Aven Piramide
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A brilliant political strategy
by Aven Piramide - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
In ancient times, wars were fought by armies using swords and spears. The side with more soldiers usually won.
Difficult to understand
by Aven Piramide - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
A late survey showed that the Protestants, other non-Catholics and non-denominational groups are growing perceptively-faster in their flocks. Here in Cebu City, there are houses of God, another term for churches,...
(Things) I am not
by Aven Piramide - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
It has become practically customary for people to craft resolutions for the new year. In my elementary and high school years, our first formal theme writing in going back to school from Christmas break would invariably...
Cebu City, among Taiwanese best tourist destinations
by Aven Piramide - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
There is no denying that the naming of Cebu City among the top ten cities preferred by Taiwanese tourists in 2019 is heartwarming.
An unsolicited advice
by Aven Piramide - January 6, 2019 - 12:00am
I read with disquietude the report that Mayor Tomas Osmeña sued former mayor Michael Rama for the latter’s reported allocation of funds to the barangays allegedly sans the City Council’s auth...
A different angle on habalhabal
by Aven Piramide - January 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Waking up at dawn is natural for senior citizens like me. In my utilitarian’s mental and emotional mold, I have to make use of the time I am awake.
Where is the equal protection of the law?
by Aven Piramide - December 30, 2018 - 12:00am
In all modesty I have always been an advocate of the principles written in our constitution.
Not anymore a laughing matter
by Aven Piramide - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
In the songs recorded in the early years of my generation, the singers’ voices were not drowned by the sounds of musical instruments.
A form of graft
by Aven Piramide - December 20, 2018 - 12:00am
In my youth, I used to sing Christmas songs in duet with my sister, Efleda. Invariably, the lyrics of most songs we sang talked about giving and sharing.
We must make a choice
by Aven Piramide - December 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Earlier in my life, I had the privilege to be associated with Cebu City’s two opposing candidates for mayor in the 2019 elections.
Improve the city’s road network
by Aven Piramide - December 13, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a perception that Cebu City grew without careful and advanced planning. Its road network is not a product of deliberate study.
Missing the man in direct line of fire
by Aven Piramide - December 9, 2018 - 2:07am
What was common among Audie Murphy, Glenn Ford, John Wayne, and Fernando Poe Jr.?
Political infomercials
by Aven Piramide - December 6, 2018 - 12:00am
There are election campaign propagandas currently unleashed by few candidates for senator and these aired on primetime national television.
Calling the Ombudsman and COA
by Aven Piramide - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
There is always a first time for (almost) everything. I am about to do a first. I normally tackle only one topic per column. Not this time. Let me speak on two issues today, rather than just one.
Writings on the wall, not just an idiom
by Aven Piramide - November 29, 2018 - 12:00am
The term “writings on the walls” with its biblical origin lost to most of us, is believed to have surfaced in the 18th century.
Let the President right a wrong
by Aven Piramide - November 25, 2018 - 12:00am
I almost fell from my chair while watching 24 Oras Thursday evening. The most unlikely source of shock came from a report taken from a segment called “Reporter’s Notebook” showing a bully of a Chinese...
A chance to prepare
by Aven Piramide - November 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Every now and then, Cebu City takes its share of disasters.
by Aven Piramide - November 18, 2018 - 12:00am
If men are supposedly created equal, there is also this international law principle of sovereign equality.
President Duterte’s new cause celebre
by Aven Piramide - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Let me doff my hat to President Rodrigo Duterte for his stand on the criminal non-liability of persons 15 years old and below. He might have been unpresidential in calling Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan,...
Not a Duterte family political dynasty
by Aven Piramide - November 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Every time I receive some reactions to my article, I get more profound learning.
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