Remembering Ale and life in the past

Fernando Fajardo 11/03/2017

I spent the last two days in Dalaguete to remember and be near with Ale for the All Saints Day and All Souls Day respite. I had not much income from my first job as economics instructor…

Women heroes

Sofia Aliño Logarta 08/30/2017

The column (Sun.Star) of Lelani P. Echaves entitled “Passion and Attention” opens with: “The letter of the Redemptorists of the Philippines which was read yesterday in all their Masses was most welcome.” It closes with: “Sadly, the…

Bunch ’67

Madrileña de la Cerna 07/29/2017

July this year has been a reunion-filled month what with six reunions I attended. Five of these reunions were with my former students: two from St. Catherine’s School (Batches ’71 and ’72), three from UP Cebu High…

Reminiscing EDSA in 1986

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 02/26/2017

The public outrage following the assassination of Senator Benigno Aquino Jr., was the ultimate trigger for the unshackling of the chain of bondage from years of deprivation and fear during the martial law era, culminating in the…

‘Buang gyud ang mi-rape sa 4 months old’

Lloyd Suarez 02/12/2017

Ambot kung unsang klaseha sa utok sa rapist nga mi-among-among sa masuso nga upat pa ka buwan didto sa Perrelos, Carcar niadtong miaging simana. Tarong pa ning klaseha sa tawo? Kung kining dinakpan nga matud-an maoy responsable…

2016 end thoughts

Stephen D. Capillas 12/29/2016

I was hoping to have this space officially launched as a column by March 18 next year, the first anniversary that I began writing here, but there was a deadline for this month and orders are orders…

Emotional co-op forum stuns Congress and CDA officials

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 06/22/2015

Some three (3) million people from regions 7 and 8 virtually – that is, through their respective co-operative organizations – converged in the Cebu Capitol last week to attend the forum on the Revised Implementing Rules and…

Evaluating the presidential wannabes

Ricky Poca 06/09/2015

There are politicians who have declared their intentions to run for the presidency  this early in the game. Some of them are  involved in  controversies or are trying to sow controversies to grab public attention and enhance…

Trafficking at the barangay level

06/09/2015

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima’s warning against human trafficking syndicates during the 1st International Dialogue on Human Trafficking curiously comes amid the recent arrest of an American retiree named Harold Glover at his home in barangay Taytayan,…

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