Aquino gives final plea against dictatorship

06/13/2016

President Benigno Aquino III on Independence Day gave a strongly-worded speech, possibly his last as head of state, against dictatorship and the demise of democracy. Aquino, addressing hundreds of diplomats and government officials, warned that freedom may…

Dealing with Digong

Jobers R. Bersales 06/08/2016

There are two ways to deal with incoming president Rodrigo Duterte: accept him for what he is or assail and lambast him to high heavens. The turncoats in the Liberal Party, who only a few weeks ago…

Ombud to investigate Kris’s use of presidential chopper

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/21/2016

The Office of the Ombudsman in the Visayas is looking into reports that television host Kris Aquino used a presidential chopper during a campaign sortie of the Liberal Party (LP) in Cebu last Tuesday. Lawyer Ma. Corazon…

P-Noy stumps for Mar-Leni, LP Cebu’s lineup in Argao

Carmel Loise Matus 04/19/2016

Who’s qualified to become president of the Philippines? This was the question posed by President Benigno Aquino III to nearly 4,000 Cebuanos at the Sec. Serge Remonde Sports and Cultural Center during the Liberal Party (LP) rally…

Roads near basilica closed for P-Noy

Carmel Loise Matus, Juli Ann M. Sibi, Nestle L. Semilla 03/02/2016

THE roads near the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño will be closed starting 12 noon today for the brief visit of President Benigno Aquino III. Affected are Osmeña Boulevard, D. Jakosalem St. and P. Burgos St. Fr.…

The P-Noy Economy in the last five years

Fernando Fajardo 01/23/2016

Failure of policy to shift from early success in import substitution into export industrialization and poor governance in general, characterized by high level of corruption from the top down to the local level, constrained the country from…

Mandaue curator’s rattan sports car an expo hit

Nestle L. Semilla 11/15/2015

Owner wants CICC renovated as a showroom for more Mandaue gems The sign said “Please don’t ride” but visitors of Mandaue City’s exhibit in the international expo for the APEC in Manila are agog over the sports…

China to PH: No sea feud talk at APEC

11/11/2015

Manila — China’s top diplomat asked the Philippines yesterday not to raise contentious issues — an obvious reference to the Asian neighbors’ territorial spats — in an annual economic summit of Asia-Pacific leaders in Manila next week,…

‘Tuwad na daan’

Gerard Pareja 11/09/2015

Tuwad na daan. Wordplay kini sa kang P-Noy nga “tuwid na daan” slogan, nga sa Ininglis pa “straight path.” What a difference a vowel makes! Pinaagi sa pag-ilis sa “i” ug “a”, nahimong Binisaya ang Tinagalog ni…

Airport ready for APEC

Vanessa Claire Lucero 06/12/2015

P-Noy in T2 groundbreaking not confirmed Mactan Cebu International Airport is ready for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings here starting August, an official of concession-holder GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corp.  said. Andrew Acquaah Harrison, chief executive…

P-Noy to be at MCIA terminal groundbreaking

Aileen Garcia-Yap 06/10/2015

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III will attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the new terminal project at the Mactan Cebu International Airport. In a statement, GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) chief executive advisor Andrew Acquaah Harrison said they…

Rama skips P-Noy invite

Eileen G. Mangubat 06/10/2015

CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama decided to “politely decline” an invitation to join President Aquino in celebrating Independence Day on June 12 in Iloilo City. Rama said he would rather stay in Cebu City to  fulfil  prior…

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