The Social Contract

Raymund Fernandez 06/05/2018

Such a long time has passed since I read “The Social Contract” by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. I can hardly quote him directly now, other than by the internet summaries that are easily accessed. We took him up in…

Osmeña vent ire on Barug Team Rama in social media over Kawit deal rejection

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram 05/13/2018

  Was the Cebu City council’s decision to scrap the P18 billion joint venture agreement with the Gokongwei-led Universal Hotels and Resorts Inc. politically motivated? Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña thinks so as his series of criticisms…

Use social media with responsibility

Jessa Mae Sotto, Rosalie Abatayo 05/09/2018

WHILE Facebook gives Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) candidates an avenue to deliver their campaign messages to their constituents, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) reminds candidates and voters to be more responsible in promoting or bashing aspirants.…

Temper social media use, netizens told

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/04/2018

COLLEGE student Milva Jane Villocero said she spends five hours a day browsing through her social media accounts to reconnect with old friends. “Kay naa man koy interaction sa akong mga kaila nya bisan sa uban kay…

Death by social media

FR. FRANCIS ONGKINGCO 01/26/2018

If you had a choice, what would you choose?” A tiny voice squeaked behind me while I munched on my sandwich. “What were the choices again?” Another softer but excited voice asked. “To know when you are…

2 minors nabbed in Carcar drug bust

Rene F. Alima 01/09/2018

THREE persons including two minors were arrested by elements of the Carcar City Drug Enforcement Unit in a buy-bust operation on Tuesday dawn in Brgy. Valladolid, Carcar City. Seized from the suspects were 16 sachets of suspected…

DA turns to social media to help agribusiness grow

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/27/2017

REACHING out to THE YOUTH The Department of Agriculture (DA) is banking on the youth’s social conscience as well as the power of social media to help propel the growth of agribusiness in the Philippines. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat,…

ECCP sets year-end events in Cebu

PR 11/19/2017

THE European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) will hold a series of activities in Cebu that focuses on business, homegrown crafters, and sustainable initiatives from November to December. “We will have six different events for…

Sara Duterte to Trillanes: ‘Show your balls’

Inquirer 10/14/2017

Show your balls, Pinocchio. This was Davao City Mayor and presidential daughter Sara Duterte’s latest tirades against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV which she posted in her social media accounts on Friday. “Tigas ng mukha mo magsabi pamilya…

Crafting your own ‘social media policy’

Mike Acebedo Lopez 10/10/2017

Social media has, by and large, become an amazing platform for self-expression where freedoms are nearly unbridled. This free environment makes for a truly democratic space that connects the world and renders the borders that continue to…

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