Freeman Opinion Archive

Title Column\Author Date Published
The final battle between good and evil

I'm a conservative Catholic and I fully agree with Cebu Auxiliary Bishop Jaime Florencio that the bill that House Speaker Pantaleon "Bebot" Alvarez announced which seeks to legalize the dissolution of marriage would be disadvantageous to the children.

SHOOTING STRAIGHT By Bobit Avila November 21, 2017 - 12:00am
United in prayer and sacrifice

Wherever we are, we should strive that we be united in our prayer and sacrifice. This way, we can be more assured of drawing God's mercy and graces to us. Together we gather more strength to attract God's attention to us.

HINTS AND TRACES By Fr. Roy Cimagala November 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Is Cebu "overmalled"/"overcondominiumed"?

Two weeks ago, Ateneo University Professor Soriano was in Cebu and issued a statement that there is already an oversupply of condominiums in greater Cebu City.

FROM FAR AND NEAR By Ruben Almendras November 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Equality in transport services (Part 2 - Services)

Last week, we postulated that the goal of government in transport is to move the most number of people within the least reasonable time at the lowest cost possible (people, time, cost).

STREETLIFE By Nigel Paul C. Villarete November 21, 2017 - 12:00am
An ASEAN review

One week after the ASEAN summit, I am here in Manilafor a vacation with my family. Traffic in the major thoroughfares impassable during the summit is now back to its original state where vehicles are in stand still, again.

VERBAL VARIETY By Annie Fe Perez November 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Politics without principles, politicians without scruples

Why is it very easy for members of the LP, the NP and One Cebu and Alayon to abandon their parties and join the exodus of trapos who are all rushing to jump into the bandwagon of PDP?

WHAT MATTERS MOST By Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez November 21, 2017 - 12:00am
What's really for Gwen?

Possible comeback. Former governor, now Rep. Gwen Garcia's name is now floated to a comeback for the province come 2019 election.

THE EAR November 21, 2017 - 12:00am
EDITORIAL - In politics, it is all about numbers

The amazing thing about last Friday's mass oath-taking in Cebu of new members of the president's PDP-Laban party is not that 50,000 people turned up but that it was exactly the number the organizers estimated would do so.

November 20, 2017 - 12:00am
Salamat sa imong Halad

Niabot og kapin sa 18,000 ang naalagaran sa Grand Halad sa Kapamilya niadtong Sabado kay may service providers nga naabtan og gabii tungod sa kadaghan sa katawhan.

ARANGKADA By Leo Lastimosa November 20, 2017 - 12:00am
Mayor Tom is not yet irrelevant, but…

For our special presentation on our talkshow Straight from the Sky, we continue with our travelogue from our Mediterranean Cruise and this time we get to visit three places in Greece: Katakolon, where Olympia is located, the site of the first Olympic Games; the island of Mykonos, a famous Greek tourist destination; and the island of Santorini, another famous Greek tourist destination, where you can see what's left of the crater when a volcano erupted in ancient times.

SHOOTING STRAIGHT By Bobit Avila November 20, 2017 - 12:00am