Why Kitano-WKK JV

Dear Editor – With reference to “Why Kitano-WKK JV?” written by Jackson Ray which appeared in your Letters to the Editor dated 29 August 2016, we found the article malicious, unfounded and irresponsible which seems an attempt to tarnish the good image of our company and current project in the bad light. We are writing…

Why Kitano-WKK JV

Dear Editor – With reference to “Why Kitano-WKK JV?” written by Jackson Ray which appeared in your Letters to the Editor dated 29 August 2016, we found the article malicious, unfounded and irresponsible which seems an attempt to tarnish the good image of our company and current project in the bad light. We are writing…

Bulldozing for change

Dear Editor – Travelling eastward either by boat or by air especially when it takes an arduous 30 hours and around 30 bumpy minutes respectively will definitely take you to Kirakira, Makira Ulawa Province. An old government station springing in the fifties with just less than 10 residential quarters and a good shady government office…

The issue of ‘unexplained wealth’

INDEPENDENT Group leader Dr Derek Sikua wants the Leadership Code Commission (LCC) to investigate Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s real estate properties. The Solomon Star featured that story in Wednesday’s paper. Prime Minister Sogavare owned a number of properties in Honiara. Dr Sikua wanted the LCC to find out the sources of funding through which Mr…

Cuban trained doctors

Dear Editor – Again Solomon Star chose the above item as its head line news on its Monday August 29 issue. That article is a very serious issue in as far as the bilateral agreement with Cuba is concerned, SIG medical training policy, institutions involved and a host of other protocols. Some of us understand…

Truthfulness in communications and reconciliation the only ways forward

Last week the Prime Minister, Hon Manasseh Sogavare, launched the Information Technology Society of Solomon Islands (ITSSI) when he said the establishment of ITSSI provided an excellent opportunity for the Solomon Islands Government to obtain its professional views on the draft National Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Policy. Prime Minister Sogavare, added during the official…

Manuopo Health Clinic

Dear Editor – A news bulletin on Monday’s SIBC news claimed the Manuopo Health Clinic in the Reef Islands would be better closed as the conditions at the clinic are now so bad it is unfit to be used by sick patients and nursing staff. The report was initiated by Richard Bapo, the Balipa Community…

Police UN deployment

Dear Editor – Firstly, I commend PS Police, Commissioner of Police and Solomon Islands Government(SIG) for facilitating the deployment of five officers from Royal Solomon Islands Police Force(RSIPF) with United Nations Peace-keeping in South Sudan. Thank you RAMSI for your help in training these men for their new task. I understand that operating at Hell’s…

Commissioning of LC Gulatatae 1

Dear Editor – Please accord me space to join many others in congratulating the people of East Kwaio on the launching or commissioning of their landing craft in Honiara on Wednesday. Due to earlier commitment I was unable to join those who came to mark the occasion. May I also thank Solomon Star for providing…