Reply to APID Media Desk

PLEASE publish this article as my respond to APID Media Desk article: ‘APID reply to Sanders’, which appeared in your letters to the editor‘s column of Saturday 2 September, 2017. I am not going to dwell on all that APID Media Desk said negatively about Sanders Tuhamano because like Tuhamano whom they accused; APID stories…

Depleting fish stock

IN reality feeding grounds for migratory fish have nothing to do with manmade names of states or countries, seas or oceans. State boundaries aside, during the early 1980’s Western Port Bay Victoria Australia lost 100 out of 150 sq km of seagrass, followed by mass starvation of fairy penguins. The first UN SOMER world ocean…

Withdrawal of Anti-Corruption Bill

ON Monday 28th August 2017, the Prime Minister’s Motion to withdraw the Anti-Corruption Bill passed through the Parliament floor, with the support of the following Members of Parliaments. 1.                 Hon. Peter Shanel Agovaka 17. Hon. Manasseh Maelanga   2.                 Hon. Ishmael Avui 18. Hon. Augustin Auga   3.                Hon. Jackson Fiulaua 19. Hon. John Maneniaru…

Integrity

Welcome to our discussion and this week we will look at the topic “Integrity” under our main theme “The essentials of Life.” In the light of recent developments of sacking and termination of high profile officers within the public service, I believe, this is a topic worth looking at for our discussion. In all our…

SISA Investigation report outcome

Solomon Islands Students Associations (SISA) have conducted a joint investigation with the Education Attaché to verify the unruly behaviour of the students that caused disturbances to their neighbours in Fiji. In the process of our joint investigation through the Solomon Island High Commissioner to the Republic of Fiji Patteson Oti we had a meeting with…

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,…