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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....
The real truth about the communists here
by Bobit S. Avila - August 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Last week during the Senate joint hearing presided by Senator Ronald Bato dela Rosa, chairman of the Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs, and Senate committee on national defense and security at...
No need for martial law in Negros or Region 7
by Bobit S. Avila - August 8, 2019 - 12:00am
After warning in the press that he might resort to “drastic and more severe” measures to quell the unrest in Negros Oriental, President Rodrigo Duterte had ruled out declaring martial law in the pro...
A response from Clark on our aviation issue
by Bobit S. Avila - August 6, 2019 - 12:00am
When we wrote our article on the status of the Philippine aviation industry, I got a lengthy reply from Jaime Alberto Melo, OIC president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Clark International Airport Corp. in...
What’s up with the Philippine aviation industry?
by Bobit S. Avila - August 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The big breaking news in Philippine aviation was the report that PAL Holdings Inc., operator of Philippine Airlines (PAL), has selected Gilbert Santa Maria as its new president and chief operating officer (COO) after...
What about a people’s initiative for Cha-cha?
by Bobit S. Avila - July 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Forgive me if I continue to push for Charter changes for the simple reason that so many people feel that the time has truly come for us to change the 1987 Constitution, which was created 30 years ago, which is a...
Wanted: A lasting legacy from Pres. Duterte
by Bobit S. Avila - July 25, 2019 - 12:00am
There is no question that the 4th State of the Nation Address (SONA) delivered by Pres. Rodrigo Duterte stated facts and figures that could not be disputed.
DU30 must put an end to communist rebels
by Bobit S. Avila - July 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Frankly speaking, I really didn’t care to watch the last fight between Sen. Manny Pacquiao against American boxer Keith Thurman simply because the latter had no losses and since he was 10 years younger than...
UNHRC: What we have here is a PR problem
by Bobit S. Avila - July 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Frankly speaking, I’m for leaving the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for it has become a PR problem to the Philippines.
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