Young triathlete with big dreams

Mars G. Alison 05/19/2018

RENZ WYNN CORBIN To represent the Philippines in international competitions is the dream of every athlete. And 16-year-old triathlete Renz Wynn Corbin is well aware that the Philippine National Games (PNG) is a huge chance for him…

Cooperate with new brgy captain, Duljo-Fatima residents urged

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/18/2018

RESIDENTS of Duljo-Fatima are encouraged to cooperate with the new barangay captain, Elmer Abella, the first councilor, who took over the village chief post with the sudden demise of the barangay captain-elect Ricardo “Joel” Ycong. Abella, who…

MEDIAMEN IN POLITICS: ‘Hitting two birds with one stone’

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 05/10/2018

Philippine politics has gradually transformed into an open arena for even more competitive individuals who aim for better governance. It has become more open to women and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) politicians and even media…

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.…

Voting with heart and soul

Sofia Aliño Logarta 05/09/2018

“Supporters: Is the candidate close to corrupt individuals and/or drug lords?” “Election Conduct: Does he buy votes and does his campaign funds come from dirty money?” “Reputation: Has the candidate been involved in corruption and/or drug issues…

‘Endo’ to continue even with EO, says Colmenares

Inquirer.net 05/05/2018

The signing of the Executive Order (EO) prohibiting illegal labor contracting only supported the contractualization issue in the country instead of ending it, former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares said Saturday. Colmenares cited Section 2 of the…

The trouble with trash

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Doris Mae C. Mondragon 05/05/2018

For residents of Cabantan Street Barangay Luz, Cebu City, large tarpaulins hanging in front of garbage trucks reminding them to segregate their trash will not work for them. “Pag-patuman sa gobyerno sa segregation, ni-tuman jud mi pero…

With the workers

Sofia Aliño Logarta 05/02/2018

It was good to be reminded by Atty. Noemi Truya-Abarientos in the LAW Center Inc. radio program aired in DYLA, “Takna sa Kababayen-an” that we would actually be quite helpless without the fruits of the labor of…

Kim Jong Un ready to hold talks with Japan’s Abe ‘at any time’

Inquirer.net 04/30/2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said he is ready to hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe “at any time”, as Tokyo eyes tentative steps towards normalizing bilateral ties. Mr Kim conveyed this to…

Tomas urges officials with drug ties to surrender

Doris Mae Mondragon 04/11/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña voiced support to Cebu City police chief Joel Doria’s call on local officials linked to the illegal drug trade to surrender. “Good. Why surrender shoot them na lang. Si Doria sobrang buotan…