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Viable transport option

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Will the proposed Light Railway Transit (LRT) system materialize in the six years of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term as promised by his Presidential Assistant to the Visayas Michael Dino? Dino said there is a company that is interested in developing the LRT project for Cebu. And based on the enthusiastic response of these leaders, it […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

New measures, the LRT and Mega Cebu

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Our government approved some bold measures last week. These are namely the Anti-Distracted Driving law, the ban of children from riding motorcycles and the ban on smoking in public areas. The Anti-Distracted Driving law, which prohibits distraction of any means of vehicle drivers like the use of cell phones while driving and the ban of […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Sir Bobby’s legacy

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Friday last week, I had the privilege of attending the “Convergence Meeting of Mega Cebu Leaders,” an annual event aimed to update stakeholders about ongoing projects and initiatives spearheaded by the Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board (MCDCB). The MCDCB is a joint effort of the province of Cebu and the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Opinion,Uncategorized | Read More »

MAO BA?

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COLOR BLIND? Security guards especially those assigned in parking areas of commercial buildings should not wear sunglasses. This was an irritated driver’s suggestion after a security guard doubted his answer when the guard asked about the color of his car at the parking area. Knowing that the guard saw him park his silver-colored car at […]

Posted: May 22nd, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Unhappy drivers

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Today’s scheduled transport strike by a militant leftist transport group comes not coincidentally on the heels of an ongoing public consultation over the looming Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project to be implemented in Cebu City. The timing may or may not have been suspect; but Cebu-based transport groups such as the Cebu Integrated Transport Cooperative […]

Posted: May 21st, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Let’s protect Benham Rise

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This columnist recently had the distinct privilege of speaking before the almost 300 inductees of the Pi Gamma Mu Honors Society Alpha, together with the alumni, officials and guests at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City. All resplendent in their barong and terno, the young members were accompanied by their parents and […]

Posted: May 21st, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Monogamy revisited

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Hinan-aw kog mga karaan kaayong pelikula sa YouTube. Ug kon dunay mga artista nga akong mabiliban ako dayon kining i-google. Ug ang kasagarang mobutho sa Google mao ang mga info sa IMDb ug Wikipedia. Ug masayran ko na lang nga ubayubay na kanila ang nangamatay. Ug ang mga buhi nag panuigon na og 60 ngadto […]

Posted: May 21st, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

MAO BA?

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ATTEND THE MEETINGS A public official of a southern town in Cebu was disappointed that his town wasn’t included in the projects outlined for the “Mega Cebu” area. But a city mayor who attends the Mega Cebu meetings advised the public official that he should continue to attend the meetings so he can lobby for […]

Posted: May 21st, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Maayo pa nga kalsada, gub-on tungod sa komisyon?

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  Manghinaut ko nga tinud-on ang mga pasalig nila ni assistant Cebu City Hall Engineer Nilo Igot sa Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) ug Marie Mignon Nillama tigpamaba sa Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH-7) nga matarong nila ang mga nangagusbat nga kalsada. Ang duha ka mga opisyal maoy akong mga bisita […]

Posted: May 21st, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Christ recrucified

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In 1953, Nikos Kazantzakis published a novel entitled, “The Greek Passion.” It is set in the 1920s, towards the end of the Greco-Turkish war. The village of Lycovrissi, which lies inside Turkey, holds a live Passion play every seven years, the actors chosen from among the villagers themselves. For the next one, a shepherd named […]

Posted: May 20th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »