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  • 15
  • Feb

Dear Editor - Please help. I’m trying to top-up cash water and power using mobile banking 277 and it is useless.

  • 15
  • Feb

Dear Editor - In a couple of recent letters of mine I made mention the fact that despite high-level parties in the Solomon Islands looking into how best to solve corruption there was no clear answer found to tackle the scourge of corruption, recently said to be Solomon Island’s Elephant.

  • 15
  • Feb

Dear Editor - The Prime Minister last week said Honiara will become a modern city ahead of the Pacific Games in 2023 with the generous help of the Government of Japan with the construction of new road infrastructure to ease traffic flow.

  • 15
  • Feb

Dear Editor - As even time swiftly developments on Bangkok where I have found home for many years since leaving the Solomon Islands as long ago as 1999, I reflected on the many countries I was privileged to have served in as a policeman since 1959 and decided to turn to U Tube on my laptop to listen, once more, to the playing of the National anthems of those countries, including, of course, the Solomon Islands, Zambia, Swaziland, Lesothu, Papua News Guinea, South Africa, St Helena Vanuatu and even India, where I never served, but was touched to listen to the playing olf the Evening Hymn, ‘Abide with Me’ at a recently held ‘Beating the Retreat Ceremony held in New Delhi. 

  • 13
  • Feb

Government contracting and procurement is now at a level that should alarm the people of Solomon Islands.

  • 10
  • Feb


The fallout from last Wednesday’s election of the Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat does not come as a surprise to me. We had been warned that if the Forum leaders did not seek to stick to what has always been an unwritten convention and agreement there would be repercussions.

  • 10
  • Feb

TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands (TSI) strongly condemned the alleged stealing of more than $300,000 under police custody, by an officer within the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF).

  • 10
  • Feb

Dear Editor - Examining whether the rights of persons with disabilities are being adequately acknowledged and met.

  • 10
  • Feb

Dear Editor - I read that some governments have been accused of having a ‘profound misunderstanding’ of the causes of poverty and food insecurity in their countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world. 

  • 10
  • Feb


On Tuesday, the country paid tribute to Late Sir Paul Tovua following his death last Friday.

  • 09
  • Feb


Why is it that an unschooled villager or kid, unassisted by a teacher, picks up and speaks another language with not much difficulty?

  • 08
  • Feb


Dear Editor
- Well done team, there are a lot more out there I hear in Honiara and the provinces.

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