The gnawing water supply problem in Metro Cebu

Fernando Fajardo 10/09/2019

Water is vital for all forms of life. It covers 71 percent of the Earth’s surface but they are not all drinkable. The oceans contains 97 percent of this water while another 2 percent is frozen at…

Two Cebuanos cited as  Ten Outstanding Maritime Students of the Philippines

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 10/08/2019

Two Cebuanos were recently recognized as 2019 winners of the annual search  the Ten Outstanding Maritime Students of the Philippines (TOMSP) in line with the 24th National Seafarers Day (NSD). The two students are  E/c Dustin Ryan…

Celebrating our pre-colonial heritage

Jobers Reynes Bersales 10/07/2019

Hoops Dome in Lapulapu City will host on December 14 an unforgettable 30-minute extravaganza, a magnum opus, if you will, featuring the country’s best story tellers, choreographers and performers. The event: the start of the 500-day countdown…

Ninja cops hound Albayalde

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 10/06/2019

The Senate Blue Ribbon committee hearings on the loopholes of the Good Conduct Time Allowance GCTA law has taken an odd turn after Senator Richard Gordon, chairman of the committee invited former Criminal Investigation and Detection Group…

Penalizing the heartless children

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 10/04/2019

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother-which is the first commandment with a promise – so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long…

Environmental protection and accountability

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 10/03/2019

October is celebrated as the Local Government Month, with this year marking the 28th anniversary of the signing of RA 7160, the “revolutionary” Local Government Code of 1991. The Code is meant to make real the principle…

Have you been to Carbon Market?

Fernando Fajardo 10/02/2019

Of course, in Cebu City, everybody does or you are not a Cebuano. Carbon Market or simply “Carbon’ is the oldest and the largest of public markets in the whole of island of Cebu and one of…

Filipino seafarers as disciples of the church  

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 10/01/2019

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle has acknowledged the role of  seafarers, Filipino mariners in particular, in propagating the teachings of the church, and  not merely major contributors to the country’s economic growth. Speaking during the holy mass…

Much ado over Lapulapu’s statue

Jobers Reynes Bersales 09/30/2019

There is a petition going online right now to save the statue of Lapulapu standing since the early 1980s right there at the Liberty Shrine or what is popularly referred to as Mactan Shrine. My good friend…

‘Why Not Clark?’

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 09/29/2019

“Innovation” according to Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, can be described in the context of the California Gold Rush where one might think the challenge is done once the last gold nugget is uncovered.  …

Saving the swine industry from ASF

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 09/27/2019

It is crystal clear and settled as explained by health authorities that it is safe to eat pork. The African Swine Fever (ASF) can only affect swines, not humans. There is nothing to worry about.  Even with…

‘Fairy tales of eternal economic growth’

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 09/26/2019

One of the most compelling speeches of all time, was that made by Greta Thunberg, the 16 year old activist from Sweden, on September 23, before world leaders at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York.…

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