Political intramurals and transport alternatives

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 05/24/2018

Though it appeared that he didn’t make a big deal out of it, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s statement that being snubbed and excluded from the meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte and other local officials was a…

Council shake-up

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 05/17/2018

Unless there is a last minute dramatic shift in allegiance, the dominance of the Bando Osmena-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) in the just concluded barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections is expected to cause a short-lived shake-up in the…

Amazon and consumer confidence

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 05/10/2018

The opening of a customer service center by American online retail giant Amazon here in Cebu City is yet another feather in the cap for Cebu’s competitive business process outsourcing (BPO) industry. I hope, even if it’s…

After landfill closure, what now?

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 05/03/2018

The Supreme Court ruling on the Inayawan landfill should spur Cebu City Hall to find ways to find a permanent alternative site where they can dump the city’s garbage and not have to pay hundreds of millions…

Callous opposition to the BRT

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 04/26/2018

Whatever happens to the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, one thing is for certain: someone or some people will benefit from either its cancellation or delay. Let’s not name names in order to avoid unwanted libel suits,…

Avengers themed games in mobile, consoles

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 04/25/2018

EARTH’S Mightiest Heroes are front and center at the local and international cinemas this week as “Avengers: Infinity War” officially rolled out into the country’s theaters ahead of its North American release on Friday this week (Saturday…

Hostility towards Sereno

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 04/19/2018

Watched an ANC interview of Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque done by broadcaster Karen Davila on the ANC YouTube channel and anyone with zero knowledge of or simply don’t care about the “Oust Chief Justice on leave Maria…

No PUBG or ROS, no chicken dinner

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 04/18/2018

TRY as I might, there was no “winner, winner, chicken dinner” for me as I failed to download the mobile version of either Players Unknown Battleground (PUBG) or Rules of Survival (ROS) into my budget smartphone. That’s…

Duterte’s wrath and the BRT prototype

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 04/12/2018

Even President Rodrigo Duterte must realize that only the most naive (gullible) or total fools would believe his claim that he had nothing to do with Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno’s ouster prior to his public declaration…

Commuter options and the RDC–City Hall tug-of-war

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 04/05/2018

Even before the Uber-Grab merger occurred, I had an inkling of what would become of the popular network service ride app after securing a ride in one of their member taxis a few days ago. Before the…

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