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…

LIM’S ARREST

MAO BA? 08/14/2018

A court order authorizing the arrest of Cebu-based businessman Peter Lim who is accused of being a drug lord had netizens wondering if it would be carried out. . PL Leong commented, “Pakita na lang sir.” Cordz…

Escape

Raymund Fernandez 08/14/2018

The truth is relative. It is not subjective. Relative means each of us will be affected by truth in different and singular ways relative to who, what, and where we are. But the truth is not up…

Saint against drugs

JASON BAGUIA 08/14/2018

Yesterday, the Catholic Church celebrated the feast of Saint Maximilian Kolbe. This Franciscan saint is relevant to the Philippines today. Since he was imprisoned by the Nazis and executed with a lethal injection of carbolic acid, he…

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…

TWO COPS UNDER PROBE

MAO BA? 08/13/2018

The PNP’s disclosure that they were investigating two policemen who were with SPO1 Roderick Balili during the ’accidental firing’ that claimed his life were met with sneering skepticism online. Gary Proft wrote, “So NOW there were Two…

The one time PH beat China

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 08/13/2018

Philippine Cooperatives are agog over the upcoming Asia Pacific Coop Youth Summit 2.0 to be held later this week in barangay Lamac, Pinamungahan, Cebu, and for many reasons chief of which is that we beat the People’s…

Credibility of findings of company doctors

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 08/13/2018

The findings of the company-designated physician do not always bind the courts in determining the merits of compensation cases filed by Filipino seafarers. In most seafarer cases for disability or death benefits claims, one of the arguments…

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…

ROLLING OUT NATIONAL ID

MAO BA? 08/12/2018

Cebu’s selection as a pilot area for the national ID system met with positive online response.. Zulyka Rie wrote, “That’s good.I’m excited.! Just one ID in all transactions..” Elvie Penaso said, “Uban nindot ang national ID system.…

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