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Elections should make our country better
by Bobit Avila - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am
The FREEMAN’s headline on Wednesday showed it all -- it is final for Vice Governor Agnes Magpale to seek for the governor position while Governor Hilario “JunJun” Davide III has decided to slide...
We should ban single-use plastic
by Bobit Avila - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The best news for Cebu City was a plan by the executive department to submit to the council the proposed ordinance prohibiting the use of single-use plastic every day within the city. Now whether or not this would...
The Duterte cabinet revamp
by Bobit Avila - October 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The deadline of the filing of Certificates of Candidacy ends this week, which tells you that in the next few months, we will have politicians as guests of Straight from the Sky as we give an idea to our faithful...
Some good news for us
by Bobit Avila - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
One good news for Cebu that came from the Tholons 2018 Service Globalization Index was we are now on the 11th place in the world’s top Super Cities.
Representative Gwen Garcia’s plus factor for governor
by Bobit Avila - October 10, 2018 - 12:00am
I was glad to learn from The FREEMAN headlines that Third District Representative Gwen Garcia is seeking to run again as governor of Cebu.
Cebu’s tourism groups meets DOT Secretary Puyat
by Bobit Avila - October 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Finally after a long and heated battle Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as US Supreme Court justice, thus ending the court-like atmosphere for his personal investigation in the US Congress where the Democrats practically...
Uson quitting doesn’t diminish support for Duterte
by Bobit Avila - October 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Palace Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson has apparently resigned owing to the massive pressure from anti-Duterte loyalists.
The trouble with traffic operations today
by Bobit Avila - October 4, 2018 - 12:00am
I’d like to announce the passing to eternal life of two good friends. On Monday, a dear friend, Ms. Suzie Jo, daughter of Mr. Leon Jo and sister of Michael Jo of Vistarama Theater, died of heart failure. I...
Time to remove the partylist in Congress
by Bobit Avila - October 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Over the weekend, a Facebook issue became viral after a partylist congressman, ACTS-OFW Representative Aniceto “John” Bertiz III, was caught on video practically showing off his congressional ID in order...
The quarries and the build, build, build plan
by Bobit Avila - September 28, 2018 - 12:00am
It has already been a week since the landslide in Naga City that killed more than 64 people and left scores still missing, so it is only right for the volunteer workers to focus more on recovery than rescue.
Mr. Trillanes! Democracy is not dead
by Bobit Avila - September 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Finally after a long three week hiatus, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV was ordered to be arrested by Makati City Re-gional Trial Court-Branch 150 Judge Elmo Alameda on charges of rebellion.
Help Naga by keeping jobs in Naga City
by Bobit Avila - September 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Finally, some 1,146 families or 3,899 individuals from five barangays near the landslide site in Naga City, Cebu, have been made to evacuate upon orders of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Filipinos satisfied with the war vs. drugs
by Bobit Avila - September 25, 2018 - 12:00am
The casualties of the Naga landslide are now at 46 dead and 59 people still considered missing.
Time for LTO-7 to have its own offices
by Bobit Avila - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
If there is something that Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology Director Renato Solidum Jr. said, it is the realization that the Philippines remains unprepared for major catastrophes such as Typhoon...
Duterte vs Tomas: It’s deeper than we think
by Bobit Avila - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
It was only three weeks ago when President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte came to the Mandaue fiesta and literally lambasted Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña on something we already wrote about.
Kudos to our 26th Press Freedom Week!
by Bobit Avila - September 18, 2018 - 12:00am
I didn’t realize that this week was Press Freedom Week that the Cebu media has been celebrating for 26 years now, so in the end no one reminded me of this week’s event that happened at the Cebu Provincial...
Cebu City needs a roundabout to solve traffic
by Bobit Avila - September 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Perhaps the best news that I got about the problems of traffic in Cebu City was a report in The FREEMAN that the Cebu City government is now starting to look for new technology to upgrade its 30-year-old traffic...
From Imperial Manila to Imperial Mindanao
by Bobit Avila - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
My good friend, Infrastructure Development Committee (IDC) chairman Glenn Soco of the Regional Development Council (RDC-7) wants the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to explain why Central Visayas only...
Duterte ouster or assassination?
by Bobit Avila - September 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Most folks say that death often comes in threes, meaning when one friend passes away, two other friends follow his death.
Remembering 9/11 and its impact here at home
by Bobit Avila - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Seventeen years ago, it was also a Tuesday and we were having our corporate worship at the Redemptorist Church with our charismatic organization Bukas Loob sa Diyos when my cellphone started blasting so many messages,...
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