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  • 13
  • May

In Search of Responsive, Responsible, Transparent and Accountable Leadership – COVID 19 Misuse and Abuse of Entrusted Power under SOE

  • 30
  • Apr


If ever the world needed a reminder of the critical importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is it.  The coronavirus knows nothing of national boundaries, race, religion, nationality, or politics.  We are at risk simply because we are human. But we can – and we will – defeat this virus using the strengths that respect for human rights gives us.    

  • 24
  • Apr

Transparency Solomon Islands supports the measures put in place to keep COVID 19 from entering the country. For this to be successful everyone coming into the country for whatever reason and in whatever mode be it plane or ship, boat, big or small, the law must be applied and complied by all.

  • 16
  • Apr

DEAR EDITOR – As a student and a concerned citizen of Solomon Islands, I urge that all shipping operators must comply with the Maritime safety laws of the country.

  • 16
  • Apr

DEAR EDITOR – Grateful if a revelation after the Easter Celebration is put on your column.

  • 16
  • Apr


AS the global coronavirus death toll continues to accelerate, countries are enacting emergency policies to get critical medical supplies to treat their citizens – fast. 

  • 17
  • Apr


DEAR EDITOR
– I believe the question of whether the High Court has the power to invalidate an election petition on proof of bribery under the Electoral Act 2018  was considered by the Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer in the case of James Airahui and others v Peter Kenilorea (Jr) and others.  

  • 16
  • Apr

DEAR EDITOR – I wrote last week suggesting that universal business practice and operations might change once the COVID-19 threat is over. 

  • 16
  • Apr

DEAR EDITOR - Last week I wrote briefly telling the story of the Barana Nature and Heritage Park which had been established with support from the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) through its Pacific Ecosystem-based Adaptation to Climate Change (PEBACC) project.

  • 15
  • Apr


IN January this year, the government has “established a high level, multi-sector Corona Virus Oversight Committee, chaired by the Secretary to Cabinet to assess and to coordinate the response to the Corona Virus threat to the country according to the National Address presented by the Hon Prime Minister.

  • 07
  • Apr

DEAR EDITOR – I would not term the recent tragic incident with the Taimareho shipping as an accident or just a disaster. It should be properly designated as a direct result of blatant ignorance and carelessness in the strictest terms.

  • 07
  • Apr

DEAR EDITOR – Tropical Cyclone Harold has left the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu is now braced for what has developed into a monster storm with reports already reaching authorities of widespread flooding having occurred across the country and in parts of Port Vila, the capital.

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