Let’s use social media wisely

THIS has been an interesting week after last Saturday night’s crowning of the 2016 Miss Solomons Pageant. Camilla Grossmith, who was sponsored by King Solomon Hotel, was our new queen. We congratulate Ms Grossmith and wish her well as she prepares to stake her claim for the Miss Pacific Islands crown. Last Saturday’s crowning ceremony…

Pressing national issues

Dear Editor – “How best could energetic Solomon Islanders men and women, boys and girls on gender balance” address pressing national issues? It is always my prayer and hope, that in order to shoulder this nation ahead, we need to be more careful, generous and responsible citizens, right across this diverse scattered isle of the…

Nurses forum in Honiara

Dear Editor – In officially opening the 18th South Pacific Nurses Forum and 7th South Pacific Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officers Alliance Meeting in Honiara this week, the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, highlighted the core constraints and ongoing challenges in the Solomon Islands health sector. The Prime Minister referred in particular to problems in the…

Use of ‘G’ vehicles

Dear Editor – Knowing the simple rules governing (G) vehicles and reporting incidents seen to appropriate authorities is away forward in assisting to reduce corruption. It is important to realise that more than half of Solomon Islands population does not know the simple rules governing (G) Vehicles. This is seen as disabling of Whistle Blower’s…

Ownership of God Ridge Mining Ltd

Dear Editor – Goldridge Community Investment Limited (GCIL), partners of the Gold Ridge Mining Limited (GRML) hereby warns the public and interested investors about interfering with the reopening of Gold Ridge Mining Limited. GRML situated in Central Guadalcanal has been non-operational since April 3rd 2014 after flash floods forced previous operator St. Barbara to administer…

Donations to NRH

Dear Editor – I extend my appreciation and thanks to Miss King Solomon Hotel, Camilla Grossmith, for donating ten 20kg bags of Solrice and $2,000 to the Gynaecology Ward at the National Referral (NRH). Ms Grossmith said the patients in the Gynaecology Ward hold a special place in her heart. Earlier, during the month, the…

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…