Love in our time

Raymund Fernandez 01/16/2018

Today, I woke up to an incurable urge to write about love. Love like an ear worm sounding like that nursery tune “Three Blind Mice.” Love like a cartoon show. Love in its least fashionable sense. For…

Faith that works

Editorial 01/12/2018

Critics often chime the Christian faith of Filipinos for being divorced from reality. Clerics are not in denial. In a recent Christmas gathering with journalists, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma counted as a blessing the popular religiosity of…

The year that was

Madrileña de la Cerna 12/30/2017

The year 2017 was an emotion-filled year for me. Dominant of these emotions is happiness. First of all I turned 70 this year which is a very significant age for a single woman. This is also my…

Love that look

Rob Gonzales 11/07/2017

Ready to stock up on this season’s must-haves? Robinsons Specialty Stores Inc. (RSSI) showcased its Autumn/Winter 2017 collection for the its top fashion brands Topman, Topshop, Burton Menswear London, Dorothy Perkins and G200, in a recent styling…

The last thing that remains

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 09/17/2017

Every morning, right after sunrise, the wife and I wake up to the call of our daughter. Without delay, I would open the door to let her in, and she would hand her one-year-old infant over to…

The truth that is singing within us

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 09/09/2017

Naturally, as a judge for close to 15 years hearing cases almost daily, I should know a thing or two about witnesses. Most of them come to court hesitant and afraid and speak with a timorous voice,…

Senate panel tackles bill that will exempt first-time jobseekers from gov’t fees

Inquirer.net 08/22/2017

A Senate panel tackled on Tuesday a bill seeking to exempt first-time jobseekers from paying fees and other charges collected by various government agencies for the issuance of documents needed for employment. The Senate Committee on Youth…

Osmeña insists that City Council pass an ordinance to cover sale of SRP lots

Doris C. Bongcac, Nestle L. Semilla 06/20/2017

IS a supplementary ordinance necessary or will a resolution be enough to sell a three-hectare portion of the South Road Properties (SRP)? This was the crux of the discussion yesterday during the public hearing held during the…

The light that was (Dr.) Suga

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 06/11/2017

  Youngest daughter of the late Cebuano senator Vicente Sotto leaves behind a legacy of service At a time when women leaders were a rarity, Suga Sotto Yuvienco was a community leader with few peers. Whether in…

That problem again

Editorial 03/27/2017

Yesterday’s brief rainshower did little to raise the water level at Buhisan Dam, among the primary sources of water in Metro Cebu, but at least it gave a pleasant early morning respite for what promises to be…

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