Letters to the Editor Archive October 2010

MSG saga

I totally agree with Sogavare's sentiments on the current state of affairs of MSG which should be blamed squarely on the current Chair. At least there was a national leader in the SI Gov't showing some...

MP Wale on Fiji leader

It's a bit disappointing on the part of Hon. Wale to blame Fiji's PM on the ongoing MSG saga. Indeed, it can also be said that Hon. Wale's view is unmelanesian. Fiji's situation is unique and no regional...

WWII tourism

I wish to take this opportunity to thank Mr Charles Derolla for his article about the World War II in Solomon Islands. Reading your articles, really tells me that you have a caring heart. Thank you very...

Social Profiling Bill

Hi Editor, May I suggest to our government that they first sort out the 2009 Census Results/Report before attempting to take the path of this Bill. It seems to me that the new government will be infringing...

RSIP Housing

Dear Sir, Today's announcement (Solomon Star 21 October 2010) that 18 houses will be built for the police in Gizo compliments similar housing plans for the police at Henderson, Tetere, Rove, Munda, Lata,...

Where is the SI Town and Country Act HCC(Physical Planning Division)?

Dear Editor, Thanks for this space to write on this issue. In front of the Physical Planning Division office (Honiara City Council) stands a board that indicates clearly the services or responsibilities...

Aiding the Solomon Islands Potential Tourist Trade

Dear Sir, My recent stay at the greatly improved and refurbished Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel was very pleasant and a world away from the frenetic and often chaotic Bangkok that I had left some days earlier....

Exporting Cassava

Dear Editor, The initiative taken by the Foreign Affairs Minister is a welcoming news to Solomon Islands farmers, in particular the cassava growers and others who are interested and have the potential...

NCRA policy

Dear editor, Please allow me to contribute some thoughts towards the NCRA policy that was released a few weeks ago by the NCRA government. Firstly, I would like to commend the government of the day...

Hello Solomon Islands

Dear Sir/Madam Greetings from the Maldives. I have been checking on internet about the Solomon Islands and am so curious and fascinated about your country. May God Bless the Solomon Islands. Wishing...

Tourism in SI

Dear Editor, Please allow me space into your next edition to contribute to the Tourism development in our Solomon Islands. I am greatful with the Hon. Philip led Government when he launched his Government...

Isabel Nickel Dialogue

The media is not the only way to voice matters that democracy allows to exercise expressions. Especially when there are some restrictions on ordinary civil servants like me on whether or not, when and...

New Initiative On Deforestation

Dear Editor, I am grateful to be allowed such a writing column on your site. Just a few comments on the above topic. I commend you Mr. Charles for the initiative taken in realizing that our forests...

Health Related MDG May Not be Achieved

I'm writing in support of Dr. Hou and Dr. Auto regarding the above subject. We are way too far to achieving those MDG guidelines due to the reasons rightly stated by the doctors. A lot of work needs...

Last years visit to Solomons

Hi there, Last October my wife and myself visited my wife's sister in Brisbane. As part of our trip we travelled to the Solomons and spent two weeks there. My wife is a scuba diver.We spent the first...

Conflict of Interest of MPs

Hi Steward, Should we conclude that Hon. Bodo Dettke is in conflict with the Ministerial portfolio he is holding? - and can we say that disclosure and refusal are valid justifications to any disqualifications...