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The Chinese Connection

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 02/23/2020

Chinese tradition holds that 8 is a lucky number so many Cebuano Chinese who had important milestones in the first quarter of this year chose February 20, 2020 to celebrate.    Among them was His Excellency Ambassador…

The Year of Traveling Dangerously

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 02/16/2020

Should people cancel travel plans or avoid traveling altogether amid the viral SARS CoV-2 (reportedly the new name for the COVID-2019) outbreak?   The tally, 67,102 cases and 1,523 deaths mostly in mainland China, keeps getting longer…

Selling like face masks

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 02/09/2020

  What is the hottest commodity item in the world today that has suppliers and manufacturers from across mainland China, North America, Europe, Turkey, and other parts of the world scrambling for new equipment and production supplies…

The economic toll of an emerging pandemic

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 02/02/2020

As countries grapple with the spread of the deadly 2019 new coronavirus, there are fears the deadly infectious agent is developing into a pandemic, one that will impact severely on the global economy.    The Wuhan virus…

Money-making deals in Sinulog

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 01/19/2020

It was just as well that Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella immediately canceled the exclusive contract between the Sinulog Foundation Inc. SFI and MyTV because the issue was about to blow up in his face. The contract…

Cebu’s future wonders of the world

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 01/05/2020

In a previous column, I wrote about the impact of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) otherwise known as the 3rd Cebu Bridge and soon to be baptized as the Santo Nino Bridge.  The P30-billion project is being…

Iconic bridge to lick Cebu’s traffic problems?

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 12/29/2019

The lament of local businessmen over the worsening traffic congestion in Metro Cebu is understandable.  For one thing, the traffic situation cuts across all sectors of society.  For another, local government officials can’t get their act together…

Smuggling the faith, offshoot of the Filipino diaspora

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 12/22/2019

When Pope Francis told Filipinos to “Continue to be smugglers of the faith” at the end of the Simbang Gabi mass in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, the message resonated not just among Filipinos residing or temporarily…

Palafox

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 12/15/2019

Mention Felino “Jun” Palafox and Cebu Archbishop Jose S. Palma will probably drop everything, except of course when he’s celebrating Holy Mass and administering sacraments, to hear updates about the construction of the Divine Mercy icon in…

Pinoy conquers elite sport

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 12/08/2019

The medals hauled by Filipino athletes in the 30th Southeast Asian Games continue to mesmerize, more so yesterday after the tally showed a lopsided score in favor of the host country – 85 gold, 63 silver and…

Malaysia’s ‘youthful’ aspiration

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 12/01/2019

KUALA LUMPUR – Typhoon Kammuri was approaching the Philippine area of responsibility at 1900 hours and although the Malaysian capital was out of the typhoon’s path, the city was drenched resulting in flight delays in the Kuala…

Tug of war in the co-op movement?

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 11/24/2019

The end of 2019 feels like it’s flying by, what with so many milestones and events that my friends in the co-operative movement hardly have time chewing over major developments while thinking of the next exciting conference.…

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