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More than the demolitions
by Aven Piramide - August 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella and Vice Mayor Michael Rama showed last Saturday what may be done to rehabilitate the city’s rivers and other waterways although a mischievous friend of mine, one who makes it...
The prey is now the predator
by Aven Piramide - August 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Few days ago, Senator Leila de Lima, obtained a reported 48-hour leave from the court to visit her ailing mother in Iriga City.
Road link
by Aven Piramide - August 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Among the most horrendous problems confronting the new Cebu City administration of Mayor Edgardo Labella is our unbearable traffic situation.
Idiotic politics, anyone?
by Aven Piramide - August 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Great achievements usually come from simple ideas.
War is not an option
by Aven Piramide - August 4, 2019 - 12:00am
A reading into the history of international law tells us it came to being only in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Can there be a Solomonic solution?
by Aven Piramide - August 1, 2019 - 12:00am
A friend of mine, whose name I have no authority to divulge here, sent me this message: “Morning sir. Unsay imo ikasulti aning pagpasira sa tanang PCSO outlets?
Too good to be true
by Aven Piramide - July 28, 2019 - 12:00am
The country woke up yesterday morning to an earthshaking announcement from Malacañang.
I pity Jayar Inson
by Aven Piramide - July 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Like I usually do as regards boxing cards, I also subscribed to a pay-per-view connection of the Pacquiao-Thurman fight.
Disturbing foreign relations
by Aven Piramide - July 21, 2019 - 12:00am
There have been two recent transnational events of ponderous significance to our country.
On garbage collection and more
by Aven Piramide - July 18, 2019 - 12:00am
On his very first day in office, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, greeted us, his constituency, with his first glaringly most heartwarming announcement.
A new landfill
by Aven Piramide - July 14, 2019 - 12:00am
On a newsstand along the way to the airport last Friday for my trip to Davao City, I was horrified to read the headline of The FREEMAN saying “Labella stops trash dumping”.
A city college?
by Aven Piramide - July 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Let me start with my own feeling. Mayor Labella humored me with his discourse on the establishment of a city college. I could not suppress my smile.
Rama’s paradigm shift
by Aven Piramide - July 7, 2019 - 12:00am
I yield this space to the speech Vice Mayor Michael Rama delivered in the inaugural session of the Cebu City Council. He entitled it “Paradigm Shift”.
Repetition of ugly history
by Aven Piramide - July 4, 2019 - 12:00am
I remember that in 2016, when the BOPK, the group of former Mayor Tomas Osmeña, was in control of the Sanggunian Panlungsod, the numerically dominant councilors acted like the establishment in The Adventurers....
Panelo, the persuasive speaker
by Aven Piramide - June 30, 2019 - 12:00am
I was once an active member of the Queen City Toastmasters Club. When I joined in 1981, there were only five other such clubs in Cebu compared to about 40 today.
The President risks an impeachment
by Aven Piramide - June 27, 2019 - 12:00am
I considered my younger years to be a period of exploration and the senior years that I now live to be that of reflection.
Fear
by Aven Piramide - June 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Thinking that in my insignificance, I still could add one little voice to the growing horde of opinion makers, I recently wrote in this column my feeling of personal insult when our former Supreme Court justice Conchita...
A Filipino tragedy
by Aven Piramide - June 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Two short lines (from the lyrics) of two old standard songs speak of fools. Elvis Presley once sang “Wise men say, only fools rush in”.
A shaping City Council
by Aven Piramide - June 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Whoever said “when it rains, it pours” (aside, of course, from singer Luke Combs) must be referring to the unbelievable twist of good fortunes favoring mayor-elect Edgardo Labella, of the PDP-Laban, the...
Leadership crucible
by Aven Piramide - June 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The seemingly ongoing developments in the unpredictable world of Cebu City politics are turning to be a test on the leadership for Mayor-elect Edgardo Labella.
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