SI students to complete in global robotics

Dear Editor – One generally associates Japan being the leaders in robotic developments but the SIBC has reported that, surprisingly, a team of four students from the Woodford International School will compete with students from more than 160 nations in a global robotics competition to be held in Washington DC in July this year. Solomon…

Moving speech from youth activist

Dear Editor – “We don’t want a future that is a mirror of my past.” The words quoted are those of Regina Lepping who represented the Solomon Islands Young Women’s Parliamentary Group at the United Nations in New York last week. Regina’s moving words are quoted in full on the SIBC’s website. In part of…

Ex-Selwyn students of 1970 -1973

Dear Editor – I would be grateful if you could publish in your Letters to the Editor’s Column the list I have prepared on the students of Selwyn College of 1970 – 1973. This is in commemoration of the school’s nearly 47 years of existence since its inception at the old Najilagu site on North…

PNG vs.Solo

Dear Editor – The soccer game scheduled for 9th May, 2017 between PNG and Solo at Lawson Tama is a must game for the soccer crazy fans to go and watch as both teams will give it their best to see who gets the three points award. SI will be playing in their home ground.…

Gun owners

Dear Editor – Thank you for giving me space in your paper to voice out the complaints of number of Licence gun holders who have surrendered their guns in 2003 to RAMSI. It is sad to say that may be we are foolish or otherwise to surrender our guns at that time.  Today we expect…

Well done RAMSI!

Dear Editor – We all understand that the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) is about to leave our shores. What does “Happy Isles” simply means to this land that our great ancestors then remain faithful to their wisdom of cultures and traditions and willingly accept Christianity in order to see far beyond the…

Poor road conditions

Dear Editor – It’s such a sad state to see our roads in a worse state at the moment. It’s getting worse following the heavy rain. Very little had been done to fix the roads for the past weeks now. Take a ride from Kukum in east Honiara all the way down to White River…