Thanks RAMSI

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Cities: Good or evil?

ARE cities good or evil? In developing nations and emerging markets the rise of the city has been unprecedented in recent decades, and it is in these environments in particular that cities can often be viewed as breeding grounds for poverty and crime, as well as environmental and social degradation. But in actual fact, they…

Federal system

Dear Editor – Commenting on the Prime Minister’s view that the “Federal system of Government must be thoroughly checked” (Solomon star 22/06/2017), I would like to remind the DCCG not to drag the Draft Federal  Constitution, until it is too late to pass in parliament next year. Whilst I fully support the importance of rebuilding…

Guadalcanal weaving festival

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Tribute to RAMSI

Dear Editor – Please publish the following poem as my tribute to RAMSI On behalf of our families And all citizens alike Sincere thank you, RAMSI For everything you have stood for As today, we bow low In honour of all you have done To take us successfully this far.   Indeed, your fourteen years…

Thanks RAMSI for a job well done

MR Speaker, thank you for giving me the opportunity to contribute to the motion moved by the Prime Minister that Parliament resolves itself into a Committee of the Whole House to consider National Parliament Paper N0.19 of 2017, The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) 2003 -2017: a joint report by the Solomon Islands…

Mining

Dear Editor – Despite controversies surrounding specific mining projects throughout the country-Goldridge, Renell and Bellona. Temotu. Isabel to name a few, the DCC appears to be doing something to improve how things are done in this industry with the recent launch of the National Minerals Policy. I assume that, the document is no longer classified…

MPs and CDF

Dear Editor – People with the right mindset should fully support the removal of RCDF from the nation’s leadership if the nation wants to move forward with its development aspirations. The current members of parliament and the DCC government led by Prime Minister Sogavare should have listened and accepted this decision because the way in…