Mocha’s cheap shot

Stephen D. Capillas 06/07/2018

A video that showed Sen. Manny Pacquiao buying bread from a bakery he used to work in General Santos City that went viral in social media may be a soft launch of sorts to his plans to…

Davao City’s version of BRT

Stephen D. Capillas 03/22/2018

If there are still naysayers who question the viability of a bus system in Cebu City, namely this little project called the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, then this little news story may help dispel those doubts.…

Rice woes

Stephen D. Capillas 03/01/2018

A proposal by the regional office of the Department of Agriculture (DA-7) to reduce rice consumption by including corn and camote (sweet potato) in the diet may or may not gain currency among Cebu’s households who still…

How they speak

Stephen D. Capillas 02/22/2018

Yet another day and another week is coming to a close and what grabbed this week’s headlines is the brazen ambush of Ronda town Vice Mayor Jonnah John Ungab in front of the Hall of Justice at…

‘Away bakla’ and political squabbles

Stephen D. Capillas 10/12/2017

Just when one thought that the pro-Duterte bloggers led by their queen, Communications Asst. Secretary Mocha Uson, have gotten the better of their critics in the opposition in the recent Senate public information committee hearing, lo and…

What price human rights?

Stephen D. Capillas 09/15/2017

It’s quite distressing to note that even with the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) approving the additional budget for the road right-of-way component of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project those who opposed to it are…

Acceptance, inner conflicts in ‘Si Chris, Claire Ug Merci’

Stephen D. Capillas 09/15/2017

IT’S been days since the three-act stage play “Si Chris, Claire Ug Merci” had its IT’S been days since the three-act stage play “Si Chris, Claire Ug Merci” had its final performance at the Artist’s Hall in Benedicto College,…

Not an ‘either-or’ for BRT, LRT

Stephen D. Capillas 08/10/2017

It wouldn’t surprise me if some strings were pulled to make Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia pull off a sudden turnaround on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project and come out publicly in support of the Cebu…

Fake news and prenuptials

Stephen D. Capillas 06/22/2017

How does one deal with fake news on one’s social media accounts? Due to my exposure to traditional and online media, which included working in it, I take fake news not with a grain of salt (which…

‘Surgical’ air strikes

Stephen D. Capillas 06/01/2017

It is both tragic and instructional that the deaths of several soldiers due to “friendly fire” or air strikes in Marawi City should cause so much public outrage that calls for the military to end it would…

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