Freeman Opinion Archive

Title Column\Author Date Published
Philippines compared to other Asean nations

The Philippines is a charter member of ASEAN, having signed the Bangkok Declaration in 1967, giving rise to the birth of this regional cooperation among the original members, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines.

WHAT MATTERS MOST By Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez November 15, 2017 - 12:00am
A dream

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has signed an agreement to finance the first subway system in the country.

THAT DOES IT By Korina Sanchez November 15, 2017 - 12:00am
Marcos’ vision for Cebu and Visayas (Part 2)

It was on January 17, 1981, by virtue of Proclamation No. 2045, that Marcos lifted Martial Law and launched the new republic. He also called for an election and defeated Nacionalista Party’s candidate, the legendary war hero general, Alejo Santos.

CEBUPEDIA By Clarence Paul Oaminal November 15, 2017 - 12:00am
Carols everyday

Carolers. An EAR informer recently scolded a group of carolers, not because she didn’t want them to sing but because they have been caroling at her house for weeks now.

THE EAR November 15, 2017 - 12:00am
EDITORIAL - Extras cannot emulate the big stars

If the new acting jail warden of the Cebu Provincial Jail is to be believed, certain areas at the facility are so sensitive access to them by jail personnel is restricted.

November 13, 2017 - 12:00am
"Philppines" ug "Phillipines"

Sa way pag-apil sa bakak nga kasayurang gipakatap ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte ug sa iyang mga tigpamaba ug mga dumadapig, nagkataas na ang listahan sa wa kinahanglana ug klaro nga wa tuyoa nga kasaypanan sa iyang pamunoan.

ARANGKADA By Leo Lastimosa November 13, 2017 - 12:00am
Aquino speaks out two years too late

This week, the Rotary Club of Cebu (Mother) will be celebrating its 85th year of non-stop service to the Cebuano community. Paul Harris in Chicago, Illinois, founded the first Rotary Club on Feb. 23, 1905, and the Rotary Club of Manila was founded in 1919.

SHOOTING STRAIGHT By Bobit Avila November 13, 2017 - 12:00am
See you tomorrow

So, President Duterte finally got to meet US President Donald Trump.

TO THE QUICK By Jerry S. Tundag November 13, 2017 - 12:00am
The top three problems ailing the ASEAN nations

As we witness the historic 31st ASEAN Summit being held in our country, it is important that we understand the leading challenges that the regional and global leaders should confront.

WHAT MATTERS MOST By Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez November 13, 2017 - 12:00am
Approved by the PNP?

To the surprise of PDEA agents, a member of the Police Security and Protection Group (PSPG) of the PNP, and not from the SAF and PSG as earlier reported, was guarding Diana Yu Uy, daughter of Yuk Lai Yu, a well-known "drug queen" currently being detained at the Correctional Institute for Women  (CIW).

THAT DOES IT By Korina Sanchez November 13, 2017 - 12:00am