Constructive discourse

Editorial 08/15/2018

There is an apparent lack of calibration and coordination when it comes to the administration’s campaign to lobby for public support to federalism based on two recent missteps that had proponents calling for the heads of those…

Magic bullet, hapless victim

Editorial 08/14/2018

Conspiracy theorists call it the “single bullet” or “magic bullet” theory because it served as one of many foundations for the Warren Commission’s report on the assassination of US president John F. Kennedy. This theory advanced by…

Political maneuvering

Editorial 08/13/2018

Seemingly lost in the din caused by the series of killings that hit Cebu City and other parts of Metro Cebu is the political maneuvering at the Cebu City Council for the revival of the Kawit Island…

Extraordinarily fishy

Editorial 08/12/2018

We condole with the family, friends, and colleagues of SPO1 Roderick Balili, who died Friday night after — according to Central Visayas police — accidentally shooting himself twice in the chest. We likewise extend our condolences to…

Once again: Stop the killings

Editorial 08/10/2018

While Cebu City Police Director Royina Garma insists that public perception of strife and discord in her area of jurisdiction is nothing but the fruit of malicious mind conditioning, her opinion is counterfactual. “I appeal to people,…

Escalation of violence

Editorial 08/09/2018

When a deputy official of operations of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is killed inside his vehicle in the middle of traffic in one of the busiest streets in Cebu City, can lower ranked agents feel…

Earning community trust

Editorial 08/08/2018

Senior Supt. Royina Garma, Cebu City police chief, should not dismiss outright the public’s concern about killings that remain unresolved either due to lack of witnesses, reluctance to probe even deeper or whatever reason they could think…

Shaping opinion on killings

Editorial 08/07/2018

The 112 unresolved killings in a span of six months in Cebu is quite alarming in itself but the deaths of a young couple and the alleged attempted ambush of a barangay official, all from Cebu City,…

Beyond the land swap deal

Editorial 08/06/2018

With Cebu City Hall and the Capitol officially confirming its land swap deal for lots covered under Provincial Ordinance 93-1, one can only hope that it won’t signal an invitation for other people outside the city to…

Life for all

Editorial 08/05/2018

Pope Francis has changed Catholic teaching to reflect major Christian doctrinal development on the question of the death penalty. Building on the teachings of his predecessors Benedict XVI and Saint John Paul the Great, Pope Francis revised…

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