Bobit S. Avila
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Why there is a great need for Cha-cha
by Bobit S. Avila - December 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Just when we thought our chances of having a genuine political change has slipped our hands, we learned that at least 256 local chief executives have expressed their support for the government initiative of amending...
Pres. DU30 and the Immaculate heart of Mary
by Bobit S. Avila - December 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Actually, yesterday was a non-working holiday. If you didn’t know, by virtue of Republic Act No. 10966, yesterday was a special non-working holiday in commemoration of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception...
Finally, a USC Carolinian makes it to the SC
by Bobit S. Avila - December 5, 2019 - 12:00am
With Typhoon “Tisoy” gone, we can all go back to cheer what is left with our hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.
The SEAG’s opening night made us proud Filipinos
by Bobit S. Avila - December 3, 2019 - 12:00am
I heard the news report that Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, daughter of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte, did not like the song that was played during the opening of the 30th SEA Games, which was held at the Philippine...
Stop the Pinoy crabs and unite for the SEA Games
by Bobit S. Avila - November 28, 2019 - 12:00am
It all began with the report about that controversial cauldron that costs at least P45 million, which opposition Senator Franklin Drilon believed the cost should have built more schools for our children.
A useless experiment with no lessons learned
by Bobit S. Avila - November 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Call it an unexpected political drama, but since Vice-President Leni Robredo accepted her new post as co-chairperson of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs I’m sure no one expected Pres. Rodrigo...
Saving our Cebu-Bohol bridge problems
by Bobit S. Avila - November 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Tomorrow will be the 56th year since the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy, a memory that has lasted in my head for all these years.
Bikes for hire part of Cebu’s mass transit
by Bobit S. Avila - November 19, 2019 - 12:00am
There was a newspaper headline that said that “Traffic Mess Breeds Illegal Bikes for Hire” which is supposedly a three-part report.
Congrats to the 19th Grand Wine Experience
by Bobit S. Avila - November 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Tomorrow is a grand day, the Philippine Wine Merchants’ greatest food and wine festival, dubbed “The 19th Grand Wine Experience” to be held at the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Hotel, Resorts World...
OPINION: Why we need Charter change in this country
by Bobit S. Avila - November 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday morning we were greeted with the sad news that Mr. John Gokongwei Jr., a titan in industry, having founded and run a conglomerate that spanned the areas of property development, food and beverage, retail,...
We cannot lose our aircraft maintenance
by Bobit S. Avila - November 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Last Monday the Cebu Airport Corp. (GMCAC) celebrated its 5th anniversary, which they celebrated in JPark Island Resort & Waterpark in Mactan.
It’s Farm Tourism Week in Cebu
by Bobit S. Avila - November 5, 2019 - 12:00am
In the year 2010, one of the most popular movies that came out of the screens was “Eat, Pray, Love” starring Julia Roberts. Call me a hopeless romantic even in my senior years, however what attracted...
A reflection for All Saints and All Souls Day
by Bobit S. Avila - October 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Tomorrow is All Saints Day and All Souls Day on Saturday. If there is any Catholic tradition that is welcomed by most Filipinos it is to remember the day we commemorate our Holy Saints and be reminded of our dearly...
Bohol needs that bridge link to Cebu
by Bobit S. Avila - October 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said that the 18-kilometer bridge that was supposed to connect Samar to Sorsogon will not be pushing through.
About the president’s state of health
by Bobit S. Avila - October 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Call this a reminder that on Nov. 6-8 is the 6th Farm Tourism Conference that will be held at the Cebu Grand Ballroom of the Marco Polo Plaza Hotel in Cebu City.
Finally, desalinated water?
by Bobit S. Avila - October 24, 2019 - 12:00am
While Metropolitan Cebu Water District Board of Directors chairman Joel Mari Yu challenged the termination order by Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella saying their terms were supposed to end on December 31, 2022, Yu...
Sen. Aquilino ‘Nene’ Pimentel Jr. 1933-2019
by Bobit S. Avila - October 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Last Sunday I heard the sad news that former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr., one of our good friends and political allies against the Marcos Dictatorship passed away at 85 years of ag...
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...
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