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Coming of Age

Jobers Reynes Bersales 01/13/2020

Even as we debate on the wisdom of allowing after-Sinulog street parties for young people who more often than not turn unruly when drunk, Japan has long been taking a serious look at their youth. So seriously,…

Corruption sa LTO-7 nagpadayon

Llyod Suarez 01/12/2020

  Kinahanglang imbestigahon ug i- lifestyle check sa Ombudsman Visayas si Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) Director Emmanuel Victor Caindec aron masubay kung commensurate ba ang iyang income sa pagpanag-iya og mga sakyanan sama sa…

VP Leni is correct on Duterte’s drug war failure if…

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 01/10/2020

I might agree with Vice President Leni Robredo’s report that President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs is a failure as of this time, if we swallow her idea of a passing score. But I don’t agree that…

Facts and feelings

01/08/2020

Facts are inconvenient bastards. They don’t care about your feelings, as Ben Shapiro put it. You either have to put up with them, or ignore them at your own peril. Deny facts, and they have the habit…

What is progress? Are we progressing?

Fernando Fajardo 01/08/2020

I had the chance to visit many urban centers in the country last year and talked to many people I met in the streets, in the bus, airports, hotels, and just almost everywhere including taxi drivers, salespersons,…

Total and permanent disability benefits of a seafarer undergoing continuous medical treatment

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 01/07/2020

A seafarer still undergoing medical treatment beyond the 120/240 day period despite an assessment from the company designated physician is entitled to total and permanent disability benefits. This principle was reiterated by the Supreme Court in the…

It’s 75 years already, my dear Mayor Labella

Jobers Reynes Bersales 01/06/2020

The year 2020, which began just six days ago, is a milestone year in much of the world as much as it is for Cebu, especially for Talisay and Cebu cities as well as the town of…

Santo Papa, simbolo unta sa gugma ug kalinaw

Llyod Suarez 01/05/2020

Usa gyud ka dakung salawayon ang pagpanghapak sa atong Santo Papa ngadto sa usa  ka babayeng Romano Katoliko. Asa naman ang atong pagtulun-an nga mercy and compassion? Makadawat pavko kung usa ka ordinaryong pari ang mihimo. Pero…

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…

Getting your child in school mode after a long break

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/04/2020

January 2 may have been the first day that majority work force got back to  their daily grind but January 6 is when pandemonium will really break lose.  Traffic situation in northern Cebu, particularly in the towns…

Sinulog liquor ban: A test of Labella’s leadership

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 01/03/2020

In Cebu City, the events are running so fast. People are so busy from the All Saints’ Day, Christmas celebration up to the New Year’s celebration. Right after the New Year’s celebration we are again  preoccupied with…

Confronting the climate crisis head-on

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 01/02/2020

Wishing our readers and kababayan a peaceful and resilient 2020, amid a vast array of climate and biodiversity challenges confronting us and the rest of humanity. Northern Cebu and other provinces hit by Typhoon Ursula, the 21st…

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