A plethora of issues we must face in the race against time

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By Alfred SasakoThis is the first of a feature-type article by Alfred Sasako on the Malaita Land Summit. A plethora of issues – largely land related ones came out in the open during the Malaita...

Reflecting on the Wantok System after 40 years of community

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By Derek ManeON the morning of July 7, 1978, Solomon Islanders in various locations throughout the country lower the Union Jack and raised the Solomon Islands flag. A birth of a new nation, 40...

It’s crunch time for everyone

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I write this Column sitting atop perhaps the highest hill in Auki on Malaita. The views are breathtaking any direction one looks.The site is the Hotel Malaita, one of the many hotels and motels...

Disturbing disability figures in the Solomon Islands

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THE Acting general secretary for the Solomon Islands National Council of Women and vice president of People with Disabilities Solomon Islands Casper Fa’asala announced last week that there are more than 60,000 people in...

Is Andrew Radcliffe a lawyer or a mourner?

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DEAR EDITOR, your competitor on Thursday November 9, 2017 carried a letter in the Letter’s to the Editor’s column titled, “Sasako and his trumpet”.I have always thought that Andrew Radclyffe is a lawyer until...

ACADEMIC SUCCESS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND CANADIAN SEASONAL JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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AT a recent graduation ceremony held at the Victoria University in Australia, Ms, Irene Paulsen, originally from Buala in Isabel Province was proudly capped as Dr Irene Paulsen, PhD.In the mid-late 1990s, Irene was...

Worldlink resources and its mining activities on Rennell

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BY ALFRED SASAKO MY one day trip to Rennell last week was never intended to investigate logging and mining operations on the island. But with a bit of time on my hand, it was pretty...

Putting JQY’s position as service provider in perspective

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COMMENTARYBy Alfred SasakoTHE extent of public funding to JQY Enterprise Ltd – a government preferred supplier outlet – angered many members of the public. Some no doubt have their own businesses and are expectant...

Challenges and opportunities for SMEs

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I have written several articles about the importance of planning – we fail to plan, we plan to fail.Yet the reality is that many small businesses do not plan – why is that? What...

Zero tolerance for sexual harassment

SEXUAL harassment is a form of violence against women and a violation of human rights.We must all ensure zero tolerance to sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.This is particularly true for the United Nations which...

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