We need another 2 markets

THE Honiara City Council’s decision to shut down the roadside market at White River in west Honiara has not gone down well with residents there. This is expected because the market, illegal as it may, was the most accessible to vendors and people of west Honiara. However, the decision is right and the council must…

Missing trees

Dear Editor – Honiara city has changed landscape. Everyone would agree with me that this happened after most of the trees were cleared off. It’s a sad sight to see some of the old long time standing Christmas tree from Solomon Water/MID to the Mission Place all gone. They were chopped to make way for…

University education in Solomon Islands

Articles published in Solomon Star on “University Education for SI “makes interesting reading. SINU has been existence for the last 3 years and this is the fourth year. SINU was created by an Act of Parliament and shall remain so. SINU has changed the face of University education in the Solomon Islands. It seems that…

University education for Solomons

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University education for Solomons

I READ with a great deal of interest Clement Kengava’s letter to the Star dated 6 September under the title referenced “University Education for Solomon Islands”. I write to express my strong support for the views expressed by Clement. The ideas and views he expressed should have been considered at the time. Indeed, there is…

Malaita independence

Dear Editor – As one of the tribal leaders in Malaita, I am now getting frustrated with all the political crisis and lack of development progress in our province. Therefore I want to review and highlight the self governing and independence desire of our frustrated Malaitans. For far too long Malaita Province’s development grant awards…

Kurukuru: why red?

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Inclusive education for all

Dear Editor – I’m indeed grateful to have seen in your Sunday paper, that UN Human Rights experts had reported that millions of people with disabilities are denied an education, although is available only in settings where they are isolated from peers. That is quite true, which for many years had been my concern and…

AS must meet this month

Dear Editor – I wish to call for a general meeting to be held this month of September 2016 as stated in the Athletics Solomon (AS) constitution. Let me first thank the current president with his executive for shouldering AS duties for the last four years. His executive’s term is ending this month of September…