changes are made to certain functions of the government for certain areas or issues. One thing which I believe needs changing is the…

West Honiara funding

Dear Editor – Sometimes between March and May last year three communities at White River area namely Windy Valley, Windy Valley Heights and Forest Valley received $100,000 each from Ministry of infrastructure Development (MID) solely for road maintenance work. My concern is about how the money is being spent for the purpose it was intended…

Land board stops fraud

Dear Editor – Looking through old newspapers to find articles others and I wrote about logging and mining corruptions on Rennell, I find this article: LAND BOARD STOPS FRAUD—THE MINISTER HAPPY WITH NEW BODY, interesting. The article was written by Aatai John, and it appears in the front page of the Solomon Star Issue No.6783…

Church in jeopardy

Dear Editor – The issue of “New church movement” that appeared on front page of SS 6800, Monday January this year 2018, would be an eye lifting scenario for not only the church or mother church concerned but for the whole Christian community of the Solomon Islands as a whole. While we cannot deny or…

Help to Hearts of Hope

Dear Editor – I had news from my colleague at Take My Hands (TMH) Charity Trust in Auckland, New Zealand, that a container will shipped from New Zealand at the end of January containing much needed clothing requested for the Malaita based Hearts of Hope organization and 20 boxes of eye glasses, donated by Lions…

Only cults do this

THE talk over the last few days has been on a movement in Malaita that called themselves “Message of the Kingdom”. This group existed as a church for many years. But public attention turned on them in recent days after the group’s leader, who some have described as a “self-claimed prophet”, made outrageous predictions that…