Letters to the Editor

Regaining contact with Malaitan friends

Dear Sir, I served as part of a small Royal Engineers team on Malaita in 1972. During that time I lived and worked with the Public Works Department on the Kwai Road construction. Most of the team were...

Coronavirus threat!

Hi, I am worried we are not doing enough to stop coronavirus to enter Solomon Islands. This is a virus so we do not have the capacity to deal with this threat! I have read that it is now airborne and...

Lack of buildings accessible to mobility challenged citizens

Many new commercial and office buildings are going up all over Honiara but very few make any concessions to people with mobility problems. It is high time a building code was introduced by the City Council...

Giving to our friend Australia

My older brother is work at the farm in Australia. He is helping our family and we are now able to go to school and improve our house. So when we saw the bush fire we just feel really sorry for the people...

FLIRTING WITH DISASTER?

To the Editor: The US attack that killed Iran's top military commander, Qassim Suleimani, was yet (in this Independent voter's opinion) another ploy to divert attention from President Trump's many problems....

SI penalised for Fielding overaged players

I think it is just sad that SIFF chose to disregard the rules of fair play in the sport of football (soccer). NZ$10k is not small change.

SCAM ALERT

I am writing with regards to the Scam Alert clearly stated by CBSI in the newspaper on Tuesday 17th December, 2019. A good number of people have been turning their little amounts of money into bigger...

Merry Christmas Wishes and Messages

1. Christmas is about spending time with family and friends. It’s about creating happy memories that will last a lifetime. Merry Christmas to you and your family! 2. May the closeness of friends, the...

FOREVER FRANK!

I want to spread the message that December 12th will be a day to celebrate the 104th birthday of world-renowned singer/actor/entertainer Frank Sinatra. His music and acting are still with us and as far...

Mining

Thank you very much for allowing me to contribute on mining activities through out the country. Mining has contribute a lot to the economic progress of some of the south pacific islands countries. In...