Freeman Opinion Archive

Title Column\Author Date Published
The clamp is gone

The EAR previously wrote about a derelict PUJ that had been abandoned in a lot but was clamped by city traffic personnel who thought it was still in use and illegally parked. Here's an update; the clamp has been removed.

THE EAR January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
EDITORIAL - An accountable offense needs to be accounted

The young woman who "kidnapped" herself and caused public alarm and scandal in Cebu has remained uncharged as this was written, despite the authorities saying they will at the soonest possible time.

January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Hamok sa quorum

Giangkon ni Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez sa House of Representatives nga usa sa labing dako niya nga nahimo mao ang pag-usab sa laksot nga tradisyon sa kakuwang og quorum sa ila nga mga sesyon.

ARANGKADA By Leo Lastimosa January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
That so-called high-rise ban

Is there really a ban on high-rise buildings in Cebu City?

BAR NONE By Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Higher notch

One good trait of a person is the ability to anticipate possible consequences of one's actions.

ESSENCE By Ligaya Rabago-Visaya January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Waste-free 2018 Sinulog?

Everyone is familiar with the images of the Sinulog – the solemn procession, the mammoth crowd of devotees, the colorful costumes and grand presentations.

PERSPECTIVE By Cherry Piquero-Ballescas January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Looming battle royale among 2019 senatoriables

Next year, we shall witness a major showdown between the LP (or what still remains of them) of PNoy as the opposition party, and the super majority coalition of PDP-Laban of the Duterte-Pimentel-Alvarez triumvirate and the NP of the Villars and the Marcoses as the administration party.

WHAT MATTERS MOST By Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
When festivities start

The Cebu City government has been trying its best to keep the Sinulog 2018 activities to a minimum, which means controlled crowd, fewer activities unrelated to the solemnity, and a lot of new rules. As a person who gets dizzy when going through a crowd, I commend the act especially when I don't personally celebrate the festivities due to differences in belief.

VERBAL VARIETY By Annie Fe Perez January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
When misunderstood and misjudged

We should not be too surprised when misunderstood and misjudged by others. There are a million reasons this happens given the way we all are. But we should be ready to react properly when it does. If we know how to, we can even take advantage of those occasions.

HINTS AND TRACES By Fr. Roy Cimagala January 13, 2018 - 12:00am
How to get better service

MAGKANO? A woman said she found a way to get better service from a bakery/pasalubong store; speak in Tagalog.

THE EAR January 13, 2018 - 12:00am