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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.…

Reshaping PH agriculture through farm tourism

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 11/10/2019

At the recent 6th Philippine Farm Tourism Conference held at the Marco Polo Plaza in Cebu City I was pleasantly surprised to hear that big landlords from different places across the country had joined small farm holders,…

Worse than the Kapa scam

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 11/03/2019

When my article (“Bank manager in Cebu absconds with millions of pesos in depositors’ money; set to face charges”) appeared in CDN Digital last October 29, 2019, some netizens took me to task for not identifying the…

Bank manager in Cebu absconds with millions of pesos in depositors’ money; set to face charges in court

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 10/29/2019

CEBU CITY,  Philippines — Depositors of a thrift bank that lost millions of pesos through unauthorized withdrawals from their accounts by the bank’s branch manager are set to file civil and criminal charges against the officer and…

Senator Richard Gordon strikes while the iron is hot

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 10/20/2019

The preliminary report of the Senate Blue Ribbon and the Justice and Human Rights committees on the ninja cops or rogue policemen who pilfer and sell confiscated drugs has won pogi points for the Upper Chamber especially…

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