Corruption at work

Dear Editor – We do not have to look far to find corruption. Corruption can happen at any time, anywhere and everywhere.  It begins with us. The little not right deals we do or have committed are part and parcel of corruption at a small start.  They grow and go big when one is addicted…

Post-RAMSI engagement

Dear Editor -The RSIPF Police Commissioner, speaking with the Premier of the Western Province last Thursday, reportedly said 44 police advisors from New Zealand and Australia are expected to work alongside the members of the RSIPF after RAMSI leaves at the end of June this year. Mr. Varley explained the advisors will be in the…

Gov____t sponsored student’s arrears

Dear Editor – Most tertiary students and even senior secondary students (F6/F7) beginning from last year are sponsored by govt under the MPs constituency funding scheme. This is part of government assistance in ensuring its support to the people in education sector. To such it brings hope and shine forth to parents prioritizing and investing…

Julian Moti

Dear Editor – Someone just sent me the opinion piece of Jimsyn Diodi that you ran.  I would like you to publish an answer to that, please. Dear Mr Diodi, Thank you for your letter (article?) to the editor. It is for people such as you that I wrote the book ‘Redeeming Moti’ and your…

Taiwan’s soft diplomacy

TAIWAN, officially known as the Republic of China (ROC), has been referred to by local politicians as a friend indeed in thick and thin. Prime Minister Sogavare in his welcome remarks to Ambassador Luo, January this year, said “I can assure you that the relationship between our two countries can only grow stronger and stronger”.…

Development context

Dear Editor – I was not in a good position to aware of the Solomon Islands development context as we ready to adopt this new Federal System. There are still a lot of mix feelings among people today concerning how do we excel to this new chapter. I wrote about the development context for our…

Market lock-up shops

Dear Editor – If you are already a victim or if you are thinking of tendering for one of them then I suggest you be very careful and make a wise decision as only the highest bidders will be accepted. As preached and baptized with the establishment of the lock-up shops, a fair and equal…