VIP entrance

10/18/2018

This early, Filipino voters including those in Cebu province, should prepare their list of candidates to vote for in next year’s midterm elections following last Wednesday’s deadline for the filing of candidacies in the local and national…

The interaction of inflation, interest rates, and GDP

Fernando Fajardo 10/18/2018

An excise tax not only raises the price of the product directly and make the poor to suffer more; it also lowers output and create more joblessness among the poor. The government is lowering its real GDP…

Sliding down: Davide, Rama and Chiong

Atty. Ruphil Bañoc 10/18/2018

They have different unique reasons in reaching such a decision. People can sense that there are reasons for private consumption and there are also those calculated ones for purposes of public discussion. There are at least three…

A way out of poverty

10/17/2018

Not a few tears were shed, nor were there fewer groans of despair heard when it was announced that there were two winners of the P1.180 billion ultra lotto grand prize, the biggest last Sunday evening. The…

Gender fair education

Sofia Aliño Logarta 10/17/2018

In 2005 the Women in the Literary Arts collaborated with the Women Artists’ Initiatives and produced Babayeng Buhat A Visual/Literary Experience; my favorite from this collection has been Linda Kintanar-Alburo’s “Pen pen de Sarapen, Pildi ang Pabilin”:…

An architect’s proposals

Jobers R. Bersales 10/17/2018

It’s amazing how very little has changed even as Cebu moves forward into the thick of the 21st century. Consider this observation: “Newspapermen are very fond of describing Cebu as the Queen City. Right-thinking Cebuanos view this…

Impunity and lawlessness

Editorial 10/16/2018

At the current tally of 198 killings, 47 of which occurred during police operations and the rest committed by unknown assailants, the Cebu police leadership should at least not pretend that nothing is wrong as far as…

FOOD INSPIRATION

MAO BA? 10/16/2018

A Facebook post by user Anthony Hejie Suralta who posed with the boy “Gian,” whose name formed part of the “Silogan ni Gian” food outlet drew enthusiastic online reactions. Bungot Tonko commented, “ni dako na jud c…

Sober amid the circus

Jason A. Baguia 10/16/2018

Election season has come. It is a time for discerning discourse especially on social media where trolls and fanatics are getting ready to wrestle with anyone whose goat they get. Before you get sucked into the bile…

Liberty

Raymund Fernandez 10/16/2018

A lady is talking at herself, ranting at the world. The world is passing all about her through the exit doors of Port Authority where the buses end their journey. Here they meet the train and subway…

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