At the coming of rain

Editorial 05/25/2018

Just like that, the dry season will be over soon and Cebuanos need to be ready for the rainy days. The state’s weather bureau announced that the wet season is likely to start some time in the…

Clearing their names

Editorial 05/24/2018

Provincial Board (PB) Member Sun Shimura’s appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte to give his stepfather, embattled Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot a chance to prove his innocence may fall on deaf ears given the President’s vicious public broadside…

Putting the brakes on fare rate hikes

Editorial 05/23/2018

A transport fare increase may be unavoidable, but it can be negotiated and that’s where the commuters should actively make their sentiments known amid plans by transport groups to raise fare rates in Metro Cebu by P10…

Maximizing funds for free education

Editorial 05/22/2018

While local universities and colleges may have little choice other than to raise tuition to cope with rising costs and demands for higher pay from their teaching staff and personnel, students now have the option to shop…

Transport remedy

Editorial 05/21/2018

The confirmation that several upgraded passenger electronic jeepneys or e-jeepneys are scheduled to operate in the streets of Metro Cebu should hopefully provide enough incentive for other transport groups to follow suit and acquire their own units.…

Alegria’s wealth

Editorial 05/20/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement that Alegria town in southwestern Cebu is already rich after the inauguration of the Hong Kong-run oil and gas drilling facility there must be received with studied sobriety. The prospect of a monthly…

Death and politics

Editorial 05/18/2018

As we extend our heartfelt condolences to the people of Barangay Duljo-Fatima on the passing of their newly elected Chairman Ricardo Joel Ycong, we also pay attention to it as a sign that those in power should…

Case for nonpartisanship

Editorial 05/17/2018

For perhaps most voters in the current generation, it is not easy to pinpoint when the barangay elections turned from a civic into a partisan exercise. “The barangay elections shall be nonpartisan,” Philippine election laws state. But…

Cleaning up after themselves

Editorial 05/16/2018

Before the week is over and the winners and losers of this week’s barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections finished whooping it up or crying themselves to sleep or near their beer bottles (whichever is their choice…

Circus in the barangays

Editorial 05/15/2018

The barangay and youth council elections held across the country on Monday left much to be desired though authorities deemed them generally peaceful. Many voters were disenfranchised. They came early to the polling stations only to find…

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