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Saturday, December 4, 2021

    EDITORIAL- People, not MPs, should decide on extending life of parliament

    SO the Sogavare Government intends to extend the life of parliament from four to five years.Its intention was revealed in a secret cabinet paper that was leaked to the public.The leaked document confirmed cabinet...

    Mamara incident must be resolved quickly

    POLICE reported a disturbing incident that occurred last Friday at the Metropolis Development site at Mamara, west Guadalcanal.It involved a group of men who entered the site and caused damages to properties there.Some police...

    EDITORIAL- Siapu must serve the people, not cronies

    COUNCILLOR Eddie Siapu is our new city mayor.He was elected yesterday following the recent ousting of Wilson Mamae, whose leadership was tainted with numerous allegations of mismanagement.Fourteen councilors threw their support behind Siapu against...

    EDITORIAL: Stop the speculation!

    THE death of a Chinese businesswoman in her Point Cruz shop on Tuesday morning was not only saddening, but also so disturbing.Details of the incident are still sketchy.But in all likeliness, she was killed...

    EDITORIAL- Local interest must protected above all

    GOVERNMENT has a responsibility to protect the interest of Solomon Islanders.This should be foremost in every decision it makes.That local interest should always come first before that of outsiders.If current laws do not address...

    EDITORIAL- Let’s not repeat the mistakes of logging

    GOVERNMENT last year came up with a policy to fast-track three mining operations for the country.This was devised with the intention to generate much-needed revenue for the Government in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.The...

    EDITORIAL- A much deeper societal problem

    POLICE are still searching for the mother of an infant, whose body was found early this week at the Holy Cross area in Honiara.Apparently, the woman or girl left the baby at the church...

    EDITORIAL- When will this stop?

    KUKUM Highway went under the water again yesterday.This came after the heavy downpour on Tuesday night. Honiara woke up to a road that virtually disappeared under the water.This is not the first time the...

    EDITORIAL- Time to challenge the CDF!

    MALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani is seeking a judicial review of the constitutionality of the controversial Constituency Development Fund (CDF).He expressed his Government’s intention, Monday.Suidani said the national constitution provides for three arms of the...

    EDITORIAL-Why we must take the COVID-19 vaccine

    CONVERSATIONS around the COVID-19 vaccine have gone out of hand.This came after the Solomon Star newspaper published a claim from a woman that “she almost died” after taking the vaccine this week.That story generated...