Political intramurals and transport alternatives

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 05/24/2018

Though it appeared that he didn’t make a big deal out of it, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s statement that being snubbed and excluded from the meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte and other local officials was a…

FOURTH BRIDGE?

MAO BA? 05/24/2018

The news about the plan to build a fourth bridge connecting mainland Cebu to Mactan Island drew mixed reactions from netizens. Henry Poblador said, “Good news. I agree that the two bridge(s) had already reach(ed) its peak.…

Putting the brakes on fare rate hikes

Editorial 05/23/2018

A transport fare increase may be unavoidable, but it can be negotiated and that’s where the commuters should actively make their sentiments known amid plans by transport groups to raise fare rates in Metro Cebu by P10…

Depoliticizing barangay and SK elections

05/23/2018

Even media plays along with it: identifying barangay chairman so-and-so and SK chairman so-and-so as belonging to the BOPK or to Team Barug–PDP. Never mind if this is a violation of the election code. Even the flyers…

Source of Returns better than the stock market

Efren Cruz 05/23/2018

Question: Is there no other choice for earning money than the stock market? I don’t like the way stock prices move. Sometimes, the trends are so erratic. Other times, they seem to be dead in the water.…

ROAD SAFETY

MAO BA? 05/23/2018

The news about the female passenger who died in a road mishap involving a 10-wheeler truck and a multicab in Naga City, Cebu, on Tuesday, May 22 drew mixed reactions from netizens. Dale L Roach wrote, “Wider…

Inclusion

Sofia Aliño Logarta 05/23/2018

The ABS-CBN program S. R. O. hosts took the trouble of inviting history professor Ciao Chua to discuss the significance of the wedding of Harry and Meghan, not only for the couple or the British but to…

Maximizing funds for free education

Editorial 05/22/2018

While local universities and colleges may have little choice other than to raise tuition to cope with rising costs and demands for higher pay from their teaching staff and personnel, students now have the option to shop…

The half life of tyranny

Raymund Fernandez 05/22/2018

Death is not entirely bad. Death is not the polar opposite of life, it is rooted to it like beginnings to their endings. And so we see this over and over again, cycles that begin and end.…

SK LEADER DISAPPOINTS

MAO BA? 05/22/2018

Netizens were dismayed over the news that newly elected Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Councilor Jesjoma Aranas, 20, from Zone 3, Baybay, Leyte, was arrested in a checkpoint on Zuellig St., Barangay Centro, Mandaue City on Saturday (May 19)…

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