Freeman Opinion Archive

Title Column\Author Date Published
EDITORIAL - Legalizing marijuana absolutely unnecessary

Cebu's representatives to Congress might do well to do as Rep. Raul del Mar of Cebu City's north district has done --- oppose HB 6517 which seeks to allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes before it gets enough traction.

November 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Pasidaan sa mga linog

Hangtod karon, bisan sa kabag-ohan sa panahon ug sa kapaspas sa paglambo sa mga teknolohiya, ug bisan kinsa pa ang mangilad ug manghadlok nimo, wa pa gyo’y paagi sa pagbanabana asa ug kanus-a mahitabo ang sunod nga linog ug ang gikusgon ini.

ARANGKADA By Leo Lastimosa November 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Second class acts

While on a weekend staycation with my wife at a newly-opened hotel in Mandaue City, I was surprised to see mostly Chinese and Korean tourists checked in at the hotel. Most recent tourism figures validated my observation.

BAR NONE By Atty. Ian Vincent Manticajon November 25, 2017 - 12:00am
The Last Things

I am referring to the things that happen at the end of our earthly life.

HINTS AND TRACES By Fr. Roy Cimagala November 25, 2017 - 12:00am
What makes a good senatoriable?

There is much ado about the hastily-announced and apparently ill-conceived decision to include such characters as Mocha Uson and Harry Roque to the administration's senatorial lineup for 2019.

WHAT MATTERS MOST By Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez November 25, 2017 - 12:00am
The Vicariate of Southern Cebu (Part I)

When Fr. Felipe Redondo wrote a survey on the Diocese of Cebu in 1887, he made an accounting of the vicariates of the Diocese of Cebu.

CEBUPEDIA By Clarence Paul Oaminal November 25, 2017 - 12:00am

When the news about the ambush of Ermita barangay captain Felicisimo Rupinta broke out the other night, questions as to who masterminded the killing cropped up.

THE EAR November 25, 2017 - 12:00am
EDITORIAL - Politicians take fight to the Church

After years of picking the wrong fights, often involving issues too political for its own ministerial credibility, the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines has finally been handed a fight it cannot refuse or turn away from.

November 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Naunay sa tari

Mahimo ra gyud unta nga lakturon sa mga kongresista ang proseso sa pag-impeach ni Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

ARANGKADA By Leo Lastimosa November 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Maguindanao Massacre: Justice delayed

Eight years ago, I had a meeting in Dubai when I got the news about the most embarrassing, albeit humiliating, massacre that the world had ever heard of – the famous Ampatuan or Maguindanao Massacre, where 58 innocent people were murdered allegedly by former mayor Andal Ampatuan. Some 32 of them were journalists (it is considered the worst single attack against journalists in the whole world).

SHOOTING STRAIGHT By Valeriano Avila November 24, 2017 - 12:00am