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We flew PAL’s A350-900 from Toulouse to Manila
by Bobit S. Avila - July 17, 2018 - 12:00am
When you are abroad, it’s often difficult to get news from home, especially when we learned that Sen. Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao his fight against Lucas Matthysse.
PAL: Getting its 1st A350-900 from Toulouse
by Bobit S. Avila - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
We arrived from London for an overnight stay at the Renaissance Hotel and had dinner at the Market Garden Restaurant together with 15 media personalities from Manila.
Cebu gets 3rd bridge; and a 4th bridge?
by Bobit S. Avila - July 10, 2018 - 12:00am
June last month was a red letter day for Cebu as no less than Pres. Rodrigo Duterte and his Cabinet swooped down to the Mactan Cebu International Airport for the formal blessing of the Terminal 2 done by the GMR-Megawide...
Something was wrong with the Mahindra jeep
by Bobit S. Avila - July 5, 2018 - 12:00am
It wasn’t surprising for me to hear that the Commission on Audit questioned the problems plaguing the Made-in-India Mahindra jeeps that were given to the Philippine National Police, bought at the time of Department...
President Duterte should use President Magsaysay’s 4F
by Bobit S. Avila - July 3, 2018 - 12:00am
For the nth time, the peace talks between the government and the Communist Party of the Philippines, the National Democratic Front and the New People’s Army have faltered.
A final word about blaspheming God
by Bobit S. Avila - June 28, 2018 - 12:00am
I taught that by this time, the issue on Pres. Rodrigo Duterte making blasphemous statements against God would have already passed.
PWDs win gold in HK Dragon Boat Carnival
by Bobit S. Avila - June 26, 2018 - 12:00am
A year ago, on June 5, 2017 a totally unheard of Person with Disabilities group that calls themselves the Philippine Accessibility Disability Services Inc. from Cebu quietly practiced to join the first ever international...
Quo warranto now in SC jurisprudence
by Bobit S. Avila - June 21, 2018 - 12:00am
I had no doubts that the Supreme Court would not give in to the appeal of ousted former Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno whom the SC permanently removed as Chief Justice only last Tuesday after granting the quo warranto...
The IMG does it again for OFWs
by Bobit S. Avila - June 19, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s that time of year that I get invited to join the Gala Dinner of the International Marketing Group at SMX Mall of Asia in Manila, dubbed the IMG Convention of Champions.
The Parable of the Growing Seed
by Bobit S. Avila - June 17, 2018 - 12:00am
It's the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time and our Sunday gospel today talks about the Parable of the Growing Seed found in Mark 4:26-34. Our Lord Jesus speaks to his disciples in parables so they would have an easier...
Giving peace a chance in this troubled region
by Bobit S. Avila - June 14, 2018 - 12:00am
It was the 120th Independence Day celebration for the Philippines, but we spent it glued on CNN, BBC including ABS-CBN to watch history in the making with the most unexpected event for the year 2018…
Cebu’s Terminal 2: A beautiful airport
by Bobit S. Avila - June 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Our historical files tell us that today is the 120th celebration of Philippine Independence, that’s if we accept what then Pres. Emilio Aguinaldo did to declare Philippine Independence on the 12th of June 1898....
So far so good for Sec. Bernadette Puyat of DOT
by Bobit S. Avila - June 7, 2018 - 12:00am
I dropped by Manila for a day and met with Capt. Joy Roa of Air Safari who was doing a shoot in his aerodrome… and it was good to see each other, especially that we both love aviation and motorcycles.
Cebu is 8th safest city, yet we lack streetlights?
by Bobit S. Avila - June 5, 2018 - 12:00am
I have been writing columns for 30 years now and not once have I ever endorsed anyone to become an Associate Justice, but when I read a report that revealed that Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez was being considered...
An 11-car pile-up on the Fernan Bridge
by Bobit S. Avila - May 31, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Monday, a terrible 11-vehicle accident happened on the Marcelo Fernan Bridge when these 11 vehicles piled up at the foot of the bridge in its steepest part.
Millennials must learn about federalism
by Bobit S. Avila - May 29, 2018 - 12:00am
When will we really have Charter changes?
Marawi City: A year of valor and bravery
by Bobit S. Avila - May 24, 2018 - 12:00am
It was only a year ago that the Armed Forces of the Philippines got thoroughly tested by the Maute Group led by Omar Maute and Isnilon Hapilon and a thousand men when a team of policemen and military went to Marawi...
Meeting with the top people of Pres. Duterte
by Bobit S. Avila - May 22, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s not everyday that we are able to meet with the top leaders of our government and that’s exactly what we did last weekend.
Guns-for-hire are using our roads as killing fields
by Bobit S. Avila - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
We put more closed circuit television cameras on our major intersections simply because the technology is already very affordable and it lets authorities see what is happening in these places.
Pres. Duterte had more votes than reported
by Bobit S. Avila - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
By now, we ought to leave the issue of the ouster of Supreme Court Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno behind and move forward to focus on more important matters of the state.
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