Deserving duo

Dear Editor – Mrs Minnie Arosi, who has served for 13 years in the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF), is the first of only two female police officers to qualify as a specialist fingerprint expert. Minnie, who received her fingerprint training in New Zealand, is working in the RSIPF Forensic Unit. Douglas Idufanoa of…

A vision is a mission to accomplish

THE National Constitution do not protect the land but it allows land manipulation hence it prostitutionalised the tribal land. The constitution is very colonial it has many colonial words with destructive intentions. These words are corruptions and briberies hence our system of governance is a corrupted system. It destroys the very fabric of our society,…

MP Parapolo’s 3-columns policy

A STATEMENT by the prime minister while concluding the debate on the Anti-Corruption Strategy is interesting. Thumbs up to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare when he uttered something like this; “it is not wrong to assume that members who got into parliament through corrupt means will continue to practice corruption as a parliamentarian”.   Although these were…

A clear case of fraud

MANAOBA Airport in north Malaita reportedly cost the government $60 million to build. But some three years after the airport was completed, it was yet to open for business. The airport’s runway was not sealed. However, it was built to accommodate Solomon Airline’s Dash-8 aircraft. So it was a sizeable airport. The $60 million the…

Taro Airport

Dear Editor – Passengers travelling by Solomon Airlines on route Choiseul to Honiara are now paying additional $100 for a two-way ticket totaling $4,144.00. This is a very expensive and long distance route. Yet travelers to and from this remote province have no choice but pay the price. The National Government should take note of…

We can make a change

Dear Editor – As a concerned citizen, I am concerned about the numerous complaints about Members of the Parliament being corrupt. For the past years I have heard the same complaints by the general public of our members of parliament for being corrupt. We are the ones that voted them into the house. Therefore, we…

West Honiara road

Dear Editor – Over the past weeks when travelling in the public bus or at the workplace or while strolling along the streets in Honiara, you will hear various comments about the condition of the road in West Honiara constituency. Some comments are in favour of the road users while others are intentionally for the…