Please help!

Dear Editor  – I visited Honiara in 1990 I believe to assist in clean up of unexploded ordinance. I met a tribal Chief who was married to a British government official, her first name was Mary and she was a focal point contact for that clean up coordination. I know the information is weak but…

The Third Beatitude

Welcome to our continuing discussion on the Sermon on the Mount. This week, we discuss the third of the Beatitudes: “Blessed are the meek; for they shall inherit the earth” (Matthew 5:5). I believe that you’ve been blessed and gain new insights on the beatitude from what we have discuss so far. Stay with me…

Education

Dear Editor – Before and for a few years after independence HTI {Honiara Technical Institute [Kukum Campus]}, Penatena Teachers training college, TS Ranandi marine training school and KG6 secondary school as well as a few other schools were so well regarded restrictions were put on the number of overseas students allowed to attend to ensure…

Cuban graduate doctors

Dear Editor – Please DCCG, do not send any more local students to study medicine in Cuba.  Cuba graduate doctors are a disgrace to the profession. Their parents and guardians might disagree but I think that’s a fact because I have witnessed it firsthand. As an admitted patient, I am very fearful when they treat…

Beu, we are not outsiders

Dear Editor – In response to Beu’s interview on Radio New Zealand, 22 May 2017, I’m writing in my capacity as a mutually concerned Temotu Leader and a Land Owner on Nendo (Santa Cruz). On the onset, Beu let us remind you that we are not outsiders. Outsiders are the miners that your government brought…

Thanks Solrice

Dear Editor – Though East Medical Centre as a rule does not go publically on our services, as Nick Ellis of Solrice Ltd thanked us publically (SST & IS Monday 22 May) we feel obliged to return the same. East Medical Centre sincerely thanks Mr Nick Ellis and Solrice Ltd for taking the enormous humanitarian…

Solrice support for the kids

Dear Editor – Attached is a picture of the beautiful children from the recent tragedy involving the death of their mother at the hands of their father and are now under the care of Aunty Lydia. The picture shows the children at the East Medical Centre in Honiara awaiting Dr Nathan Kere to examine and…

No UK calls to Malaita

Dear Editor – Over the past 4 week period, I (now living in United Kingdom but in the past for over 2 years working in the Solomon Islands) have been unable to make telephone calls from UK to numbers in Malaita Province. Over a similar period, my text messages have not been received, although I…