P.D. No. 1 and regional development: What happened?

Fernando Fajardo 09/20/2018

On this day in 1972, Marcos issued Proclamation No 1081 putting the country under martial law. Three days later, Marcos issued P.D. No. 1 which approved and adopted as part of the law of the land the…

Online attacks

09/19/2018

Cebu Auxilliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo’s message during a Mass held as part of the annual celebration of Cebu Press Freedom Week rings true not only for the media community but for the public. In case one is…

Unforgettable teachers

Sofia Aliño Logarta 09/19/2018

For “Teachers’ Month” let me tell you about some educators I had been blessed to have. Sr. Luz was my grade 2 reading teacher. She promised us that if we read fluently in front of our classmates…

The World Needs Copper

Jobers R. Bersales 09/19/2018

“The World Needs Copper” is the title I decided on for the last exhibit that one finds at the Carmen Copper Heritage Center, which was inaugurated yesterday by the top management of Carmen Copper Corp. (CCC). For…

The President’s challenge

Editorial 09/18/2018

It remains to be seen just how far President Rodrigo Duterte would push and challenge the military to remove him from office after he ordered the revocation of the amnesty given to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV and…

DUTERTE’S CEBU VISIT

MAO BA? 09/18/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte’s scheduled visit to Cebu was met with mixed reactions from netizens. Juanito Lakarin wrote, “Ses… mu ari ra para manginsulto. Unahang pagmahal sa panaliton unya nah nang cgeg yawyaw. Pabibo” Ivy Ompok Ison commented,…

Your world

Raymund Fernandez 09/18/2018

I was more or less your age in 1972 when Marcos declared martial law. Government was placed under the control of the military. The military was, of course, beholden to Marcos who was commander-in-chief. Thus, all mechanisms…

Journalism, truth, and memory

Jason A. Baguia 09/18/2018

The sun was out when the 26th Cebu Press Freedom Week celebration started Sunday. Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo concelebrated the Holy Mass to open the weeklong affair. Concelebrating were Msgr. Joseph Tan and Fr. Felmar Castrodes…

Bayanihan spirit

Editorial 09/18/2018

It’s been barely two days since supertyphoon Ompong (international name Mangkhut) devastated northern Luzon but we’d like to think that the Filipino people responded just as strongly to the collective call for assistance to those who lost…

SIR CHIEF’S BID

MAO BA? 09/18/2018

Actor Richard Yap’s statement that he is considering to run as a congressional candidate in Cebu City’s north district drew mixed reactions online. One Facebook user, Sonny Go, said, “Sir chief for me stick to acting, ayaw…

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