Lessons from the Patria Issue

Jobers R. Bersales 01/21/2019

  I just came back from a return visit to a little-known small fort or stockade inside Catmondaan Elementary School. And I’d like to use this remnant of a once-intact defensive structure of the Spanish period to…

The 2018 Philippine economic performance

Fernando Fajardo 01/20/2019

  In his campaign, the President admitted his lack of knowledge in economics. Nevertheless, the President in his 2016 State of the Nation Address (SONA)  stated his vision and strategy for the country’s development this way: To…

Behave well and Pit Señor!

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 01/19/2019

There are talented and devoted individuals behind every colorful contingent that regales Sinulog Festival audience with moving dance rituals highlighted by festive customes and multi-colored props. They are known behind the technical titles of choreographers and dance…

The Biblical basis of our faith to Santo Niño

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 01/18/2019

  With all due respect to the non-believers, let me just discuss the Biblical basis of the Catholic faithful to the Santo Niño in line with the fiesta celebration. There are many questions, but for purposes of…

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…

Seafarer’s repatriation on compassionate grounds

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 01/16/2019

  As a general rule, the employment of the seafarer shall cease when the he  completes his period of contractual service aboard the ship, signs-off from the ship and arrives at the point of hire. Similarly, a…

Thank you, Santo Niño

Jason A. Baguia 01/15/2019

Thank you, Santo Niño. More than anything, the Fiesta Señor, the solemnity of the Holy Child  Jesus of Cebu, is a festival of thanksgiving. Of course, we pilgrims come to the God who became a child with…

Excelsior, CDN! Excelsior Patria!

Jobers R. Bersales 01/14/2019

No other word but ‘Excelsior!’, a favorite of the recently-departed Stan Lee, best encapsulates my wish for Cebu Daily News as it moves permanently into cyberspace and away from the printed word.  I am but following the…

ENDING THE YEAR WITH A BALLOON BLAST

MAO BA? 12/30/2018

Environment-concerned netizens took their sentiments to social media as Cove Manila is set to break the world record for the largest balloon drop on New Year’s eve. Jonie Garin said, “RIP mother nature. More more plastic/rubbers.” Jaja…

Farewell and hello

Editorial 12/30/2018

All good things may come to an end, but all good things, like phoenixes, have a knack for being reborn. Journalism as we knew it may be coming to an end with the onslaught of the digital…

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