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Nature cannot wait 

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 02/20/2020

Local governments in Cebu and the rest of the country are hard-pressed to respond to the plastics pollution crisis which has long-term consequences to the health of the planet and the people. The city of San Fernando…

Dutertenomics: The last 3 and a half years and beyond

Fernando Fajardo 02/19/2020

President Rodrigo Duterte now has logged three and one half years in his office, plus another month and 19 days to be exact. What has happened to the economy during his watch, that is, from July 1,…

How to honor the guerrilla resistance

Jobers Reynes Bersales 02/19/2020

On Sunday,  I was in Mactan to borrow over 30 items of the war that were carefully collected by the artist and writer Ritchie Landis Quijano while he was still living at his parents’ house in Canduman.…

First Quarter Storm, Voltes V and Martial Law

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 02/18/2020

I was born in the same period when the First Quarter Storm (FQS) was associated with anti-Martial Law protests, mostly led by students and faculty of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, the same academe  where I…

Tumble turn

Rick Gabuya 02/17/2020

  Google defines tumble turn, also known as a flip turn, as “one of the turns in swimming, used to reverse the direction in which the person is swimming. It is done when the swimmer reaches the wall…

Kung bati ang misa alkanse ta paghulog sa sibot!

Llyod Suarez 02/16/2020

Nakadayeg kaayo ko sa mga wali ni Monsignor Achilles Dakay sa iyang mga misa matag Domingo sa hapon (5:30) diha sa Our Lady of Saint Therese Parish Church sa Barangay Lahug kay gawas nga lonlon Binisaya ang…

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…

Expedite investigation on Jovie Espenido

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 02/14/2020

    It is shocking to know that the policeman who received all the praises from President Rodrigo Duterte is now under investigation for allegedly being a protector of people involved in illegal drug trade.  Lt. Col.…

Acknowledging climate emergency

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 02/13/2020

We are just on the second month of 2020. Yet, we seem to be forced to face disasters and matters that are more than we can handle simultaneously with handling continuing threats on our life, health and…

Impact of 2019 coronavirus outbreak on tourism and the economy (Part 2)

Fernando Fajardo 02/12/2020

  The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) reported that in 2017 the total benefits that travel and tourism gave to the Philippines amounted to P3,348 billion (US$66.3 billion), about 21.1 percent of the country’s gross domestic…

Kuwentong Kule: Comfort woman Lola Felicidad dies without seeing justice from Japan gov’t

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 02/11/2020

The survivors of the heinous sexual crimes the Japanese committed are dying without  receiving  a formal apology and legal compensation from Japan. Lola Felicidad delos Reyes, who is a member of Lila Filipina, died last week of pneumonia…

NCoV and the potential for mass hysteria 

Jobers Reynes Bersales, SARS 02/10/2020

  Are we on the verge of a mass hysteria due to the onslaught of the novel coronavirus (NCoV) in China? Not yet. The possibility of that happening is very low right now. But one must be…

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