‘Tulo ka adlaw una mag singkwenta ka tuig’: A family story with heart

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 10/15/2018

AT A running time of one hour and 30 to 40 plus minutes, the stage play “Tulo Ka Adlaw Una Mag Singkwenta Ka Tuig (the literal translation being ‘Three Days Before 50 Years’)” by the Cebu-based theater…

Goodbye home button, hello to full screen smart phones

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 09/27/2018

With more mid-range smart phones sporting fingerprint and face identification (ID) scanners along with so-called “infinity displays”, the home button as the main navigation pointer and security feature may slowly become a thing of the past if…

Fond TV travel, food memories with Bourdain

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 06/14/2018

It’s been over a week now since his death but I would like to remember New York chef and travel writer Anthony Bourdain for his shows, his insights into food and the restaurant industry and his dishes…

Caustic collaboration

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 05/31/2018

As I read through the Inquirer online news site for the headlines last Wednesday, one article about the film entitled “Citizen Jake” piqued my interest since it mentioned TV journalist Atom Araullo’s response to director Mike de…

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…

Council shake-up

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 05/17/2018

Unless there is a last minute dramatic shift in allegiance, the dominance of the Bando Osmena-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) in the just concluded barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections is expected to cause a short-lived shake-up in the…

Amazon and consumer confidence

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 05/10/2018

The opening of a customer service center by American online retail giant Amazon here in Cebu City is yet another feather in the cap for Cebu’s competitive business process outsourcing (BPO) industry. I hope, even if it’s…

After landfill closure, what now?

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 05/03/2018

The Supreme Court ruling on the Inayawan landfill should spur Cebu City Hall to find ways to find a permanent alternative site where they can dump the city’s garbage and not have to pay hundreds of millions…

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,…

Avengers themed games in mobile, consoles

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 04/25/2018

EARTH’S Mightiest Heroes are front and center at the local and international cinemas this week as “Avengers: Infinity War” officially rolled out into the country’s theaters ahead of its North American release on Friday this week (Saturday…

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