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Responses related to mental health
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - June 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The recent suicide of certain celebrities has brought to public attention the need to understand more about mental health. Many who suffer from mental health often keep the matter to themselves and do not reach out...
Rizal and Sereno
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - June 21, 2018 - 12:00am
On the same day, June 19, as the country observed the 158th birth anniversary of Jose Rizal, our national hero who fought for the independence of our people and our country from the abusive and corrupt colonial masters,...
Real independence worth celebrating
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - June 14, 2018 - 12:00am
How many of you celebrated Philippine Independence Day last June 12?
Ban plastics now!
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - June 8, 2018 - 10:40pm
Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s latest Facebook post asked readers their views about a plastic straw ban. To replace plastics, bamboo, steel or paper, for fast food establishments are suggested.
The kiss and Du30’s mouth
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - June 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Why focus on the kiss when the kisser said, “don’t take that seriously, it’s just to give people fun?”
June’s notable themes
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - June 2, 2018 - 12:00am
This sixth month of 2018 ushers highly noteworthy themes very important for our people and our country, in the past, at present, and for the future.
Essential priorities
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Fires continue to afflict residents especially those in poor communities. Despite prior experiences and reminders, communities like Lorega have repeatedly been hit by fires.
Post QW
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Will the Supreme Court’s vote (8-6) to oust Chief Justice Sereno through Quo Warranto (QW) be retained or reversed? Like a teleserye, the whole nation is tuned in to watch how this SC drama will end.
The truly deserving
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Sincere congratulations to the genuinely deserving, authentic public servants who won in the last elections.
Lord, quo vadis, Philippines?
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Quo vadis means "whither goest thou?" or "where are you going?"
Quo Warranto?
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am
May 11 will be a very important day for us, Filipinos.
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 5, 2018 - 12:00am
We are now in the fifth month of this year! Many look forward to May for a number of reasons.
DU30's Team vs. OFWs in Kuwait
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - May 3, 2018 - 12:00am
A recent FB post noted: "Cayetano resignation necessary to resolve PH standoff with Kuwait. Decisive Mayor President agonizes in choosing between political career of Cayetano and welfare of 260,000 OFWs in Kuwait....
Rescue or publicity?
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - April 28, 2018 - 12:00am
"Matter of life and death."
Structures and linkages
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - April 26, 2018 - 12:00am
There is so much to be thankful for and to be proud about UP Cebu turning 100 this 3rd of May, 2018.
Taking precious water for granted
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Wednesday, we joined Water and Life, Tubig Pag-asa, and their local and global partners in Barangay Mantuyong, Mandaue City.
Philippine communities threatened
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - April 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Yesterday morning, fire again razed houses in another Cebu City community. Sadly, Tres de Abril residents are the new addition to the number of other fire victims elsewhere in the city.
"Reminisce, revive, reconnect"
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - April 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Continuing with the centennial celebration of the University of the Philippines Cebu, the UP Alumni Association-Cebu Chapter is inviting all to join a night of reminiscing, revival, and reconnection during the UP...
Experience Japan!
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - April 12, 2018 - 12:00am
This was one of the important messages from members of PHILAJAMES-Cebu (Philippine Association of former Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Scholars) to more than 30 graduating...
CAFE-I's Build-A-Home and Food Festival
by Cherry Piquero Ballescas - April 7, 2018 - 12:00am
I sincerely hope you have already read and received the information about this event today.
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