Viral video scandal: Lessons to students; challenges to society

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 09/20/2019

  Once again, there is another scandal that involves minor students that goes viral on social media. The 31-second video shows the four young men molesting a female student who appears to be unconscious. Scrutinizing further the…

September, then and now

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 09/19/2019

September brings in a flurry of activities to remind us of the distant past which  brought us into the present and all the hurdles that come in the package, and which should compel us to do what…

Employment rate in July 2019 at 94.6 percent

Fernando Fajardo 09/18/2019

Two weeks ago, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported that the country’s employment rate in July 2019 was estimated at 94.6 percent or an unemployment rate of 5.4 percent. Three years earlier in 2016, when the present administration started, the…

Seafarer as gender neutral term in  maritime industry

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 09/17/2019

  In the recent decades, the word “seafarer” has replaced the word “seaman” in the male-dominated maritime industry. The term “seaman” was widely used to describe anyone working at sea. This is perhaps due to the actions…

Where is Cebu City in the Quincentennial?

Jobers Reynes Bersales 09/16/2019

For now, it will be the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) who will spearhead the celebrations in Cebu City regarding the presentation of the Santo Niño to Juana, the wife of Rajah Humabon. This comes…

POOLED EDITORIAL: Journalism Transformations

09/16/2019

A POYNTER Institute article on how to lead a newsroom through change likens the process to the different stages of grief after a person suffers a breakup or loses a loved one. The stages are denial, anger,…

POOLED EDITORIAL: Ipabilin ang Kainit

09/16/2019

SA usa ka artikulo Poynter Institute kon unsaon sa pagduma sa newsroom subay sa kabag-ohan, gipakasama sa usa ka proseso sa managlahing ang- ang sa kasub-anan sa usa ka tawo human sa pag- antos sa panagbuwag o…

POGO in Cebu

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 09/15/2019

  A few months back, a friend invited me to the launch of a residential and condominium hotel in Lapulapu City.  It was not an ordinary event in the sense that the property developer was not some…

Gift of each other

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/14/2019

“Do you become wealthy when you are a journalist?” asked the Grade 7 student from a private school who visited the newsroom along with 30 other campus journalists on a Friday afternoon. “It depends on how you…

Mambaling flooding: When the cart is put before the horse

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 09/13/2019

With the admission of a Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) official that the delayed drainage project in Mambaling was the cause of the waist-deep flooding in the area, we have now found proof of what…

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