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Nigel Paul Villarete
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Local mobility and accessibility
by Nigel Paul Villarete - April 26, 2022 - 12:00am
The recent dysfunction of provincial buses going into and out of Metro Manila last week is a perfect example of how the government oftentimes mismanages public service by sheer absence of coordination.
God in the coming elections
by Nigel Paul Villarete - April 12, 2022 - 12:00am
What are the traits or qualities that we look for in a presidential candidate during elections?
Citom to CCTO
by Nigel Paul Villarete - April 5, 2022 - 12:00am
Over 10 years ago, two “reorganizational” ordinances were passed in Cebu City.
The ambiguity of sustainability
by Nigel Paul Villarete - March 29, 2022 - 12:00am
It’s one of those words that people keep bantering about --sustainability.
Proof of parking space
by Nigel Paul Villarete - March 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Proposals like this crop up every once in a while. This time coming from a Cebu City barangay (Labangon), in the form of a resolution, submitted to the City Council for review.
Jeepney fare increase (again)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - March 15, 2022 - 12:00am
“P14 minimum PUJ fare pushed.” This came up in many of the news reports in Cebu a few days ago, both in print and digital media.
Believing Jesus or not …
by Nigel Paul Villarete - February 1, 2022 - 12:00am
If you ask the first person you meet on the street, “do you believe in Jesus, or not?” chances are you may get an angry stare.
The mathematics of variants
by Nigel Paul Villarete - January 25, 2022 - 12:00am
I’ll just try to examine the math about these COVID-19 variants.
Inclusive mobility should prevail
by Nigel Paul Villarete - January 18, 2022 - 12:00am
This is probably a reprise of a few things I’ve written during the last two years in a pandemic but there is a need to review on this issue amidst the continuing saga of management (or mismanagement) as COVID-19...
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
by Nigel Paul Villarete - December 14, 2021 - 12:00am
Most of us know this Christmas carol; we have memorized it since childhood.
Life after death (Part 4 of 4)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - November 30, 2021 - 12:00am
In our previous three articles, we wrote that: 1.) Physical life is extremely short and fleeting; 2.) There is life after death, but only for those who God regenerated spiritually; and 3.) Man has two final destinations...
Life after death (Part 3 of 4)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - November 23, 2021 - 12:00am
Man has a body, soul, and spirit. The Bible tells us in 1 Thessalonians 5:23: “Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete…”...
Ruping and Sanko Elegance (Part 2 of 2)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - November 16, 2021 - 12:00am
The Mactan-Mandaue Bridge is under the Department of Public Works and Highways, so after I saw the dangerous situation it was in, with the huge Sanko Elegance ship stuck under it, two bottom chords severed already,...
Life after death (Part 2 of 4)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - November 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Last week, we premised the fact that there is life after death, the end of all men’s mortal experience.
Life after death (First of four parts)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - October 26, 2021 - 12:00am
The other day, I just learned through Facebook that a friend died.
ODA in Cebu Revisited (Last of two parts)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - October 19, 2021 - 12:00am
As we concluded in last week’s article, it’s Cebu’s fortune to have gotten a lot of these Official Development Assistance projects, many of which were due to the efforts of former mayor Tommy ...
ODA in Cebu Revisited (Part 1 of 2)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - October 12, 2021 - 12:00am
If one has been here in Cebu in the last 30 years, Cebu City in particular, you would have noticed that there are some distinct developments that stand out, both by their mere size and cost but especially by the...
A rotunda in the SRP? (Part 2 of 3)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - August 31, 2021 - 12:00am
Last week, we compared the rotunda proposed at the South Road Properties with Fuente Osmeña.
A rotunda in the SRP? (Part 1 of 3)
by Nigel Paul Villarete - August 24, 2021 - 12:00am
I had to admit it totally took me by surprise --firstly that it was proposed at all, and secondly by the ease with which the legislative body of Cebu City approved it so fast, apparently without any discussion on...
Will it get better or get worse?
by Nigel Paul Villarete - August 17, 2021 - 12:00am
A difficult question to ask.
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