Bobit S. Avila
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Too much money involved in Naga case?
by Bobit S. Avila - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
First of all, tomorrow is a grandiose day – it is the Philippine Wine Merchants’ greatest food and wine festival dubbed “The 18th Grand Wine Experience” to be held at the Grand Ballroom of...
A new runway in Bantayan Island
by Bobit S. Avila - November 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Finally the Provincial Board has given Governor Hilario Davide III the authority to sign a memorandum of agreement with the Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority to develop the airport in Santa Fe, Bantayan...
Reminiscing about my kidney transplant 2 years ago
by Bobit S. Avila - November 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Two years ago, I went through the most dramatic point in my life when I arrived from that historic PAL direct flight from Cebu to Los Angeles and back.
Pres. Duterte in Cebu blasted Mayor Osmeña again
by Bobit S. Avila - November 6, 2018 - 12:00am
A week ago, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte was in Cebu for a National Security Cluster meeting.
All Saints’ Day a Filipino tradition and culture
by Bobit S. Avila - November 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Today is All Saints’ Day and tomorrow is All Souls’ Day and it is a holiday in the Philippines as it has been since time immemorial.
Educating Filipinos about federalism
by Bobit S. Avila - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Saturdays are usually my time to relax more so that I’m fast approaching my 2nd year (on Nov. 8) as a kidney transplantee where I can say that I’m still 90 percent back to my old ways…
Lower court decisions are rarely final
by Bobit S. Avila - October 25, 2018 - 12:00am
When Judge Andres Soriano of the Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 148 junked a petition of the Department of Justice to have Sen. Antonio Trillanes arrested after President Duterte voided last August the...
Technology will help clean up our seas
by Bobit S. Avila - October 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Call it timely that Bank of the Philippine Islands had a media roundtable discussion on Sustainable Energy Finance with three important speakers, Eric Roberto Luchangco, head of BPI’s corporate credit products;...
Duterte ought to do a Boracay in Manila Bay
by Bobit S. Avila - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The famous Isle of Boracay was closed on April 26, 2018 and it gave Pres. Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte great proof that he had the political will to effect change in this country when it is needed! Boracay...
The 1st list of Cebuano political candidates
by Bobit S. Avila - October 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Since it is election season already, allow me to inform those people living in Cebu that the national party PDP-Laban has given the Certificate of Nomination to its candidates in Cebu during a general assembly at...
The Netherlands can help clean up Manila Bay
by Bobit S. Avila - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week on Oct. 4 I wrote about a plan for the Manila Yacht Club to take the cudgels under the leadership of Commodore Bobby Joseph to spearhead the clean up drive of the world famous Manila Bay.
Cebu’s tourism industry meets DOT Sec. Puyat
by Bobit S. Avila - October 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Saturday, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat came to Cebu first to meet with the Cebu media and the Cebu tourism stakeholders at the fifth floor of the Waterfront Hotel.
Time to clean up the Manila Bay
by Bobit S. Avila - October 4, 2018 - 12:00am
My good friend Sir Robert “Bobby” Joseph has been elected as Commodore of the Manila Yacht Club.
Aren’t legislators public servants?
by Bobit S. Avila - October 2, 2018 - 12:00am
As of today there were 77 recovered bodies at the Barangay Tinaan, Naga landslide area and eight more missing since the disaster struck on Sept. 20.
Duterte in Naga, Cebu to help disaster victims
by Bobit S. Avila - September 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Today is the 12th anniversary of the 888 News Forum as originally conceptualized by Bobby Joseph as Cebu’s foremost “Kapihan” for the Cebu media.
Cebu celebrates its 26th Press Freedom Week
by Bobit S. Avila - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
It is the 26th celebration of Cebu’s Press Freedom Week, which kicked off with a holy mass officiated by Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Villarojo of the Cebu Archdiocese who challenged the Cebu media in his homily...
Our Catholic church leaders in crisis
by Bobit S. Avila - September 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Toward the end of August, a former top-ranking Vatican official came up with an 11-page exposé with shocking allegations about Pope Francis, literally accusing him of covering up horrific abuses by disgraced...
Now the judiciary can return to normalcy
by Bobit S. Avila - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Aug. 28 we entitled our column “An impeachment impossible” because I personally believed that newly appointed Chief Justice Teresita de Castro and Justices Diosdado Peralta, Lucas Bersamin, Andres...
We remember the 9/11 terror attack in New York
by Bobit S. Avila - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Tomorrow is a red-letter day for the Kaiser Health Group as it formally opens its 3rd medical center (the first one was years ago at the Mactan Export Processing Zone) and the next one was opened only this year at...
Only in the Philippines is this happening
by Bobit S. Avila - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Finally, the Duterte administration has done something to keep that noisy Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV looking back at what he has done or should I say that he has undone for this country.
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