Bobit S. Avila
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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,”...
The Balangiga bells are on their way home
by Bobit S. Avila - December 11, 2018 - 12:00am
After 117 years, the three Balangiga bells taken by the United States Army in 1901 are en route to the Philippines for their historic return on Tuesday.
Time to restore Manila’s image
by Bobit S. Avila - December 6, 2018 - 12:00am
One of the positive things that I got from the City of Manila was when I started writing about cleaning up the dirty and smelly Manila Bay.
Gov. Nakamura shows respect for Filipinos
by Bobit S. Avila - December 4, 2018 - 12:00am
We planed in back from Fukuoka, Japan last Saturday afternoon.
A visit to Fukuoka and Nagasaki Japan
by Bobit S. Avila - November 29, 2018 - 12:00am
FUKUOKA-NAGASAKI: Just planed in to Fukuoka, Japan with the group formed by Bobby Joseph and friends for the three-hour flight from Manila.
The Aboitiz Group of Companies in 2018
by Bobit S. Avila - November 27, 2018 - 12:00am
It was a huge Visayas wide media Christmas party by the Aboitiz Group of Companies, which they dubbed as “Night at the Movies” which was the entertainment for the evening at the Summit Hotel, Galleria,...
The Philippines and China must be good friends
by Bobit S. Avila - November 22, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration-Visayas warned us to brace for the entry of a strong weather disturbance that is predicted to cross Cebu last Tuesday and Wednesday....
A day at Manila Yacht Club and Manila Bay
by Bobit S. Avila - November 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Friday I was invited to join the 18th Grand Wine Experience at the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Hotel in Resorts World, Manila.
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