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by Eladio Dioko - June 30, 2016 - 12:00am
The interment of an alleged drug lord named "Jaguar" last Monday was a significant social phenomenon. It was attended by an estimated 2,000 people many of whom sported black t-shirts imprinted with the face of the...
Abetting doleout mentality
by Eladio Dioko - May 4, 2016 - 10:00am
Listening to the campaign promises of presidential contenders one gets the impression that Filipino voters are gullible people whose choice can easily be influenced by doleouts.
by Eladio Dioko - October 21, 2015 - 10:00am
In a gathering of about a hundred students during a seminar on moral values the speaker asked: Who among you go to Mass every Sunday?
Few advocates for federal system
by Eladio Dioko - September 30, 2015 - 10:00am
The idea about converting our system of government into a federal set-up has been circulating for some time. Yet it has not morphed into a massive national movement.
by Eladio Dioko - September 17, 2015 - 10:00am
As the country is poised to choose a new president two aspirants have already publicly declared their candidacy, while a third is about to announce her decision to join the electoral fray.
PNoy to campaign for his man?
by Eladio Dioko - August 12, 2015 - 10:00am
It was reported the other day that President Aquino will "campaign vigorously" for Mar Roxas' quest for presidency.
Anointment and horse-trading
by Eladio Dioko - August 5, 2015 - 10:00am
The 2016 presidential contest is emerging into a three-cornered fight.
Super typhoons
by Eladio Dioko - November 6, 2014 - 12:00am
Thank God, super typhoon "Paeng" only skirted the country and moved away without doing a landfall the other day.
A Rama-Davide collaboration?
by Eladio Dioko - July 11, 2013 - 12:00am
It's a good thing that Governor Hilario Davide III and Mayor Michael Rama have already met, although informally. Both used to work together at City Hall and I'm sure they are on talking terms.
by Eladio Dioko - June 27, 2013 - 12:00am
It's a rainy season in the country. It's a flood season too, especially in urban areas. In Cebu City for one, a downpour always fills some streets with water impeding the flow of traffic and causing inconvenience...
Talks of Chacha but. . .
by Eladio Dioko - June 20, 2013 - 12:00am
A new initiative for charter change proposed by Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. sometime ago has recently developed in the House of Representative.
Education is the solution
by Eladio Dioko - June 6, 2013 - 12:00am
As children flock to public schools, which opened last Monday, the usual complaint of congested classrooms or lack of them was heard.
More on Pedro Calungsod's sainthood
by Eladio Dioko - October 4, 2012 - 12:00am
As Cebuanos happily wait for the big day when one of them will be elevated to sainthood, preparations are underway for the more than 3,000 pilgrims who will witness that Vatican ritual on the 21st of this month...
As we await the sainthood of Pedro Calungsod
by Eladio Dioko - September 27, 2012 - 12:00am
On October 21, a Cebuano named Pedro Calungsod will be canonized in Rome. When this happens he will be the second Filipino saint, the first being Saint Lorenzo Ruiz.
Media men and recollections
by Eladio Dioko - September 13, 2012 - 12:00am
Archbishop Jose Palma made the right move in conducting a spiritual recollection for media people recently.
On the CCSC and Palarong Pambansa
by Eladio Dioko - August 30, 2012 - 12:00am
The quick response of the lifeguard at the Cebu City Sports Center swimming pool last Monday certainly saved the life of a twelve-year-old girl from drowning. This was not the first time that near drowning incidents...
As Congress is poised to pass the RH bill
by Eladio Dioko - August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
Last Monday, the House of Representatives voted to terminate the debates on the Reproductive Health bill and start the period of amendments.
Chacha, an impossible dream?
by Eladio Dioko - August 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. have not given up on their Chacha initiative despite the contrary reaction of President Aquino.
New call for Charter Change
by Eladio Dioko - July 19, 2012 - 12:00am
There’s a call to amend our 1987 Constitution spearheaded by no less than Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte.
DepEd and tech-voc education
by Eladio Dioko - July 12, 2012 - 12:00am
DepEd is reported to be reviving its technical-vocational division purportedly in connection with its K+12 program.
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