Bobit S. Avila
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In search for the real vice president
by Bobit S. Avila - October 17, 2019 - 12:00am
I really expected to find out who would have been the real Vice-President of the Philippines as of this time, anyway it’s already three years since the 2016 elections were held and we’ve always believed...
Sea turtles and eagles in Davao City? Wow!
by Bobit S. Avila - October 15, 2019 - 12:00am
I was invited to Davao City with my friends in the Cebu media, notably, Freeman Business columnist Fidel O. Abalos, Jhunnex Napallacan, manager of DYLA, Divine Ngujo of Chatterbox and Atty. Elias Espinoza of SunStar...
DOTr and CAAP should tell us about NAIA
by Bobit S. Avila - October 10, 2019 - 12:00am
First off, I would like to congratulate my TV crew and staff in MyTV which I have been managing since eight years ago for winning “Best TV Plug/Public Service Announcement” in the recently concluded Cebu...
Russia to help revive our nuclear capability
by Bobit S. Avila - October 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Pres. Rodrigo Duterte is back home after his longest trip to Moscow to meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and signed many bilateral agreements with the Russians.
Put jeepneys where tricycles are aplenty
by Bobit S. Avila - October 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The supposedly nationwide strike was called a success by the Piston group, but despite their calls to stop the proposed jeepney modernization, the Department of Transportation reiterated the need to modernize public...
My teacher, my hero!
by Bobit S. Avila - October 1, 2019 - 12:00am
I got a letter from Aniceto Sobrepeña president of Metrobank Foundation Inc. giving me the information that from Sept. 5 to Oct. 5, is the 11th edition of the National Teacher’s month (NTM) having the...
Finding ways to solve Cebu’s water crisis
by Bobit S. Avila - September 26, 2019 - 12:00am
While Cebu has its never ending traffic problems, its constant water crisis and a serious lack of infrastructure, suddenly the haze purportedly coming from the forest fires in Indonesia has now entered its second...
We should ask what Jesus really means to us
by Bobit S. Avila - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Last Thursday I was in Mt. Makiling to attend a three-day retreat organized by Jess Estanislao of Opus Dei, which ended last Sunday when I got the news from the Facebook pages of Sara Soliven and Wilson Lee Flores...
A no nonsense talk about a divorce bill
by Bobit S. Avila - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
I was watching the TV news of the first Senate hearing on the proposed Divorce Bill and I couldn’t help but recall that this type of Senate hearing was discussing something medieval in character.
Cebu celebrates 27th Press Freedom Week
by Bobit S. Avila - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
This week is the 27th Cebu Press Freedom Week, something that our counterparts in Manila never commemorated.
We should demand from the EU to stop Joma
by Bobit S. Avila - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
We read the Philippine STAR news report that the Philippine National Police (PNP) has sought out the Interpol to help arrest self-exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison in Utrecht,...
Buying new guns for ex-MILF a serious mistake
by Bobit S. Avila - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
The people living in Luzon most probably did not feel anything about what happened last week when Muslim rebels in Mindanao began handing over their guns to independent foreign monitors last Saturday, as part of...
Kudos to the SC: A big no to same sex marriage
by Bobit S. Avila - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Yesterday was the 90th birthday in heaven of my friend, mentor and publisher of Philippine STAR, the late Maximo V. Soliven who already left us 13 years ago.
Now the Chiong murder convicts are freed
by Bobit S. Avila - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Just when we thought that we’ve ended our issue with convicted Calauan Mayor Antonio Sanchez who was serving seven life sentences, but would have been prematurely released if not for the howl by many Netizens...
Du30: Communist insurgency must end now
by Bobit S. Avila - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am
During the 31st anniversary of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) in Quezon City, Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte asked the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to finish the war we have against communist...
We support Tumulak’s proposal on wakes
by Bobit S. Avila - August 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Last Sunday was Pasigarbo sa Sugbo; unfortunately I didn’t get to see it because traffic along Escario Street was already blocked.
PADS, a PWD team now world champions!
by Bobit S. Avila - August 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Philippine Accessible Disability Services Inc. (PADS) Dragon Boat Racing Team sealed a historic win in the 14th International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) World Nations Championships in Pattaya, Thailand with two...
Kudos to the SKAL awardees
by Bobit S. Avila - August 22, 2019 - 12:00am
I’m supposed to be in Manila today as I’m invited to be at the SKAL International Makati as our good friend, chairman Robert “Bobby” Joseph has announced the 2019 SKAL Tourism Personality...
People shouldn’t be buying cars w/o garage
by Bobit S. Avila - August 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Call it a dream come true for me in our desperate search for improving our traffic problems, but there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel if Congress comes up with a bill that stops people from buying cars...
Farm tourism is fast becoming a reality
by Bobit S. Avila - August 15, 2019 - 12:00am
I had a call from former Tourism secretary Mina Gabor who was in Cebu last Tuesday who wanted to meet up with me knowing that I joined the 4th Farm Tourism Summit last July 14-16 at the Summit Ridge Hotel in Tagaytay....
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