Freeman Opinion Archive

Title Column\Author Date Published
I propose Atty. Paul Oaminal to head the DDB

It was indeed a big surprise to read the news report that Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) Chairman Dionisio Santiago was asked by Pres. Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte to resign from a post that he was given only a few months ago.

SHOOTING STRAIGHT By Valeriano Avila November 10, 2017 - 12:00am
A thousand a day

One thousand pesos per day.

THAT DOES IT By Korina Sanchez November 10, 2017 - 12:00am
Charged at last

The Ombudsman has finally charged Noynoy Aquino before the Sandiganbayan in connection with the 2015 massacre of 44 members of the elite Philippine National Police Special Action Force by Moro bandits in the town of Mamasapano, Maguindanao.

TO THE QUICK By Jerry Tundag November 10, 2017 - 12:00am
What not to expect from the ASEAN Summit

The ASEAN Summit, the 31st meeting of the ten heads of state, which coincides with the association’s 50th founding anniversary...

WHAT MATTERS MOST By Atty Josephus Jimenez November 10, 2017 - 12:00am
President Ferdinand Marcos’ vision for Cebu and the Visayas in his presidential campaign in 1981 (Part 1)

President Marcos ran for reelection in 1981, he won and was inaugurated on June 30, 1981.

CEBUPEDIA By Clarence Paul Oaminal November 10, 2017 - 12:00am
Fear of the unknown charges

Nagging anxiety. A barangay official who was the only one in his slate to be elected, confided in The EAR that he is always suspicious he will suddenly be removed from office on trumped-up charges.

THE EAR November 10, 2017 - 12:00am
EDITORIAL - US will rue not uniting behind Trump vs Kim

US President Donald Trump, speaking before the National Assembly of South Korea, once again warned North Korea of the fatal consequences of its provocations, threatening the regime of Kim Jong Un with destruction if it continues on the dark path it is following.

November 9, 2017 - 12:00am
Evasco, Dino ug Yap

Kumbinsido ang Bol-anon nga Cabinet Secretary Jun Evasco nga kabahin sa dako nga politikanhong maniobra ang pasangil ni Presidential Assistant Mike Dino nga siya ug ang National Housing Authority (NHA) ang angay nga tulisukon sa kalangay sa pagpatuman sa mga proyekto alang sa mga biktima sa bagyong Yolanda.

ARANGKADA By Leo Lastimosa November 9, 2017 - 12:00am
Loans for Cebu City but none to fix our roads?

I had to doff my hat to our fellow columnist, Atty. Paul Oaminal for his non-stop cry for justice for the death of 10-year old KeighMontemayor in Barili last October 23, 2017 who was electrocuted by a live wire strapped around a coconut tree.

SHOOTING STRAIGHT By Bobit Avila November 9, 2017 - 12:00am
Heal our consciences

Archbishop Jose S. Palma of Cebu sent a solidarity statement for the November 5th Heal our Land Sunday. Some highlights of his timely message mentioned that "we need healing in a special way.

PERSPECTIVE By Cherry Piquero-Ballescas November 9, 2017 - 12:00am