Goodbye, BRT. So long, LRT

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 04/23/2018

When Socioeconomic and Planning Secretary and National Economic and Development Authority Director General Ernesto Pernia batted for two approaches to address Cebu City’s worsening traffic problem, that is, the Bus Rapid Transit and the Light Rail Transit,…

More than meets the eye in the FB data privacy abuse

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 04/16/2018

Supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte are mad at Facebook for tapping Vera Files and Rappler as third-party fact checkers that will review news stories possibly containing false information. The FB vote of confidence for Presidential pet peeves,…

Monopoly and reduced efficiency feared in Uber-Grab merger

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 04/02/2018

News that ridesharing behemoth Uber has sold its Southeast Asian business operations to Singapore-based rival Grab has sent local Uber operators in a frenzy even as lawmakers and regulators are carefully monitoring the deal owing to apprehensions…

Wounded for life

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 03/19/2018

While raging flames burned the houses of poor families and claimed the lives of two children in Barangay Pajo, Lapu-lapu City last Friday the two-day conference on Trauma Informed-Care sponsored by the Provincial Women’s Commission came to…

Breakthrough Women’s Congress

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 03/12/2018

Cebu is celebrating a double milestone as it observes 2018 National Women’s Month. For the first time, the Provincial Women’s Commission co-chaired by Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III and Vice Governor Agnes Magpale has seen fit to…

Capitol gears up for National Women’s Month celebration

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 03/06/2018

The province of Cebu through the Cebu Provincial Women’s Commission gears up for the month-long National Women’s celebration with a three-day activity to be ushered in by the 18th Cebu Provincial Women’s Congress on March 14 at…

A can of worms in the coop sector (part 2)

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 03/05/2018

The controversy arising from the case filed against Nutriwealth Multi-Purpose Cooperative NMPC and the series of Cease and Desist Orders issued by the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) against the subject co-op has so rocked the sector that…

A can of worms in the coop sector

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 02/28/2018

The Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) should brace itself for a major shake up, this after a federation and the apex body of cooperatives raised a howl over the regulatory body’s perceived careful and delicate handling of the…

A can of worms in the coop sector

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 02/26/2018

The Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) should brace itself for a major shake up, this after a federation and the apex body of cooperatives raised a howl over the regulatory body’s perceived careful and delicate handling of the…

Institutionalize Drug Rehab and Recovery

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 02/19/2018

This maybe unknown to Pres. Rodrigo Duterte who is currently fending off an inquiry by the International Criminal Court over the deaths of thousands of drug addicts and offenders relative to the bloody crusade against illegal drugs.…