Aven Piramide
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Willie and Miriam
by Aven Piramide - October 14, 2021 - 12:00am
What is this thing called viral?
A kind of Blue Collar University
by Aven Piramide - October 10, 2021 - 12:00am
When I was in college, I developed the term “negative acceleration” to apply to the effect of converting the town of Mandaue into a city.
Business requires legislative support
by Aven Piramide - October 8, 2021 - 12:00am
A businessman friend of mine is reeling under the stifling effects of the disaster called the coronavirus.
Two party system, anyone?
by Aven Piramide - October 3, 2021 - 12:00am
The way political personalities buzzed around these past few weeks demonstrates the need to go back to the system of having just two political parties.
Is there fear factor?
by Aven Piramide - September 30, 2021 - 12:00am
In olden times, brute force, fighting skill and genius (in that obvious order) determined who would be the leader of a community.
Candidates to vote for
by Aven Piramide - September 26, 2021 - 12:00am
I had the privilege of being asked by some local broadcasters to appear in their radio programs in the past few weeks.
Some dreams for Cebu City
by Aven Piramide - September 23, 2021 - 12:00am
A friend of mine, Engr Joel Biton, brought me to the Marco Polo hotel one afternoon last week for a cup of my favorite capuccino.
Constitutional crisis? Not really
by Aven Piramide - September 19, 2021 - 12:00am
The Bayan Muna Partylist representatives were reported as expressing a reasonable fear that a constitutional crisis is looming.
Free fall
by Aven Piramide - September 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Let me start by explaining the idiom “free fall”.
Minimizing political upheavals
by Aven Piramide - September 10, 2021 - 12:00am
The early findings of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, chaired by Senator Richard Gordon, in its hearing last Tuesday, on the multi-billion peso expense by the Department of Health seemed too shocking that I hope...
Not campaign period yet, but..
by Aven Piramide - September 5, 2021 - 12:00am
The early bird catches the worm. This English saying which according to the internet was first used in 1605 must be the guiding principle among some politicians.
Ignorant of the law
by Aven Piramide - August 29, 2021 - 12:00am
The music coming from playing old long-playing records of such great singers as Tony Bennett and John Gary was so overwhelming that it almost made me miss my favorite evening national television news program called...
No two Duterte candidates
by Aven Piramide - August 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Among the most basic characteristic structure of a constitution is that it must be brief in form, clear in expression and comprehensive in scope.
Two news bits
by Aven Piramide - August 22, 2021 - 12:00am
In the last few days, I received two pieces of news that are worth reflecting and soul searching.
Avoiding presidential ire
by Aven Piramide - August 19, 2021 - 12:00am
For today’s column, I started to write about the president’s contemptuous disregard of the findings of the Commission on Audit that reportedly discussed alleged corrupt practices committed in the Department...
A political bomb I cannot use
by Aven Piramide - August 15, 2021 - 12:00am
The other day was August 13. It was the only Friday the 13th of this year quite, unlike 2015 which had three, particularly in the months of February, March and November. By the way, my daughter Beatriz celebrates...
Ours to share
by Aven Piramide - August 12, 2021 - 12:00am
When I read last Sunday, the updates given by the Department of Health on the rising number of COVID positive cases in our city, I felt a tremendous sense of worry.
Some political possibilities
by Aven Piramide - August 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Many Cebuanos heaved a sigh of relief to hear the latest news that Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella was already discharged from the hospital.
Can BOPK dominate the 2022 council?
by Aven Piramide - August 5, 2021 - 12:00am
I have written this before and I will reiterate it here now that I am not a social media buff.
City Council numbers
by Aven Piramide - August 1, 2021 - 12:00am
The session of the Cebu City Council last Wednesday should weigh heavily on the minds of the top leaders of the city’s opposing political camps.
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