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…

Saving tuna – and the people who rely on it

The fate of the world’s tuna – and communities that fishing for it – may rest with consumers SEAFOOD consumers are more discriminating than ever before. Not only do they increasingly demand fish that are harvested sustainably, they also look for “fair trade” products that also support local and traditional fishing communities. But these labels…

Consequences of smoking

Dear Editor – I am encouraged that the Prime Minister Sogavare has taken a stand on smoking by calling on people in the Solomon Islands to stop smoking and to wait for the DCCG to enforce its tobacco regulations. The PM was speaking at the official launch in Honiara of ‘World No Tobacco Day’ last…

Missing import parts

Dear Editor – T. John of East Honiara in Solomon Star issue No. 6603 of Friday 26 May, 2017 has raised the above very important public concern. I write as former employee of then (BSIPA) British Solomon Islands Ports Authority that imported goods must be checked properly and received in good order and condition on…