Medical matters

During last week, the National Referral Hospital [NRH]’s Medical Laboratory installed a new biochemistry analyser. The installation of the analyser replaced the old one which was in use for more than 10 years. The biochemistry analyser is a machine that tests for kidney, liver, heart, sugar, gout and other body chemistries. The NRH Chief Executive…

Yes, justice must be served, Mr Agovaka

COMMUNICATION and Aviation minister Peter Shanel Agovaka has asked for justice to be served – refer to your lead story on page 3 Issue No. 6668. Fine! So let’s dissect the minister’s dealings within the ministry. Mr Agovaka, through Permanent Secretary Moses Virivolomo and ministry’s tender board, awarded a contract to his son-in-law Stephen Wa’ako,…

Concetta Fierravanti – Wells’ speech

Sinking of HMAS Canberra Memorial Ceremony Honiara, Solomon IslandsWednesday, 9 August 2017 It is an absolute honour and privilege for John and I to be able take part in this service today. Last year, I had the honour to be here as we commemorated the 74th anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Canberra. This year,…

Congratulations Eugine Tekobi

The selection of Eugine Tepai Tekobi into the national soccer squad should make our Renbel province proud because he makes history for the twin islands who though the game was introduced to them sometimes after World War Two there has not been one selected to play at that highest level like Tekobi. Actually there were…

Truth about Waisisi Oil Palm

It is very interesting to read the article in Solomon Star issue No: 6636 on Tuesday 4 July 2017 from the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL). The article titled “Truth about Waisis revealed” is full of errors and as a grass root man of Wairokai I wish to present the…

Setting your Priorities in life

This week, I will commence with a series of studies on the “Essentials of life in an Aimless World.” A firm grip is crucial, whether scaling a mountain or climbing the rugged cliffs of the spiritual life. Our survival depends on how well we hang on and what we hang on to. There are some…

Seafarers annual Sea Sunday Service

SPEECH FROM THE OPPOSITION LEADER HONORABLE JEREMIAH MANELE, ON THE OCCASION OF THE SEAFARERS ANNUAL SEA SUNDAY  CELEBRATIONS AND SERVICE The President of the Mission to Seafarers, The Most Rt. Reverend Arch Bishop George Takeli, and Madam Takeli, The Deputy Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Maelanga, Senior Government Officials, Chaplain of the Seafarer’s mission Fr Hillary…