Hanging by a thread

Editorial 04/26/2018

The 10 day deadline given by the National Economic Development Authority-Investment Coordination Committee (NEDA-ICC) to the Department of Transportation (DOTR) to find an alternative solution to the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) may or may not be met…

Callous opposition to the BRT

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 04/26/2018

Whatever happens to the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, one thing is for certain: someone or some people will benefit from either its cancellation or delay. Let’s not name names in order to avoid unwanted libel suits,…

SALUTATIONS TO USC BAR TOPNOTCHERS

MAO BA? 04/26/2018

There was no shortage of well wishers for the University of San Carlos (USC) graduates who landed in the Top 10 of the 2017 Bar Examinations on social media. Dannie Saint-Clair said, “#VamosUSC for always raising the…

Are they sure about cancelling the BRT project?

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 04/26/2018

The National Economic Development Authority Investment Coordination Committee (NEDA-ICC) tasked a Technical Service Consultant (TSC) to reevaluate the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Cebu within 10 days. Hopefully, the TSC would give a sincere result of…

Public sentiment

Editorial 04/25/2018

The latest Pulse Asia survey for the period of March 23 to 28 didn’t show anything new other than the obvious daily concerns by majority of the Filipinos as they inch closer to marking the second year…

Commemorative reenactments and artistic license

Jobers R. Bersales 04/25/2018

The fog of history can make commemorative reenactments problematic for the nitpicker and the customary historian and scholar but entertaining for the rest. Tomorrow, the historic Battle of Mactan will once again be commemorated with a mock…

Celebrating, caring for Mother Earth

Sofia Aliño Logarta 04/25/2018

Sa Mata sa Kababayen-an” the LAW Center, Inc. TV program at the Cebu Catholic Television Network hosted various groups who shared their advocacy for nurturing of the environment. This year when it celebrates its centennial, UP Cebu…

Tourism Heritage Plans

MAO BA? 04/25/2018

Netizens gave their inputs to plans by the Cebu Association of Tour Operation Specialists (CATOS) to strengthen tourism heritage in Cebu to lure more visitors to the province. Mary Reponoya Debacker wrote, “the main reason tourists dont…

Patriotic investing

Efren Cruz 04/25/2018

Question: I have heard about the need to diversify investments in the capital markets. Does this include investing in other markets around the world? Asked at “Ask a Friend, Ask Efren” free service through www.personalfinance.ph, Facebook, and…

Another law

Editorial 04/24/2018

Do we really need a law to protect the country’s tourist spots in light of what happened to Boracay Island? If only to remind us of our responsibility to care for our tourist attractions, then it is…