GO NORTH

MAO BA? 06/22/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s decision to deny the request of organizers of IronMan 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship to use portions of the South Road Properties (SRP) for the triathlon drew approving reactions online. Ronald Nagarobi Lesorf Perhaps…

Road discipline

Editorial 06/21/2018

If anything, the Cebu City Traffic Operations Office pointed out the obvious when it said that the traffic congestion is caused in no small part by unruly drivers and ongoing road projects that seem to occur at…

Arresting ‘tambays’

Atty. Ruphil Bañoc 06/21/2018

The Police Regional Office (RRO-7) has started to implement the “Oplan Tambay” following the order of PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde when he visited Cebu last week. Such order actually originated from President Rodrigo Duerte who spoke of…

The impact of higher interest rate on prices, output and employment

Fernando Fajardo 06/21/2018

In response to rising inflation rate, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) raised its overnight reverse repurchase rate from 3.25 percent to 3.50 percent during its meeting last Wednesday. A similar increase was done only 6 weeks…

CONTRABAND IN JAIL

MAO BA? 06/21/2018

The discovery of illegal drugs and contraband during a surprise inspection at the Mandaue City Jail on Thursday morning, June 21 upset a lot of netizens. Fred Riveral Rosel wrote, “What this means is. there is corruption…

Violent end

Editorial 06/20/2018

To anyone unfamiliar with Steve Go’s personal history, his death at the hands of a fellow inmate at the Mandaue City Jail may come as both a shock—okay mild surprise considering how violence isn’t foreign to jails—and…

The fate of faith tourism

Jobers R. Bersales 06/20/2018

It appears that the much-awaited rolling out of faith-based tour packages by the Department of Tourism is on hold with the entry of the new Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat. In last week’s Tourism Innovation Forum hosted by…

The importance of fathering

Sofia Aliño Logarta 06/20/2018

An essay on Filipino fathers discusses the result of the absentee father. In earlier times sons often went along with their fathers as they worked. In a very natural, informal way they got the skills involved in…

Target buy and sell prices

Efren Cruz 06/20/2018

Question: Stock prices are falling. What should be my target buy price? Asked at “Ask a Friend, Ask Efren” free service through www.personalfinance.ph, Facebook, and SMS. Answer: As of the time of this writing, stock prices in…

DEAD IN JAIL

MAO BA? 06/20/2018

The death of alleged drug lord Steve Go at the hands of a fellow inmate inside Mandaue City Jail last Tuesday drew mixed reactions online. A netizen named Chino Orais commented, “Operation greyhound pa more #xde04; maro…

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