Honiara public transport dilemma

I WONDER if the Honiara City Council still exists and functioning! The Honiara public transport issue had been shelved in deep waters under deep rock. This long outstanding and unresolved matter now casts doubtful confidence in the minds of simple commuters and the general traveling public against the city [local] government. The question that now…

Archbishop clarifies news item

THIS press release commentary is made to clarify to the readers of this paper and especially the clergies and people in the Anglican Church in the Diocese of Temotu on the matter queried by Elliot Dawea as “Archbishop Takeli’s unfulfilled promises” presented in the  Island Sun paper no.2346 on Wednesday 21st July 2016. Archbishop Takeli…

Growing through adversity

WELCOME to our final discussion on this topic which we have looked at over the past few weeks. This is our last and final presentation on this subject and from next week we will discuss the topic ‘Justice for the poor and marginalised’ in society. God also brings adversity into our lives to equip us…

Indonesia in West Papua

Dear Editor – I note that in the two opinion pieces in your paper by Indonesian diplomats at the Indonesian Embassies in Canberra and Brussel, they seem to try the blame the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) for all their problems on the issue of West Papua instead of looking at Jakarta’s policies…

Fatai should stand down

HONIARA city councillors will debate a no-confidence vote against mayor Alfrence Fatai soon. This was after the Attorney General gave the all clear for the motion to be tabled. The motion was based on Fatai’s perceived poor leadership. That since he assumed power in February 2015, he has failed to demonstrate the kind of leadership…

MUCH NEEDED PROJECT IN MAKIRA NEEDS FINANCIAL AND MATERIAL AID

Dear Editor – THE COMMUNITY based Rehabilitation Department in Makira/Ulawa province is appealing to the people of Makira/Ulawa province, donor partners and the SIG government for assistance. The Coordinator of the Makira/Ulawa Provincial Community based Rehabilitation Programme,  Ms Jemima Melody Siapu, has said her department has embarked on a mission to build a Centre for…