Carmelite nuns denounce “malicious” depiction of nuns playing mahjong with Cory Aquino

Wenilyn B. Sabalo and Morexette Erram 08/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –“Depicting the nuns as playing mahjong with Cory Aquino is malicious.” This was the statement of the Carmelite nuns in Cebu following a now-viral photo of a scene from the controversial movie “Maid in…

On 35th Edsa anniversary, Duterte tells Filipinos to protect rights, democratic institutions

Daphne Galvez 02/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — On the 35th anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution, President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, February 25, 2021, called on Filipinos to be vigilant in protecting their rights and the country’s democratic institutions. “As…

How some of Cebu’s youth leaders see Edsa ‘People Power’ Revolution

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/25/2021

Collective action to bring about change. A bloodless revolution.  Fight for freedom.  This is what the Edsa Revolution also known as the People Power Revolution means to some of the youth leaders of Cebu today, 35 years…

PAST FORWARD: People Power and failed promises

Jobers Reynes Bersales 02/25/2019

It took Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew and Malaysia’s Mahathir Bin Mohamad more or less about 30 years to bring their countries at the head of economic progress in Southeast Asia. One had the luck of having vast…

Was Edsa 1 a revolution?

Ryan Macasero 02/25/2017

( In today’s “Bias” I’d like to share this piece by a good friend Miguel Barretto Garcia, a Cebuano PhD. student, a University of San Carlos graduate and writer who shares his thoughts on the 31st anniversary…

CEBU HONORS YOU

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/29/2016

It will be a different way of remembering Gat Andres Bonifacio as seven Cebuanos will be honored today as heroes and martyrs of the martial law regime at the Plaza Independencia. In an event organized by the…

Triumph of the will

Radel Paredes 11/19/2016

It was in August this year when I last joined a protest rally. Back in college, joining a rally or “mob” (short for mobilization) as we called it, was part of our regular schedule being student activists.…

The call for People Power Revolution

Sofia Aliño Logarta 02/27/2016

She Voices I was really disturbed to learn that young people did not realize the significance of the People Power Revolution especially the remark of Xiao Chua, educator and historian, that their knowledge regarding the event was…

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