Letters to the Editor Archive July 2007

PM and the Media

It is very interesting to note that such an issue is becoming a national issue. It is proper for a person to sue a newspaper company and at the same time I also encourage the media to be firm and educate...

Taxation on Non Cash Benefits

The tax on non cash benefits is the latest trend in as far as taxation goes. A lot of countries are now taxing benefits that accrue to the employee. Closer to home, Fiji has strengthened its taxation laws...

Caution: Politics of Division Ahead

Our national constitution declares that "all power in Solomon Islands belongs to its people and is exercised on their behalf by the legislature, the executive and the judiciary established by [the] Constitution"....

Protecting the Laws of Solomon Islands

The PM's claims that his government's controversial actions are nevertheless made according to our laws ring very hollow. Even a passing acquaintance with our Immigration Act will show that the Minister...

Dubai Should Prohibit Importation of Dolphins from Solomons

The Save Japan Dolphins Coalition and Earth Island Institute have called upon the leaders of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to DENY GRANTING OF IMPORT PERMITS ALLOWING dolphins from the Solomon Islands...