The prodigal daughter

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 11/22/2021

It has all the makings of the classic story of the prodigal child. A rebellious daughter defies her father and runs away from him. She is egged on by, and enticed to join, her scheming friends. To…

Controversy over flag colors

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 06/11/2021

One of the memorable moments in my colorful past was being designated implementor of Republic Act No. 8491, better known as the “flag law.” I learned the hard way that you could sometimes get into trouble when…

The Lord giveth and taketh away

Manuel L. Quezon III - @inquirerdotnet 09/30/2020

Abraham Lincoln, a statesman but also a practical politician, once described the problems of the presidency when it came to patronage in these terms: “Too many piglets, too few teats.” To become Speaker of the House requires…

Design thinking to lead success of farm tourism initiatives

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those who want to succeed in farm tourism should utilize design thinking in developing the right product. Mina Gabor, chairperson and president of the International School of Sustainable Tourism (ISST), delivered this message…

Duterte: I ‘killed’ because I thought Arroyo liked it

07/10/2019

  MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte was all praises for former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during the testimonial dinner for the outgoing House Speaker on Tuesday. Duterte, who was a Davao City mayor when Arroyo was president,…

Cebu South Road: What used to be an ‘ugly road’ now a road for investment

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/01/2019

NAGA CITY, Cebu, Philippines – Former President and now House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is delighted with how the Cebu South Road, a road which spans from Talisay City to Santander town developed during her term as president…

Residents of five sitios in Barangay Apas get early Christmas gift

Rosalie Abatayo 10/21/2018

  After more than 15 years of waiting, the residents of five sitios in Barangay Apas, Cebu City will now get to own the properties they live on. Around 4,000 structure owners received an early Christmas gift…

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo elected as House Speaker

Inquirer 07/23/2018

PAMPANGA Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo officially became the Speaker of the House of Representatives on Monday after her colleagues convened in a session following the third State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Rodrigo Duterte. With 184…

Detaining De Lima

Editorial 02/26/2017

The worst mistake the Duterte administration can now make besides that heinous kidnap and murder of a South Korean businessman right inside the PNP’s Camp Crame headquarters is to make a martyr out of Sen. Leila De…

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo lunches with Amigos

Jaime Picornell 12/11/2016

“GLORIA is coming, Gloria is coming, “Carmen Campbell had announced to all and sundry a month before that former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was coming to Cebu with husband Mike Arroyo on a private visit. Carmen mobilized…

Agot, their straw man

Jason A. Baguia 10/14/2016

Feast day greetings go today to the people of Talisay City, Cebu, who celebrate the passing over into heaven of Saint Teresa of Avila. She is the saint in whose honor others like Therese of Lisieux and…

Ang dimalasong Trillanes

Gerard Pareja 09/18/2016

How do you solve a problem like Trillanes? Nikontra siyang Gloria apan wa kalahutay. Nang-occupy og hotel apan pag-abot sa mga tangke, ni-surrender, wa magdugay. Maurag irong kusog mopaghot nga di kapaak. (Unsaon man tuod pagpaak sa…

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