Akihito makes last war-end anniversary speech

AP 08/15/2018

TOKYO — Japan’s Emperor Akihito expressed “deep remorse” over his country’s role in World War II as he made his last appearance Wednesday at a ceremony marking the end of the hostilities. The 84-year-old emperor is scheduled…

The Sona as authorized speech

Randy David 07/23/2018

Presidents of the Republic give countless speeches in the course of their terms. These speeches vary not only in length and style and their audiences, but also in the degree to which they are shared with the…

Janet Jackson rocks Billboard Music Awards with performance and speech

Life 05/21/2018

JANET Jackson rocked the 2018 Billboard Music Awards with an energetic and powerful performance of her past hits in an epic week that included her 52nd birthday and the 25th anniversary of her groundbreaking “janet.” album. In…

Tomas willing to face plaint on dispute in court

Doris C. Bongcac 02/14/2018

  Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he is ready to face any complaint to be filed against him in relation to his confrontation with court sheriff El Cid Caballes in Barangay Capitol Site last week. Osmeña…

Osmeña Jr. to deliver privilege speech in his first council session

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 12/06/2017

THE appointment of Renato “Junjun” Osmeña Jr. to the Cebu City Council would mean proper representation of the south district of Cebu City, said Councilor Joel Garganera. Junjun Osmeña, who ranked ninth in last year’s elections, will…

Keep out Maute remnant from C. Visayas, troops told

Nestle L. Semilla 11/14/2017

The military’s Central Command (Centcom) was called on yesterday to protect Central Visayas from “spillovers” coming from Marawi City where government troops ended their offensive against the Maute terror group. “Hindi natin masasabi na walang nakalusot (from…

Healing in our speech

Jason A. Baguia 03/17/2017

The quality of our discourse has taken a nosedive. It has become commonplace to hear the half-joking expression “ipa-Tokhang ka nako ron (or else I will put you through Tokhang)” addressed to someone by whom the speaker…

‘KOREAN MAFIA’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/10/2017

President’s speech leads to two surrenders; most Koreans law abiding — Consul Lee Yong-Sang OFFICIALS of the Korean Consulate in Cebu are appealing to Cebuanos not to “overreact” to the recent pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte about…

Obama says ‘yes we did’ in emotive farewell address

01/12/2017

CHICAGO — Barack Obama addressed America and the world for the last time as US president Tuesday, in a speech that was both a tearful goodbye and a call to arms. Capping eight years in the White…

China passes cybersecurity law

11/08/2016

BEIJING — China on Monday passed a controversial cybersecurity bill further tightening restrictions on online freedom of speech, raising concerns that it could intensify already wide-ranging Internet censorship. The ruling Communist Party oversees a vast censorship system…

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