Letters to the Editor Archive October 2009

Crime, Women and Justice

Dear Editor, Please allow me space in your column to make some comment on the above subject. Mr. Rarumae had written an interesting article on the above subject in your Newspaper. Not long after that,...

Crime, Women and Justice

I personally would like to applaud Mr. Rarumae's comment on the above issue. I believe it is time that Solomon Islanders, especially the likes of Ellah Kaueha and other women who were outspoken on matters...

More Questions Over Kemakeza's Candidacy

The argument over the validity or legality of Kemakeza's candidacy is interesting. I will dwell upon by asking this question. Did Kemakeza himself knew or realised his ligibility to contest the election...

Rubbish Disposal

Dear editor, Most of the suggestions for reducing rubbish disposal as highlighted by Steve Kapivio is not a new formula to the HCC. Past administrations have done that, however nothing much has changed...

Where are we heading HCC

I think we are putting more weight on one side of the story. Why not we see things equally on both sides of the issue? I think what is more important here to consider is the service that white river market...

Prime Minister

Please Mr Prime Minister don't listen to anyone asking you to step down because people who are calling for your resignation do not have any secent plans or plan at all except to complain about happenings....

Where are we heading HCC?

Dear Editor, The bold stand taken by the Honiara City Council to remove the illegal stalls in White river and Rove markets are by no exception should be greatly appreciated by the Citizens of Solomon...

Removal of Betel Nut Markets

I want to congratulate the Honiara City Council for your collaborative action of enforcement with the help of the Police force to do a job well done by clearing all the illegal market stalls. Thank you...

HCC & City Environment

Congratulations to the HCC current mayor and his hardworking team including the HCC clerk. You are doing a tremendous job for the Solomon Islands people. The only thing left now is for the residents of...

HCC Free of debts, What's in the bin?

I wish to congratulate councillor Mua and his HCC team and related ministry in their efforts and determination to revive the ailing Honiara city of it's environmental and financial woes. In the past,...

Congratulation Mamu

Congratulation Mamu. There is no doubt that your recent achievement will be spoken of for some time to come and that the admiration for your accomplishments is felt by all of us within the Journalism...

Nationwide action on climate change

I quite agree with what Anthony Makabo said about Government being instrumental in making policies that will guide the country into how the SI address the issue of climate change. But I beg to differ...

Mamu achievement

Congratulations Mamu, I love reading your articles. You deserve to be the author for solomon islands God bless all. ...

Nation wide action on climate change

Dear Editor, I wish to support and applaud Mr. Makabo for his sentiments. I am not sure whether the Minister ever sensed what Mr Makabo has highlihted. Why blame the developed countries when tiny countries...

Climate Change

Dear editor, I call upon the responsible government of Solomon Islands to take into account all the anthropogenic sources of carbon dioxide emission, including the removal of trees from our forest and...

$50,000 Grant Quashed

Dear Editor, I would be grateful if you could publish this article. I have read and welcomed the recent high court decision to quash the Parliamentary Entitlement Commission (PEC) resolution to award...

Nation wide aaction on climate change

Please allow me space in your column to share my views on the above subject. Lately, climate change issues becoming the most talked over topic through the media, on the streets, in our parliament, through...

Women, Crime & Justice

I would like to comment on an aspect of Mrs. Ella Kauhue's article "Women, Crime & Justice" which appear in the Solomon Star newspaper on the private view column on the 21st of October 2009. I applaud...

LFA & Solomon Cup 2009

Dear Editor, I would like to voice my concern on the above subject. Well upon reading a news from this website stating Isabel Frigates in training for the Solomon Cup I want to make a call on the Lauru...

$50,000 Grant Quashed and the others?

I may be ignorant but why only quashed the $50,000 which is peanut compared to the other bogus entitlements, for e.g ex-gratia payment, and the very fact that entitlements were given huge increases, some...

Marist's defeat

Dear editor- I am so concerned the Miniti-led Marist. I read earlier in this website a writer was complaining about the performance of the Marist in the dying weeks of the its preparation for the OLeague....

Marist FC

DEAR EDITOR- The standard of soccer as displayed by the Marist FC of Solomon Islands is really a very shameful one for such a soccer crazy nation. Many countries in the pacific or the oceania have seen...

CHAIRMAN OF PEC

Do note that the former member of the PER, Danny Phillips does not hold a permanent chairmanship of the Commission but was only an Interim Chairman. The need for to appoint a permanent chairman was...

Marist FC's O'League Result

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for publishing my letter. I am a very disappointed fan of Solomon Islands Football. As the representative of Solomon Islands Football in the O'League I was hoping that Marist...

ON THE RIGHT BOAT HEADING WRONG DIRECTION

I wish to share my view with others on issues affecting our people. It is interest to read and sad as well to know that our Leaders have done or made decisions which to some extend may be good but not...

Climate Change

If you do not know how climate change is affecting the Ontong Java islands, then you must come over to Solomon Islands and see for yourself. Solomon Islands plus many other PIC are living testimonies...

PEC's change of Chairmanship - What for?

Dear Editor, Please allow me to comment on the recent move by the government to replace the former Chairman of PEC with a new one. When I saw this news item the question that comes to mind is; what...

Climate change

How are places like Ontong Java and Sikaiana being affected by rising sea levels? ...

Tug-boat criminals

Editor, The tug-boat criminals are yet given more favors/further freedom after non-compliance with high court orders, as reported. I never for once blind myself that the court or judiciary can be truly...

Food Climate

It is just totally amazing that climate change is focus of media attention while nothing is being said about devastated traditional fish supply and need for money to buy alternative essential protein food....

Change of PEC Chairmanship

Dear Editor, May I add a few more questions to the ones raised by John Boisotolo: What difference does it make to just change the chairmanship and still maintain the same members who decided on the much...

Change of PEC Chairmanship

Dear Editor, Very interesting indeed, after much debate on the PEC issues, the government has finally fired the former chairman Mr. Philip and has appointed a new chairman Mr. Tabusasi. What's interesting...

Tsunami Disaster- Lets help bear the pain

Dear Editor, Please allow me to share my condolences with our brothers and sisters of Samoa and Tonga who have suffered in the recent natural disaster to hit the region. The past days have been the most...

Tug Boat Sale

Why will not anyone else ask the question? Mr Rini, what inducements did you receive to sell the tug-boat back to the owners? Mr Rini, stand up in public with your hand on your heart and state openly that...

Congratulations Mr Saiki

I must congratulate Mr Solomon Saiki for declaring to the public through this forum the business initiatives he has undertaken to start a mining company on Guadalcanal. I wish you well in your future...

Rewards in sports

Dear editor, I would also like to contribute on the above subject. First of all, I would like to this time out to congratulate Congratulate the team Solomon contingent to Cook Islands SPG mini games,...

Rini vs Law

Sentiments expressed re the above are indeed valid. Opinion expressed by TSI is that what Hon Rini did was legal but that he has misused hie discretionary powers. We need expert opinion on the "legality"...

PM Accuses Media of Selective Reporting

Dear Editor, let me comment on the accusation delivered by the PM on the media under the above heading. I am glad that the PM admitted to blame the government's own weakness in terms of the lack of reporting...

Where's Keniapisia??

Sir, can any of you people tell me where Mr. John Keniapisia now.. i've noticed during Mr. Sogavare's era this man seems to bark alot, now amid these scandals where is he then, can anyone find him and...

High Tide of Greed

Dear Editor, Very interesting indeed on how the same MPs can manipulate the government system to suite their own needs and desires. I would only recall, in one of my contributions to this online paper...

Jone Taite and Mining Companies Rip-Off

Dear Mr. Editor, Thank you again for having given me space to respond to Jone Taite's misguided outburst against my last letter. I want to respond directly to the challenge made by the said ghost writer...