MINDFULLY GREENIE: Saving a precious heritage

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 02/14/2019

  Yes, Patria de Cebu will be saved. Many concerned Cebuanos can now heave a sigh of relief. Msgr. Joseph Tan, media liaison of the Cebu Archdiocese, confirmed the news to Cebu Daily News Digital of the modification…

Learning from Japan

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 02/07/2019

I am currently on holiday in a beautiful snow-filled landscape in Japan and yes, loving every moment of it with dear family. There had been heavy snowfall the past two days, with temperatures dipping. In this era…

Strengthening environment protection

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 01/31/2019

  Last Monday was extraordinary. It was the first time for me in decades to be part of the solemn flag-raising activity led by Cebu Provincial Administrator Mark Tolentino and at the Cebu Provincial Capitol at that.…

‘There is no Planet B’

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 01/24/2019

  Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones is bent on reforming the Basic Education Curriculum to increase awareness for teachers, learners and community on the effects and challenges of climate change. This is a big step in the…

A zero-waste lifestyle, anyone?

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 01/17/2019

Are you aware that we observe Zero-Waste Month in January?  Former President Benigno Aquino III issued Proclamation No. 460 on May 5, 2014 to encourage citizens and entities to pursue zero-waste lifestyle in this era of unabated…

A whale of a difference

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 12/23/2018

It is a rare privilege given by Cebu Daily News to have this precious platform which has made a whale of a difference to our end goal to protect our only home blue planet. I caught a…

Human rights protection and fighting corruption

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 12/09/2018

Today, December 10, is celebrated worldwide as International Human Rights Day. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is considered a “milestone” document adopted by the United Nations General Assembly seventy years ago. It sets for the…

Light at the end of the tunnel?

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 12/02/2018

Taking on an advocacy that aims for many to be instilled with knowledge, awareness and action to protect and save our planet sounds easy as we should all care for our only home planet, right? Nothing could…

Salute to our defenders of justice

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 11/25/2018

Danny Tejamo was the chairperson of Bugsay Mangingisda, an organization of fisherfolk opposed to the illegal encroachment by commercial fishers in the municipal waters, which is also part of Tañon Strait Protected Seascape. He was active in…

Celebrating persistence

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 11/11/2018

There are many reasons to celebrate recent developments that reflect the persistence and political will of institutions and citizens in safeguarding our planet and people. Heartwarming is the action of the Cebu provincial government in rejecting the…

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