Thanks Miss SI

Dear Editor – Its good to hear our team that recently participated at the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant show in Samoa have achieved a wonderful result. Congratulations to Miss Solomon Islands Camilla Grossmith and team, you have done our country proud by being the second runner up which is a step up for the country.…

Operation Janus

Dear Editor – Congratulation Operation Janus for catching two thieves or stealers in the Ministry of Finance. I suggest the next stop should be the Ministry of Infrastructure Development(MID). I was told, that’s where Satan had landed when he was chased out from Heaven and introduced stealing from public projects as an art.  Jack MuriArosi…

Mining Rennel island

Dear Editor – I understand that the High Court of Solomon Islands has recently handed down its decision in a case involving a group of landowners who had challenged the legality of their land being acquired for mining purposes. Infact it was not a decision rather, the High Court Judge in the said case had…

Thank you Hon Snyder Rini

Dear Editor – We are profoundly grateful if you could publish our sincere appreciation to Minister for Finance and treasury Hon. Snyder Rini for facilitating an appointment with us the graduated pilots to see the chairman of Solomon Airlines Mr. Austin Holmes. Five of us whom eventually partake would like to convey our sincere gratitude…

Japan reaffirms infrastructure support

Dear Editor – Japanese Ambassador expresses Japan’s delight in working to further develop SI infrastructure.  According to a press release from the SIG, the Japanese Ambassador to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Kenichi Kimiya, said Japan is delighted to work with the Solomon Islands Government to further develop the infrastructure in Solomon Islands. The Ambassador made…

Bingo

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Mayor defends action

Dear Editor – The above caption on your paper speaks volumes of whether our councilors really understand their mandated responsibilities in serving the council’s interests or their own. I salute the council’s decisions to act on laws already passed and the Mayor’s steadfast actions to stay the course no matter what. As councilors, like your…

Domestic violence

Dear Editor – ʺBe gracious to me, O God, for I am in distress; my eye wastes away from griefʺ—can be heard as the voice of an abused woman.  (Psalm 31). Last Friday, 25 November 2016, was marked as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and styled White Ribbon Day in…

Allow women to partake

“BOTH now and then, we had to accept your eternal wars.  And patiently we forgave whatever you did.  You didn’t receive critics – you were our idol.  But we did understand your play.  When we smilingly asked you “How did your peace negotiations go?  Did you decide upon peace?”  The man said: “Don’t bother.  Leave…

Family Protection Bill

Dear Editor – I was driving down to town this morning (yesterday) when I heard submissions made by the office of DPP to the Bills & Legislation Committee live by SIBC. However, DPP’s contribution was interesting which made me to share few thoughts in this medium. The issue I wish to share is the discipline…