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Speaker Gloria Arroyo held meetings in Cebu
by Bobit S. Avila - February 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Last week, our good friend Commodore Robert “Bobby” Joseph was guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Metro Cebu at the Casino Español headed by president Bobby Tito Pacana.
Happy Valentine’s Day to our readers!
by Bobit S. Avila - February 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Happy Valentine’s to all our readers. I know that the majority of people express their love through lovemaking.
3rd bridge to ease traffic in Cebu, Mactan
by Bobit S. Avila - February 12, 2019 - 12:00am
I realized that we are already in the midst of February and a friend of mine from Iloilo City wanted to know “Who will take care of the power needs of 64,000 household and business consumers in Iloilo City...
A serious redistricting flaw being done in Cebu
by Bobit S. Avila - February 7, 2019 - 12:00am
With the year 2019 becoming an election year, it is time we talk about politics.
Happy Chinese New Year!
by Bobit S. Avila - February 5, 2019 - 12:00am
As the Chinese would greet you today, “Gong Hei Fat Choy!” it is the New Lunar Year of the Pig.
Time for laws that say no garage, no car!
by Bobit S. Avila - January 31, 2019 - 12:00am
As a columnist of the Philippine STAR that got himself involved in the cleanup of Manila Bay… I did get a lot of emails sent to me, usually congratulatory for having written about this enormous problem.
The new battle for Manila Bay
by Bobit S. Avila - January 29, 2019 - 12:00am
I was in Manila last Sunday because Commodore Robert “Joseph” whom I exhorted to make his being commodore of the Manila Yacht Club (MYC) more meaningful and with a lasting advocacy insisted that I join...
Comelec gun ban did stop the killings in Cebu
by Bobit S. Avila - January 24, 2019 - 12:00am
This coming Sunday Jan. 27 at 9 a.m., the formal start of the rehabilitation efforts in Manila Bay will finally start, following the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)’s upcoming announcement...
Christmas is finally over in Cebu
by Bobit S. Avila - January 22, 2019 - 12:00am
As the old folks used to say, now that the Sinulog Festival is finally over last Sunday, Christmas is also over in Cebu.
Manila Bay cleanup starts Jan. 27
by Bobit S. Avila - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
As we literally restarted the talk about the cleaning up of Manila Bay when my good friend, Robert “Bobby” Joseph was given the title of Commodore of the Manila Yacht Club, Department of Environment and...
Manila Bay cleanup ongoing
by Bobit S. Avila - January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Over the weekend, I had fun watching the events posted on my Facebook page with no less than Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu visiting the Manila Yacht Club for a look and...
Cleaning Manila Bay is now Duterte’s advocacy
by Bobit S. Avila - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
I was taken by surprise that no less than President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to close establishments polluting one of the country’s natural harbors – the Manila Bay. So soon Mr. President?
The cleaning up of Manila Bay starts now
by Bobit S. Avila - January 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The first week of the New Year 2019 has passed and things are happening fast like the text I got from my dear friend, Commodore Robert “Bobby” Joseph who text me last Friday this message “I am glad...
Let’s all fight corruption for the year 2019
by Bobit S. Avila - January 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The STAR headlines show that the Department of Health (DOH) recorded a 68 percent drop in firecracker injuries last New Year’s Eve revelry.
Happy New Year to one and all!
by Bobit S. Avila - January 1, 2019 - 12:00am
First off, allow me to greet all my readers in the Philippine STAR a very Happy New Year 2019.
2018 in a nutshell is a historic year!
by Bobit S. Avila - December 27, 2018 - 12:00am
I didn’t realize that today was the last day for me to do a column in the year 2018 because my next column comes out next week on Jan. 1, which is already next year.
Merry Christmas to all our readers!
by Bobit S. Avila - December 25, 2018 - 12:00am
We will not be bothering you with today’s daily grind or our political situation, simply because it is Christmas Day and we do not have columns for Christmas all the time.
There’s a lot of history in Samar
by Bobit S. Avila - December 20, 2018 - 12:00am
December 2018 has made Philippine history… when last weekend, the United States military formally returned the famous bells of Balangiga after 117 years in American hands.
The rule of law is paramount. All must obey
by Bobit S. Avila - December 18, 2018 - 12:00am
One of the best news we got was when we read that local fisherfolk and environment activists from Bulacan to Cavite last Wednesday staged a protest march calling on the government to block the approval of 10 reclamation...
Balangiga our next tourism destination
by Bobit S. Avila - December 13, 2018 - 12:00am
US Ambassador Sung Kim said “117 years after they were pulled down from the belfry of a Samar church by US troops as war booty, the bells of Balangiga are home now, in the Philippines, where they belong,”...
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