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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

‘GIFT tilapia is ready for Solomon Islands

By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia...

Doctor repeats call for his daughters’ return

BY NED GAGAHE Dr Jack Siwainao has repeated...

GSD continues to monitor aftershocks

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE Geological Survey Division...

Clean environment for clean water

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HAVE you ever imagined life without access to clean water or a sanitation facility? This is the life for most of our people. A study in 2015 by WASH found out that 70 out of 100...

EDITORIAL- Lessons from the MSIP saga

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PUBLIC reaction to the removal of the Miss Solomon Islands title from Gladys Habu over the weekend went out of hand on social media. It resulted in personal attacks and hatred against the Miss Solomon...

EDITORIAL- You can run, but you cannot hide

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POLICE are now going after a man they wanted to speak to in relation to the killing of a Chinese woman last week at her Point Cruz shop in Honiara. The man is reportedly evading...

Recognition of rural women must be commended

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THE National Financial Inclusion Taskforce (NFIT) must be commended for the initiative of the biennial awards for women in micro-business more-so for women in rural areas. Often rural dwellers are being left out in such...

Disaster preparedness a must

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PACIFIC Island Countries are vulnerable to natural hazards that include floods, droughts, tropical cyclones, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis. In an article by Pacific Islands Report in 2016, Fiji, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Solomon Islands,...

We should be alarmed

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WE seem to just cannot learn our lessons. Past disasters have been blamed on artificial developments along or near rivers. The calamitous flash-flood of April 2014 was blamed on logging activities in Mataniko’s upstream, which created...

EDITORIAL- Where’s the explanation on Mamara?

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A WEEK on and we are yet to hear a Government explanation over the more than $21 million request it received from Metropolis Mamara Development Ltd. The request was made in a letter that was...

Prioritising our youthful population

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OUR youth makes up the majority of the population. In fact 70 percent of Solomon Islands population is under 34 years of age. Those between 15 to 34 years old are categorised as youth in this...

EDITORIAL- Where’s the road maintenance plan?

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WORK to upgrade the 9.3 kilometre road from Kukum to Henderson domestic terminal has already started. Japan is funding the project, continuing on from the first phase that starts from the Honiara City Council round-about to...

We need a collaborative standpoint on climate change

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CLIMATE change will be dominating the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting in Funafuti this week. It is a fitting venue for climate change to be discussed right on the doorsteps of people suffering from its...