Freeman Opinion Archive

Title Column\Author Date Published
The Vicariate of Northern Cebu (Part 2)

The following is taken from the 1887 book of Fr. Felipe Redondo who listed the 13 parishes as under the Vicariate of Northern Cebu. This is the continuation of the previous column.

CEBUPEDIA By Clarence Paul Oaminal January 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Building not pushing through?

An Ear source is worried that a condo unit he already bought is not pushing through.

THE EAR January 15, 2018 - 12:00am
EDITORIAL - High-rise living

Despite criticisms, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is standing firm in his decision to freeze the issuance of business permits for proposed high-rise buildings in the city following a fire that gutted a department store in a mall.

January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Pagsugo sa inuduro

Salamat sa paspas nga lumba sa higante nga mga kompaniya sa pagdominar sa sunod nga ang-ang sa mga teknolohiya nga mopalambo sa katakos sa computers aron nga makaambas sa kinaadman sa tawo, sa di pa matapos karong tuiga makahimo ka na sa mosunod

ARANGKADA By Leo Lastimosa January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Jesus calls his first disciples

It is the second Sunday in Ordinary Time and this Sunday is the start of our Sinulog festivities, which culminates on January 20, Saturday, for the solemn procession and on Sunday for the Sinulog Grand Parade.

SHOOTING STRAIGHT By Bobit Avila January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Singapore screw

Singapore is seriously straight-laced. Pun intended, as this column is all about how anti-gay a Singapore judge was when faced with a unique case presented by a gay couple.

LOOKING ASKANCE By Joseph T. Gpnzales January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
God and the world

We need to clarify a few points about the relation between God and the world in general. While it's true that a number of gospel passages picture the world as bad, it does not mean that God and the world are inherently opposed to each other.

HINTS AND TRACES By Fr. Roy Cimagala January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Wrong changing of guards

Each time a fresh set of honor guards take position outside Buckingham Palace in London, England, and at the monument of Dr. Jose Rizal in Manila, the activity is more than just a marvel.

OFF TANGENT By Aven Piramide January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Should we amend the Constitution or not?

Even before we address whether to go for con-ass (constituent assembly) or con-con (constitutional convention), or even peoples' initiative, we need to settle first if we really need to amend the Constitution.

WHAT MATTERS MOST By Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Anxious times for immigrants

There has never been a moment in recent times when immigrants in the United States have been feeling this anxious over their future than the past few months under the Trump presidency. Consider the following

US IMMIGRATION NOTES By Atty. Marco F.G. Tomakin January 14, 2018 - 12:00am